Monday, May 12, 2003

Congrats



Students attend D.C. conference

Nada Haq of Ursuline Academy and Brittany Hill of Indian Hill High School were selected to attend the National Young Leaders Conference in Washington D.C. The theme of the conference was "The Leaders of Tomorrow Meeting the Leaders of Today."

They interacted with elected officials, political appointees and newsmakers from the three branches of government, the media and the international community.

Master's degree

Pamela Rogers will receive a master's degree in business education with a major in human resources this week from Xavier University.

The daughter of Altra Rogers of Cumminsville is a graduate of Walnut Hills High School and the University of Cincinnati.

English educator

Miami University professor Don Daiker was chosen the 2003 Outstanding College English Educator by the Ohio Council of Teachers of English Language Arts.

Daiker has taught in Miami's English Department since 1964 and is the founding director of Miami's Center for the Study of Writing and of its first-in-the-nation Portfolio Assessment Writing Program for entering students. In 1994 he used a sabbatical leave to teach full time at Princeton High School.

Fire heroism

Vince Sunderhaus Cincinnati Fire Fighters Union Local 48 member and fire apparatus operator, received the Syrian Shrine Fire Fighter Award for Heroism for his actions at a July fire in Walnut Hills. This is the first time a Cincinnati Fire Fighter has been presented with the Award for Heroism.

Scouting honor

Dennis J. Sullivan Jr., retired Chief Financial Officer of Cincinnati Bell, has been recognized by the Dan Beard Council, Boy Scouts of America with the National Distinguished Eagle Scout Award. The award is granted to Eagle Scouts, who after 25 years have distinguished themselves in their life's work by contributions they have made within their community.

Sullivan, of East Walnut Hills, is only the fourth Distinguished Eagle recipient from the Greater Cincinnati area.

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