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Written by Tammy Walro   
Thursday, 23 April 2009 14:00

Eisenhower student wins computer in writing contest
Mia Mottmiller, a seventh-grader in Mrs. Bing’s language arts class at Eisenhower Middle School, won a writing contest sponsored by the Kroger Company during Black History Month.


Mottmiller’s entry was a poem entitled, “I’m A Proud Black American Women,” written from Rosa Park’s point of view. Mia won a laptop computer presented to her at a luncheon in Columbus on March 14 by Archie Griffin, president of The Ohio State University Alumni Association.

Academic honors
The Ohio State University: Larry Koren, Shannon Heineman Smith, of Toledo; Corey Balogh, Alexander Cherry, Sarah English, Sarah Gale, Elizabeth Johnson, Ronald Jones, Andrew Knopp, Christopher Laster, Rachel Martinez, Blake Powell, Alison Powell, Taylor Schmaltz, Jamie Takacs, Heather Wells, Amy Zielinski, of Oregon;

Ashley Dale, Luke Johnson, Andrea Kamilaris, Phillip Tewers, of Northwood;

Josh Boos, Kayleigh Brewer, Meredith Gilbert, Chelsea Gilbert, Katherine Glesser, Chase Johnson, of Curtice.

Terra Community College: Jacob Land, of Northwood.

Senior projects on display
Clay High School’s Environmental & Agricultural Technologies Program will highlight senior presentations May 12 in the Marvin R. Hemminger Agricultural Center.

Topics and schedules include:

Growing Portobello Mushrooms, Molly Hansen, 2:45 p.m.

Fish Taxidermy Display, Kathryn Finger, 3:05 p.m.

Creating a Japanese Garden, Terence Huggins, 3:25 p.m.

Wind Turbines of Doom?, Jacob Pirolli, 3:45 p.m.

Aquacultured Trout, Dan DeSelms, 4:05 p.m.

Becoming a Park Ranger, Josh Gottaschalk, 4:25 p.m.

The Dirt on Ohio’s Soil, Liv Vincent, 4:45 p.m.

Saltwater Tolerance of Gobies, Susanne Karsiotis, 5:05 p.m.

Rehabilitation of Injured Raptors, Matt Swaim, 5:25 p.m.

Enriched Feeding of Lab Rats, Ashley Stewart, 5:45 p.m.

The public is invited to attend the presentations.

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