Sunday, January 12, 2003


Teacher wins national honor

Seven Hills Upper School chemistry teacher, Linda Ford is the national winner of the 2003 James Bryant Conant Award in High School Chemistry Teaching, the highest honor awarded to a high school teacher by the American Chemical Society.

The award consists of $5,000 and certificates for Mrs. Ford and for Seven Hills.

The Clifton resident will receive the award in March at the American Chemical Society national conference in New Orleans, where she will also address the society's division of chemical education.

Athletic award

Rich Craig, the athletic director at Northwest High School from Springfield Township, received the Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity Award from the Ohio Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association in Columbus.

Golden Key

Timothy Paff, of Loveland, has accepted membership in Golden Key International Honour Society, an academic honors organization that provides academic recognition, leadership opportunities, community service, career networking and scholarships.

The Archbishop Moeller High School graduate attends the University of Dayton.

Parajon scholar

Noriko Chong, a freshman at Denison University, Granville, Ohio, has received a Parajon Scholarship, a renewable, half-tuition scholarship for highly qualified students of Asian, Hispanic and/or American Indian heritage.

The Mother of Mercy High School graduate is the daughter of Michiko and Eugene Chong of Monfort Heights.

Basic graduates

The following privates have graduated Army basic combat training at Fort Knox, Ky.:

Nicholas Mentrup, a graduate of William Mason High School and son of Donna Mentrup of Mason; Chad Reynolds, the son of Clyde Reynolds of Delhi Township; Stephen McKenzie, graduate of Lockland High School and son of Karen and William Hasty of Reading; Robert Woolwine, Lakota High School graduate and son of Carolee Woolwine of West Chester Township; and Ellory Bockting, the son of Donna Rae of Westwood.

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

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