Eagle award conferred

Adam Bowman Kaiser, 18, son of Keith and Marcy Kaiser of Washingtonville, recently received the Eagle Scout Award, Boy Scouting’s highest honor. Jim Kirk, Scoutmaster of Troop 116, conducted the ceremony at the Greenford Lutheran Church.

Adam joined Cub Scout Pack 119 in Leetonia in 1997 and advanced to the Boy Scouts in Greenford in 2001. He earned 22 merit badges, served as assistant patrol leader, patrol leader, assistant senior patrol leader, senior patrol leader and historian for the troop.

His Eagle Scout service project was to design, construct and install a sign at Eagleton Glen Park, owned by the city of Salem. The sign includes a map which features the Teagarden Covered Bridge and the Little Beaver Creek Greenway Trail. Funding for his project was secured from Friends of the Park, a support organization of the Columbiana County Park District.

He is a senior at Leetonia High School, where he is a member of the marching and concert bands, robotics and soccer teams and school theater productions. He was selected to attend the American Legion’s Buckeye Boys State last June. During summer 2005, he performed with the Warren Jr. Military Band and represented his school at Capital University and Kent State University’s Honors Band.

He is a member of Youngstown Symphony Youth Orchestra.


Aerospace engineering

Dean Anthony Dickmann, son of John and Ann Dickmann of Poland, has received his doctoral degree in aerospace engineering at the University of Texas, Arlington.

He was a 1979 graduate of Poland Seminary High School and received a degree in mechanical engineering from the Ohio State University. He received his master’s degree in fluid and thermal science from Case Western Reserve University. He is a senior staff engineer with Lockheed Martin Missile and Fire Control in Grand Prairie, Texas.

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