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scouts mark park trails - page 9 swimmers recap season erst news-time 221 spppubriou amh z b3h three get diplomas in maf korean war veteran, new marine recruit, and hurricane katrina victim al granted their graduation papers by board of education boe vlco president ronald yacobozzl shakes hands with roger weston frederick, who left central school 1952 to fight the war. jason hawk news-times reporter amherst graduates, all caught up sweep history-changing events, . were awarded last week, "it's my pleasure honor present you today diploma should have received 54 years ago," vice ron yacobozzi said 72-year-old frederick. "i know it was ago, because i born when supposed happen." a graduate high school, frederick enlisted vs. navy at age 17, served aboard ships as machinist norfolk, va., london, conn., during he later worked for u.s. automatic (now nordson corporation), city amherst, ohio turnpike, ford motors. monday, handed his standing ovation from small audience. "we're proud do this. it's guys like that we're here today," yacobozzi. newly-enlisted shaun lynch given well, but months early. 19-ycar-old steele student has completed necessary credit hours june, already departed training north carolina, counselor david bragg. excelled electrical engineering courses lorain county joint vocational said, had recently finished nn unconventional fifth year after missing classes due death family. really hnnd him, come back this done wonderful step," bragg said. all. very think military is an excellent career path him follow." thiid graduate, victoria fcimcr, replacement her document destroyed flooding conditions katrina. 1998 not attendance meeting. drum line, winter guard ready wow competitors jn state finals tills weekend marching comets will prove whether they what takes to" become number one ohio. there no bigger achievement more looming task 15 members color 23 qf line head dayton compete top honors on saturday sunday. "they're performing second-place form right now," director chris barbara, pulling punches watched flag corps drill week. "this most competitive events is. can be beaten someone night bent them next night, true sport." guard's biggest contender akron firestone, seen perform since beginning season. never made elite before, barbara arc prepared face harsh elimination round front seven judges. both teams ranked four 14 division, continued 3 extreme makeover: bird feeder edition jarod bradac kaltlynn thlery, first graders shupe elementary help assemble foodors wore donated don mould's plantation community foundation grant, 24 feeders spread throughout amhorst nursing homos, parks, public buildings may, tho project helping kids tb learn about service, principal dobble waller. suspects counterfeiting chase plead guilty two officers pursued syracuse residents 30 miles turnpike ; apparently red-handed week leading police 25- 30-mile along york pleaded combined 27 traffic criminal charges, including five felonies, obcrlin municipal court. unidentified complainant tipped off wednesday around 3;44 a.m. male attempting pass counterfeit $100 bill speedway leavitt road. patrolmen devin jacob perez found suspect's white gmc truck parked gas pump confronted sean o'rourke, 37, lisa epolito, 30, allegations, according release provided lt. joseph 'kucirek, doth false identities acted nervously questioned, each offered conflicting story travel agenda activities. entered station interview clerk, o'rourke allegedly slammed into reverse attempted ram cruiser. able move car time, took opportunity flee route 58 toward entrance township. kucirek's account, blew through toll booths tow, heading westbound highway patrol units joined chase. patrolman deploy stop sticks, spikes punctured o'rourke's driver-side tire. pursuit, kucirek confirmed, plastic bag filled white, pow- pago r 1 epollto failed poprocki turned motivation physics genius stephen finds furry friend rural japan. perhaps greatest mind generation, albert einstein drop-out. so inventor thomas edison, bike shop tinkers orville wilbur wright, steel baron andrew carnegie, assembly revolutionary henry ford. someday, poprocki's name might added list influential thinkers. conventional classrooms seemed work boy lessons pace slowest learners, hated desks, structure, curriculum. math, says, strong suit, fellow students lagged grew frustrated how little material being exposed to. "basically, just wanted more. going too slow," poprocki, now 20 old. always believed would stick out go system. then day home schooling. 'this incredible.'" sophomore dropped pursue own studies pace. many skeptical results, parents first, proved wrong, spending average 12 hunched over books computer screen, absorbing high-level calculus theories, teaching himself conversational japanese. mother, cindi manning hickory hollow drive she impressed abilities worried choice mean came time hunt colleges. reason fear. son accepted college wooster early, 5
|Title||Amherst News-Times, 2006-03-29|
|Date of Original||2006-03-29|
|Source||LCCN: sn84028333, The Amherst news-times., 2006-03-29|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|
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