The Kids of Character, Xenia High School Vocal Ensemble, and "The Kids Hope USA" Mentors from Shawnee were all recognized at Monday night's board meeting with Pride Certificates. Ron Diver and Mark Ewing from the SW Region of Ohio School Board Association (OSBA) presented the Board of Education with the Gold level Effective School Board award. 31 out of 159 districts received this award.
Kids of Character are Marley Steele (Preschool), Kaleb Martin (Arrowood), E'Maryi Cosby (Cox), Stevie Kleman (McKinley), Sidney Guyton (Shawnee), Hayley Harr (Tecumseh), Mya Dyamond (Warner), Josh Goodrun-Green (XHS).
Xenia High School Vocal Ensemble Members are: Micah Adams, Heidi Alex, Carlos Anderson, Julia Beeker, Tori Brown, Kyra Butler, Madeline Calhoun, Rikky Campbell, Davion Clemons, Cameron Cramer, Marah Croley, Kaili Deck, Joseph Dunlap, Lydia Dye, Mariel Elleman, Sophia Ensey, Gabriel Gonzales, Josh Goodrum-Green, Nathan Hardy, Sharon Henry, Megan Hill, Aaliyah Howdyshell, Jessee Hughes, Samuel Johnson, Kathleen Kelly, Christopher Koehler, Grace McClelland, Iris McFall, Kolby Mueller, Emma Myers, Dana Naas, Miah Qumsieh, Austin Rogers, Benjamin Weaver, Morgan Wickline, Timothy Wilson, Alexis Woolwine, and director Eric Neuenschwander.
The Kids Hope U.S.A. mentors are: Paul Blend, Sarah Blosser, David Coleman, Gary Dice, Jan Dice, Keith Dickman, Emily Exman, Connie Hoyland, Katrina McWilliams, Janice Meredith, Lee Monroe, Jeff O'Guin, Caleb Rowe, Mark Scholz, Patricia Tillou, Carol VanDeventer, Mike VanDeventer, Linda Wendling, Carol Withee, and leader Paula Linsenbigler.