In BRIEF… Global Placers LOCAL www.the-review.com • Alliance, Ohio • Wednesday, June 11, 2008 SECTION (330) 821-1300 • firstname.lastname@example.org Alliance Elks B lodge awards Vacation Bible scholarships school planned The Elks Morgan Home Company Scholarship Fund has awarded 79 Alli- at Science Hill ance area students $94,000 in scholarships to help them continue their education. Science Hill Commu- Scholarships worth $3,000 each went to nity Church invites chil- the following students: Jon-Michael Dur- dren to vacation Bible kin, University of Akron; Allison Gansel, school titled “Power University of Dayton; Shelly Greenawalt, Lab: Discovering Jesus’ Kent State University; Jarrod Harris, Miraculous Power!” Lake Erie College; and Rosemary Street, This year’s vacation Stark State College. Bible school is called The following students will receive “Power Lab” and pro- scholarships worth $2,000 each: Olivia vides fun activities for Donohoe, University of Akron; Bethany area children age 4 Fleisher, Kent State University; Katie through those who have Kirk, Malone College; Haley Lipely, Malo- completed grade five. ne College; and Derek Strata, Mount Each day children Union College. will sing catchy songs, Scholarships worth $1,000 each went play teamwork-building to the following students: Megan Allcorn, Mount Union College; Michael Anderson, games, enjoy Test Tube University of Akron; Nathan Anderson, Treats, experience elec- Mount Union College; Leanne Austin, trifying Bible adventures, Case Western Reserve University; Mal- Review Photo/Kevin Graff and create Bible Point lory Barker, University of Akron; Erik Crafts. The Marlington Destination ImagiNation team consisting of Dena Steiner, Aleta Ray, Jennifer Hoff- Bergman, George Washington Univer- “Power Lab is an man and Melanie Schweizer recently placed 20th out of 53 teams at the Destination ImagiNation sity; Gina Bericchia, Otterbein College; exciting way for kids to global competition in Knoxville, Tenn. Jill Bericchia, Baldwin-Wallace College; learn more about Jesus’ Samantha Bluhm, Gannon University; power,” said Science Hill Pastor Jonathan Truax. Power Lab begins on Marlington Destination ImagiNation Kelly Bowman, Miami University; Allyson Brown, Ohio University; Andrew Brush, Ohio State University; Erica Burmeister, team places 20th at global competition June 16 and continues Mount Union College; Peter Childerson, through June 20. Hours Baldwin-Wallace College; Brendan Clunk, are 6 to 8:30 p.m. each Xavier University; Allison Cochran, Ohio evening. State University; Jamie Cochran, Ohio For information or to JONI BOWEN dents from other states and countries participat- Northern University; Rachael Collins, The Review ing in the competition, according to Aleta. During Otterbein College; Caitlin Croft, Kent preregister, call Science one night of the competition, those in attendance Hill Community Church State University; Lauren Cully, Mount After making it to the global Destination Imag- viewed a light show as they wore glow-in-the-dark Union College; Christopher Elkins, Univer- at (330) 823-3436. iNation competition, a team from Marlington items, which they traded with other participants sity of Akron; Jan Essick, Ohio University; placed 20th out of 53 teams. as well. Kayla Faudree, Ashland University; Eric The team, consisting of Dena Steiner, Aleta Ray, “It’s a big thing to trade shirts and hats and pins Francis, Ohio Wesleyan University; Ste- Jennifer Hoffman and Melanie Schweizer, quali- and bracelets,” Aleta said. phen Francis, Capital University; Deanne Summer day care ﬁed for the global competition, where the group Aleta said the team raised all of the necessary Frank, University of Cincinnati; Emily performed an eight-minute skit and participated money to fund the trip prior to the competition. offered at YMCA in an “Instant Challenge.” During the instant “We want to thank everyone who helped out,” Frank, University of Akron; Alexander French, University of Akron; Ally Frus- challenge, the team had three to ﬁve minutes to Aleta said. tos, Kent State University; Megan Geiger, The Alliance Family execute a problem using acting, mechanical and The team was accompanied by Jeff Schweizer, University of Charleston; Zachary Hatton, YMCA’s state-licensed science skills. Melanie’s father, and Connie Faust, the team’s University of Toledo; Megan Hecht, Ohio child care facility is still More than 1,300 teams from 13 countries par- manager for the past four years. State University; James Held, Univer- taking applications for ticipated in the competition, which was held at “It was exciting because it was like perfect tim- sity of Akron; Meredith Houmard, Mount its summer day care. the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tenn. ing,” Aleta said of global competition. “It was our Union College; Briana Jones, Winthrop The summer program According to Aleta, the team’s instant challenge senior year and we ﬁnally got to go and we really University; Tyler Jones, Kent State Uni- will include weekly field consisted of sinking a certain number of corks and enjoyed the experience of getting to go. It was versity; Shaena Klien, Ohio University; trips, arts and crafts, ﬂoating a number of marbles in water. The group probably the best thing that happened to us all Erika Knepp, Mount Union College; Lee swimming, sports, out- also had Popsicle sticks, foil, mailing labels and year. It was amazing to see how many countries Knepp, Marietta College; Allison Lan- door activities and more. paper clips to help in accomplishing the task. were there and how many people were focused on sell, Case Western Reserve University; Financial assistance “We sank all our corks but had a little trouble creativity.” Amanda Lansell, Case Western Reserve with the marbles,” Aleta said. University; Aaron Madison, Ohio North- for the summer child The team also enjoyed trading pins with stu- email@example.com ern University; Charles Mitchell, Grove care program is avail- able through the Ohio City College; Ali Myers, Ohio University; Department of Jobs and Chelsea Neeb, Ohio University; Andrea Family Services. For Packey, Mount Union College; Joshua more information on the program, contact YMCA Child Care Administra- Louisville board gives ofﬁce staff, Packey, Duquesne University; David Pru- eter, University of Akron; Tyler Reay, Uni- versity of Akron; Jillian Rowley, Duquesne University; Kirsten Schaffer, Mount Union tor Perry Mann at (330) 823-1930, ext. 15. administration 2 percent pay hike College; Jessica Shetler, Mount Union College; Bethany Snode, Otterbein Col- lege; Mary Snode, Mount Union College; By LAURIE HUFFMAN update, advised the board during said will provide another opportu- Andrea Soltis, Baldwin-Wallace College; The Review last Monday’s work session on the nity for a ﬁne arts credit. “I call it Addison Tangi, Columbia College Chi- Families First of master plan for the construction an art class for the non-artistic,” cago; Hannah Tangi, Ohio University; The Louisville Board of Educa- that it became evident the master she said. Stark County tion approved 2 percent pay raises plan is shaping up to consist of one A donation was accepted from Andrea Thoma, Kent State University; Logan Thorpe, Mount Union College; for the school district’s principals, new elementary school being built Christopher D. Kostiuk in the plans programs administrators and central ofﬁce and renovations being done to the amount of $500 for the high school Corey Unckrich, Mount Union College; Rachel Weyand, University of Akron; staff for the next school year, after high school. boys soccer program, and three Joshua Wirth, University of Akron; David The Mother Mentor a discussion in executive session Moving to other business, the tuition students were approved for Program of Families Zadigian, University of Notre Dame; Mar- on Monday night. This brings the board decided to maintain the the next school year: William Rose, garet Zawaski, Clemson University; and First of Stark County is total increase in the administrative cluster bus stops set up before the grade one, Pleasant Grove School; Samantha Zink, Allegheny College. inviting parenting and salary budget, with the net effect beginning of the last school year, Jessalyn Lavinder Pugh, kindergar- Since 1985, over 700 students from the pregnant teens ages 12 of any retirements, to 1.71 percent especially in light of the fact that ten, Main Street Education Center; Alliance lodge’s seven local high schools to 19 to join in the fun, higher than the school year just diesel fuel continues to rise. and Jessica Lin Weingart, grade have received $1,011,000 in scholarships friendship, education completed, according to district Resignations were accepted from seven, Louisville Middle School. from the Elks National Foundation, the and support this sum- Treasurer Jina Lingle. Aleesha McCormick, high school Robert Hallier was appointed to Ohio Elks Association and the Alliance mer. Regarding the Phase II construc- teacher; Andrew Hostetler, varsity complete the unexpired term on Elks Lodge No. 467. Meetings are held tion within the district, Superin- head softball coach; and from Polly the library board of trustees com- from 6 to 7:30 p.m. tendent Clyde Lepley reminded Doyle, high school principal, who mencing June 9 and ending Dec. on the third Monday of the board members, “Part one is is retiring. 31, 2010. each month at the Stark County District Library getting the master plan to a point where you can approve it and have The board hired Tricia Adkins as a North Nimishillen Elementary Before adjourning, the next board of education meeting was Strawberry Festival it ﬁnalized for the state by June 24. teacher and Tia Brown as a Main scheduled for 7 p.m. on July 21 at Main Branch on Market Avenue in Canton. Chil- Part two is to get the amount of the Street Education Center kinder- the Main Street Education Center, begins Thursday bond issue and the millage ﬁgured garten teacher. 407 E. Main St. dren are welcome and Augusta Township Volunteer Fire out by July for the Board of Elec- An Introduction to Painting refreshments provided. Department’s annual Strawberry Festi- tions for the November ballot.” course was approved as a new firstname.lastname@example.org The HUGS Program val begins Thursday with a tractor pull. Mark Sigler, during his facilities summer school class that Doyle of Families First of Stark The three-day festival, held Thurs- County is hosting Mom’s day through Saturday, includes tractor Morning Out and PEP pulls, a parade, bingo, games, a variety Club (Parents Enriching Preschoolers) in Can- BellStores static sticker campaign raises of food, and, of course, strawberries. Thursday A tractor pull starts at 6:30 p.m. with ton, Massillon, Alliance and Minerva. These fun groups are designed to funds for academic programs countywide the scales opening at 5:30 p.m. Pulling classes include 4,500, 5,500, 6,500 and MASSILLON — Stark County ty had a chance to win weekly. On $800; Central Catholic, $200; Osna- 7,500 pounds. Pullers must provide their bring area mothers and own hitch person. their children together schools earned a total of $6,200 Thursday morning, the BellStore burg Local, $400; Fairless Local, Bug vehicle arrived at one of Stark $1,200; Plain Local, $200; Heritage Friday once a month for sup- during the BellStores static sticker The parade begins activities at 7 p.m., port, relaxation and campaign throughout the 2007- 2008 County’s BellStores and the location Christian, $600; Jackson Local, $600; was announced on the My 101.7 FM Lake Local, $400; Marlington, $200; with the line-up starting north of the networking. Join in on school year. village on state Route 9. Morning Show. The ﬁrst individual Massillon City, $200; Sandy Valley crafts, story time, com- The Campbell Oil Company, par- A tractor pull starts at 7:30 p.m. with to arrive with a school static sticker Local, $400; and Tuslaw Local, $200. munity speakers and ent company of BellStores, donated on their vehicle received a $50 Bell- the scales opening at 6:30 p.m. Pulling fun. $200 weekly to beneﬁt Stark County Stark County BellStores will con- classes include 8,500, 10,500, and 12,500 Stores Cash Card for themselves tinue to hand out free school spirit Both programs are academic programs. Since it began and $200 was donated to their school pounds. Pullers must provide their own static stickers for each Stark County hitch person. free, however, preregis- this campaign in April of 2003, the district’s academic programs. high school. To obtain a static stick- tration is requested. Call Campbell Oil Company has donated Saturday During the 2007-2008 school year, er supporting your school, visit any A garden tractor and ATV pull will be Brennan McKelley (330) a total of $28,650 to Stark County school supporters earned their dis- area BellStores. The campaign will 456-5470 for more schools. presented by the Ohio Mod Rod Pullers. tricts the following: Alliance, $200; resume with the new school year in Pulls start at 4 p.m. information. All school districts in Stark Coun- Canton City, $600; Canton Local, the fall.