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December 3, 2012
The Advertiser-Tribune

TMS presents National Geographic Geography Bee

Tiffin Middle School National Geographic Geography Bee is at 7 p.m Tuesday in the TMS cafetorium.

TMS student body participated in preliminary rounds in November to determine the top 10 finalists. The TMS winner is to compete at the state level. State winners go to a national competition with Alex Trebek in May.

TMS students of the month

Tiffin Middle School students of the month for October include Devanshi Bhavsar, Amber Moore, Hannah Cooper, Drew Reinbolt, Shelby Ball, Jimmy Ratliff, Paul Phillips, Niki Cole, Erin Bhagat, Katelyn Cummings, Jenna Fawcett, and Madison Zimmerman.

Christmas concert at St. Wendelin

FOSTORIA - St. Wendelin Catholic School band is to perform classic Christmas songs during a free concert at 3:30 p.m. Dec. 9 in the north gym at St. Wendelin Catholic School.

Marine biologist speaks in Fostoria

FOSTORIA - In conjunction with the STEMM speaker series, Gwynne Rife, professor of biological sciences and education chair at the University of Findlay, spoke to students in Jackie Smith's Intro to STEMM class Nov. 28.

Rife presented "What is Marine Science?" and what careers are available in marine science.

Toledo school receives funds

As part of her professional development, St. Wendelin Catholic School Intervention Specialist Jane Bowerman observed five autism schools in Toledo and northwest Ohio. She and her husband, Ron, presented a $15,000 check to Autism Model School Nov. 26 on behalf of the Vintage Car Rally Association.

VCRA came through Findlay in June 2012. Members are supporters of autism programs, using the slogan "Fighting 'Autism' One Mile at a Time."

Child care courses being offered

FINDLAY - The Marilyn and Gordon Macklin Intergenerational Institute will be offering a professional development in-service on "Common Childhood Illness" for child care providers 6-9 p.m. Thursday in the Hub at Birchaven Village, 15100 Birchaven Lane, Findlay.

Cost for the refresher course is $30, and $40 for the entire course. Fees are due at registration.

Help T.U. fight breast cancer

Dec. 19, the Lady Dragons are to participate in a Free-Throw-A-Thon to raise money for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund, a initiative to honor the cancer battle of North Carolina State women's basketball team coach Kay Yow. The team and players are looking for sponsors to make a donation per free throw made.

Each player will be shooting 100 free throws, and sponsors are to donate a set amount for each one a player makes.

Money raised from the Free-Throw-A-Thon will be in conjunction with the Lady Dragons Pink Wave game, played Feb. 16 against Walsh at Tiffin University's Gillmor Student Center.

For information, call Jim Bell at (419) 448-3503 or e-mail him at

Terra State board to meet

FREMONT - Terra State Community College Board of Trustees agenda will begin at 5 p.m. Dec. 5.

There will be a work session and dinner available and the public session will begin at 6 p.m.

Terra student group to host book fair

FREMONT - Officers of the Terra Association of Future Teachers are to host a Scholastic Book Fair 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday through Thursday in Building A, room 103.

There is to be a selection of books for children and adults in additon to pens and other accessories in time for the holidays.

For more information, call Stacey Pistorova at (419) 559-2216.

Bloomville native makes dean's list

Jacob C. Frankart, of Bloomville, has made the dean's List for the October 2012 session from the University of Northwestern Ohio in the College of Applied Technologies.

Native to perform in Christmas concert

Ryan Wood, a 2010 graduate of Hopewell-Loudon High School, is performing in the University of Findlay's Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble Christmas Concert.

Wood is the son of Roger and Charlene Wood of Tiffin, and a senior animal science and pre-veterinary medicine major.

Universities join in graduate program

Heidelberg and Bowling Green universities are partnering on a graduate accounting degree program. Heidelberg students who have received an undergraduate accounting degree and want continue their education are eligible to apply for the Berg-Falcon Master of Accountancy Scholarship program.

The program is to provide students flexibility in their careers, opportunities for being assinged greater responsibility and a faster track to promotions and higher compensation.



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