Amherst News-Times, 1999-09-01
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Comets win home opener — Page 10 I Autumn Drive closed for repairs — Paj Amherst News-Time Wednesday, September 1. 1999 Amherst. Ohio [>Q conts A real barn stormer Ohio's bicentennial bam painter, Scott Hagan, 22, puts the finising touches last Wednesday to Lorain County's bicentennial bam, located on Rt. 58 in Amherst Township. The bam, owned by Gerald and Janet Eschtruth, is 100 years old, and was chosen to help raise awareness of Ohio's upcoming 200th birthday celebration planned for the year 2003. The state's Bicentennial Commission is hoping to have this logo painted on at least one bam in all of Ohio's 88 counties by the time the event rolls around. Hagan was hired as an independent contractor in 1998 to complete the work. Their successes land them in school gallery Five people — all graduates of Amherst schools — will be inducted into the Marion L. Steele High School's Gallery of Success during induction ceremonies planned for. Friday. Sept 17 at 9:30 ajn. Chosen by the MLS student council for their professional and personal contributions, they represent doctors, real estate professionals, a probate judge and a U.S. Army major. The gallery induction ceremony will be part of homecoming weekend, which culminates in a home football game against North Olmsted that night, and the Queen's Dance on Saturday, Sept. 18. Nominated by residents and others, the five inductees were chosen by members of the student council. They will also be introduced by members of the student council during the ceremony which will be attended by invited guests of the inductees, as well as faculty, staff and many retired teachers. This year's inductees include Mary Tettston Bajwa, Class of 1962,- Michael Brady, Class of 1969; Wayne Garland, Class of (971; Deborah Meesig, Class of 1972; and Major Thomas Sto- kowski, Class of 1978. Mary Tettaton Bajwa Garland will be introduced by student Jim McCourt; Brady will introduced by Elliot Peck; Meesig by Nicole DiGiandomenico; Stokowsi by Nick Trelka; and Bajwa will be introduced by Dana Jankowski. Master of ceremonies for the event will be student Rose Pope. The high school choir and band will perform and other school administrators will make remarks. All of the five inductees are expected to attend the ceremony. Michael Brady Mary Jane Tettaton Bajwa Born in Missouri in 1944, Bajwa spent her'childhood and youth in AmhersL She was co-valedictorian of the 1962 graduating class at MLS. • She was voted most likely to succeed in 1960 by her sophomore classmates and her many extracurricular activities included member- Wayne Garland ship in the National Honor Society. She began her high educational career at Grand Rapids Bible College in Michigan which she attended for two years, before transferring to Calvin College where she earned a bachelor's degree in 1964. Bajwa earned her master's degree in English literature in 1971 from the University of Maryland. She taught English at Bethesda- chevy Chase High School from 1967-1971 and during that time re- Deborah Meesig ceived many outstanding evaluations. ■__ She married S. Singh Bajwa in' 1967 in Amherst and in 1971 gave birth to her son Christopher, who is a student at the Stevens Institute of Technology. The Bajwas' daughter Rania Celeste was bom in 1973 and is now a student at the University of Pennsylvania. From 1976-1980, Bajwa taught English at Alice Deal Junior High School and became a realtor associ- Thanks for their efforts The Amherst Teachers Association last week honored teachers m the school district who have reached milestones in their educational careers locally. They included the following: Five years: Karen Gedul- dkj. Linda Jackson, Lisa Mis- eon, Kimberly Obbey, Kathy Scheiferstein, Oary Sooy, Pam Sowders, Nadtne Wearsch, Juse Netzel. Michele VonKaenel. 10 years: Alma Bernard. Richard Bsasser, Sandra Oorskl, Mark Netzel, Suzanne Schneider. 15 years: Marie Konopka, Anita Smilais, David Zvara. Gary Orseno, Holy Schneider. Mary Stimpert. M years: Barbara Brown. Lani Hart. Sandra Kozar, /Mice Stewart, Diane 8ockel. Ariene Towns. 25 years: Alns Anderson, Dsto&rtkw.Bf»nda<^rtrnsl. Sefty Glenn. Karen McCassn, 8hejon8ubstank*y. Jane Traster. Suzanne Whas, Col- Representing over 100 years expsrtoftes McCassn (25 years). Alma Barnard (10 years), Bpsnda (25 years). 8uzanne White (IS years), anal Obtte St <» esmeffabeMar kfjwrh of servtos to fee schoots. *mafmmm^^m*' awa """"""a"'- ▼■aaaw —ae* mmaa~w a*mmmaea*rmmaa*** Thomas Stokowakl ation with Shannon & Luchs Realtors in Bethesda in 1980. In 1981, she earned the designation of Top First Year Licensee; from 1983-1990 she earned million dollar sales and listing awards; from 1984-1990. she was named to The Dozen National Sales Award group. Her awards in selling real estate continued to mount when she was named to the President's Club, the CONTINUED on pege 3 Trio seek voters' approval for board Two newcomers have thrown their hats into the school boeid ring; one encumbent will return for ber sixth attempt at winning a spot on the board and another is going to say farewell to the board. The seats of long-eme board member Carol Jajack, aat Inanifar Musgrave are opes for oktiipa dais ML Jajack reports to*t^eeatiaBe her 20-year sneak as sscsnolboant member with her sixth anesspt oa the CaH beaot Ifessnwe has decided sot to net fill II SJlllaffl. Jajack bis been a sssslsss ot A**» hemt«mlf6.Sha,as4herl to ami ibawtoaaity. Sea *•*-• mm*aaw *\_w wammmmm mammmam\m*am\m% m%Jm****W ^^ma^p am hlff tteaSnssl ia tofftfaTEL bbHI H ****** TW ■ ' 'm\mmm__W__Wmm\ I ' f«P*lHjp ,,':.■:-$■■: ■■■*. ■;.'••.•',;■/:/,'. m^.;-.^. ■ .-■■. ./--•ssejjfls in V-> „,» '.V
|Title||Amherst News-Times, 1999-09-01|
|Date of Original||01-SEP-1999|
|Submitting Institution||Ohio Historical Society|
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