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Minerva students win Safe Communities Teen ROADeo title

The Minerva teen ROADeo team captured the traveling trophy at the Safe Communities Carroll County Teen ROADeo competition held recently at Lake Mohawk. The winning team, comprised of Alex Kimble, Sara Hoopes, Anthony Vasilliu, Shane Walters, Connor Fritz and Trey Carl, is shown above.

Safe Communities Carroll County held the 3rd Annual Teen ROADeo in Carroll County Sept. 27 at Lake Mohawk’s Main Beach Clubhouse in Malvern.

The purpose of the event is for young drivers to have a positive interaction with law enforcement and become more safety conscious behind the wheel and better drivers.

Buckeye Career Center, along with Carrollton, Conotton Valley, Malvern and Minerva high schools each put a team of five to six students together to participate and compete in the fun and educational event.

The morning consisted of the students completing a 100 question multiple-choice test. The exam assessed the knowledge of how well young drivers know the rules and laws of the road. Winners of the test included: Josh Breedlove, Buckeye Career Center, first place, winning $100; Tre Leggett, Carrollton, second place, $75 Speedway gas card; Jake Wise, Malvern, third place, Speedway $50 gas card; and Austin Haney, Buckeye Career Center, fourth place, $25 Speedway gas card.

Alumni Foundation hands out 23 classroom grants

The Carrollton Schools Alumni Foundation has awarded a total of 23 Classroom grants totaling $4,162.24.

The grants were made for the 2017-18 school year upon requests submitted by teachers in the Carrollton Exempted Village School District and included five elementary, two kindergarten, one pre-kindergarten, eight middle school and seven high school.

Since 2003, the Foundation has awarded a total of $62,899.52 in Classroom grants, according to John Davis, Foundation treasurer.

The 2017-18 Alumni grants include the following, listed by school, teacher(s) requests, grade and project title:

CHS play set Nov. 10, 11

The Importance of Being Ernest, described as “a trivial comedy for serious people”, will be presented at 7 p.m. this Friday and Saturday, Nov. 10 and 11, at the Bell-Herron Middle School.

Tickets are $8 at the door. Presale tickets $5 and may be purchased until this Thursday by calling Mindy Domer at 330-627-8228 or emailing Alzana Nuzzolillo at Presale tickets may also be obtained in room 101 at CHS.

Presented by the CHS Speech and Drama Department, the cast includes Robert Husted as Jack Worthing, Alan Domer as Algernon Moncrieff, Celia Meek as Lady Bracknell, Sarah Wilsford as Gwyendolyn Fairfax, Olivia Kienzle as Cecily Cardew, Bailey McKarns as Miss Prism, Jared DeGarmo as Reverend Chasuble, Zach Parsons as Lane and Grace Barnhart as Merriman.

Rocket band members selected to play in college honors group

Three Conotton Valley High School instrumentalists have been selected to play in two university honors bands.

Emily Siegel and Samantha Myer, a flute and clarinet player, respectively, have been selected to play in the Capital University Honors Band Nov. 17 and 18 at Capital University in Columbus.

Both freshmen at Conotton Valley High School, Emily is a daughter of Adam and Jean Siedel and Samantha’s parents are Gary and Sarah Myer.

Both were selected for the two-day clinic by director nomination, according to CV Band Director Jonathon Stuck.

Kylie Ferguson, a freshman saxophone player in the CV band, was also selected for the Muskingum University YouthFest Honors Band Nov. 11 and 12, Stuck said.

Bonnie Little appointed to fill vacant BOE seat

Bonnie Little of 3035 Arrow Rd. NW, Carrollton, a former board member, has been appointed to fill the unexpired term of Eric Roberts which ends Dec. 31, 2017, on the Carrollton Board of Education. The appointment was made at a special meeting of the school board Oct. 20 attended by Rose Seck, Helen Skinner and Michael Pozderac. Roberts resigned at the October Board of Education meeting due to personal reasons.

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