HILLSBORO — Individuals from Clinton County were honored recently at the Region 14/Hopewell Center 34th Annual Exceptional Achievement Award Recognition Ceremony at Hillsboro Elementary School.
Exceptional Achievement Award recipients were cited for services they have provided this past school year to ensure students with disabilities achieve personal, social or academic goals of the highest standards. This award is a unique recognition since it is granted to a limited number of individuals from throughout the five-counties that Region 14/Hopewell serves and is provided by both parents and educators.
The Exceptional Achievement Award Winners for Clinton County are Tamra Bartley, Linda Falgner, Peer Helping Peer Class from Wilmington High School — Madison Adkins, Keeley Allen, Camryn Barton, Bridgette Thompson, and Sydney Wright) — Sherry Simmerman and Helen Woodyard.
Jessica Fugett, a student at Blanchester Local School District, was honored as the Outstanding Student Award recipient for Clinton County.
The Outstanding Student is selected by Special Education Administrators in Region 14. The Award acknowledges achievements of school-age children and youth with disabilities. Jessica was nominated in the area of academics.
Tony Long, former Superintendent of Southern Ohio Educational Service Center, and Ron Sexton, Superintendent of Wilmington City Schools, were both honored for their years of service to students with disabilities throughout Region 14. Mr. Long retired this past December and Mr. Sexton will be retiring this summer.
Region 14 Governing Board and Parent Advisory Council of the Southern Ohio Educational Service Center and Brown County Educational Service Center sponsored the Exceptional Achievement Award Recognition Ceremony.
They wish to extend their congratulations to the award recipients who have given the most precious gift of all – themselves.