Stories tagged with: hall of fame

February 27, 2015 - 5:49pm
4 days 11 hours ago

 In 2014 Dr. Ruth Freideman Stein was inducted into the Zanesville High School Hall of Fame. Unable to attend the induction ceremony, Friday she viewed her photo on the wall for the very first time

After graduating from Zanesville High School in 1961 Dr. Ruth attended The Ohio State University. However, her pursuit of higher education didn't end there.

"We moved to Syracuse, New York in 1967 and I became an English teach there. Then I taught there for ten years and then...

May 11, 2014 - 7:33pm
42 weeks 2 days ago

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.

" Zanesville has played a tremendous...

November 10, 2013 - 6:41pm
1 year 16 weeks ago

Four local veterans were inducted into the Muskingum County Veteran's Hall of Fame on Sunday.

The community, performers, veterans and state officials came out to Secrest Auditorium to congratulate John William "Buzz" Benson, Robert Forker, Russell Kuhn and Walter Offinger on their recent accomplishment. The men were chosen because of their dedication to our country and their community through service.

"It ranges from helping set up Bethesda Good Samaritan to being...

October 16, 2013 - 2:09pm
1 year 19 weeks ago

The Zanesville District Golf Association will have four new inductees to its Hall of Fame next week.

This is the 13th year of honoring golfers who have superior playing ability or have made significant contributions to the game of golf.

"Significant contributions would be, an example of that would be someone that does a lot of work that has contributed to the game of golf and we have some members that have been active in the ZDG organization for years," said ZDG...

October 12, 2013 - 10:39pm
1 year 20 weeks ago

As is tradition at Muskingum University, on homecoming weekend the Athletic Hall of Fame welcomes in new members to it's hallowed halls. This year three local products were introduced into that group.

Adam and Ryan Lescalleet had steller careers at Tri-Valley before enrolling at Muskingum, and their skill continued to blossom in college.

While attending Muskingum, Adam was a three-time All-American and three-time All-Ohio Athletic Conference performer to go along with ...

May 11, 2013 - 7:30pm
1 year 42 weeks ago

From athletics to academics Zanesville celebrates some of its brightest stars.

Zanesville High School Hall of Fame Class of 2013 was honored this Saturday. There were 7 inductees this year. Dr.John R. Miller, a professor at Kent State and honoree said that with the right training anything is possible.

"I think when you come from meager backgrounds, I grew up on the side of town here that made the upper two-thirds of the town possible in a house my father paid $ 2,400 for. We...

September 25, 2012 - 7:42pm
2 years 22 weeks ago

Mid-East Career and Technology Center is recognizing distinguished alumni and their contributions to the community.

Alumni Alan Law, Terry Tysinger, Brent Valee and Catherine Lyons were recognized at the annual Fall Advisory Committee Banquet.

Public Information Coordinator Stacey Snider said recipients are evaluated by a committee and then selected based upon how they use the skills they have learned at Mid-East in their lives.

"All of them have had at least at some...

March 20, 2011 - 8:16pm
3 years 49 weeks ago

You may not be perfect but, you can bowl a perfect game. Sunday at the Moose Lodge Zanesville USBC Men and Women's Bowling Association honorers great bowlers and those who have given back to the sport.

The evening included, dinner, cake, inductions and mingling with friends.

"It is a great honor for us to honor those who have given service to bowling and have given service to ether bowling boards or youth league or have had great accomplishments in bowling like 300,"...

November 11, 2010 - 9:55pm
4 years 16 weeks ago

Local veterans are being honored.

The public was invited to attend the 2010 Muskingum County Veterans Hall of Fame induction that took place Thursday evening at the Secrest Auditorium here in Zanesville.

"We're recognizing them basically for being a veteran that have served our country and served our community after they got out," said President of the Muskingum County Veterans Council Bud Johnson.

The Veterans Council selected four new members: P.J....

May 8, 2010 - 7:39pm
4 years 42 weeks ago

10 individuals are joining the Zanesville City School's Hall of Fame.

The induction ceremony was held tonight at Roosevelt Middle School. It was a special night that each inductee got to share with family and friends.

"Their accomplishments are just amazing, and it all started here in Zanesville, " says Hall of Fame Committee Chairman Brian Kaufman.

"I am a product of Zanesville and all the people that shared their lives with me, " says 2010 Inductee...

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