Published: November 9, 2011
Alumni honor the Hecks: The Springfield Local Alumni Association bestowed its Appreciation Award to Ed and Shirley Heck, above, left, at the annual dinner Sept. 25. Both were involved with 4-H leadership. He served eight years on the Springfield Local Board of Education, and she was the first elected female trustee for Springfield Township. Her leadership included spearheading the projects of water and sewer services to Petersburg and directing the 2003 township bicentennial celebrations. Her efforts as trustee included strong support for the education of township children. Alumni president Zonda Haase, right, presents the plaque.