Education Digest


Xenia Daily Gazette



Ashland student employee

ASHLAND — The following students are employees of Recreational Services at Ashland University. Patrick Mikal of Dayton. Mikal is majoring in political science. He is the son of Keenan and Patty Mikal of Dayton. Mikal is a 2014 graduate of Carroll High School.

Recreational Services employees work at the Ashland University Rec Center to assist with the intramural program, sports clubs, group exercise classes, aquatics, personal training, outdoor pursuits, and summer camps. The recreational facility also includes a running track, golf simulator, game room, racquetball courts, tennis and basketball courts, and a climbing wall.

Nenonene on stage

BEREA — Mawusi Nenonene of Beavercreek was among a group of student choreographers and dancers who produced Baldwin Wallace University’s “fyoo zh en ‘17: Liars in Fur Coats” this spring. Directed by dance professor Sara Whale, this year’s “fyoo zh en” dance concert paired choreographers from BW’s dance program with composer and BW alumnus Sean Ellis Hussey.

The “fyoo zh en” dance concert is one of many performance opportunities offered through the BW Department of Theatre and Dance.

Agriculture scholarships available

GREENE COUNTY — Greene County Farm Forum will award up to $5,000 in scholarships to current year graduating students or college freshmen pursuing higher education in a field related to agriculture. Those applying must be a resident of Greene County or have attended Greene County schools.

Applications are due April 20 and for an application email scholarship chair Jim Byrd for Greene County Farm Forum at: byrdhouse9@sbcglobal.net or call him at 937-429-1805. Over the past eight years Greene County Farm Forum has awarded over $14,600 to deserving recipients studying programs in agriculture.

Farm Bureau offers scholarships

GREENE COUNTY — Greene County Farm Bureau will award up to two $1,500 scholarships to deserving residents of Greene County who are a high school senior or college student pursuing an undergraduate degree. Those applying must be under the age of 25 at the time of application and preference will be given to those pursuing a degree an agriculture related field of study.

Applicants must be an active Greene County Farm Bureau member or have a parent, grandparent or guardian who is a Greene County Farm Bureau member. Application deadline is April 15, 2017 as explained in the application. To obtain an application contact the Greene County Farm Bureau Office at 937-382-6719 or log on to the website at http://greene@ofbf.org to download a copy. The office mailing address is Greene County Farm Bureau, P.O. Box 906, Wilmington Ohio 45177-0906.

Xenia Daily Gazette

Greene County News report compiled by Merrilee Embs.

Greene County News report compiled by Merrilee Embs.