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Ross-Pike ESD would like to congratulate the Franklin B. Walter Award winners for Ross and Pike County listed below.  The award, named in honor of Ohio’s 31st State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Franklin B. Walter, was established in 1989 by OESCA to promote and recognize outstanding student leaders for their academic achievement and service to their schools and communities. One senior from each county in Ohio was eligible to receive this annual honor.  Eligible applicants must be a high school senior enrolled in a public school within an ESC’s service region. Recipients were required to demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and community service as indicated by high school grades, test scores, school and community activities and awards.

Pike County:  Lauren Ward from Waverly High School will be attending The Ohio State University for Public Health.

Ross County:  Sydney Free from Unioto High School will be attending The University of Toledo for Pharmacy.