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Clay senior attains the rank of Eagle Scout
Clay High School senior Daniel R. Corado has earned the highest rank in scouting, the Eagle Scout rank.

A member of Troop 131 sponsored by St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Corado is the 25th scout to attain the rank of Eagle Scout under the guidance of Scoutmaster John Moore Jr.

Corado began scouting in Cub Pack 122 at Wynn Elementary School when he was in the fourth grade.

He crossed over to Troop 131 in 2002, where he advanced through the ranks required to become an Eagle Scout. The highlight f his scouting career was attending the National Scout Jamboree and camping at the Philmont National Scout Camp.

For his Eagle Scout project, Corado built a platform rest bench at Maumee Bay State Park on the nature trail walk. Construction of the project required the tools and some materials to be carried over a half mile. He spent a total of 73 hours on the project, obtaining help from fellow scouts, parents and friends. Funds were donated by the Zenobia Shrine Highlanders.

A Court of Honor was convened April 4 at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Jerusalem Township. Oregon Mayor Marge Brown also designated April 4 as Daniel Corado Day.

Daniel offers special thanks to Darla Bohland, Diane Kissling and Sandra Stroshine for assisting him through Cub Scouts after the death of his mother, Sherry Corado.

He is the son of Kim and stepmother Susan Corado.
 

Graduates
Davis College: Stephanie Kettwig Czubachowski, Carrie Jeffries; Deborah Wengert, of Toledo; Bryanna Gladieux, Patricia Sitterlet, of Northwood.


Academic honors
Adrian College: Julie Katschke, of Oregon.


Scholarships
The East Toledo Club recently announced scholarship winners.

Brittany Morris was awarded a $500 scholarship. Morris, who plans to attend Owens Community College, wants to pursue a career in health information technology. Active in the community, she has volunteered at the East Toledo Family Center, the Heffner Early Childhood Center, and at various Waite High School athletic and community events.

Thomas Duris II received a $250 scholarship. He plans to study education/social studies at Bowling Green State University. His volunteer activities include working with Housing East, the East Toledo Family Center and Waite High School’s Red Cross Club Blood Drives, Holiday Baskets Program and Athletic Boosters concessions. Last summer, he went on a mission trip with his church to Philadelphia, where he volunteered in a childcare center, food bank and homeless shelter.
 

Chi Alpha Epsilon National Honor Society
Owens Community College students and an employee recently were recognized for their academic excellence and leadership within the community, earning membership into the Gamma Zeta Chapter of the Chi Alpha Epsilon National Honor Society.

The honor society promotes continued high academic standards, fosters communication among its members and encourages community service and participation in academic support programs where individuals may serve as role models to entering students.

Inductees included:
Gina Alexander, Federico Andaverde, Scott Bodon, Kelly Chandler, Kelly Chandler, Brittani Goodman, Kirk Hallett, Anna Harris, Trina Lesley, Staci McMillan, Felecia Menasian, Danielle Neal, Katelyn O’Brien, Stephanie Raitz, Jamie Redner, Kevin Rivers, Amanda Rodriguez, Catherine Slone of Toledo, Phillip Thomas, Sandy Villanueva, Jenna Weiser, Anthony Wilcox, Veronica Zapata of Toledo; Ashley Mermer and Rebecca Mincheff, of Oregon; and Anna Christen, of Curtice.


Owens bestows trustee awards
Area high school seniors recently were honored by Owens Community College’s Board of Trustees for their outstanding achievements, receiving thousands of dollars in new scholarships through the Trustees’ Academic Excellence Scholarship Program.

Each recipient will receive a $2,000 two-year scholarship, available for four consecutive semesters with applicants being enrolled full-time and pursuing an associate’s degree at the college, as well as maintaining a 3.0 grade point average each semester.

Awardees included Nuhad Zeitoun, of Oregon; Joseph Rodriguez, of Northwood;  Jason Neiman, Rebecca Doran, Andrew Fisher and Dalacie DeLuca, of Toledo.


Peace Officer Academy grads
Forty-one students from the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses were recognized as Ohio Basic Peace Officer Training Academy graduates at Owens Community College May 12.

Graduates included Chad Ballachino, of Toledo (sponsored by the Pemberville Police Department); Luke Gackstetter, of Woodville (sponsored by the Woodville Police Department); Brett Hannum, of Toledo (sponsored by the Wood County Sheriff’s Office); Kurt Hennessy, of Toledo (sponsored by the Lucas County Sheriff’s Office); Matthew Pugh, Christopher Rutledge, Lucas Smigieski and Zacarhy Cameron, of Toledo.

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