February 11 , 2021 The Beacon • 7
THURSDAY , FEB . 4 , 1971 The Ohio High Athletic Association ’ s February magazine will be coming shortly . Featuring state champions over the past school year , the CHS Golf Team has been given the back cover , and Dayton Chaminade , the basketball and baseball champs this year , will be on the front .
SUNDAY , FEB . 8 , 1981 Three hundred and seventy-five of the Annapolis Naval Academy ’ s midshipmen marched in President Reagan ’ s inaugural parade , and a Coshocton face was among them . Midshipman William J . Vargo , son of James T . and Toni J . Vargo , graduated from CHS in 1978 .
SUNDAY , FEB . 10 , 1991 The Reader ’ s Digest has announced its nominees for the 1991 American Heroes in Education Award , and a South Lawn teacher is amongst them . Fourth grade teacher , Janice Emler is the teacher nominated for the award . Nominated by her co-workers and Principal Sharon Foster , she could win $ 5,000 for herself and $ 10,000 for the school . During South Lawn ’ s recent Veteran ’ s Day activities , she organized an assembly where the students shared stories of their military family members . “ Throughout her 30-year career , she has dedicated herself to promoting and improving citizenship ,” Principle Foster said of Emler .
TUESDAY , FEB . 6 , 2001 The Pomerene Center for the Arts will be hosting its annual Chocolate Extravaganza fundraiser this Saturday . Sponsored by Miller ’ s Pharmacy and Dean ’ s Jewelry , this year part of the fundraiser will be going to the Chip Brown Memorial Fund .
WEDNESDAY , FEB . 9 , 2011 Zack Shaw has signed his letter of intent to play for Indiana University . Signing Feb . 3 on a snow-day in front of his coaches , friends , family and fellow students , Shaw will play for the school in the Big 10 . “ With the turnout we have here shows how much he has meant to this program ,” coach Woodrum said . “ How much he has meant to this school period . We ’ re just very fortunate to have had this opportunity to have him here at Coshocton playing football for us and also being a student . A lot of people may not realize how great of a student he is , and how great of a kid he is . He is obviously a great football player , but he ’ s a lot more than that . And he ’ s meant a lot to this school and we ’ re very proud today to have him sign this letter to go to Indiana .”
All information was obtained from microfilm of the Coshocton Tribune at the Coshocton County Library and from the archives of The Coshocton County Beacon .
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