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Five former students were honored as 2013 Outstanding Alumni at Penta Career Center at a special evening banquet held Nov. 7.

Each year, the Penta Career Center Outstanding Alumni Awards are bestowed upon individuals who have completed a career-technical training program at Penta and who are currently working in a successful career. Since the award’s inception in 1993, 120 former high school or adult education students have been honored with the award. The 2013 awardees include:

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Sections of the internationally celebrated AIDS Memorial Quilt – the 54-ton, handmade tapestry that stands as a memorial to more than 94,000 individuals lost to AIDS – will be on view at Terra State Community College in the Student Activities Center Dec. 2 from 9 a.m-7 p.m.

“Annually, Terra State recognizes World AIDS Day to bring awareness to our campus community about this disease,” said Heath Martin, Associate Dean of Students. “Having the quilt here this year will help students visually understand what a devastating disease this is and continues to be for people from all different walks of life and all over the world.”

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R. C. Waters Elementary School was recognized and honored recently by the Ohio Department of Education as one of 141 “Schools of Promise” in the State of Ohio.

R.C. Waters was the only school in Ottawa County to earn the distinction, and with more than 4,100 schools in the state, the honor has been well received by the Benton-Carroll-Salem Schools community.

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