Classes begin Wednesday, August 22nd.
Oak Hill High School student Micaela A. Casto has been selected to be a member of The National Society of High School Scholars. The Society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship, and community commitment.
The announcement was made by NSHSS Founder and Chairman Claes Nobel, a senior member of the family that established the Nobel Prizes.
"On behalf of NSHSS, I am honored to recognize the hard work, sacrifice, and commitment that Micaela has demonstrated to achieve this exceptional level of academic excellence," said Mr. Nobel. "Micaela is now a member of a unique community of scholars - a community that represents our very best hope for the future."
Congratulations to Garrin Stiltner, winner of the Adena Sports Medicine 2014 Athlete of the Year award. Garrin, a May graduate of Oak Hill High School, will receive a $3,000 Adena Athlete of the Year scholarship. Additionally, the OHHS athletic department will receive $500.
The Adena Sports Medicine Team, in conjunction with the Adena Health Foundation, sponsors the Athlete of the Month program which seeks to recognize student athletes who have made a considerable effort to maintain a higher grade point average, community service, and also reach high levels of athletic accomplishment.
The 2014 Oak Hill Union Local Education Association Scholarship was presented to Mr. Cole Hilderbrant. Cole, a member of the 2014 OHHS graduating class, served as choir president and National Honor Society member. Cole is an experienced thespian, most recently portraying the title character in “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.” He has enrolled to the University of Rio Grande for fall majoring in education.
Pictured (L-R) are Judy Hamilton, treasurer of the Oak Hill Union Local Education Association and Hope Leopold, a second-year recipient of the OHULEA scholarship.
Hope attends the University of Rio Grande. She really enjoys her classes and has completed 15 hours of observation in the pre-school center on campus. She really enjoyed her first year and cannot wait to return to classes in the fall. She is seeking a PreK-3rd grade license and a 4th and 5th grade endorsement, as well.