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October 27, 2021

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Breanne Hamilton: student of the month

Breanne Hamilton student of the month

Breanna Hamilton, 18, and a senior at Bluffton High School, is the BHS November student of the month.

She carries a 4.0 grade point average, is active in Math Club, the Math Team, Art Club, Latin Club, SADD and is on the Renaissance Committee. As a junior she was class president.


Beth Boehr-Miller receives CFC designation

Beth Boehr-Miller

Beth Boehr-Miller of Bluffton, recently earned the designation of Certified Financial Counselor from internationally-known financial expert and author, Dave Ramsey of the Lampo Group, Inc. after completing an intensive training program at the Dave Ramsey Headquarters in Brentwood, Tennessee.

The Dave Ramsey Certified Financial Counselor training program involves training professionals from around the nation to teach and care for Financial Peace University members and The Dave Ramsey Show listeners; as well as those looking for information on their personal finances.


University volleyball team plays Santa's helper at MMH

Members of the Bluffton University volleyball team

Mennonite Memorial Home had some great volunteers from the Bluffton Universityvolleyball team on Nov. 30, according to Mary Ann Ring.

"For the third year in a row, Coach Steve Yarnell's team has given an evening to decorating several areas of MMH. The team assembled, strung lights and decorated four trees," said Ring

"They also decorated several dining rooms and hung yards and yards of garland. Their help is invaluable in getting MMH in the holiday spirit," according to Ring.


Lak may be Greek to some, but not to John Sylak


By Angela Green, BGSU intern

John Sylak, a graduate student at the University of California, Berkeley, is one of only a few people interested in Lak, which is a language spoken by over 150,000 people living over 6,000 miles away.

A 2003 Bluffton High School graduate, Sylak graduated from The University of Chicago with a degree in linguistics and is currently working toward a master's and eventually a doctorate at the University of California, Berkeley.


Bluffton 4-year-old wins national contest

The pictures of Hannah are her standing beside the art station she bought with her prize money. (Angela Green photo)

By Angela Green, BGSU intern