Regional Roundup: Rotary recognizes Ruehl’s contribution

March 20, 2010

LIMA — The Rotary Foundation has recognized Robert “Bob” G. Ruehl as a major donor in recognition of his substantial financial contribution toward international understanding and peace.

Ruehl is among a select group of dedicated humanitarians who have committed themselves to changing the lives of children, young people and adults through a legacy of hope. Ruehl was awarded a diamond circle pin and a major donor crystal engraved with doves bearing olive branches.

ONU student named to pharmacy council

ADA — Ashley Overy, an Ohio Northern University pharmacy major from Grafton, has been appointed as the national student representative to serve on the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists’ Council on Pharmacy Management for the 2010-11 academic year. The council focuses on policies related to the process of leading and directing the  pharmacy department in hospitals and health systems. Selection for this position was competitive.

Bath fifth-graders quality for state science fair

LIMA — The fifth-grade team of Abby Cosart, Jenna Davis and Sofia Snyder recently competed in the District Science Fair at Ohio Northern University. Their project, “Reducing Blood Clots in the Lower Leg,” received a superior rating and two awards.

This Bath Middle School team received the Soroptimist Outstanding Achievement in Science Award as well as the District Science Day Award for outstanding project in the field of medicine and health from Ohio Northern University.

The team moves on to the state science fair May 8 in Columbus. This is the first time a fifth/sixth grade project has advanced to the state competition.