Area students excel in higher education
Angela Stinson, Ocala, Doctor of Education, Educational Leadership, University of the Cumberlands
Nathaniel Graves, Belleview, University of Southern New Hampshire
Jimi Rucker, Ocala, University of Southern New Hampshire
Jessica Chambers, Ocala, University of Southern New Hampshire
Helen Cowart, Ocala, University of Southern New Hampshire
Gregory Aylward, Ocala, University of Southern New Hampshire
Faith Murphy, Ocala, University of Southern New Hampshire
Kaylee Mandrell Oxford, University of Southern New Hampshire
Karen Mottl, Silver Springs, University of Southern New Hampshire
Meals in complete safety:2 ace inspections of Ocala-area restaurants, 7 fail with high-priority violations
Where the locals eat: In southwest Ocala:The Golden Spoon Diner quickly found its audience
Read all about it:Mary Sue Rich Community Center Library will be called Sankofa
T’Airra Lane, Ocala, Valdosta State University
Belinda Wilson, Ocala, University of Southern New Hampshire
Alexeus Rodgers, Ocala, University of Southern New Hampshire
CF honors retired athletic director by renaming building
The College of Central Florida District Board of Trustees honored recently retired athletic director Bob Zelinski by renaming the building, according to a CF press release. The former Newton Perry Aquatic Center, which will soon house the athletics administration, will be named the Bob Zelinski Athletics Building.
“The college board and administration are proud to recognize Bob for his years of service and his commitment to excellence,” CF President Jim Henningsen said in the statement. “His expectations of hard work in the classroom as well as on the field has prepared his student-athletes for life after graduation.”
Zelinski retired from the CF in June after 23 years of college service and 51 years in the Florida College System.
Dunnellon student competes in NCAA fall athletics at Albright College
Clay Lewandowski, of Dunnellon, is a member of the NCAA Division III men’s tennis team at Albright College, according to a school press release. A graduate of Dunnellon High School, Lewandowski is a sophomore in business administration and sociology at Albright.
GFWC Greater Ocala Woman’s Club book bag and collection of school supplies
Sharon McCarron and Mary Ziegenhorn of the GFWC Greater Ocala Woman’s Club held a rally to fill backpacks with school supplies which were then donated to the Ocala Domestic Abuse Center.
Nine club members gathered to collect backpacks and school supplies to deliver to the center. Twenty-one backpacks were donated with a total of $700 in school supplies.
Dunnellon author publishes mystery and thriller novel
Dunnellon’s Theodore Josiha Haig will release his sixth mystery thriller, ‘Baldwin Village’, in October. Haig is originally from New York and is a screenwriter, playwright and novelist.
“Baldwin Village” is a novel about a Jewish community in Toronto that is friendly to American deserters and draft dodgers during the Vietnam War.
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