Modern Woodmen fundraiser for Buckeye Council Boy Scouts of America
Modern Woodmen of America members in Mansfield and surrounding areas helped raise money for Buckeye Council Boys Scouts of America on Sept. 15.
The event, which was a Sporting Clays tournament, raised over $21,000. This includes $2,500 from Modern Woodmen matched by Modern Woodmen through the organization’s Matching Fund Program. The funds will be used to support Scouting in the Ashland, Crawford, Marion, Morrow, Richland and Wyandot counties and throughout the Buckeye Council.
The Matching Fund Program offers Modern Woodmen members nationwide the chance to show their support for a community cause, organization or individual in need through fundraisers. The fundraising projects contribute more than $10 million to community needs across the country each year.
For more information or to get involved, contact Lauren Brown at 419-775-5272 or email@example.com.
Richland Academy of the Arts adds five music instructors
In an effort to expand programs and offer more arts opportunities to the community, Richland Academy of the Arts hired five new instructors to its team. Private music lessons are available for a variety of instruments.
New team members are: Patrick Clinage, voice; Dr. Karen Griebling, violin and viola; Maria Prentice, Suzuki Method, piano and cello; Nate Sunderland, percussion, drum set, snare and marimba; and Lori Turner, voice.
For more information on registering for classes or lessons, call Richland Academy at 419-522-8224 or visit richlandacademy.com.
Local students earn scholarships at Baldwin Wallace University
BEREA — Two students from the Richland County area were among over 600 first-year students welcomed to the Baldwin Wallace University campus this fall who earned more than $11 million in scholarships for their outstanding high school achievements. Haylee Baker of Shelby and Kelsey McCoy of Plymouth each earned a $21,000 President's Scholarship.
BW's merit scholarships are awarded to full-time students and are renewable up to four years with good academic and social standing.
Myers awarded Ohio State scholarship
Cory Myers of Shelby has been selected to receive the Jo and Warren Weiler Scholarship Fund in Agricultural Education from the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership (ACEL) at The Ohio State University. Myers is an agriscience education major.
Students in ACEL were awarded more than $75,000 from funds provided through generous donations of faculty, alumni and friends of the Department. Recipients were selected because of their dedication to the industry, involvement in the department and academic achievement.
The agriscience education major at Ohio State prepares students to acquire a license to teach agricultural science in secondary high schools in Ohio and across the country, with training in agricultural science, educational psychology, instructional methods, and youth development.
For more information on the agriscience education major, visit acel.osu.edu or call 614-247-6358.
Abraxas receives Richland County Foundation TAP grants
The Richland County Foundation awarded educational program grants for the upcoming school year to teachers across Richland County for their creative or supplemental programs not covered by school funding. The Teacher Assistance Program (TAP) Grants are awarded to individual classroom teachers or small teams of classroom teachers. The maximum grant amount is $1,500.
This year, three Abraxas teachers received TAP Grants:● $1,497.22 Intervention Supplies - Kimberly Hall● $1,125 Life Skills That Make A Difference - Julie Pfeifer● $1,497.57 Art Heals: The Circle of Courage - Virginia Young
Private Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) Programs include the Abraxas School east of Shelby and FIRST School, located west of Lucas.
Modern square dance lessons to begin Thursday
Starting Thursday 7-9 p.m., singles, couples and families can join the Johnny Appleseed Squares to begin the first of 10 mainstream modern square dance lessons being hosted in the Fellowship Hall at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 525 W. Cook Road in Mansfield.
For details, go to appleseedsquares.com.
This article originally appeared on Mansfield News Journal: Modern Woodmen aid Boy Scouts, Richland Academy hires new staff