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BAC Scholarship Recipients

Business Advisory Council Scholarship Award

WILMINGTON — The Clinton County Business Advisory Council (BAC) awarded its Integrity
Scholarship to eight area graduating seniors who demonstrate academic promise, ethics, and ambition.

Established in 1998 as a way to make the cost of post-secondary education more affordable, the BAC
has since awarded 134 graduates scholarships totaling over $64,000. This year’s recipients were each
awarded $750 scholarships.

Scholarship recipients include Chloe Caplinger and Emma Gundler of Blanchester High School,
Bethany Brausch and Jocelyn Burton of Clinton-Massie High School, Like Meares and Olivia Wood
 of East Clinton High School, and Alison Dooley and Bridgette Thompson of Wilmington High School.

The generosity of the following Clinton County businesses and community members has made this year’s scholarships possible:

Allen Color Craft, Air Transport Services Group, Inc.; American Equipment Service Inc.; BDK Feed & Supply, LLC; Clinton Memorial Hospital; Croghan AutoCare LTD; Curless Printing Company; D & E Equipment; David G. Chestnut, D.D.S.; EMSAR, Inc.; Gates Ford Real Estate, Honnerlaw Real Eastate Services, LLC; Jody W. Ames DDS, LLC; McCarty Gardens, LLC; McDonalds (Deerfield Road); Melvin Stone Company; Naylor’s Furniture, Inc., New Sabina Industries, Inc.; Phil & Vicki Snow; Smith-Feike-Minton, Inc.; South Central Ohio OB GYN INC; The First National Bank of Blanchester; and Thomas Woods Paving, Inc.

The BAC Scholarship Fund is administered by the Clinton County Foundation and the Southern Ohio Educational Service Center. The campaign for the 2018 scholarship drive will begin in October.

Blanchester Local Schools 2017  MathCON winners Alex Fischer and Kimberly Hurst

Area Students Advance in MathCon Competition

Fifth through 11 th  grade s tudents enrolled in advanced math classes at   Blanchester  Local Schools  recently competed in  MathCON’s   national math  competition.     MathCON  is an online math competition that poses grade-level, specific timed tests of 40 multiple-choice questions in 40 minutes to students in fifth . . .

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Area Student Advances in National Geographic Bee Competition

Clinton- Massie Local Schools and the Southern Ohio Educational Service Center is  pleased to announce that eighth grader Sam Binau has been selected by the National Geographic Society as one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2017 Ohio National Geographic State Bee.  Binau is a two-time st ate qualifier for the state bee  as he competed in last year’s Ohi o National Geographic State . . .

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Blan Students Make Some History

Blanchester—A bit of history was made recently as ten students from Blanchester Middle School competed in the Columbus Regional Finals History Bee held April 5 th at Shanahan Middle School in Lewis Center, Ohio. The competition . . . read more

SOESC Hosts Annual Four-County Dinner Meeting

The Southern Ohio Educational Service Center hosted its 20 th  Annual Four-County Board and Dinner Meeting March 28 th  at the Patriot Center on the campus of Southern State Community College in . . . read more

CM, EC and Blan Students Excel in Academic Quiz Bowl

The Southern Ohio ESC held its fifth Clinton County Academic Quiz Bowl Tournament recently on the campus of Southern State Community College in Wilmington.  Seventeen teams consisting of 76 eighth grade students from Blanchester, . . . read more

Students, Parents Cast Eyes Toward College

Wilmington—Over 200 parents and students were in attendance recently at the College Credit Plus Information Night held at the Laurel Oaks Career Campus.  The event was sponsored and hosted by the Southern Ohio Educational Service . . . read more

SOESC Board Reorganizes for 2017

2017 Southern Ohio Educational Service Center Governing Board:   Front Row from left to right:  Board Member Martha   Gausman ; Board Vice President Christine Charters; Board President Roger West and Board Member Richard . . . read more

Preseason Writing Exhibition Competition

Students from Blanchester, Clinton-Massie,  and Lebanon  Junior High School  recently took advantage of an opportunity to  explore  their  skills   when they participated in . . . read more

Beth Justice to Become 15th Superintendent of SOESC

WilmingtonThe Southern Ohio Educational Service Center Governing Board announced Tuesday evening that they have voted unanimously to hire Mrs. Beth Justice to serve as the fifteenth superintendent of the Southern Ohio ESC.   . . . read more

Highland County 2016 Exceptional Achievement Award Recipients

Highland Countians Honored at the Exceptional Achievement Award Recognition Ceremony Individuals from Highland County were honored recently at the Region 14/Hopewell Center Thirty-third Annual Exceptional Achievement Award . . . read more

SOESC Fiscal Department Receives State Award

Wilmington—Ohio Auditor of State Dave Yost has announced that  the Southern Ohio Educational Service Center, which servers K—12 Schools districts in Adams, Clinton, Highland, and Fayette Counties, has received its fourth . . . read more

Franklin B. Walters All Scholastic Award

The Franklin B. Walter All-Scholastic Award was established in 1989 by Ohio's County Superintendents to recognize student achievement and promote academic accomplishment.  Only one senior from each of Ohio's eighty-eight . . . read more

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