Run for education


Winners announced for annual race

By Mindy Kearns - Special to OVP



Nine members of the Wahama Class of 2020 participated in the Wahama 5K Walk/Run for Education Saturday, with all proceeds going toward scholarships for the class in the spring. Pictured, from left, are Abram Pauley, Emma Tomlinson, Avery Davis, Tayllor King, Jayvin Roush, Kierra Hendrickson, Kyher Bush, Trinity Neal, and Zach Roush. Roush was the first senior to cross the finish line, which secures him one of the scholarships.

Nine members of the Wahama Class of 2020 participated in the Wahama 5K Walk/Run for Education Saturday, with all proceeds going toward scholarships for the class in the spring. Pictured, from left, are Abram Pauley, Emma Tomlinson, Avery Davis, Tayllor King, Jayvin Roush, Kierra Hendrickson, Kyher Bush, Trinity Neal, and Zach Roush. Roush was the first senior to cross the finish line, which secures him one of the scholarships.


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Rob Ervin, left, of Wellston, Ohio, was the overall winner at the annual Wahama 5K Walk/Run for Education, held Saturday in New Haven. Placing second overall was Jacob Lloyd, center, while his brother Josiah Lloyd placed third.


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NEW HAVEN — A Wellston, Ohio man won the race, but the Senior Class of 2020 also came away winners in the annual Wahama 5K Walk/Run for Education, held Saturday in New Haven.

Rob Ervin was the overall race winner with a time of 19:46 minutes, and proceeds from the event will go to provide scholarships to the senior class in the spring.

A total of 93 people registered for the race, according to Bernita Allen of the Wahama Scholarship Committee. The committee hosted the run, which was coordinated by Dr. Wes and Amanda Lieving.

Nine members of the senior class were among the participants, with the first to cross the finish line, Zach Roush, guaranteed a scholarship. A second scholarship will result directly from the race, with the senior who had the most sponsors being announced and awarded at the annual scholarship awards night at the school. Other seniors in the run were Kierra Hendrickson, Emma Tomlinson, Abram Pauley, Trinity Neal, Kyher Bush, Jayvin Roush, Tayllor King, and Avery Davis.

Winners by age division included –

Age 0-13 years: Fiona VanMatre, first.

Age 14-21 years: Jacob Lloyd, first; Josiah Lloyd, second; Zach Roush, third.

Age 22-31 years: Jacob Bennett, first.

Age 32-41 years: Jason Fields, first; Leigh Ann Shepherd, second; Sally Smith, third.

Age 42-51 years: Rob Ervin, first; Pam Fisher, second; Heather Lloyd, third.

Age 52-61 years: Lisa Honaker, first.

Age 62 and over: Gale Shrimplin, first; Jane Bird, second; Francie Shrimplin, third.

Sponsors for the event were Judge David and Harriett Nibert, Sassafras Tire, Pleasant Valley Hospital, Dr. Wes and Amanda Lieving, Town of New Haven, Dr. Lois Bosley, D.O., Angell Tax and Accounting, Mike and Holly Lieving, Clark’s Jewelry Store, Ken Bass Insurance (John Greer, owner), American Legion Post 140,

AB Contracting, AEP River, Mark Groves, Bob’s Market and Greenhouses, Dr. Zach Bosley, D.O., Farmers Bank, Dr. Jennifer Calafato, D.O., Custom Crafts by Trish and Vickie, Thompson’s Hardware, and Point Pleasant Moose Lodge 731.

Nine members of the Wahama Class of 2020 participated in the Wahama 5K Walk/Run for Education Saturday, with all proceeds going toward scholarships for the class in the spring. Pictured, from left, are Abram Pauley, Emma Tomlinson, Avery Davis, Tayllor King, Jayvin Roush, Kierra Hendrickson, Kyher Bush, Trinity Neal, and Zach Roush. Roush was the first senior to cross the finish line, which secures him one of the scholarships.
https://www.mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2019/10/web1_11.1-5k-1-seniors-participating.jpgNine members of the Wahama Class of 2020 participated in the Wahama 5K Walk/Run for Education Saturday, with all proceeds going toward scholarships for the class in the spring. Pictured, from left, are Abram Pauley, Emma Tomlinson, Avery Davis, Tayllor King, Jayvin Roush, Kierra Hendrickson, Kyher Bush, Trinity Neal, and Zach Roush. Roush was the first senior to cross the finish line, which secures him one of the scholarships. Courtesy

Rob Ervin, left, of Wellston, Ohio, was the overall winner at the annual Wahama 5K Walk/Run for Education, held Saturday in New Haven. Placing second overall was Jacob Lloyd, center, while his brother Josiah Lloyd placed third.
https://www.mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2019/10/web1_11.1-5k-2-race-winners.jpgRob Ervin, left, of Wellston, Ohio, was the overall winner at the annual Wahama 5K Walk/Run for Education, held Saturday in New Haven. Placing second overall was Jacob Lloyd, center, while his brother Josiah Lloyd placed third. Courtesy
Winners announced for annual race

By Mindy Kearns

Special to OVP

Mindy Kearns is a freelance writer for Ohio Valley Publishing, email her at mindykearns1@hotmail.com.

Mindy Kearns is a freelance writer for Ohio Valley Publishing, email her at mindykearns1@hotmail.com.