Sunday, February 23, 2003


Cadet awarded gold wreath

Cadet Scott Pfirrman has been awarded the gold wreath for the fall semester at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y. To qualify, a cadet must achieve a grade point average greater than 3.0 and excel in the academic, military and physical programs.

The Elder High School graduate is the son of Linda and James Pfirrman of Covedale.

Women's society

Linda Watson, associate professor of botany at Miami University, has been elected to the Society of Women Geographers. Her research focuses on understanding evolutionary patterns and processes in plants using molecular data.

Watson will join other members whose ranks include Jane Goodall, Margaret Mead, Amelia Earhart and Rachel Carson.

Chorale selection

Lori Haskell, a sophomore attending Bowling Green State University, was chosen to perform with the Collegiate Chorale select choral group that toured Europe during the Christmas break.

The Oak Hills High School graduate is the daughter of Carol and Mike Haskell of Bridgetown.

Top teachers

The Greater Cincinnati Consortium of Colleges and Universities honored faculty selected as outstanding teachers at the "Celebration of Teaching" luncheon.

The 2002 honorees were: Tony Batchelor of the Art Academy of Cincinnati; the Rev. Frank Voellmecke of the Athenaeum of Ohio; Sue Hamann of Chatfield College; Thomas Hatcher of Cincinnati Bible College & Seminary; Diane Stump and Carolyn Hatton of Cincinnati State Technical & Community College; Jack Hettinger of the College of Mount St. Joseph; David Palmer of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion; Kay Snavely of Miami University; Robert Speckert and Diane Delisio of Miami Hamilton and Miami University Middletown; John Alberti of Northern Kentucky University; Michele McCarren of Southern State Community College; Ron Mielech of Thomas More College; Jane Alden Stevens and Angelene Jamison-Hall of the University of Cincinnati; Jim FitzSimmons of Wilmington College; and Priscilla O'Clock of Xavier University.

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

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