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The Village Reporter - May 31st, 2017

The Village Reporter - May 31st, 2017

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W E E K LY N O RT H W E S T O H I O - W I L L I A M S & F U LTO N C O U N T Y N E W S

WEDNESDAY, MAY 31ST, 2017 (USPS 168-440) - VOLUME 9 EDITION 22

Air Force General Returns To Williams & Fulton
Pettisville For School Award Counties Pay
Respect At Area
lieutenant out of ROTC Kruse said. His goal was everyone, he said. “You
and through the ranks to share the principles and can take great classes,” Memorial Day Services
to become one of the top values he learned grow- Kruse said, “participate
generals in the service. ing up and while attend- in plays and be in student PHOTO BY JAMES PRUITT, STAFF
Kruse was the inspira- ing school in Pettisvile. He government. So when I MEMORIAL DAY ... Phil Stotz, former commander of the
tion for the award, which shared the last sentence faced leadership challenge Junior Wyse American Legion Post 669 in West Unity
was proposed by Roger of his talk with the stu- issues there really wasn’t raises his hand to salute the flag.
Rupp. He wanted to come dents so they could hear anything I hadn’t seen be-
up with a way to honor and remember the gist of fore or was unwilling to By James Pruitt
Kruse back when he was his message. “Everything try.” THE VILLAGE REPORTER
only a one-star general, I needed to know to be a A modest crowd in West Unity came out on a sunny
Superintendent Steve two-star general, I learned So when he had to Memorial Day to honor the men and women who died in
Switzer said. here at Pettisville,” Kruse write a report, his 4-star service to the nation.
Pettisville Schools hon- said. “What that should boss had to give as tes- Wreaths were laid for the men, women and civilians
ored Kruse May 26 at a mean to you is that you timony before Congress, who sacrificed their lives at separate events at Memorial
morning assembly attend- too can be a two-star gen- Kruse relied on his term- Park, the village cemetery and Floral Grove Cemetery.
ed by the students and eral or a doctor, a nurse, a paper skills to get the job The Hilltop High School Marching Band performed
PHOTO BY JAMES PRUITT, STAFF members of the public. farmer or a businessman. done. His boss liked the the National Anthem and God Bless America at Memorial
His family was in atten- Whatever it is you dream report so much, he read it Park as Phil Stotz, former commander of American Legion
AWARD ... Major General dance as well. The school about, you can do if you word-for-word while tes- Post 669 raised the flag from half-staff. The procession
Jeff Kruse speaks to an put together some poli- have the foundation by tifying. The same is true which had come up N. Main Street, included a group Le-
assembly of Pettisville stu- cies regarding the award spending time here.” when he learned how to gionnaires on motorcycles carrying flags, the Legion color
dents May 26 to receive and tried to get Kruse build a budget and had guard, the band, Scouts, a Brady Township fire engine
the “Circle of Excellence” to come a year ago, but Kruse thanked the to deal with tens of bil- and a squad car from the village Police Department.
Award. He told them the couldn’t work it out. As people in his life, includ- lions of dollars. Instead of Former Village Administrator Rick Beals gave the in-
sky’s the limit for their fu- things worked out, Kruse ing teachers and coaches, panicking, he lopped off vocation. Beals is now a pastor in Montana and was back
ture. was promoted in Decem- who helped instill in him the last six zeroes the first in town visiting.
ber and was able to work the values he holds onto couple of months and got
By: James Pruitt it out to attend this year. today. He remarked on used to the numbers. His CONTINUED ON PAGE 12
THE VILLAGE REPORTER Kruse’s rise in the how he and his wife have time having a summer job
ranks was a combination moved 17 times in 26 or a paper route helped
Everything Jeff Kruse of teamwork and luck. He years, but no school he him he said.
learned to be successful downplayed his role as the has seen has been better
in life and his career in leading factor. than Pettisville. Students should never
the military he said came A former president stop learning, Kruse said.
from his time in Pettisville. of the Student Council Kruse shared some He possesses three mas-
while at Pettisville, Kruse guiding values of his life ter’s degrees, while his
Kruse, a two-star ma- now oversees hundreds of with the students. wife earned her Ph.D. at
jor general in the United people as the Director of age 35.
States Air Force, returned Intelligence, U.S. Pacific There were the three
to his alma mater to re- Command, in Hawaii. His core values of the Air “I wear 41 ribbons and
ceive the school’s first focus is on the Asia-Pacif- Force, ones he didn’t get I have earned none of
“Circle of Excellence” ic region, with China and taught until he was in them,” Kruse said, cred-
Award. A member of the North Korea his primary his 20s, 30s and 40s, but iting all of his success to
Class of 1986, Kruse has which really came from being part of a team. “Life
spent 31 years in the mili- home: “Integrity first, ser- is a team sport.”
tary rising from a second vice before self, and excel-
lence in all we do.” Kruse later presented a
focus. Previously he had flag that has been in com-
been in the Middle East From his time at Pettis- bat, under the sea and in
THIS WEEK IN combating ISIS. ville, he learned the sky’s space, to current Student
It was the chance to the limit. Even though the Council President Jeff
TvHIELLAGE reporter speak to the students at school was small. (He fin- Rufenacht.
the school which sealed ished second out of a class
2017 Graduation the deal to come back, of 28) there was room for CONTINUED ON PAGE 12
Preview: Part 3
Montpelier Recognizes Water Plant Employees For International Award
••••
Local Graduations By: James Pruitt lived to an average age of 75.2, and
THE VILLAGE REPORTER had a death rate of 3,687 per 100,000
•••• between 2010-14. The median income
Williams County Job & For the fourth time, Montpelier has was $39,298 and the poverty rate was
Family Services Collecting been recognized for having the world’s 17%. High school graduation rates were
best tasting municipal water and the around 85 percent. The study’s econom-
More Child Support city made it a point of order. Mayor ic numbers are a little out of date as the
•••• Steve Yagelski presented the Berkeley local economy has surged recently and
Springs International Water Tasting the county’s most recent unemployment
HOMETOWN ATHLETIC NEWS & PHOTOS FOR WILLIAMS & FULTON COUNTY SCHOOLS IN NORTHWEST OHIO Gold Medal Award to Matt Peters and rate was around 4 percent. Still, the re-
Thane Apt from the Water Treatment search can help local governments de-
“THE HOMETOWN” Plant. The presentation led the May 22 velop policies to address better living.
Village Council meeting.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 31ST, 2017 A WEEKLY SPORTS PUBLICATION COURTESY OF "THE VILLAGE REPORTER" •Council approved a new contract for
In other news: fire protection with Bridgewater Town-
Hilltop Softball •The council welcomed two new full- ship for $8,379.
Regionals time Police Officers, Devin Harter and
Game JR Treace; and part-time Police Officer •Council also approved new notes
Randy Buehrer. All three came from for debts at the Waste Water Treatment
new new Stryker. Treace was not in attendance. Plant, improving park and recreational
•The council listened to a presenta- opportunities, renovating the town hall
Exclusively at PHOTOS BY MONICA SMITH, STAFF tion on Health Inequities in Williams and the sanitary sewer system. The vil-
HOME PLATE ... Hilltop's Aubrey Wyse scores the first run of the games as County from the Health Department. lage renews the notes to get the best in-
she crosses home plate during the Regional game. The report is analysis of mortality, ed- terest rates instead of locking in a rate
ucation, employment and income and with a long-term bond.
Exclusively at how they impact a resident’s health. The
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2017 Wauseon Graduation

PHOTOS BY JAMES PRUITT, STAFF

Fulton County Senior Center Samuel Santa Rita Named
Announces Activities & Events For June A Newly Commissioned U.S.
Army Officer At The Citadel
Julius Hoste of Wauseon had the Senior Spot- 4 Fashion Boutique, Pennycrest Gift Shoppe, Pettis-
light shine on him for the month of June. Julius and ville School, Ryan’s Restaurant & Catering, Sauder The Citadel commissions more officers in the armed
Cora, his wife of 57 years, had two children, Candee Village, Senior Center Volunteers, Taco Bell, Three services than almost any other college in the country.
and Dave. As well as being the delighted father of the cord LLC, Wal-mart, Wauseon Junior National Honor The Class of 2017 includes more than 100 cadets who
two, Julius is also the grandfather of 16 grandchil- Society Students, Wauseon Machine, Winchesters are now America’s newest military officers serving in
dren, 6 great grandchildren, and 3 great-great grand- Restaurant, Wauseon School, and Wendy’s for mak- every branch of service. Family, friends and loved ones
children. Being a huge sports fan, Julius spends ing our “Senior” Prom such a success. helped pin the new officers during commissioning cer-
many evenings and weekends at sporting events to emonies for each branch on May 5 held in Summerall
support his family. “Kids that don’t even know me If you 60 years of age or older and a resident of Chapel.
call me ‘Grandpa’,” Julius explained. “I always say, Fulton County, you may be eligible to receive cou-
‘family first’. It’s important. We are close as a fam- pons from the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Pro- Samuel Santa Rita of Edon, OH is among 93 men
ily.” When he is not at a field or court, Julius likes to gram. If you qualify, you will receive ten $5 coupons and women who are now America’s newest military of-
read and play cards, especially at the Fulton County and a list of more than 135 of the participating farm- ficers serving in the U.S. Army.
Senior Center, the local VFW, and at Fulton Manor. ers’ markets and roadside stands. Coupons can
be redeemed for fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs, and The Citadel’s ROTC departments provide cadets
Join us for a day (or two) on the greens! Thursday, honey. If you live alone, your annual income must with officer training during college to allow them to be-
June 15, meet at Ironwood Golf Course in Wauseon be no more than $22,311. For a household of two, gin their military careers as officers after graduation.
for a 10:30 tee time. If you pay at the course it is your annual income must be no more than $30,044. Approximately a third of the South Carolina Corps of
$17 per person for 9 holes with a cart. You can also Please contact Laura Ankney at 419-337-9299 for Cadets answer the call of duty to serve the country.
join the fun on Tuesday, June 20 at White Pines Golf income requirements for households up to persons.
Course in Swanton for a 10:00 tee time. It is $11 per You will automatically receive an application in the About The Citadel
person for 9 holes with a cart if you decide to pay at mail for 2017 if you received coupons in 2016. If you The Citadel with its iconic campus located in
the course. Please call Beth at 419-337-9299 to sign are new to the program and would like to apply for Charleston, South Carolina, offers a classic military
up for either event. the 2017 season, pick up an application in one of our college education for young men and women profound-
5 senior center sites. Each household must reap- ly focused on leadership excellence and academic dis-
Delta Senior Center, in association with Area Office ply each year. Submit your completed application to tinction. The 2,300 members of the South Carolina
of Aging, will be offering six free, interactive sessions Laura Ankney at the Wauseon site or to Area Office Corps of Cadets are not required to serve in the mili-
of the Diabetes Empowerment Education Program of Aging, Toledo. All applications are processed on tary but about one-third of each class commission as
(DEEP). Led by a Nutrition and Wellness Special- a first-come, first-served basis. The Senior Farmers’ officers in every branch of U.S. military service. Gradu-
ist, DEEP will teach you how to manage diabetes by Market Nutrition Program is made possible by fund- ates of The Citadel have served the nation, their states
touching on eating healthy, understanding risk fac- ing from the United States Department of Agriculture and their communities as principled leaders since the
tors, and monitoring your body. These lessons are and state and local funding. college was founded in 1842. The Citadel Graduate Col-
helpful for anyone 60 years and older. Sessions will lege offers 26 graduate degree programs with 42 con-
be held Tuesdays from July 18 to August 22 and from You are invited to shop on June 1, 2 and 3 at centration options, 24 graduate certificate programs,
10:00 to noon at the Delta Senior Center located at Crossroads Church, 601 Bonaparte Drive in Napo- and eight evening undergraduate programs, through
101 Northwood Drive inside the Delta united Method- leon. This event is a rummage sale that will benefit an all-evening schedule with many courses now avail-
ist Church. Call Beth at 419-337-9299 to sign up for the new Henry County Senior Center building. The able online. The Citadel was named Best Public College
DEEP and reserve a noon lunch. sale will be open from 9 to 5 on Thursday and Friday in the South by U.S. News & World report for six con-
and from 9 to noon on Saturday. The groundbreak- secutive years, and #1 Best Public College for Veterans
The first Fulton County Senior Center’s “Senior” ing for the new senior center took place in July 2016 in the South as well as Best Value out of all South
Prom was a success. On Friday, April 21 from 11 for the $4.4 million facility that is expected to be com- Carolina colleges and universities by Forbes.
to 3 pm in the Wauseon Senior Center gym, 100 se- pleted by the end of 2017.
niors gathered to enjoy prime rib, music from Nostal- Wauseon’s Tuckerman
gia, a prize raffle, and cupcakes from Upper Crust. For an older person, even a minor fall can cause Graduates Cum Laude From
Thank you to the Wauseon Junior High Junior Na- serious injury. Keeping throw rugs out of the daily
tional Honor Society for serving the meal to the se- path is a must. Throw rugs can be slippery as well as Ohio Christian University
niors. Thank you also to A & W /Kentucky Fried have a lip or frayed edge that could cause a fall. Falls
Chicken, Aetna Health, Anything Grows, Arby’s, Bar- are the number one cause of injury in the senior pop- CIRCLEVILLE, OH (05/19/2017)-- Austin Tucker-
ney’s Alignment, Biggby Coffee, Bob & Lenore Lehm- ulation. If a fall should occur, the injuries could in- man graduated Cum Laude from Ohio Christian Uni-
an, Brookview Farms, CaraLou Grieser, Chief, Dairy clude broken bones, head injury or even death. They versity with a(an) Bachelor of Arts in Organizational
Queen, Delta 109 Tavern & Eatery, Diane Mitchell, may look attractive in the home, but throw rugs are Leadership.
Doughbox Bakery, Fulton County Health Center, a fall hazard. At the end of the day, seniors want to
Great Lakes Caring, Heartland, Home Restaurant, remain independent for as long as possible. Keeping
Huntington Bank, Kenn-Feld Group, Molly Good, these precautions in mind will significantly increase
Mom’s Diner, Napa Auto Parts, Pam Shipley, Passion safety in the home environment.

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Pettisville Honors Alumnus With New Award

By: James Pruitt from the nine-year-old desktop ma- out of 40 points): Gretchen Lee**, Jor- were recognized for participating four
THE VILLAGE REPORTER chines being replaced with the teacher’s dan Skates**, Jacob Dennis**, Kayla years. John Poulson, Bekah Meller, and
older laptops. Wyse (39/40, and Dalton Myers. Excel- Hannah Meller served as judges at State
Actions taken during the recent Pet- PETTISVILLE ELEMENTARY REPORT lent ratings: Baden Skates, Tommy Mc- Science Day.
tisville School Board meeting included: Watters, Matt Rupp, Heath Waidelich,
JASON WALDVOGEL, PRINCIPAL Jessica McWatters, and Kenzi Rivera Gretchen Lee arrived in Los Angeles
• The board approved the hiring The second-grade class held its Con- on Sunday, May 14th, and competed at
of Myra Frazer for a one-year contract sumer Fair May 2 in the Atrium. The Jacob Dennis was recognized for the International Science and Engineer-
for the 2017-18 school year, pending students were very creative with a num- participating five years at State Science ing Fair (ISEF).
licensure. Frazer is a non-traditional ber of new products available. A total of Day.
teaching candidate, Superintendent $1082.44 was collected this year. Dona- James can be reached at
Stephen Switzer said, in that she has tions will be made to the Archbold FISH Gretchen Lee and Jordan Skates publisher@thevillagereporter.com
a 2001 BGSU Bachelor of Arts in In- Pantry and Heifer International (Heifer
ternational Studies and is completing International’s mission is to work with Montpelier Announces
a master’s degree at the University of communities to end world hunger and Academic Achievement Awards
Toledo in secondary education. Frazier poverty and to care for the Earth.)
also will have licensure at the elemen- Ninety-two girls and their guests at- PHOTOS BY MONICA SMITH, STAFF
tary school level. Before she attended tended the Sweetheart Dance. That ac-
graduate school, she was employed by counts for 75 percent of all students TEACHER AWARDS ... Flour: Left to right – Kimberly Engels, Lydia Grime, Eliza-
State Bank in Defiance. invited. Mrs. Wixom coordinated the beth Fritsch, Hanna Bumb, Destiny Olipant, Summer Moon, Sage Gauden, &
dance and parent volunteers took care Dezirae Powell. Middle Row – Jozee Sentle, Alyssa Sullivan, Marie Schoenefeld, Ka-
A janitor with 25 years at the district of the decorations, refreshments and tie Scott, Jacqueline Carlson, Alexis Nemire, Aubree Moss, Kaylea Peffley, Nathan
will receive a 3 percent raise after the set-up/take-down. Hutchinson, Olivia Treace, & Braden Saneholtz. Top Row: Corbin Lorntz, Chandler
board created a 25th-year step on the All but four sixth-graders worked in Byers, Jaret Dye, CJ Roth, Meili Leung, Sarah Higbie, Micheal Rios, Colin Rockey,
salary scale. The district’s index only the cafeteria this year. Each student re- & Jared Rediger.
goes to 20 but it has traditionally added ceived a free lunch with a choice of an
the 25th step for an employee who qual- ala carte item each day they worked.
ifies. The step is an additional 3 percent Mrs. Aeschliman also will present them
on the base. with a gift at the end of the year for their
service.
• The board hired Dave Disbrow The mentors who volunteer their time
as assistant custodian. He will be placed tutoring the elementary school students
at step 5 recognizing his three years at were honored May 5 in conjunction with
Pettisville and two years of other equiva- the Bird Perch Community Hour. The
lent service. crowd was entertained by third grad-
ers explaining their “Veggie U” project.
• The board changed its meet- Mary Sauder organized and coordinat-
ing dates for the next two months. The ed the mentor program and Bird Perch
changes were needed to accommodate Coffee Hour.
a specific timeline for employment of The fourth graders will be guests at
retired employees. The board may still the Northwest Ohio Educational Center
need special meetings depending on to kick-off the STEAM (Science, Tech-
hiring and other needs, Switzer said. nology, Engineering and Mathematics)
New Meeting Times are June: 8 p.m. Meeting. They will be discussing their
Monday, June 26, rather than June 12. robots they built during their “Genius
July: 8 p.m. Monday, July 24, rather Hour” program.
than July 10. The elementary school held the final
event of the Character Program May 24.
• A cook with the district is retir- Students were divided into multi-grade
ing but wants to be rehired and that groups and visited stations hosted by
will force the school board to schedule a teachers. Each station had a theme
public meeting. Kathy Gruenhagen will of cooperation, problem solving or a
retire from the cafeteria at the end of “bridge building” concept.
the school year. She has requested to be
considered as a retire-return employee. HIGH SCHOOL REPORT SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP ... Front row (left to right): Caleb Haines, Jared Rediger,
MR. MICHAEL LANE, PRINCIPAL Landri McKelvey, Morgan Eriksen, Stacie Moor, Austin Miller and Trevor Prekop.
• The board approved two provid- Senior Volunteer Day at Sauder Vil- Back row: CJ Roth, Caitlyn Nixon, Colin Rockey, Bryce Cooley, Michael Blake, Meili
ers to administer bus physicals. Pet- lage, Wednesday, April 19th was a spe- Leung, and Jacob Earle.
tisville is using a different firm to ad- cial day for this year’s seniors as they 4TH YEAR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT ... Front row (left to right): Jared Rediger,
minister physicals for bus drivers this were able to give back to Sauder Village Landri McKelvey, Morgan Eriksen, Austin Miller. Back row: CJ Roth, Caitlyn Nixon,
year, Switzer said. “We need to approve for the many educational opportunities Colin Rockey, Michael Blake, Meili Leung, Jacob Earle.
providers for those who have permis- they experienced in their younger years. 3RD YEAR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT ... Front row (left to right): Summer Moon,
sion to go to another provider,” Switzer Twenty-four FFA members, along Aubree Moss, Jacqueline Carlson, & Katie Scott. Back row: Bradey Clair, Alexander
said. “It is recommended that we ap- with 24 parents and guests attended Sandoval, Kaylea Peffley, Nathan Hutchison, & Noah Conklin
prove the following list of physicians/ State FFA Convention held in Columbus 2ND YEAR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT ... Front row (left to right): Corbin Lorntz,
authorized individuals to administer on May 4 and 5. Brooke Ward, Bailey Ward, Lydia Grime, Brookelyn Dye, Lauren Cooley, Rheanna
physicals for our bus drivers and sign The Pettisville FFA Chapter was rec- Stoy, Hanna Bumb, Kimberly Engels, and Seth Ellis. Back row: Blake Bumb, Maya
bus physical form T-8 for Pettisville bus ognized for supporting Children’s Hos- Taylor, Dezirae Powell, Elizabeth Fritsch, Alivia Maas, Gabriella Cox, Trinity Nich-
drivers for the 2016-17 school year: Dr. pital and CROP-Church Services ols, & Dakota Benner.
James Williams, Great Lakes Biomedi- Chrysta Beck was named Ohio’s Star 1ST YEAR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT ... Front row (left to right): Destiny Olipant,
cal 25660 Dixie Hwy Perrysburg. in Agriscience for American Degrees. Kaylee Lopez, Torrance Otto, Meaghan Creamer, Ashtyn Wiyrick, Alison Lamon-
Her application will be sent to national tage, Emma Clair, Sage Gauden, Cortney Pease, & Allison Altaffer. Middle row:
• Austin Horning and Jordan competition. Braden Saneholtz, Alex McCord, Jozee Sentle, Kiah Sanders, Kamryn Schlosser,
Skates were hired as student workers. Jacob Dennis was named the Ohio Brittany Vonalt, Alexis Nemire, Kaylee Fleagle, Daniel Belknap, Mason Foote, &
Star in Agriscience for State Degrees. Roman Summer. Back row: Matt Mason, Jaret Dye, Rowen Beck, Chandler Byers,
Other news from the recent school In the Agriscience Fair competition, Connor Yahraus, Sarah Higbie, Eric Short, Alexander Vankham, & Jose Sandoval.
board meeting includes that the man Gretchen Lee placed first in the Animal
who founded Pettisville’s soccer pro- Science category, Division 5; Jordan
gram is resigning. The board accepted Skates placed first in the Environmen-
his supplemental contract resignation tal Science category, Division 5; Kayla
head soccer coach. “Coach Nyce was Wyse placed first in the Plant Science
instrumental in creating the soccer category, Division 3; Matthew Rupp
program at Pettisville,” Principal Mi- placed second in the Power and Me-
chael Lane said. “The program started chanical Science category, Division 3;
in 1992 and expanded to the varsity Jessie McWatters placed 2nd in the So-
level in 1999. “The program has had cial Science category, Division 3; and
excellent participation over the years Jacob Dennis placed third in the Plant
and has been very competitive and suc- Science category, Division 5. First place
cessful. We appreciate all of his efforts winners submit their papers to National
and time he invested in the lives of our FFA to determine if they are to be se-
youth and wish him the best in his post- lected for presentations at National
soccer life.” Convention.
In the proficiency area of AgriScience
Nyce will be replaced by Barnaby Research - Plant Systems, Jacob Dennis
Wyse. The recommendation came from placed first. In the area of AgriScience
Brian Leppelmeier and Lane. The board Research-Integrated Science, Gretchen
approved offering the head junior var- Lee placed second. Jacob’s application
sity soccer coaching position to Andrew will be sent to national competition.
Switzer. “Both men will serve our stu- In the CDE area of Grain Merchan-
dent-athletes and our soccer program dising Jacob Dennis finished first indi-
well,” Lane said. Wyse will be a non-li- vidual in the state. In the CDE area of
censed staff member and Andrew Swit- Farm Business Management the team
zer will be a licensed staff member. placed 7th in the state and Jacob placed
6th. Team members were: Jacob Den-
The district is spending $45,000 to nis, Lynnsey Crouch, John Rufenacht
replace teacher laptops. The new units and Ben Gray.
are Dell Latitude laptops and come at Receiving recognition for their Gold
a cost of around $45,000. Each unit Rated officer books were Kendal Pursel,
will cost around $870. This will rep- Treasurer - perfect score and Jordan
resent the first turnover of laptops for Skates, Secretary - perfect score.
the faculty, Switzer said in his report. Receiving their State FFA Degrees
“We initially purchased similar units were: Caitlin Beck, James Eicher,
for all in October of 2012 or about five Gretchen Lee and Jordan Skates.
years ago,” Switzer said. “These units Special thanks to John Poulson, FFA
will be used by students. We are going Advisor and Lexie Poulson for their con-
to decommission some machines that tinued outstanding work with our stu-
were purchased in 2008.” The replace- dents and supporting FFA at the local
ment process will represent an effort to state and national levels. Also, thanks
provide up-to-date equipment for the to Donna Meller and the many parents
teachers to maximize instruction time, who attend as chaperones and judges,
Tech Coordinator Mr. Zimmerman said. as well as for a community that under-
stands the importance of our science
“Over the five years that we have used programs.
the older laptops we have seen degrada- Eleven students from Pettisville High
tion in the speed of the machines,” Zim- School participated in the Ohio Acad-
merman said. “In turn with degradation emy of Science State Science Day May
of the speed of the laptops the industry 13. The results are as follows: Superior
has noticed some nice gains in storage, ratings (** denotes perfect scores of 40
processing and battery technology that
really enhance the responsiveness of
the overall machine usability. “With our
teachers continuing to rely more and
more on these machines daily I have ex-
treme confidence that they will gain in-
structional time.” Students will also see
an increase in quality of machine.

“We have a group of desktop ma-
chines that will start to be decommis-
sioned after nine years of service,” Zim-
merman said. “The students will benefit

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2017 Archbold Graduation

PHOTOS BY ANGI CAMPOS, STAFF

Fayette School Board
Suspends Bidding To Buy Bus

By: James Pruitt • A one-year service agreement
THE VILLAGE REPORTER with Central Ohio Medical Review, LLC
to provide service for therapy referral
The Regular Meeting of the Fayette service for Medicaid reimbursement
Local School District was May 22 at purposes for 2017 – 2018 school year
Fayette Local School. for a flat rate of $25 per single service
with a max of $75 for a three service re-
Beth Thomas and Max Baker, repre- ferral.
senting Fulton County Health Depart-
ment and YAC/HC3, presented stats • An MOU with Bowling Green
and services of drug and alcohol abuse State University for College Credit Plus
in grades K-12. program for July 1, 2017 – June 30,
2018.
The board approved the disposal of
25 science textbooks and one teacher’s • Fulton County Health Depart-
manual. The books were 17 years old. ment to provide school nurse services
for FY 2018 in the amount of $5,738.
The board accepted donations from (Fee is calculated on a cost per student
the following: rate).

a. Jeff Martin on behalf of Mon- • A contract with the Fayette Nor-
santo $2,500.00 for FFA activities. mal Memorial Library to provided servic-
es for preschool through Grade 12, be-
b. Fayette Athletic Boosters ginning June 1, 2017 through May 31,
$423.92 for eight basketballs. 2018. The district will provide supplies
and materials for educational programs
c. Anonymous donor of $40.67 for and library services performed both at
Kids Kupboard the school and library and book audit at
the school, the amount shall not exceed
d. Fayette Athletic Boosters $1,520 $13.200.
for track shirts, shorts, pants and T-
shirts • A three-year contract with GFTA
July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020.
e. New Beginnings Ministries $100
for Kids Kupboard • An agreement with Hylant
Group to provide property insurance
The board approved: coverage through Ohio School Plan in
- The resignation of Jacqueline the amount of $25,967 beginning July
Davis effective June 30, 2017. 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.
- The resignation of Teressa Spi-
eth effective April 19, 2017. • A resolution declaring it neces-
- To rescind Motion # 17-54 for sary to levy a renewal tax in excess of
unpaid leave day for Jacqueline Davis the 10-mill limitation. Seven-mill five-
on April 24, May, 8 and May 26, 2017. year operating levy for collection.
- Unpaid leave for Jacqueline Da-
vis for May 2 and May 11, and May 17, • An urgent necessity to suspend
2017. bidding to approve a 84 capacity Blue
- A partial year contract for Chad Bird Bus from Cardinal Bus Sales as
Lavinder as custodian beginning May per specs.
22, 2017 through June 30, 2017.
- A one-year contract for Chad • Financing through Sherwood
Lavinder as custodian beginning July 1, State Bank for the Blue Bird Bus pur-
2017. chase for a loan not to exceed $80,000/-
- A one-year contract for Denise - at a rate of 2.64 percent with a term of
Link as secretary beginning July 1, three years.
2017.
- A one-year contract for Aaron • Approved:
Hylander as Spanish teacher beginning • The list of seniors for gradua-
July 1, 2017, pending proper supple- tion for 2018 pending their completion
mental teaching licensure certification. of all requirements necessary to gradu-
- The following extended time be- ate from Fayette High School.
yond the contract year for 2017-2018 • Adding a Music Appreciation
fiscal year, (up to but not to exceed): course
Janna Ballmer (15 days; Guidance), • The High school/JH school fees
Pam Schultz (45 days; Ag/FFA), Denise for FY 2018.
Link (5 days; JH/HS Secretary), Denise • Elementary school student fees
Rupp (5 days; Elementary Secretary). for FY 2018 at $45 per student Grades
The board approved: K-2 and $20 per student Grades 3-6.
• An agreement with American • The cafeteria prices for 2017-
Red Cross to use Fayette Local School 2018: Student K-6 - $2.60, Student
District (facilities) as an emergency shel- 7-12 - $2.90, Breakfast K-12 $1.30, (No
ter during a disaster. change) Adult - $4.00, (No change) Milk
• A one-year service agreement - $0.50.
with Healthcare Process Consulting, Inc.
for assisting in managing the district’s James can be reached at
Ohio Medicaid School Program: $2,500 publisher@thevillagereporter.com
for July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018.

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2017 Fountain City Christian School Graduation

PHOTOS BY TIMOTHY KAYS, STAFF

2017 Edgerton Graduation

PHOTOS BY TIMOTHY KAYS, STAFF

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Looking Back At What
We Read Years Ago

WHAT WE READ YEARS AGO IN THE WEST UNITY REPORTER, THE STRYKER ADVANCE & THE EDON COMMERCIAL

WEST UNITY 70 YEARS AGO MAY 1917 of Nursing on May 27, 1947. classes. Two sessions for
REPORTER MAY 1957 three weeks.
Liberty Loan Bond sale 60 YEARS AGO
120 YEARS AGO On Tuesday, July 1, at now in full swing with com- MAY 1957 EDON
MAY 1907 1:30 a quiet wedding was mittee of F.M. Burns, H.E. COMMERCIAL
solemnized in the Methodist Olmstead, S. Louys, and J.L. Saturday evening, June 6,
Mr. Perkey and Mr. Cole- Church in Bryan when Miss Sloan. 1957, in Cameron Hospital, 70 YEARS AGO
man made a business trip Grace Raymond became the Bryan, where she had been a MARCH 1947
to Stryker Friday on their bride of Mr. Richard Partee. In Stryker 58 registered for patient for more than seven
wheels. the draft and in Springfield weeks. She had been in fail- Pfc. Cleo J. Kurtz and
Mrs. Wray Dunson enter- Township 101. ing health for several months. brother Denver left Sunday
Much of the wheat this tained last Tuesday after- by auto for Fort Bragg, N.C.
year is light and weedy. Out- noon a group of little girls A writer in the Philadel- Donald Frank, son of Mr. Cleo had a 15 day furlough
look for corn is good and there in honor of Karen’s eighth phia Public Ledger learned and Mrs. H.R. Frank, who has visiting his parents and
is a heavy hay crop. Bugs are birthday. Vernier Allen of from the owners of a worsted been stationed in Korea, has friends. Pfc. Cleo is in the
taking the late potatoes. Archbold purchase the Hu- mill in Jamestown that the received his discharge and re- military detachment now.
bert Hutchinson home sold American Flag raised over the turned home with his parents
110 YEARS AGO at auction last week by Luke mill was made from American Wednesday evening. 60 YEARS AGO
MAY 1907 and Bly for $4,000. sheep, carded by an Italian, MAY 1957
spun by a Swede, warped by a THE ADVANCE
L.B. Kent will have closing 60 YEARS AGO German, dressed by an Eng- REPORTER Ronald Abraham, son of
out sale until August when MAY 1967 lishman, drawn by a Scotch- Dr. and Mrs. M.C. Abraham
the Miller Bros. will take the man, woven by a Belgian, (MERGE 1976) has been named valedicto-
store room thus vacant as The Colon Grocery and supervised by a Frenchman, rian and Glenda Hebbleth-
their increased business de- Market has recently complet- inspected by an Albanian, 40 YEARS AGO waite, daughter of Mr. and
mands more room. ed a new Indiana sandstone dyed by a Turk, examined by MAY 1977 Mrs. Ransom Hebblethwaite,
store front. an Irishman, pressed by a salutatorian, of the Edon
Miss Nellie Runnion went Pole. F.C. Linebrink has sold Stryker Band sports new graduating class of 1957.
to Parnassus, near Pitts- The class of 1938 of West his property in Evansport to summer uniforms.
burgh, Pa., last week to en- Unity High School held their W.P. Cameron and expects to 50 YEARS AGO
ter the employ of the Ameri- biannual reunion on Sunday move to Michigan. Mr. Hal Krotzer was named MAY 1967
can Aluminum Co., the same at the Harrison Lake shelter Hilltop varsity football coach.
company her sister Edna house. 90 YEARS AGO The 49th annual stock-
works for. MAY 1927 Former Hilltop High holders meeting of the Edon
Mr. and Mrs. George Sim- School student Karen Ma- Farmer’s Co-op was held in
100 YEARS AGO mons are announcing the A reception was held at the neval was a member of Kent the new cafeteria of the Edon
MAY 1917 birth of a daughter at General Baptist Church Friday eve- State University’s champion- Northwest High School with
Hospital, Montpelier, Satur- ning for Rev. and Mrs. She- shipwomen’s softball squad. approximately 500 members
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Reese day evening, June 15, named pley. Nearly the entire mem- present.
Fisher of Battle Creek, Mich., Brenda Sue. bership attended. Jim Wyse, Stryker High
on July 1, a daughter. School senior, received the 40 YEARS AGO
50 YEARS AGO Zion Reformed Church best all around athlete award MAY 1977
Last Wednesday night two MAY 1967 near Evansport observed its which WBNO sponsors, one
T and I cars jammed to the 60th anniversary June 12-19. from each school. Edon received interest-
bumpers with people return- The graduating class of free EPA loans. State Sena-
ing home from celebrating the 1941 held their first reunion Mrs. Daniel M. Beuhrer, 30 YEARS AGO tor M. Ben Gaeth presented
fourth of July, met in a rear at Memorial Park on Sunday, 50, died at St. Vincent’s Hos- May 1987 a check for $10,000 to Nancy
end collision near the Peter June 30, with 68 attending. pital in Toledo June 2, 1927. Adams, Village Clerk-Trea-
Gentit crossing east of Stryk- Thirty-four Stryker se- surer. William Elliot, EPA
er. The death toll is now two STRYKER 80 YEARS AGO niors were awarded diplomas representative; Fred Hadely,
and several more injured. ADVANCE MAY 1937 at Commencement exercises State representative; Charles
Sunday, June 7. Jeff Heitz of Wilhelm, EPA representative;
The platform on the rear 110 YEARS AGO Miss Kathryn Hoffman and Toledo 11 TV News was the and Mayor Jame Trausch
car was higher than the one MAY 1907 Edmund J. Zentgraf of Tole- guest speaker. were also in attendance.
on the front of the car, per- do were married on May 29,
mitting one to pass over the Teachers hired in Spring- 1937, by Rev. L.M. Owen at Sheila Whitman was cho- 20 YEARS AGO
other, shearing off the feet field township are Ethel the U.B. Church here. sen as a member of the All- MAY 1997
of those standing in the rear Spalding, Verna User, E.E. Ohio State Fair Choir that will
vestibule. Rachel Weidner will pres- present a European Concert The railroad underpass on
Vernier, Walter Joyce, ent her eighth annual dance Tour this summer, spread- State Route 34 in Blakeslee
Grace Thourot, Florence Bet- review Monday, June 7, at ing international friendship will be closed to traffic for
ts, and Peral Dunkle. Bryan auditorium. Pupils tak- through music. 45 days while the Ohio De-
ing part from Stryker are Letty partment of Transportation
Those taking part in the Jean Castor, Barbardyne and 20 YEARS AGO makes improvements to the
township Boxwell Commence- Jean Grisier, Walter Guthrie, MAY 1997 structure.ships in Fancy
ment were Ruth Thourot, Helen Jean Schall, Kathleen Best Appearing and Military
Mary Coy, Ned Allison, Mabel Rataiczak, Joan Kellermeyer, Kent Holsopple was re- Strutting.
Juillard, Alice Coulter, Wyatt Lucille Johnson and Vivienne cently deployed to Saudi Ara-
Ehrmin, and Maude Rethmel. Nichols. bia with the United States Air
Force.
Fayette twice - a - week Re- 70 YEARS AGO
cord is no longer, having been MAY 1947 Four County Vocational
taken over by the Review. School is offering summer
Miss Jeanne Grisier was
100 YEARS AGO among the class of 17 gradu-
ating from the Toledo School

90 YEARS AGO
MAY 1927

Lieut. William Reifel came
from Boston, Monday to
spend two weeks with his
mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Reifel.

Mrs. Malinda Moss, 71,
passed away on June 30,
1921.

Jacob Daso of Kunkle
passed away about noon Sat-
urday from injuries received
Thursday when his car over-
turned in a ditch near Fayette
while on his way home from
Toledo.

80 YEARS AGO
MAY 1937

West Unity Village officials
plan a test well to speed up
the WPA grant for a water-
works system here.

There were 5737 cars sold
in Williams County the first
six months of 1937, an all-
time record.

Cloyd Smith, age 10, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Smith,
passed away on Sunday eve-
ning at the Wauseon Hospi-
tal.

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Presenting The Graduating Class Of 2017

Bryan High School

One hundred and fifty-eight graduates from the Franks, Jarod Thomas Gaines, Emily Anna Serenity Love Rivera, Jordan William Leo Robb,
Bryan Class of 2017 will receive their diplomas on Gorzelanczyk, Militia Christian Zain Gray, Mykenzi
Sunday, June 11, 2017 at the Bryan High School gym. Lynn Greenler, Madeline Elizabeth Grothaus, Shawn Kimberly Renee Roberts, Lauren Elizabeth Robinson,
Austin Hager, Austin Thomas Harding, Parker James
The members of the Bryan class of 2017 are: Megan Harris, Blake Alexander Harwell, Adam Brice Herold, Kory Malik Robinson-Upshaw, Isaiah Dean Rodriguez,
Ilene Allomong, Mekenzie Sue Andrews, Emily Lynn Alexis Leeanna Hoffman, Logan James Matthew Hollin,
Antigo, Jordan Clark Armbruster, Colt Jackson Arthur, Jerall Jamal Jonathan Jack, Shawntae Aaliyha Britni McKae Saladin, Bayli Rene Sanders, Trista Jean
Corbin Isaac Bacon, Jazzlyn Skie Badgley, Megan Jenkins, Joshua Anthony Jones, Caitlin Michelle
Annette Baird, Morgan Catherine Bauer, Clayton Kammeyer, Jacqueline Patricia Kelley, Zechariah Savage, Atland Anone Sayarath, Kennedy Sierra
Michael Beagle, Owen Will Beaver, Jacob S. Beevers, Aaron Kelly, Jarred Mychal Kepler, Hunter Joseph
Damon Aaron Beltz, Denae Nicole Birky, Brandon Kern, Emily Anne Knight, Ashley Lynn Koenn, Joshua Schwender, McKenna Jane Shaffer, Nicholas Isaiah
Michael Boecker, Marcus David Boecker, Daniel Drake Glenn Kuhn, Lauren Lands, Olivia Alexis Calista Lee,
Borland, Wesley Allen Boylan, Alicia Jean Breneman, Caitlyn Paige Lucas, Destiny Mae Elizabeth McCall, Shaffer, Brady James Anthony Shankster, Kaitlyn
Emily D. Brown, Ivan Canfield, Jena Layne Cargle, Donovan McClary, Terrell Matthew McKinsey, Maria
Lindsey Nicole Carpenter, Kevin E. Cavill, Daneelyn Robin Mendoza, Natalie Amber Meyer, Delaney Marie Shutts, Jake R. Smith, Reno Dean Smith, Noah Curtis
Marie Christlieb, Jux Austin Clark, Chase Michael Miley, Alex Jacob Miller, Madison Elaine Miller,
Cooley, Connor Reed Cooley, Bleus Britton Creek, Melissa Marie Miller, Winston Duane Miller, Katelynn Spengler, Jennifer Nicole Stafford, Faith Nicole
Dakota Michael Crites Osmun, Samuel Tate Culler, Renee Mock, Courtnee Lynn Mossburg, Kolton Keith
Allison Nicole Darrow, Emmi Jo Darrow, Lance Myers, Danny Roman Mytczynskyj II, Basti V. Nieva, Stambaugh, Kurt Lee Stokes, Mariah KayLynn
Alexander Day, Griffin Scott Dean, Logan Garrett Deel, Garrett F. Nowak, Lucas Robert Nye, Mason Thomas
Henry Daniel De Leon, Ashlyn Mary Drzewiecki, Oliphant, Ty Gunnar Orick, Tiffani Kay Otstott, Caleb Streeter, Zachary Lee Strouse, Isabella Daleena
Lindsay Rae DuVernay, Jordan Lynn Easley, Kylee M. Overmyer, Alexzander Vincent LaRue Phillips,
Lynn Ebersole, Bailee Renee Eck-Speelman, Kora Lyn Ryan Matthew Pokornik, Christian Boyd Pool, Norah Swartz, Matthew A. Tate, Ashley Marie Taylor, Austin
Ellis, Teran Michael Ericksen, Clayton Robert Farrell, Diane Pool, Shawn Eldon Ramey, April Kathryn
Brandon Edward Ferrell, Andrew Joseph Flegal, Rickenberg, Johnathan Craig Rittenhouse, Shayla Aaron Patten Teegarden, Madison Taylor Thompson,
Joseph Ira Flint, Ashley Mae Frank, Ashleigh Noel
Phenick Thongpasouk, Morgan Emilie Tinkel, Jessica

Louise Trausch, Caleb J. Trubey, Jaden Andriq

Valderas, Chella Annalise Vargas, Gage Jamison

Vermillion, Ezmeralda Lee Vidal, Tyler Vogelsong,

Joshua Bryant VonSeggern, Dylan Levi Wagner,

Jordyn Elizabeth Waters, Joshua Matthew Webb,

Sydni Elizabeth Weigle, Conor William Wieland,

Brittney Renee Williams, Caleb Wayne

Williams, Zachary David Williams, Austin Wayne

Willis, Sarah Katherine Winzeler, Olivia Jean Witte,

Ryan Andrew Wittler, Alex Wolff, Nathaniel M. Wolff,

Marissa Nicole Wright and Delaney Rose Zuver.

Activities Enjoyed By Bryan Seniors

4-H Joshua Vonseggern Natalie Amber Meyer Sydni Elizabeth Weigle Melissa Miller Sarah (Kate) Winzeler
Denae Nicole Birky Joshua Matthew Webb Katelynn Renee Mock Ryan Wittler Lucas Robert Nye Olivia Witte
Joshua Anthony Jones Basti Villanueva Nieva Norah Diane Pool FFA
Delaney Rose Zuver Nathaniel M. Wolff Lauren Elizabeth Robin-
Madison Miller BASEBALL Bayli Rene Sanders CROSS COUNTRY Emmi Darrow
Britni McKae Saladin Jennifer Nicole Stafford Jarred Mychal Kepler son FOOTBALL
Marissa Nicole Wright Jordan Armbruster Trista Jean Savage
Colt Jackson Arthur Madison Thompson Shawn Ramey Faith Stambaugh Jordan Armbruster
ARCHERY Gage Jamison Vermillion Ashley Marie Taylor Ashley Marie Taylor Colt Jackson Arthur
Clayton Farrell Jacob S. Beevers Joshua Vonseggern Morgan Emilie Tinkel Corbin Isaac Bacon
Courtnee Lynn Mossburg Daniel Drake Borland Jordyn Waters Joshua Matthew Webb
Conor William Wieland CHORALE FCCLA Damon Beltz
Bleus Creek FCA Allison Nicole Darrow Chase Michael Cooley
ART CLUB Sam Culler Daneelyn Christlieb Mekenzie Sue Andrews Lindsay Rae DuVernay Connor Reed Cooley
Jordan Armbruster Griffin Scott Dean Lindsay Rae DuVernay
Henry Daniel DeLeon Jarred Mychal Kepler Olivia Alexis Calista Lee Emily Lynn Antigo Kora Ellis Bleus Creek
Jordan Lynn Easley Hunter J. Kern Colt Jackson Arthur Natalie Amber Meyer Sam Culler
Lucas Robert Nye Dennis McClary Delaney Marie Miley Clayton Farrell
Clayton Farrell Ryan Matthew Pokornik Trista Jean Savage Owen Will Beaver Brandon Ferrell
Madeline Grothaus Christian Pool Austin Teegarden Allison Nicole Darrow Melissa Miller Blake Alexander Harwell
Emily Anne Knight Brady Shankster Norah Diane Pool Adam Brice Herold
Katelynn Renee Mock Conor William Wieland Chella Vargas Logan Garrett Deel McKenna Jane Shaffer Logan Hollin
Jordan William Leo Robb BASKETBALL Gage Jamison Vermillion Ashleigh Noel Franks Joshua Anthony Jones
Kimberly Renee Roberts Jordan Armbruster Emily Anna Gorzelanczyk Isabella Swartz Zechariah Aaron Kelly
Britni McKae Saladin Colt Jackson Arthur Ezmeralda Lee Vidal Morgan Emilie Tinkel Joshua Glenn Kuhn
Chase Michael Cooley Sydni Elizabeth Weigle Logan Hollin Jessica Louise Trausch
Reno D. Smith Connor Reed Cooley Hunter J. Kern Brittney Renee Williams
Gage Jamison Vermillion Bleus Creek CHOIR Delaney Marie Miley
Logan Garrett Deel Jazzlyn Badgley
Olivia Witte Bailee Renee Lindsey Nicole Carpenter Defiance
BAND Eck-Speelman Daneelyn Christlieb College
Clayton Farrell Emmi Darrow
Corbin Isaac Bacon Brandon Ferrell Lindsay Rae DuVernay www.defiance.edu
Denae Nicole Birky Mykenzi Lynn Greenler Kylee Ebersole onCoyanorguerraagtsureanladitouiraostnison!
Brandon Michael Boecker Logan Hollin Take the future and
Marcus David Boecker Shawntae Aaliyha Jenkins Bailee Renee make it your own.
Alicia Jean Breneman Joshua Anthony Jones Eck-Speelman
Allison Nicole Darrow Caitlyn Lucas
Ashlyn Mary Drzewiecki Delaney Marie Miley Kora Ellis
Jordan Lynn Easley Basti Villanueva Nieva Ashleigh Noel Franks
April Kathryn Rickenberg
Joseph Flint Lauren Elizabeth Austin Harding
Militia Christian Zain Gray Robinson Shawntae Aaliyha Jenkins
Ashley Marie Taylor
Mykenzi Lynn Greenler Morgan Emilie Tinkel Zechariah Aaron Kelly
Austin Harding Jaden Andria Valderas Ashley Lynn Koenn
BOWLING Joshua Glenn Kuhn
Parker James Harris Griffin Scott Dean
Adam Brice Herold Jordan Lynn Easley Olivia Alexis Calista Lee
Kora Ellis Dennis McClary
Logan Hollin Alex Miller
Olivia Alexis Calista Lee Britni McKae Saladin Tiffani Kay Otstott
Joshua Matthew Webb Norah Diane Pool
Melissa Miller CHEERLEADING April Kathryn Rickenberg
Katelynn Renee Mock Lindsay Rae DuVernay John Rittenhouse
Courtnee Lynn Mossburg Maria Robin Mendoza Jordan William Leo Robb
Isaiah Rodriguez
Kolton K. Myers Trista Jean Savage
Danny Mytczynskyj II Kennedy Schwender
Nicholas Shaffer
Lauren Elizabeth Jennifer Nicole Stafford
Robinson
Mya Streeter
Faith Stambaugh Austin Teegarden
Ashley Marie Taylor Madison Thompson
Austin Aaron Patten
Chella Vargas
Teegarden Gage Jamison Vermillion
Chella Vargas
Ezmeralda Lee Vidal
Jordyn Waters

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Presenting The Graduating Class Of 2017

Fayette High School
Activities Enjoyed By
Fourty-five graduates from the Fayette class of Jayden Grace Gonzales, Jennaya Lynn Hibbard,
2017 will receive their diplomas on Sunday, June Cyleigh Rae James, Alexander Isai Jaramillo,
5, 201 at 2 p.m. in the gymnasium. Dylan Keefer, Spencer Eugene Lester Jr., Andrew Fayette Seniors
The members of the Fayette class of 2016 are James Lichtenwald, Gavin Michael Liechty,
Paige Marie Aschemeier, Brynn Elizabeth Ballmer, Chelsie Litwiller, Noah Logston, Austin Ray Lopez,
Kaleb Alvin Bates, April Mae Beaverson, Paige Mason Joseph Maginn, Ethein Konnor Malchow, 4-H Kylie Diane Dennison
Michelle Blad, Derric Blosser, Devin Blosser, Alexis Marie Mapes, Summer Brooke McDaniel, Brynn Ballmer Kelsey Savannah Fruchey
Kaelyn L. Borton, Drake A. Bowditch, Kaitlin Mary Netcher, Zachary T Ordway, Haley Rae
Marie Brubaker, Abbagail A. Burnat, Kegan James Perdue, Blythe Peyton Requena, McKenzee Ann A.D Council Caleb Garrett
Carnicom, Tharyn John Colegrove, Bryce David Schaffner, Jennifer Rose Seiler, Nathaniel I Smith, ARCHERY Jennaya Lynn Hibbard
Conklin, Courtney Jo Cuff, Kylie Dennison, Kelsey Cole Rae Stuckey, Jason C Stuckey, Dakota M Derric Blosser
Fruchey, Claribel Gaona, Caleb Alexander Garrett, Swirles and Robert James Wyatt. Abbagail Ann Burnat Alexander Jaramillo
Jennifer Rose Seiler Dylan Keefer
Fayette Seniors’ Future Plans ART CLUB
Paige Marie Aschemeier is the daughter of Corey and Lichtenwald and Valerie Grime. He plans to “make bank” Kaleb Alvin Bates Andrew J. Lichtenwald
Suzanne Clark. She plans to pursue a degree in Mortuary and move away. Abbagail Ann Burnat Noah Hunter Logston
Science. Jennifer Rose Seiler
Gavin Michael Liechty is the son of Casey Johnson. Austin Ray Lopez
Brynn Ballmer is the son of Mike and Janna Ballmer. He plans to major in Pre-Med/Biology at Lourdes BAND Mason Joseph Maginn
He plans to attend the University of Akron to become a University. Brynn Ballmer Summer Brooke McDaniel
Special Education Teacher. Paige Michelle Blad
Noah Hunter Logston is the son of Shannon Logston. Derric Blosser Haley Rae Perdue
Kaleb Alvin Bates is the son of Jill Bates. He plans to He plans to enter the workforce. Jennaya Lynn Hibbard Blythe Peyton Requena
become an actor and fly to Jupiter. Alexander Jaramillo
Austin Ray Lopez is the son of Erika Lopez. He plans Mason Joseph Maginn Jennifer Rose Seiler
April Mae Beaverson is the daughter of Paul and Jeri to attend Bowling Green State University. Jason Charles Stuckey Nathaniel Isaiah Smith
Beaverson. She is undecided about her plans.
Mason Joseph Maginn is the son of Michael and BASEBALL Cole Ray Stuckey
Paige Michelle Blad is the daughter of Nicholas and Traci Maginn. He plans to attend Xavier to get his Drake Anthony Bowditch Robert James Wyatt
Melissa Dean, and Patrick and Kyleigh Blad. She plans Master’s in Chemical Engineering. Tharyn John Colegrove
to attend college to pursue a career in the agriculture GOLF
field. Ethein Konnor Malchow is the son of Kelli Hills. He Bryce David Conklin Tharyn John Colegrove
plans to attend college with a major in Political Science Caleb Garrett
Derric Blosser is the son of Stephanie and Eric and then attend law school to become a lawyer. NHS
Blosser. He plans to attend college at the University of Noah Hunter Logston Paige Marie Aschemeier
Toledo for Aerospace Engineering to become a space Alexis Marie Mapes is the daughter of Tonya Dakota Michael Swirtes Kaitlin Marie Brubaker
engineer and hopefully work for NASA or Space X. Shoemaker and Adam Mapes. She plans to work and Tharyn John Colegrove
attend college. BASKETBALL
Kaelyn Leign Borton is the daughter of Shawn Drake Anthony Bowditch Bryce David Conklin
Borton, and Stacie and Ken Ramay. She plans to attend Summer Brooke McDaniel is the daughter of Richard Kelsey Savannah Fruchey
Owens Community College to become an Ultrasound McDaniel and Nikki Johnson. She plans to move out of Kaitlin Marie Brubaker
Technician. the state and further her education in Creative Writing. Tharyn John Colegrove Jennaya Lynn Hibbard
Gavin Michael Liechty
Drake Anthony Bowditch is the son of Nicole Mary Jean Neteher is the daughter of Sherri Reed Bryce David Conklin Mason Joseph Maginn
Bowditch. He plans to enter the workforce. and Mike Neteher. Her plans are undecided. Courtney Jo Cuff Ethein Konnor Malchow

Kaitlin Marie Brubaker is the daughter of Robert and Zachery Thomas Ordway is the son of Tom Ordway, Kelsey Savannah Fruchey Haley Rae Perdue
Peggy Brubaker. She plans to go to Columbia College in Jodi Ordway, Heather Greenlee, and Tab Greenlee. He Caleb Garrett McKenzee Ann Schaffner
Chicago with a major in Studio Arts and open a tattoo plans to attend Bowling Green State University to become
shop. a teacher. Jennaya Lynn Hibbard Cole Ray Stuckey
Alexander Jaramillo Jason Charles Stuckey
Abbagail Ann Burnat is the daughter of Shelly Haley Rae Perdue is the daughter of Jay and Christy Dylan Keefer
Baldwin. She is undecided about her plans. Perdue. She plans to attend Indiana Tech for Forensic Austin Ray Lopez QUIZ BOWL
Psychology and Criminal Profiling. Paige Marie Aschemeier
Kegan James Carnicom is the son of Matthew Shane Mason Joseph Maginn
Carnicom and Amanda Kay Collis. He is undecided about Blythe Peyton Requena is the daughter of Amanda Alexis Marie Mapes April Mae Beaverson
his plans. Treesh, Ronald Treesh, and Jose Luis Requena. She Haley Rae Perdue Gavin Michael Liechty
plans to go to Paul Mitchell Beauty School. Cole Ray Stuckey Ethein Konnor Malchow
Tharyn John Colegrove is the son of Ryan Colegrove
and April Smith. He plans to enter the workforce. McKenzee Ann Schaffner is the daughter of Matt Jason Charles Stuckey Haley Rae Perdue
and Jenny Schaffner. She plans to attend Northwest BOWLING McKenzee Ann Schaffner
Bryce David Conklin is the son of David and Tara State Community College with a major in Early Education. Jason Charles Stuckey
Conklin. He plans to get a job, go to college, and buy a Abbagail Ann Burnat
“cool” car. Jennifer Rose Seiler is the daughter of Abbie Seiler CHEERLEADING SCIENCE CLUB
and Tracy Yarbro. She plans to attend college to become Paige Michelle Blad
Courtney Jo Cuff is the daughter of Tracy Cuff. She a Veterinarian. April Mae Beaverson Gavin Michael Liechty
is undecided about her plans. Paige Michelle Blad Mason Joseph Maginn
Nathaniel Isaiah Smith is the son of William Smith. Kaelyn Leign Borton Ethein Konnor Malchow
Kylie Diane Dennison is the daughter of Jeremy and He plans to work and attend college. Abbagail Ann Burnat
Stacey Dennison. She plans to go to college to become a SOCCER
Radiologist. Cole Ray Stuckey is the son of Arnie and Sally Jayden Gonzales Abbagail Ann Burnat
Stuckey. He plans to attend college at Ohio State CHOIR
Kelsey Savannah Fruchey is the daughter of Corey University Newark Campus. SKILLS USA
and Melanie Fruchey. She plans to attend Heidelberg Brynn Ballmer Summer Brooke McDaniel
University and major in Exercise Science and Corporate Jason Charles Stuckey is the son of Greg and Susan Kaleb Alvin Bates
Wellness. She also wants to participate in Track for the Stuckey. He plans to attend the University of Toledo and Abbagail Ann Burnat Nathaniel Isaiah Smith
school while there. study Exercise Science. Jayden Gonzales SOFTBALL
Noah Hunter Logston
Claribell I. Gaona is the daughter of Marcella Luera- Dakota Michael Swirles is the son of Rashell M. Zachary Thomas Ordway Paige Marie Aschemeier
Sturgeon. She plans on going to beauty school, become a Corey, Nick Corey, and Matt Swirles. His plans are unde- Haley Rae Perdue Kaelyn Leign Borton
professional Aesthetician, and open her own spa. cided. Blythe Peyton Requena
CROSS COUNTRY Kaitlin Marie Brubaker
Caleb Garrett is the son of Curt and Teresa Garrett. Robert James Wyatt is the son of Scot and Wendi Bryce David Conklin Abbagail Ann Burnat
He plans on attending college. Wyatt. He plans to be a pilot. Alexander Jaramillo Kylie Diane Dennison
Noah Hunter Logston
Jayden Gonzales is the daughter of Connie Gonzales. Sabre – FWT provides high-engineered structures used for electric Austin Ray Lopez Haley Rae Perdue
Her plans are undecided. transmission and distribution, wireless communications, renewable Mason Joseph Maginn SPANISH CLUB
energy, and government and defense infrastructure. Cole Ray Stuckey Abbagail Ann Burnat
Jennaya Lynn Hibbard is the daughter of Trevor and Jason Charles Stuckey Kelsey Savannah Fruchey
Lynnette Hibbard. She plans on attending the University WELDERS/FABRICATORS Alexander Jaramillo
of Toledo for their Pre-Med Program to get a Doctorate $16.00 - $19.00/hour • $1,000 Sign On Bonus FCA Gavin Michael Liechty
degree in Dermatology. Paige Marie Aschemeier Austin Ray Lopez
CRANE OPERATORS Mason Joseph Maginn
Alexander Jaramillo is the son of Isaias and Imelda $13.00 - $15.00/hour depending experience Brynn Ballmer Ethein Konnor Malchow
Jaramillo. He plans on attending the University of Toledo April Mae Beaverson Cole Ray Stuckey
with a major in Physical Therapy. GENERAL LABOR Mason Joseph Maginn Jason Charles Stuckey
We offer outstanding benefits including health, life, dental, vision, LTD &
Dylan Keefer is the son of Paul and Val Keefer. He STD, lift insurance & flex plans, 401k, paid time off and holiday pay. Cole Ray Stuckey SPEECH
plans to work for his dad and eventually take over. Jason Charles Stuckey Abbagail Ann Burnat

Andrew J. Lichtenwald is the son of Andrew FCCLA STAMP
Ethein Konnor Malchow Student Council
255 Co. Rd. R • Napoleon, Ohio 43545 To apply visit our website: Paige Marie Aschemeier
Phone: 419-599-5180 www.sabreindustries.com/careers FFA Jennaya Lynn Hibbard
Fax: 419-592-5180 Paige Marie Aschemeier Alexander Jaramillo
761 West High Street Hicksville, OH 43526 Gavin Michael Liechty
Email:customag@bright.net Post-Offer Physical, Drug & Background Screen; Brynn Ballmer Ethein Konnor Malchow
www.casindustries.com Sabre Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/Vets/Disabled April Mae Beaverson
Paige Michelle Blad THEATER
Congratulations Graduates! Best Wishes, Kaelyn Leign Borton Brynn Ballmer
Graduates! Drake Anthony Bowditch Kaleb Alvin Bates
TEAM Tharyn John Colegrove April Mae Beaverson
MEMBERS Congratulations on your well-deserved Mason Joseph Maginn
achievement. We know you’ve faced Courtney Jo Cuff Zachary Thomas Ordway
Our company is a stable, but growing challenges along the way, and we recognize
organization that has immediate openings the hard work and dedication you’ve put in TRACK
to stand where you do today in your cap Derric Blosser
in Defiance and Bryan and gown. We couldn’t be happier for you, Bryce David Conklin
and we wish you continued success Kylie Diane Dennison
QUALIFICATIONS: Reliable, effective communication skills, Kelsey Savannah Fruchey
and a strong desire to succeed. Must be able to work flexible in your future endeavors! Alexander Jaramillo
hours & weekends. Austin Ray Lopez
Mason Joseph Maginn
WE OFFER: Competitive pay, flexible schedules, health Jennifer Rose Seiler
insurance, paid vacations, tuition reimbursement/scholarships, Cole Ray Stuckey
and the ability to grow within the company. Jason Charles Stuckey

If interested apply at either location Summer, VOLLEYBALL
I knew you could do it. All your hard work Kaelyn Leign Borton
has paid off and I am so proud of you. Kaitlin Marie Brubaker
Kylie Diane Dennison
I love you, Kelsey Savannah Fruchey
Mom McKenzee Ann Schaffner

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Presenting The Graduating Class Of 2017

North Central High School

Fourty-nine graduates from the North Central class of Adkins as the class song. "“Chase your dreams, but North Central Class Of 2017 Notables
2017 will receive their diplomas on June 4, 2017 in the always know the road that’ll lead you home again.” by
gymnasium. Tim McGraw is the class motto. North Central’s graduating Class of 2017 is a
large, outgoing class. They have worked hard at
Pomp and Circumstance will be played at the begin- The members of the North Central class of 2017 are: striving to win the BBC All-Sports trophy as well as
ning of the ceremony by the North Central High School Seth Altaffer, Brianna Bailey, Charlie Baker, Kenzie to overcome the trials brought on by the construction
Band. Principal Tim Rettig will welcome everyone to the Baker, Andrew Baughman, Kelsie Beres, Emma Brown, of building the new school that they started their
ceremony and Zachary Rhinard will lead the Pledge of Alexander Cameron, Jessica Cheesbro, Gavin Cogswell, senior year in. By the end, the class performed their
Allegiance to honor America, followed by the band play- Taylor Cole, Jessica Cummins, Tiffany Echler, Chandler musicals on three different stages by the time they
ing our National Anthem. Mr. Greg Waidelich, math Edgington, Sabrina Ernsberger, Kaleb Faler, Veronica graduated.
teacher, will give the message. Principal Rettig will then Finch, Kaleb Geiser, Chyna Haskell, Makayla Hayes,
introduce the Honor Students, and Valedictorian Allyson Nicholas Henry, Michaela Hobbs, Jacob Hopkins, Allyson The class is proud of their athletic ability, which
Hutchison and Salutatorian Alyssa Swank will speak. Hutchison, Megan Laney, Isaiah Livensparger, Coltin saw North Central gain district representation in golf
McKarns, Sean Mervyn, Jeremy Miller, Andrew Mitchell, and softball, as well as their high amount of commu-
The class gift will be presented by Jessica Cummins, Cameron Nafziger, Nicole Newby, Cameron Pace, David nity engagement with programs such as FFA and
Class President, and Outstanding Girl and Boy will be Pinc, Michael Pryslak, Zachary Rhinard, Alexandra SOAR. The class has had members obtain their
presented by Mr. Tim Rettig. The North Central High Richmond, MaKayla Rizor, Joshua Roesenser, Mercy State FFA degree and also worked to establish the
School Chorus will sing the North Central Alma Mater Rowell, Trenton Sakos, Sage Saldin, Jazmyn Schang, Butterfly Project.
and “Like An Eagle" by Carl Strommen. Andrew Selzer, Alyssa Shipman, Kelsie Sutton, Alyssa
Swank, Nathan Traxler, Megan Ulrich, Jason Vassar, The Class of 2017 hopes to be remembered for
Mr. Shane Martin, President of the North Central Jakob Wagner, Steven Williams, Cody Winkler, Brady being the most school-spirited class and advises
Board of Education will present the North Central 2017 Wolfrum, Cheyanne Yeasley and Brock Zuver. underclassmen “Enjoy your time in high school
graduates with their diplomas, followed by closing because it flies by fast. Get involved and don’t be
remarks from Principal Rettig. Graduates will exit the *Photos were not available for the following students: afraid to try something new. Don’t be put down by
gymnasium during the recessional March From Scipio by others’ judgments because they will become unim-
George Frederic Handel. Emma Brown, Taylor Cole, Jeremy Miller, Andrew Mitchell, portant once you graduate”

A Dahlia was selected as the class flower; maroon as Sage Saldin, Andrew Selzer, and Cody Winkler. INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE
the class color; and “You’re Gonna Miss this,” by Trace NORTH CENTRAL 2017 SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS

North Central Seniors’ Future Plans
Seth Altaffar is the son of Michelle Rathke and Jamie Cameron Douglas Nafziger is the son of Chris
Altaffer. He plans on building race cars and “keep on Nafziger and April Nofziger. He plans to build race cars. P.O. Box 525
keepin on”. Bryan, OH 43506
Cameron Pace is the daughter of Jason Pace and
Brianna L. Bailey is the daughter of Shelly and Sam Sabrina Sauceda. She plans on majoring in Criminology 419-636-8603
Bailey. She plans on studying Cosmetology. at the University of Cleveland State. www.unitedwaywc.org

Charlie May Marie Baker is the daughter of Dave David Michael Pinc is the son of April and Kris Good Luck
and Lyn Baker. She plans on studying Physical Therapy. McMillen. He plans on attending Trine University with a NC Graduates!
major in Informatics. From your friends at
Kenzie Baker is the daughter of Keith and Kris Peltcs Lumber
Baker. She plans on working at Smart Style. Michael Pryslak is the son of Nicholas Pryslak. He Company
plans on attending college for Electrical Engineering in in Pioneer
Andrew Paul Baughman is the son of Paul and System Controls and Robotics.
Katrina Baughman. He plans on attending the University 305 Mike Street Pioneer, Ohio 419-737-2389
of Indianapolis with a major in Physical Therapy. Zachary Allan Rhinard is the son of Kristin Dawson
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Kelsie Beres is the daughter of Rockie and Krystal
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Chris Richmond. She plans on attending Northwest Seeking to fill multiple full-time production positions on
Emma Brown is the daughter of Wesley Brown and State Community College to either become a Nurse or a ALL SHIFTS and multiple part-time positions on all shifts.
Daphne Brown. She plans on attending Law School. Teacher. Qualifications include high school diploma or equivalent,
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Alex Cameron is the son of Cassie Cameron. He MaKayla Rizor is the daughter of Stacy Roth and tation, and able to pass a pre-employment drug screen.
plans on going into the military. Sean Rizor. She plans to attend college to become a NEW STARTING WAGES of $10.50 with an extra $0.25 shift
Veterinarian. premium for 3rd and $0.50 for 2nd shift.
Jessica Cheesbro is the daughter of Amy and Jamey
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Gavin Dean Cogswell is the son of Nicki and Brian Mercy Renee Rowell is the daughter of Stanley and return it to the address above.
Cogswell. Rowell and Diane Werner. She plans on becoming a trav-
eling photographer with experience in Business
Taylor Cole is the daughter of Sherry Yahraus. She Management and Graphic Design.
plans on attending Northwest State Community College
for Law Enforcement. Trenton Kyle Sakos is the son of Kyle and Sherri
Sakos. He plans on attending college for a degree in
Jessi Cummins is the daughter of Kevin and Kelly Criminal Justice.
Cummins. She plans on attending Northwest State
Community College to study Accounting. Sage Saladin is the son of Brandy Saladin and Jason
Barlow. He plans on buying a house and getting mar-
Tiffany Jo Echler is the daughter of Vicky and Randi ried.
Echler. She plans to move to Nashville and pursue a
career in Music and Art. Jazmyn Marie Schang is the daughter of Jessica
Lacey. She plans on being a STNA to eventually become
Chandler Bryce Edgington is the son of Renee a RN.
Frizzel and Robert Edgington. He plans to join the mili-
tary and pursue a career in Law Enforcement. Andrew Seizer is the son of Teena and Daniel Seizer.
His future plans are undecided.
Sabrina Ernsberger is the daughter of Josefina and
Todd Ernsberger. She plans on attending Hillsdale Alyssa Shipman is the daughter of Dean and
Beauty College. Elizabeth Shipman. She plans to attend PSI for Nursing.

Kaleb Monroe Faler is the son of Douglas and Kelsie Sutton is the daughter of Lyndon and Michelle
Destini Faler. He plans to major in English at Spring Sutton. She plans on attending Northwest State
Arbor University to teach high school English. Community College with a major in Radiographic
Imaging and become an Ultrasound Technician.
Veronica Renee Finch is the daughter of Kimberly
Finch and Bob Finch. Her future plans are undecided. Alyssa Swank is the daughter of Rodger and Tammy
Swank. She plans on attending Spring Arbor University
Kaleb Geiser is the son of Brad and Marcia Geiser. of Actuarial Science.
He plans on getting his Associate’s degree in Business.
Nathan Carnochan Traxler is the son of Les and
Chyna Haskell is the daughter of Jamie Haskell. She Sara Traxler. He plans on attending Spring Arbor
plans on going into Nursing. University to major in Elementary Education.

Makayla Hayes is the daughter of Lisa and Scott Megan Ulrich is the daughter of Mark and Lisa
Hayes. She wants to study Criminal Justice. Ulrich. She plans on attending Black Hawk East Campus
then transfer to Iowa State University with a major in
Nicholas Henry is the son of Alan Joie Henry. He Animal Science and Agribusiness.
plans on pursuing a degree in Physical Therapy Assisting
at Owens Community College. Jason Joseph Vassar is the son of Todd and Trisha
Vassar. He plans on attending Bowling Green State
Michaela Hobbs is the daughter of Deb and Terry University.
Seevers. She plans on going to college for Nursing.
Jakob Wagner is the son of Mark and Leslie Wagner.
Jacob Hopkins is the son of Julie Kemarly. He plans He plans to get his driver’s license and find a job.
on attending college.
Steven Williams is the son of Chris Hopkins. He
Allyson Hutchison is the daughter of Kim and Kent plans on attending Northwest State Community College
Hutchison. She plans on majoring in Professional for Electro-Mechanical Engineering.
Writing at Taylor University.
Cody Winkler is the son of Wendi Adkins. He plans
Megan Maria Laney is the daughter of Dennis and to work on the farm.
Michelle Laney. She plans on attending Owen’s
Community College with a major in Psychology. Brady Austin Wolfram is the son of Angie Wolfram.
He plans on entering the workforce.
Isaiah Livensparger is the son of Tamra and Michael
Livensparger. He plans on joining the Air Force in the Cheyanne Yeasley is the daughter of Ammi Forrester
Medical Field. and Wayne Forrester. She plans on possibly doing CIA in
the United States Army.
Coltin McKarns is the son of Craig McKarns and
Beth Houk. He plans on joining the United States Army. Brock William Zuver is the son of Terry and
Thomasina Zuver. He plans on attending Northwest
Sean Marvin is the son of Heath and Terra Marvin. State Community College to become an EMT.
He plans on attending college.

Andrew Tyler Mitchell is the son of Jennifer
Mitchell. He plans on attending college for Business or
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Boys 400 Meter Dash – Jack Fisher
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