Community announcements, Feb. 19

T-SPL to close for President’s Day

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to be closed Monday in observance of President’s Day.

The library is to re-open Tuesday with regular hours.

For more information, call (419) 447-3751 or visit

Directors to meet

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library Board of Directors is to meet at noon Tuesday in the Junior Home Room, 77 Jefferson St.

‘Lego’ program set for March 4

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host Lego Saturday 1-3 p.m. March 4 in the Frost Kalnow Room, 77 Jefferson St.

The program is for families of all ages. The library is to provide Duplo blocks for children ages 2-4 and Legos for children 4 years old and up.

The them for March is to build with one color.

For more information, call (419) 447-3751.

NCOESC board to meet

North Central Ohio Educational Service Center Board of Governors is to meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Tiffin office, 928 W. Market St.

NR board plans special meeting

NEW RIEGEL — New Riegel Board of Education is to have a special meeting at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, 44 N Perry St.

The purpose of the meeting is for the board to enter into executive session to discuss employment.

TMS announces students of the month for January

Lyra Dicken, Cole Routzahn, Emma McIntyre, Nick Hausman, Jodin Bell, Kiersten Garlock, Addison Goeller, Haley Welter, Tatiyana Dines, Carina Hart, Anessa Wagner and Caleb Yoder were named Tiffin Middle School Students of the Month for January.

Tiffin FFA gathers

Tiffin-Sentinel FFA Chapter met Feb. 7.

During the meeting, 16 second-year members of the FFA received their Chapter FFA Degrees.

Other items discussed included FFA fruit sales, eighth-grade requirements and upcoming Career Development Events.

The Tractor Trouble Shooting team, including Matthew Cole and Matthew Boes, placed first at sub-districts and attended district competition Feb. 10.

The FFA is to host a farmer share breakfast 7-9 a.m. March 22, as part of FFA Week. Cost is 50 cents per meal.

BC announces kindergarten registration

NEW WASHINGTON — Buckeye Central Local School District is to have its registration and screening for kindergarten classes for the 2017-18 school year 7:40 a.m.-3 p.m. April 4 and 11 at Buckeye Central Elementary office.

Parents are to bring their child’s birth certificate, immunization records, proof of residency and custody/guardianship papers, if applicable.

To set up an appointment, call (419) 492-1022.

St. Wendelin senior finalist in scholarship progam

FOSTORIA — Senior Lauren Meyers of St. Wendelin Catholic High School has been named a finalist in the National Merit Scholarship program.

TU professor named business dean

Terry Sullivan, associate professor of business law and finance, was named dean of Tiffin University’s School of Business.

Sullivan began his career with TU in 1991 as director of the Lima Program. In 2000, he joined the full-time faculty teaching in the areas of law and finance.

During his 16 years with TU, Sullivan has taught undergraduate courses in economics, management and marketing. He has also served as chair of the accounting, economics, finance and law department and on the athletic and curriculum committees.

Sullivan has also served as the head men’s tennis coach for five years. He currently serves as the faculty advisor to the university’s investment club.

David Stump honored at printing ceremony

PIANCO (Printing Industry of Ohio and Northern Kentucky) and the Graphic Arts Council had its annual banquet and Hall of Distinction Induction Ceremony Feb. 9 at the 100th Bomb Group in Cleveland.

Inductees from Ohio included David Stump of The Herald Inc., New Washington, and the late Joe Metzger and his brother, Tom Metzger, of Metzger’s Printing and Mailing, Toledo.

Stump has been the owner/president of The Herald Inc. since 2002. He started working there in 1975 as a pressman.

Stump said it is amazing to see how print has transitioned over the years. He always has been receptive to change and modernization, which has been a trademark of The Herald Inc.

Terra State to host motorcycle education classes

FREMONT — Ohio Department of Public Safety’s Motorcycle Ohio Rider Education Program has seats open at Terra State Community College.

The cost is $50.

To register, visit or call (419) 559-2110.

TU announces psychology program

A cross-cultural and international psychology has been added as a new concentration/minor within the undergraduate psychology program in Tiffin University’s School of Criminal Justice and Social Sciences.

The program goals include improving international relations, addressing global problems through internationally cooperative efforts, promoting social justice and health, capacity building and assessing cultural interdependency.

Students are to learn major theories, research and applications of psychological knowledge. As seniors, students are to focus on an international population/location — either as part of an internship or research project abroad or with an international population or cross-cultural issue/problem within the United States.

For more information, contact

TU faculty member publishes research

Adjunct graduate faculty member and curriculum developer Marlen Harrison at Tiffin University, has published his research with Smithsonian.

Harrison was contacted by Smithsonian to coordinate scholars to develop research texts that explain and contextualize U.S. post office murals created in the early 20th century as part of the WPA project.

Indians at the Post Office is a collaborative online exhibit that seeks to shift the cultural narrative about the portrayal of Native Americans in 20th-century American public art and is sponsored by the US Postal Service, Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum and Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian.

Harrison also contributed to the project with his text about the Seminoles for the Palm Beach post office in his home state of Florida.

Student receive scholarships

DAYTON — Jarrod Wurm of Republic of Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine has been selected to receive a $30,000 Primary Care Medical Student Choose Ohio First Scholarship for the 2016-17 academic year.

University of Akron graduates

AKRON — The University of Akron announced students who earned degrees.

Local students include Patrick Dell of Tiffin, bachelor of business administration in marketing management; Alexandra Cheney of Upper Sandusky, bachelor of science degree in education; and Trent Howard of Upper Sandusky, bachelor of science in political science.

BGSU dean’s list

BOWLING GREEN — Bowling Green State University has announced students who have been named to the fall 2016 semester dean’s list.

Local students include Alexis Mills, Chelsea Ramey and Jared Vaneerten, all of New Washington; Travis Kille, Serenity Myers and Abigail Wasserman, all of Burgoon; Kirsten Albright, Elaina Eskins, Erica Eskins, Shelby Grover, Christopher Hicks, Alexis Kieffer, Zackery Knauss, Tonisha Laird, Kennedi Lenz, Ashleigh Lowe, Brailan Michael, Victoria Rohrbach, Natasha Roth, Savanna Roth, Hannah Wadsworth, Courtney Workman, all of Clyde; Kayla Demuth, Courtney Keeney, Hailey Theis, Morgan Nye and Korey Williams, all of Alvada; Emma Bordner, Jordan Phillips, Lindsay Smith and Jaclyn Willman, all of Attica; Alyssa Davidson and Samantha Dewald, both of Bettsville; Michael Auble, Zachary Lewis and Harley Sloan, all of Bloomville; Hannah Adams, Casey Babb, Kelsey Coppus, Zendon Griffin, Caroline Guzman, Ryan Hill, Robert Kniss, Amarie Matthews, Devin Miller, Misty Peavler, Madison Reinhard, Rowyn Schneider, Logan Shackelford, Jacob Stewart and Taylor Williams, all of Fostoria; Clara Sewell and Alexis Willis, both of Green Springs; Brandon Mock of Kansas; Joshua Nye, Anna Wank and Bradley Zoeller, all of New Riegel; Jenna Larick, Cody Stombaugh, Aaron Strausbaugh and Anna Willman, all of Republic; Hope Brickner, Megan Cameron, Carrie Coleman, Kyle Edmond, Arianna Felton, Kori Frankhauser, Timothy Gilchrist, Emily Glover, Hannah Hawk, Regina Hoepf, Jourdan Hoffman, Kordell Hunt, Lynette Kelbley, Austen Molyet, Dylan Poe, Nathaniel Ramsdell, Cade Ratliff, Hannah Reinbolt, Taylor Reinbolt, Bryana Riedlinger, Sydney Schmucker, Marcus Somers, Anthonly Snyder, Sarah Tiell, Kara Theis, Rachel Wilson and Matthew Zirger, all of Tiffin; Zackary Hall, Simon Jay, Jesse Thorton and Amy Raymond, all of Bradner; Morgan Noftz, Alec Porter, Mason Tong and Gwendalynn Wentling, all of Carey; Dillon Barto, Hannah Barth, Amber Cox, Abigail Musgrave, Alexis O’Flaherty and Rowan Ritchey, all of Upper Sandusky; and Juston Morter and Thomas Smith, both of Sycamore.

Findlay hosts physical therapy research forum

The University of Findlay hosted a physical therapy annual research forum.

Local students who participated in the forum include Marissa Lasky of Tiffin; Taylor Ruffing of Attica; Lauren Fredritz of McCutchenville; and Kylie Mathias of New Riegel.

Attica native named to university Spanish club

ASHLAND — Kaylei Ruffing of Attica has been named to the Spanish Club at Ashland University.