Saturday, December 28, 2002

Congrats



Otero honored

Sara Otero, a freshman biology major, has been admitted into the Hershey Foods Honors Program at Elizabethtown College, Pa. Qualifying students are eligible for merit-based scholarships and awarded a stipend for professional development, research or travel-related study.

The Walnut Hills High School graduate is the daughter of Deborah and Daniel Otero of North Avondale.

Top volunteers

The Christ Hospital Auxiliary has awarded $1,000 scholarships to:

Jenetta Thomas, a volunteer since 2001 who has worked on the family unit of the hospital 37.7 hours. She attended Hughes Center and is a freshman nursing student at Northern Kentucky University

Chad Ruschman, a graduate of Highlands High School, who has volunteered 178.5 hours since 1998. He is majoring in pre-pharmacy at the University of Kentucky.

Scholarships are awarded to a student dependent of an associate, and to a junior volunteer who has donated at least 100 hours by the senior year in high school.

Selmeyer gets grant

Kenneth (Bobby) Selmeyer Jr. has earned a $1,000 scholarship from the TriState Tooling and Machining Association. The graduate of the Colerain Career Tech Center is the son of Kathryn and Kenneth Selmeyer Sr. of Monfort Heights.

Northwest wins award

Northwest High School is the recipient of the 2001-2002 Harold A. Meyer Award for Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity. The award, recognizing the efforts of the Northwest community, honors athletes, coaches, student-athlete leadership groups, parents, students, support groups and administrators at the school.

Teacher of year

Patty Scrudato, fourth-grade teacher at East Elementary School in Fairfield Township, was named Wal-Mart's "Teacher of the Year" from Fairfield.

The school was awarded $500 in her name, which was used for landscaping.

Call: 755-4165. Fax: 755-4150. Mail: Congrats, The Cincinnati Enquirer, 7700 Service Center Drive, West Chester, OH 45069.



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