Ohio Students Named to Civics & Law Honor Roll

Staff Report

The Ohio Center for Law-Related Education is pleased to recognize and celebrate the achievements of Ohio high school students who are invested in civic learning and active in their communities.

The following students were nominated by a teacher or other civic leader and have been named to the OCLRE 2017 Civics & Law Honor Roll: Zachary Atkinson, Anthony Wayne High School (Lucas County); Elizabeth Barrowman, Teays Valley High School (Pickaway County); Milan Bhandari, Indian Hill High School (Hamilton County); Aaron Bialon, Summit Country Day (Hamilton County); Greg Comstock, John Marshall School of Civics and Business (Cuyahoga County); Eli Cole, Portsmouth West High School (Scioto County); R. Carter Fee, Summit Country Day High School (Hamilton County); Jessica Forsythe, John Marshall School of Civics and Business (Cuyahoga County); Lauren Lautermilch, Summit Country Day (Hamilton County); Ruku Pal, Summit Country Day (Hamilton County); Jeongwon Ryu, Indian Hill High School (Hamilton County); Caroline Schuster, Perkins High School (Erie County); Mrinal Singh, Indian Hill High School (Hamilton County); Alexis Wendt, Louisville High School (Stark County); and Amily Zhouwang, Talawanda High School (Butler County).

The Civics & Law Honor Roll recognizes secondary school students (grades 9-12) from throughout the United States who have demonstrated a commitment to civic learning and engagement. Created by the ABA Commission on Civic Education in the Nation’s Schools, its purpose is to create enthusiasm for and reward academic and community volunteer achievements in civic education and engagement. As a sponsoring organization, the Ohio Center for Law-Related Education (OCLRE) may recognize students for the Civics & Law Honor Roll in accordance with selection criteria recommended by the American Bar Association.

OCLRE is a non-profit, nonpartisan organization whose mission is to improve society by developing citizens empowered with an understanding of our democratic system. OCLRE is sponsored by the Supreme Court of Ohio, Ohio Attorney General, Ohio State Bar Association and the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio Foundation. For more information, please call 877-485-3510 or visit www.oclre.org.

Staff Report