Community announcements, Feb. 26

Knitting, crocheting program at T-SPL

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host Open Knitting (and Crocheting!) 1:30-3:30 p.m. March 5, 12, 19 and 26 in the Junior Home Room, 77 Jefferson St.

Participants are to bring questions, discussion topics, knitting projects and are asked to bring their own yarn, needles and project.

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

Teens to work on craft for community read event

The teen department at Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host Craftastic for teens at 3:30 p.m. March 9 in the Frost Kalnow Room, 77 Jefferson St.

As part of this year’s Community Read, teens in grades 6-12 are to decorate and plant edible plants with the Franciscan Earth Literacy Center.

To register, call (419) 447-3751 or visit

T-SPL to host March 7 language program

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host Bouncing Babies at 10 a.m. March 7 in the Frost Kalnow room or at 6:30 p.m. in the Junior Home room, 77 Jefferson St.

The program features stories, rhymes, songs and finger plays.

Parents or caregivers and babies, age birth to 18 months old are asked to sign up for one session of language enrichment activities.

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

OGT dates announced

FOSTORIA – Former students who need to pass the Ohio Graduation Test and have completed all other graduation requirements are to make arrangements in advance with the Fostoria Junior/Senior High School.

Testing dates are offered at 8 a.m. March 6-17.

To schedule a date, call (419) 436-4110.

V-S orientation dates announced

Vanguard-Sentinel Adult Basic and Literacy Education program offers free ABLE classes to help adults improve their reading, math or writing skills, to prepare for the GED test and to get ready for college or an adult certificate training program.

Students, in order to enroll in classes, are required to attend an two-hour orientation to set goals, complete placement testing and develop an individualized learning plan.

The orientation dates are:

• 9 a.m. March 27 and 29 and at 5 p.m. March 28 and 30 at the Fremont Vanguard Adult Workforce Development Center.

• 8:30 a.m. March 20 and 21 and at 5 p.m. March 21 and 22 at Sentinel Career and Technology Center.

• 9 a.m. March 15 and 16 at Fostoria Junior/Senior High School.

• 1-4 p.m. Wednesdays at Clyde Public Library.

To schedule an orientation time, call (419) 334-6901, ext. 2703.

Terra schedules job fair

FREMONT – The annual Spring Job Fair is 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 28 at Terra State Community College, 2830 Napoleon Road.

For a complete list of employers scheduled to attend, visit


For more information or questions, call (419) 559-2252.

Miami University graduate

OXFORD – Caitlin Stahl of Fostoria was among 3,000 students from Miami University who received degrees during fall commencement Dec. 13.

Stahl earned a bachelor of science degree in social work.

Capital University provost’s list

BEXLEY – Ashley Cano of Upper Sandusky has been named to Capital University provost’s list for the fall 2016 semester.

Capital University president’s list

BEXLEY – Capital University announced students named to the president’s list for the fall 2016 semester.

Students named to the list include Kaleigh Abbott, Rachel Chiles, Allison Huss and Zella Stull, all of Tiffin; Benjamin Bodart and Colleen Fondessy, both of Fostoria; Zoe Garber of Upper Sandusky; Kayla Keller of Carey; Seth Martin of Attica; and Leah Marty of Clyde.

Capital University dean’s list

BEXLEY – Capital University announced students been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester.

Local students include Jocelyn Cole of Tiffin and Luchauna Smith and Hunter Weidner of Fostoria.

University of Findlay dean’s list

FINDLAY – The University of Findlay has announced local students named to the 2016 fall semester dean’s list.

Local students include Lauren Ackerman of New Washington; Sydney Berlekamp, Daniel George, Elisabeth George, Jacob King, Falicia Klepatz, Kayla Magrum, Kayla Reis, Jacob Reyes, Brittany Schindler, Sarah Shutt, Mercedes Snyder, all of Tiffin; Abagail Bomer, Aaron Reasor and Makayla Waggoner, all of Risingsun; Robert Book, Carrie Harmon, Kalene Johnson, Lucas Kelley, Tori Kirian, Cassie Lehnhart, Gyen Musgrave, Claire Osborne and Nicholas Reid, all of Upper Sandusky; Madisen Borer of Bradner; Ryan Bush, Zachary Clouse, Helen Coleman, Emily Cramer, Abbigail Dauterman, Maria Faber, Devin Hatter, Lauren Meyers, Samantha Miller, Erin Reinhart-Anez, Benson Schumacher and Lauren Tumpler, all of Fostoria; Melissa Carrick and Leah Riedel, both of Sycamore; Ashton Daniel, Mykayla Ruffing and Michayla Stallings, all of Attica; Tyler Green, Shelby Kin, Jaclyn Kloepfer, Taylor Kloepfer, Allen Lewis, Lacie Sherman, Hannah Tong and Christy Wickiser, all of Carey; Hannah Kieffer of Bloomville; Kendall Sanders of Republic; and Kara Scherger of New Riegel.

University of Dayton dean’s list

DAYTON – The University of Dayton has announced the students named to the 2016 fall semester dean’s list.

Local students who have been named to the list include Morgan Boes, Jarid Gelinas, Sarah Guzowski, Monica Klepper, Marrisa Therriault and Cheyenne Ward.

Tiffinite on Toccoa Falls honor roll

TOCCOA FALLS, Ga. – Erin Rochester of Tiffin was named to the honor roll for the 2016 fall semester from Toccoa Falls College.

Defiance dean’s list

DEFIANCE – Defiance University has announced the local students who have been named to the dean’s list for the 2016 fall semester.

Local students include Adam McGinnis of Bloomville, Kevin Keefe of Fostoria, Erin Conner of Sycamore and Eline Widman of Tiffin.

Scholarship opportunities announced

Sandusky County Communities Foundation has announced applications now are being accepted for the St. Francis Care Center Foundation of Green Springs Scholarships.

Scholarships are awarded to students who reside in Sandusky County, who are currently enrolled and have completed one year in health care associate program or a minimum of two years in a health care bachelor or graduate degree program; have a minimum 3.0 GPA, participated in community service or extracurricular activity during the past year.

Deadline for scholarship applications is June 1.

For more information, visit, call Cate Knipp at (419) 332-1591 or email