Sunday announcements, June 18

Cookbook club to gather at T-SPL

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host its monthly Cook by the Book Cooking Club at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Junior Home Room, 77 Jefferson St.

The theme for the month is food from around the world.

Participants are to have the opportunity to discuss everything from cooking, including successful and unsuccessful recipes, kitchen trends and gadgets and tips.

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

T-SPL to host puppet show

As part of the junior summer reading program, Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host Alex Thomas and Friends at 10 a.m. Friday in the Adult Reading Room, 77 Jefferson St.

The interactive puppet show is to bring jokes, prizes, stories and all around fun to the library. There is to be a meet and greet after the show to meet the characters and have a photo taken.

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

Book club to discuss next title

The junior library at Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host the Tween book Club at 2 p.m. June 29 in the Junior Home room, 77 Jefferson St.

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

Build a reading fort at T-SPL

As part of the junior summer reading program, Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host Family Reading Fort 5-7 p.m. June 30 in the Frost Kalnow Room, 77 Jefferson St.

Participants are asked to bring blankets or sheets and a flashlight so they can make a family fort to read inside while the library is closed.

Following, families have the opportunity to play games, such as lights out hide and seek.

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

For a list of summer reading events, visit

TCS program committee to meet

Tiffin City Board of Education’s Program Committee is to meet at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday at the Administration Building, 244 S. Monroe St.

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.

NCA board to meet

North Central Academy Board is to meet at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at North Central Ohio Educational Service Center office, 928 W. Market St.

BCA announces meeting dates

Bridges Community Academy, 190 St. Francis Ave., has announced the dates for the regular board meetings for 2017-18.

All meetings are at 6 p.m. at BCA. Dates are Aug. 9, Sept. 13, Oct. 11, Nov. 8, Jan. 10, Feb. 14; March 14, April 11, May 9 and June 13.

School Supplies program accepting applications

First Call for Help of the Tiffin-Seneca United Way, in conjunction with the Tiffin Community YMCA, is now accepting applications for the annual School Supplies program.

The program is for families with limited income who have children in grades K-8 and reside in Seneca County (excluding Fostoria City).

Registration is to be taken by appointment now through June 30.

To schedule an appointment, call (419) 448-4357.

Those that wish to take part in the program are to bring photo ID, proof of income — three months paystubs; social security statements; child support; unemployment; W-2s — and any statements from Job & Family Services.

Applications can be filled out and obtained at First Call for Help, 201 S. Washington St.

Old Fort honors students

OLD FORT — Old Fort High School has announced the students of the quarter for the fourth nine weeks of school.

The students are Aleesha Patterson, Logan Kern, Kailyn Wohlgamuth, Robert Anstead, Tess Hasselbach, Dakota Patterson, Ashtyn Sebetto, Matthew Murphy, Jaime Shiley, Eli Quinter, Amber Sander and Andrew Combs.

Ohio Connections Academy graduates 300 students

COLUMBUS — More than 300 students earned their high school diplomas as members of the Ohio Connections Academy class of 2017 June 10.

Local students earning degrees included Amber Campos of Tiffin and Elyse Harber and Annaliese Keiser of Fostoria.

FFA scholarship awarded to local student

BASCOM — The National FFA Organization awarded a $1,500 America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders scholarship to Kevin Fruth of Hopewell-Loudon High School.

The scholarship is sponsored by Monsanto Fund.

Fruth is planning on pursuing a degree at the University of Toledo.

New scholarship announced

Tiffin Community Foundation has announce the addition of the Gayle A. Kraut Scholarship Fund.

Bill Kraut started the scholarship to honor the memory of his wife, Gayle Kraut, who died March 13, 2016. Gayle, originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, moved to Tiffin in 1988 and worked as a special education teacher at Washington, Krout, Noble, Clinton and Lincoln schools.

The scholarship is to be awarded annually to seniors from Columbian and Calvert high schools who plan to obtain a degree in education. Preference will be given to students planning to become special education teachers.

Recent Columbian or Calvert graduates pursuing a degree in education, can apply through June 31 by contacting the Tiffin Community Foundation at (419) 448-1791.

HU earns grant to aid music program

Heidelberg University is to receive $15,000 to support a new music-artist-in-residence program through a grant by the National Endowment for the Arts, which gave $1.2 million through 19 grants to arts-related organizations in Ohio.

Heidelberg’s program includes the commission of a new choral work. The residency, an exploration of the human voice, is to feature composer Michael John Trotta and vocal ensemble Ekmeles. The composer and vocal ensemble are to present clinics and coaching sessions for music majors, workshops for the community, public school programs, pre-concert community discussions, free evening concerts and the premiere of the new work performed by the Heidelberg Concert Choir, faculty and guest artists.

TU day at Cedar Point scheduled

Tiffin University is to host its annual Tiffin University Day at Cedar Point July 21.

Special TU admission price is $45 per person, plus a $2 handling fee per order. All tickets are subject to availability and no refunds or exchanges are allowed.

All tickets are to be purchased in advance and can be picked up in the Office of Institutional Advancement/Alumni Relations, located inside Friedley Hall, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Orders also can be placed by phone at (419) 448-3282 by July 7.

Terra State to host golf scramble

FREMONT — Terra College Foundation is to host the annual Golf Scramble FORE Student Scholarships starting at 9 a.m. July 28 at Green Hills Golf Course in Clyde.

Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.

A box lunch is to be provided and the awards and hors d’oeurves is to take place at 2:30 p.m.

Teams are $500 with additional levels of sponsorships available.

To register, visit or call (419) 559-2261.

University of Findlay hosts art exhibition

FINDLAY — Kara Scherger of New Riegel and Kacie Pohlman of Fostoria, students at the University of Findlay, recently participated in the 2017 Juried Student Art and Design Exhibition.

Categories included painting, drawing and mixed media, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, design, digital photography, film photography and visual communication.

Marietta College dean’s list

MARIETTA — Alex Anderson of Upper Sandusky has been named to the 2017 spring semester dean’s list at Marietta College.

West Virginia U. dean’s list

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Abrie Smith of Tiffin has been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2017 semester at West Virginia University.

Iowa State dean’s list

AMES, Iowa — Katyann Graham of Fostoria and Rachel Flood of Sycamore were of the 8,700 Iowa State University students recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the 2017 spring semester dean’s list.

Notre Dame

dean’s list

NOTRE DAME, Ind. — Cameron Hunter of Fostoria has been named to the 2017 spring semester dean’s list at the University of Notre Dame.

Dwight Schar College dean’s list

MANSFIELD — Ashley Perry of Tiffin has been named to the 2017 spring semester dean’s list at Dwight Schar College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

EMU dean’s list

YPSILANTI, Mich. — Eastern Michigan University has announced the students who have been named to the spring 2017 semester dean’s list.

Local students who have been named to the list include Clayton Dryfuse, Samantha Gaietto and Mara Luzader, all of Tiffin; Erin Mix of Bloomville; Keifer Walker of Attica; and Makenzie Wentling of Carey.

Youngstown State president’s list

YOUNGSTOWN — Tyler Leibengood of Clyde has been named to the 2017 spring semester president’s list at Youngstown State University.

Student named to honor’s list

TOLEDO — Amber Perry of Tiffin has been named to the 2017 spring semester deans list at the University of Toledo in the College of Nursing.

Carey student presents study

FINDLAY — Lacie Sherman of Carey recently presented a research project and findings during a Senior Capstone Poster Presentation — titled “Drug Abuse and Law Enforcement Study” — at the University of Findlay.

Classmates sought for Lakota reunion

Lakota Area High School Class of 1967 is to have its 50th year class reunion Sept. 15-17.

Current mail/email addresses are needed. Call (419) 722-5421 or email with that information.

Columbian Class of 1961 luncheon

The June luncheon of the 1961 Columbian Class was June 8 at Fort Ball Pizza with 20 classmates and spouses attending. In Susan Young’s absence, Sandy (Sharpe) Nutter conducted the meeting.