Tuesday, January 28, 2003


Jobs graduates elected to offices

The following were elected to Jobs For Cincinnati Graduates' state representative and city-wide offices: From Princeton High School: Maurice Bryant, state representative; Cassandra Harris, vice president of leadership development; and Ashley Myrick, coordinator of civic affairs. From Winton Woods High School: Caldwell Wright, secretary; Uzoma Okwumo, coordinator of social affairs; and Khadijah Madyun, coordinator of career preparation. From North College Hill High School: Deasa Merritt, president.

Vocal winner

Kim Wilburn, a senior at McNicholas High School, has been awarded a vocal scholarship from the Forest-Aires Women's Chorus. She will receive private voice lessons and will have a solo performance at Forest-Aires' "Encore! 2003" show in April.

Middfest credit

The following people and organizations were presented Middletown's Middfest International Recognition Awards:

Courtney Combs, Butler County commissioner and Middfest board member, who was instrumental in obtaining Butler County funding for the event. Sharon Williamson, for her consistent support as a writer, fund raiser, actress and marketing chair of the performance series in 2002. Marmee Dell, a volunteer with many duties throughout the years, for assisting with the Shabby Chic Rummage Sale in 2002. Norman Sampson, Middfest's "how-to-do-it guy," who serves as co-chair of the staging committee. Dick Eichinger, volunteer coordinator and development chair, who works with the staging committee to make plans become reality. Tom Welch, a volunteer since 1987, who has taken on the task of cataloging Middfest photos. Lebanon Correctional Institution, represented by Sharon James and I.D. Holton, for their assistance in construction of much-needed display pieces. Alpine Press, for their response to every request for last-minute print and copy jobs.

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