Holidays, Schools

Award Winning Gingerbread Enhanced With Candy Canes

3 Dec , 2017  

It took them a week and a half but the talents of three Mansfield Senior High culinary arts students produced an award-winning gingerbread house at the recent IX Christmas Connection in Cleveland.

Juniors Le’Daeja Lindsay, Gina King and Deajah Haney earned second place among approximately 18 entries at the IX Center – and a $300 check for the culinary arts program. More…

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Destination Mansfield, Little Buckeye Win RUBY Awards

16 Nov , 2017  

Destination Mansfield – Richland County staff members attended the Ohio Conference on Travel in Akron, October 30-November 2. They joined approximately 250 other travel industry leaders to discuss travel trends and opportunities, as well as to hear from national experts. Also attending were the Little Buckeye Children’s Museum and Malabar Farm State Park.  More…

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Schools

Mansfield School One Of Four Statewide Named As High Performing School Of Honor

15 Nov , 2017  

Ohio is recognizing 12 schools today for maintaining high academic achievement among their students, including many from economically disadvantaged circumstances that can make learning difficult. The Ohio Department of Education named two Schools of Promise, four High Performing Schools of Honor and nine High Progress Schools of Honor. Each program has its own criteria. Two schools received more than one award.

Included among the four High Performing Schools of Honor was Mansfield’s Spanish Immersion School. More…

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Nominate A Great Ohioan

12 Nov , 2017  

In 2003, the Capitol Square Foundation launched the Great Ohioan Award to commemorate the significant role of Ohioans in an event or series of events of lasting significance in World, American or Ohio history. The foundation’s first honoree for this award was a group of individuals which commemorated Ohio’s role in the birth and development of aviation: the Wright Brothers, John Glenn and Neil Armstrong. More…

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Nominations Open For Governor’s Awards For The Arts

18 Oct , 2017  

The Governor’s Awards for the Arts in Ohio is a statewide program that showcases and celebrates Ohio artists, arts organizations, arts patrons, and business support of the arts. The public is invited to nominate individuals and organizations in seven awards categories. A selection committee, made up of Ohio Arts Council board members and three individuals selected by Ohio Citizens for the Arts, chooses the winners. The program is presented by the Ohio Arts Council and the Ohio Citizens for the Arts Foundation. More…

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Mansfield Judge Recognized With Statewide Award

13 Oct , 2017  

The Ohio Domestic Violence Network held their Annual Community Awareness Event at the Ohio State House last week where they recognized Mansfield Municipal Court Judge Jerry Ault with the Croucher Family Award for Outstanding Leadership. The gathering is designed to increase public awareness of the frequency of domestic violence fatalities and highlight best practices around domestic violence prevention, awareness and education. More…

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Chief Harper To Be Inducted Into Civil Rights Hall Of Fame

24 Sep , 2017  

Former Mansfield Police Chief Lawrence Harper, who passed away last year, will be among those honored by induction into the Ohio Civil Rights Hall of Fame, the Ohio Civil Rights Commission has announced.

The ceremony will take place on October 5 in the Ohio Statehouse Atrium. Harper is one of four inductees, the other being Lieutenant Colonel Gilbert H. Jones, the Marching Mothers and Children of the 1954 Hillsboro Fight for Integration, and Moses Fleetwood Walker. More…

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Kastelic Named 2017 Outstanding Richland County Senior Citizen

6 Sep , 2017  

Each year, the Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging honors senior citizens who are making a difference in their communities and present a positive image of aging.

There is one award recipient for each county in the Agency’s service area (Ashland, Crawford, Huron, Knox, Marion, Morrow, Richland, Seneca, and Wyandot.) More…

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards Nominations Sought

6 Sep , 2017  

Nominations continue to be accepted for awards honoring Ohioans who carry on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s death.

Awards honoring such individuals and organizations will be given at the 2018 Ohio Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Celebration, scheduled for Jan. 11, 2018, at Trinity Episcopal Church in downtown Columbus. The theme of the commemorative celebration is MLK50: Legacy of Love in Pursuit of Justice. More…

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Outstanding Senior, Community Service Award Nominations Sought

29 Apr , 2017  

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc. (AAA) is currently accepting nominations for the Outstanding Senior Citizen and Community Service Awards. The deadline for nominations is Thursday, May 17, 2017. Award recipients will be honored with a special Awards Ceremony at the Area Agency on Aging at Hawkins Corner. More…

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Schools

Mid-Ohio ESC Earns “High Performing ESC” Designation

2 Dec , 2016  

Mid-Ohio ESC was recently named a “High Performing ESC” by the Ohio Department of Education.  This is the first year of the prestigious designation.

To earn the award, Mid-Ohio ESC demonstrated a savings of 21.4 percent for its 16 client districts in the areas of Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, School Psychology and Speech and Language Pathology services, as well as Executive Search services.

Across the state, ESCs reported more than $54 million in savings submitted to ODE.  More…

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Mansfielder Receives Ohio Northern Award

11 Nov , 2016  

Jeff Gillson of Mansfield received the Outstanding Service Award from Ohio Northern University’s James F. Dicke College of Business Administration during a recent Homecoming ceremony on campus. The award honors individuals who have provided sustained and outstanding service to the college and the University. More…