• Ashley Brenneman
    Ashley Brenneman
  • Kimberly Owen
    Kimberly Owen
  • Fred & Sheila Ramsier
    Fred & Sheila Ramsier

The Wayne County Schools Career Center is seeking nominations for Distinguished Alumni Awards from area employers, past and present staff, and the community. Nomination forms can be obtained at www.wcscc.org or by calling 330-669-7000, ext. 1110.

            The annual awards are a means of recognizing Career Center graduates who have made significant contributions to their community and by their success in the world of work. The award is limited to those who have graduated from the Career Center and have been in the working world at least five years (class of 2019 or earlier).

            Each candidate must have nomination forms completed by two different people and the forms must be returned to: Wayne County Schools Career Center, Attn: Tracy Ferguson, 518 West Prospect Street, Smithville, Ohio 44677, or email to tferguson@wcscc.org by April 5, 2024. Selection will be made by a committee of representatives from local business and industry, and past and present Career Center staff members.

            Recipients from 2023 include Ashley Pado Brenneman, Executive Chef for Certified Angus Beef; Kimberly Caskey Owen, U.S.A.F. Ret. And Owner of MistD Acres Horse Farm; Fred Ramsier of Sterling Farm Equipment; and Sheila Ramsier teacher at Rittman Elementary.

            Each honoree will receive a plaque at the Career Center’s Senior Recognition Ceremony in May. A matching plaque will be displayed at the Career Center.