Eight extraordinary Zanesville High School Alums were celebrated on Saturday for their accomplishments after graduation.
Last night Ruth Federman, the late Bob Rankin, Todd Rollins, Jeff Apperson, the late Rolland Buxton, Mike Kaido, Kaye Matthews, and Don Seevers all received awards for their contributions to athletics or academics. Award recipeint, Kaye Matthews says that the high school set the foundation for the person she is today.
The Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual Spring Break meeting this Friday at the Welcome Center. President Tom Poorman says although the meeting is a "light hearted affair," it's an important time to recognize local businesses.
"We're trying to recognize the economic growth in the community, we're trying to celebrate the business successes as I said safety achievements, celebrate the risk that these businesses have taken to...
A local funeral home employee is also the recipient of a prestigious service award.
Jeff Hardwick works as Managing Partner at Bryan and Snider Funeral Home, while simultaneously providing services to the Central Ohio Lions Eye Bank. Hardwick has volunteered for the group for more than 25 years and was given the 2013 Outstanding Service State Award for his work as an eye nucleator.
"I'm called out at different hours," said Award Recipient, Jeff Hardwick. I'm kind...
Big Brothers Big Sisters had a celebration this evening to honor many wonderful volunteers in the program.
The annual awards ceremony recognizes those who have gone above and beyond in their roles as big brothers or sisters in the past year. It also gives the donors an opportunity to listen to the inspiring stories.
"We actually have a huge line up of Big Brothers and Big Sisters volunteers so the selection is pretty tough and we wish we could give out an award to every body...
A meeting took place today at Zanesville High School to recognize outstanding educators in our area.
The Muskingum Valley Educational Service Center awarded educators from 17 school districts.
"Words like caring, passionate, humble, exciting, student centered, student engaged all of those types of descriptors were used this morning ," said Muskingum Valley Educational Service Center Superintendent, David Branch.
Each recipient received a plaque and a $400 stipend...
One of Zanesville's most influential members passes away at 80 years of age.
William "Bill" Phillips was involved in more than 30 community organizations over his lifetime and received more than a dozen awards for his dedication to Zanesville and Muskingum County. Some of his most recognized accomplishments included the Cole and Thomas Lifetime Achievement Award, Tribute to Fatherhood Award and he also received more than four awards from the United Way celebrating his...
Local students are being honored for their academic achievement.
Ohio University Zanesville recognizes students who performed with excellence at its annual Honors Luncheon. Many of the students faced obstacles while trying to obtain their degrees.
Applied Management Outstanding Student, Danielle Fairchild said " I am a young mother. I have a son, he seven months old and I actually went through a lot during my pregnancy to graduate in time. I am...
Some of Zanesville's best and brightest students were recognized by the Zanesville City Schools Board of Education.
Spelling bee winners, G.O.O.D. Award recipients, as well as players and coaches from the Zanesville High School Lady Blue Devils Soccer team were all recognized during a special meeting of the Board of Education.
School Board member Anne Hoffer said the Board is proud of the achievements of students in the district.
It's a very exciting day for us here at WHIZ. Two of our reporters received special awards from the Associated Press, which held a special luncheon this afternoon to honor journalists across the state.
Kelly Gilmartin was presented with the first place "Best Feature Reporting" award for her work on "The House on Dryden." She spoke with the homeowner back in July, who has collected more than 500 items that he displays on his front lawn.