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Clay alumni wins NRA championship at Camp Perry
Michael Seery, who graduated from Clay High School with the class of 2008 and is now a cadet 3rd class, or sophomore, at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo., recently became Collegiate Champion at the National Rifle Championships at Camp Perry.

Seery, a cadet from Cadet Squadron 22, won the NRA National Prone Collegiate title.

“I also won my class in Junior Master in the Prone Championship and class Junior Expert in the Three-Position Championship,” said the computer science major. There were 313 competitors in prone and 325 in three-position this year from all over the country and a handful of other countries, including Great Britain and Australia.

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Beginning in the fall of 2010, students who want to pursue a career as a physical therapy assistant will be able to do so at Terra Community College.

Thanks to an agreement signed Aug. 13, Terra is collaborating with Owens Community College, which already has a physical therapy assistant (PTA) program.

“We are so pleased to be working with Owens to bring this program to our area,” said Terra president, Dr. Marsha S. Bordner. “This innovative partnership is just another example of how both institutions are achieving the goals of the University System of Ohio.”

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Lake Middle School student has “grand” time in Ala.
Trenton Besgrove, a sixth-grader at Lake Middle School, participated in the Quarter Midget Eastern Grands in Huntsville, Ala., July 19-25.

There were approximately 500 cars participating in the weeklong event, as boys and girls from across the country gathered to race in the “Grands”

Drivers were given two days to practice before the qualifying race July 21. Besgove raced in three divisions –   senior stock car, light mod, and light B.

His best finish was the senior stock race finishing in second place and earning a trophy about 5-1/2 feet tall.

Besgrove has been racing for four  years and has traveled to California, New Jersey, North Carolina, Michigan, Indiana and Connecticut as well as all over Ohio.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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