TOPIC: 28th Annual Ottawa County Top Ten Banquet
Approximately three hundred and thirty-five students, family members, teachers,
administrators, honored guests, and student volunteers were in attendance for the Twentyeighth Annual Ottawa County Top Ten Banquet on April 17, 2019. The event was
sponsored by the Ottawa County Cabinet of Superintendents and North Point Educational Service Center and held at the Camp Perry Clubhouse in Port Clinton. This banquet honors the top ten academic students from each school within Ottawa
County, and they, in tum, select and honor an educator who made a positive impact in
their life. The following top ten students were recognized (along with their honored educator): (see attached list) Six $750 Earl J. Johnson Scholarship Awards were awarded to the following students: Caitlyn Pipoly (Port Clinton), Amanda Tucholski (Genoa), Janessa Shortridge (Danbury), Xavier Gschwind (Oak Harbor), Makayla Throop (Woodmore), Maximilian Schneider (Put-in-Bay). Presenting the awards were James Rinaldo and Paul Lockwood (North Point E.S.C.-Governing Board Members) along with Andrea Smith (North Point E.S.C. Asst. Supt.).
Joseph Dominique (Danbury High School) was recognized as being the recipient of the Franklin B. Walter All-Scholastic Award for Ottawa County. The award, named for the former State Superintendent of Schools, is presented to the outstanding senior in each county throughout the state. The Ottawa County Cabinet of Superintendents ($250) and North Point Educational Service Center ($500) each attached a Book Scholarship to the Award. The entire program is made possible via the support of the Ottawa County Cabinet of Superintendents and the many donations from area businesses, individuals, and organizations. Many thanks to everyone who contributed in recognizing these honored students and educators.