Sunday announcements, April 29

Girl Scout volunteers recognized

MACEDONIA – Girl Scouts of North East Ohio recognized 87 of its 11,000 adult members at an award ceremony April 21.

Crystal Duffy, of Tiffin, was recognized, and earned an Appreciation Pin.

Each spring, GSNEO honors adults who were nominated by their peers with a special ceremony. During the event, volunteers receive honors from Girl Scouts of the USA and local council for their individual years of service and ongoing commitment to building girls of courage, confidence and character.

MCL announces new fiction titles

SYCAMORE – Mohawk Community Library has announced new adult fiction titles into their circulation.

Titles include “Welcome to Moonlight Harbor” by Sheila Roberts, “Dead Girl Running” by Christina Dodd, “The Designs of Lord Randolph Cavanaugh” by Stephanie Laurens, “Twisted Prey” by John Sandford, “Shattered Mirror” by Iris Johansen and “Total Bravery” by Piper J. Drake.

TU to present ‘Dragon Talk’

Tiffin University is to present a Dragon Talk Thursday, featuring Donna Graves, co-founder, CEO and president of NCompass International.

The new event, Dragon Talk at TU, is similar to a “TED Talk.” The event is to take place at 8 a.m. in Osceola Theatre, inside the Gillmor Student Center.

Graves is to present “Innovative Marketing with a Twist of Experiential.”

Graves is a marketing professional with global award winning brand activation experience with fortune 500 companies. NCompass International creates wow moments that inspire connections between people and brands around the globe.

Coffee, tea and breakfast rolls are to be provided.

TU elects new board members

Tiffin University Alumnus Donald Hampton Jr. and Richard Helton have been elected to TU’s Board of Trustees.

Hampton has been a division general manager, a corporate officer level operations vice president and a multi-plant director of manufacturing. He has deliverer more than two decades of global profit-and-loss leadership leveraging Six Sigma, Kanban, JIT, Pull Systems and synchronous manufacturing strategies for companies such as Honeywell International/Allied Signal, Maxion Wheels/Hayes Lemmerz and Rea Magnet Wire Co. He is president of Faurecia Interior Systems North America, where he is responsible for all aspects of a $1.7 billion enterprise.

Helton has served 47 years in public education, including 11 years as president of Vincennes University prior to his retirement in 2015. He also has served an 18-month term as interim president of Wittenberg University.

‘Berg students present projects

There were 19 Heidelberg University students who presented their capstone projects April 24-26.

Local students who presented their research included Payge Smith, of Tiffin, with “Bracketology: A Science or a Gamble?” and Kory Wise, of Tiffin, with “Ideological State Apparatuses in Dystopian Novels.”

Honor society inducts students

BATON ROUGE, La. – Trevor Hickle and Ryan Strausbaugh, both of Tiffin, have been initiated into the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.

Hickle and Strausbaugh were initiated through The University of Toledo.

Tiffin native presents research

DELAWARE – Erika Shultz of Tiffin presented original research at Ohio Wesleyan University’s 2018 Student Symposium.

Shultz presented “Taking Control: Maintaining Goals in the Counting Stroop.”

Resident selected for theatre student

BOWLING GREEN – Shayla Thomas of Tiffin has been selected as Bowling Green State University’s “Outstanding Senior in Theatre,” and received $100 for her academic work in the theatre department.

Clyde native among scholars

ASHLAND – Keagan Frey of Clyde was one of 10 Emerson Scholars from Ashland University’s Dauch College of Business and Economics to receive recognition and a scholarship at the Emersion Scholar Awards luncheon held on the Ashland University campus.

Bradner native to perform in concert

ANGOLA, Ind. – Ivy Rubel of Bradner is to perform percussion with Trine University wind ensemble in its presentation of “An Afternoon on Broadway” at its spring concert.

Students particpate in campus ministry

UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS – Nearly 40 John Carroll University students participated in the Campus Ministry Immersion Experience program during the 2018 spring break.

Students travel to domestic and international locations, where they are exposed to issues of poverty and injustice while experiencing unique cultures and environments.

Local students who participated include Emily Weaver and Elizabeth Weaver of Carey.

Columbian to recognize students

Columbian High School 2018 Recognition Program is to take place at 7 p .m. May 10 at the school, 300 S. Monroe St.

There are to be special recognition and awards presented to students.

Scholarship winner announced

North Central Ohio Educational Service Center presented Gretta Kissell with the Franklin B. Walter All Scholastic Award.

Kissell is a student from Old Fort High School.

NCOESC to present ‘7 Habits’ program

North Central Ohio Educational Service Center is to host the program “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. May 9-10 at NCOESC Tiffin campus, 928 W. Market St.

Cost is $300 per participant.

Cost includes attendance to the two-day workshops and signature series course materials. Lunch is not provided.

Sentinel to host senior SkillsUSA students

Sentinel Career and Technology Center is to host the first annual “Job-Read Day One” meet-and-greet 9-10:30 a.m. at the Sentinel campus, 793 E. TR 201,

There will be an opportunity to listen to a panel of Sentinel seniors share experiences while at Sentinel and discuss their plans following high school.

To RSVP, call (419) 448-1212, ext. 3003 or email by Tuesday.

NCA to host learning event

North Central Academy is to host a Lunch and Learning event noon-1 p.m. Friday at North Central Ohio Educational Service Center, 928 W. Market St.

Lunch is to be provided.

Register by Monday at (419) 447-2927.