Monday, May 10, 2004

Northwest High School alumni inducted into athletic Hall of Fame

By Sue Kiesewetter
Enquirer contributor

COLERAIN TWP. - Four alumni recently were inducted into the Northwest High School's Hall of Fame. They are:

• Mark Allen, Class of 1977: After helping Northwest High's baseball team achieve first league championship, Allen went on to the minor leagues for the San Diego Padres, eventually playing AAA ball.

• Todd Bowling, Class of 1982: After playing baseball, basketball and football, Bowling got a football scholarship to the University of Dayton. He is now principal at Hoop Elementary in Mount Healthy.

• Renita Heideman, Class of 1970: An athlete and scholar at Northwest, Heideman went to Miami University, where she participated in volleyball, basketball and softball. She is now heads the instructional technology program in the district.

• Heather Sauerbeck, Class of 1993: A four-year, three-sport award winner in volleyball, basketball and softball, Sauerbeck now teaches and coaches in Hamilton as well as coaching softball at Colerain High School and women's basketball at Northwest.

Regional gospel choir accepts applications

Applications are being accepted for the Ohio Music Education Association Regional Gospel Choir, a new group.

Students in grades 8-11 are eligible to audition for the choir. It will perform at the OMEA Professional Conference next February. Information/application: Alan Coleman, 3130 Ruth Ave., Cincinnati OH 45211 or The application deadline is May 31.

Sixth-graders to run in district track meet

GREEN TWP. - Sixth-grade students from Bridgetown, Delhi and Rapid Run middle schools will take over the track and fields at Oak Hills High School for a districtwide track meet today.

Events are scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the school, 3200 Ebenezer road. About 450 students will compete in several events.

Students will be grouped by ability based on pretesting by the fitness teachers. Information: 467-0300.

Oak Hills seeks alumni for yearly soccer game

DELHI TWP. - Former Oak Hills High School soccer players are needed for the annual men's alumni soccer game at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 21 at the school soccer stadium, 6345 Rapid Run Road.

Interested alumni can e-mail Coach Chuck Ausman at or call 574-7732.

Each player should wear a white jersey.

McCormick teacher chosen for expedition

MILFORD - McCormick Elementary School teacher Mary Pat Harris was one of 20 teachers selected to participate in the Earth Expedition Workshop next month.

The third-grade teacher will travel to the Caribbean island of Trinidad for the workshop, operated by the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden/Miami University.

Harris will participate in the nine-day field expedition to reintroduce blue gold macaws to the island.

Aerospace academy plans awards event

LEBANON - The Warren County Career Center Aerospace Academy is holding its annual Flight Scholarship Awards Ceremony at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Warren County Airport, 2460 Greentree Road, Lebanon.

Ron Kaplan, marketing director for Dayton's National Aviation Hall of Fame, will speak.

Activities include a hot air balloon demonstration and an aerobatic demonstration. Tours will be available.

Information: 934-3100

Lakota Freshman School to hold concerts

WEST CHESTER TWP. - Two concerts will be held at the Lakota Freshman School this week, 5050 Tylersville Road. At 7 p.m. Tuesday there will be a chorus concert. The jazz band performs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.


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