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Students attend conference


SAN ANTONIO, Texas — More than 7,000 Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) members, advisers, alumni and guests from across the country gathered in San Antonio for the 2014 National Leadership Conference.


The conference is based on the student-originated theme “SOAR.” Ryan Hines, a senior and Taylor Edington, a junior at Newton High School, were among the members and took part in S.T.A.R. event competitions at the conference. Zara Zeller, a sophomore, also accompanied the group as a regional officer for the state of Ohio.


FCCLA offers more than 30 Family and Consumer Sciences related events, also known as S.T.A.R. (Students Taking Action with Recognition) events. These events include Culinary Arts, Knowledge Bowl, Career Investigation and Fashion Construction to name a few. Members compete at the district, state and national level.


This year, Ryan Hines and Taylor Edington were among over 4,200 S.T.A.R. event participants who competed this week in San Antonio. This is the largest number of competitors at any National S.T.A.R. events competition. The two competed in the Interpersonal Communication. Their project focused on skills and communication techniques they developed and used to strengthen communication with the student body of our school on the issue of bullying. They received a gold medal in the event.


Beautification winners named


TROY — The Troy City Beautification Committee has named July winners. They include:


• Green Thumb awards:


630 Sherwood Drive — Stan and Jane Kriesberg


947 N. Market St. — Living Word Fellowship


1010 Mayfield Drive — Jennifer and Dan Littlejohn


286 S. Dorset Road — Dr. and Mrs. Warren Kaebnick


1301 Wright Circle — Gene and Cindy Pack


428 Drury Lane — Meghan and Tyler Bertke


Heather Park — 88 Heather Road — Brown and Co. & Jenny and Gordon Dohner


2740 Huntington Drive — Schieltz Residence


60 Colony Park Drive — Yvonne Becker


1090 Fairfield Road — Judy Trissell.


Edison to host re-enrollment event


PIQUA — Edison Community College will host a special re-enrollment event from 1-7 p.m. July 29 in the West Hall of the Piqua campus. It will feature a one-stop registration opportunity for students who were once enrolled at Edison.


This event is geared toward students who started pursuing an education from Edison, but stopped attending before completing their degree. Returning students attending the event will be able to register for upcoming fall semester classes, design a personalized educational plan, meet with an adviser to discuss career and academic goals and enjoy lunch on Edison.


For more information about the registration process at Edison Community College, visit http://www.edisonohio.edu/admissions> or speak to a resource specialist at 778-8600.


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