Bergefurd earns ag honor
Brady Bergefurd has been awarded a $1,500 scholarship from America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, sponsored by Bayer Fund.
In the fall, Bergefurd will continue to study Agribusiness at Ohio State University-Main Campus.
Grow Ag Leaders scholarships, administered by the National FFA Organization, are available to high school seniors and college students pursuing degrees in ag-related fields.
To be considered, each applicant is required to receive endorsements from two local farmers. Both FFA members and non-FFA members are eligible to apply. Visit www.AmericasFarmers.com to learn more.
Students earn OU honors
Local students earning degrees in the spring semester 2021 at Ohio University include:
Wilmington: Jordan Compton, B.S., Communication; Lingfang Guo, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine; Hannah Pridemore, B.S., Journalism; Hailey Stinchcomb, B.S., Marketing
Sabina: Stephanie Kesterson, B.F.A., Production Design and Technology; Lauren Lechuga Ramirez, A.A.S., Nursing
Blanchester: Faith Benner, B.S., Nursing
Local students on the spring semester 2021 Dean’s List at Ohio University include:
Wilmington: Sophie Blessing, Anna Borton, Anna Garnai, Emma Geggie, Rhyann Green, Andrew Magoteaux, Hannah Pridemore, Sophie Reed, Brooke Rose, Stephanie Schneider, Katie Schroeder, Sydney Sears, Hailey Stinchcomb, Luke Whittamore
Blanchester: Hannah Barrett, Faith Benner, Caroline Rhude
Sabina: Matt Fender, Stephanie Kesterson, Lauren Lechuga Ramirez
Martinsville: Abby Bowman
Clarksville: James Riehle, Loren Saunders
Lynchburg: Kristen Stickney
Locals graduate from OCA
Jessyca Middleton of Wilmington and Charlalee Conley of Port William were among nearly 400 graduating high school seniors from online public charter school Ohio Connections Academy.
SSCC board sets meeting
The Southern State Community College Board of Trustees is scheduled to meet at noon Wednesday, June 16 at SSCC’s Hillsboro Campus, Room 107, 100 Hobart Drive for their regular board meeting. The board will enter into executive session for the purpose of discussing the purchase or sale of property; collective bargaining matters; and the appointment and compensation of public employees.
Visit www.sscc.edu/about/board-trustees.shtml for more information on upcoming meetings.