The Board of Clinton County Commissioners recently recognized Bill and Penny Kincaid for their many years of service to Clinton County residents.
“Through their careers and volunteer work, they have made lasting contributions to the county,” states the official proclamation.
Bill and Penny Kincaid moved to Clinton County in 1969 when Bill joined the faculty at Wilmington College.
Bill Kincaid has been a full-time faculty member at Wilmington College for 50 years.
He has served at different times as faculty convener, track coach, cross country coach, and math department chairperson.
Bill received the 2017 Faculty Excellence Award from the Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education, and numerous other teaching honors.
He also served several terms as a member of the Clinton County Board of Education, including a stint as president.
Penny Kincaid taught in the East Clinton School District for nearly 30 years, variously as a reading specialist, primary teacher, middle school math teacher, and coach of Math Counts.
While teaching at East Clinton, she was the president of the National Education Association there, and later served as president of the Clinton County Retired Teachers.
She has been a regular volunteer for several years with Harvest of Gold, an after-school academic support program located in Wilmington.
Together Bill and Penny Kincaid were foster parents for many children over a span of 18 years, from 1984 through 2002. They were named Foster Parents of the Year by Clinton County Children’s Services in 2001.