Nine Westerville seniors are semifinalists in the 69th annual National Merit Scholarship Program, according to a recent announcement by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC).
The International Baccalaureate Biology students at Westerville South High School explored soybean farms, corn fields and a cattle barn at Ohio State’s Waterman Agricultural and Natural Resources Lab on Tuesday — a visit that brought some of the lessons they’ve covered in lectures and books to life.
In previous years, Westerville South High School science teacher Dennis Lackey took to the high school’s practice fields in search of butterflies for the first unit of his Zoology class.
Alisa Franklin stood at the corner of the gym as fifth-graders from Jenny Findell’s class walked towards her, grabbing a spot in front of a large screen.
One student stopped as she neared Franklin.
“I’m so glad you’re back,” she said.
Westerville South High School senior Nabiha Ilkaqor wanted to spend the summer learning whether her interest in public office was the right path.
Two Cherrington Elementary students and a freshman at Westerville South High School were among more than a dozen students across the state whose artwork was honored at the Ohio State Fair this summer. More than 200 entries were accepted from students across the state.