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Fran Weith Receives "Spirit of Wood County" Award
Posting Date: 09/22/2014

Sue Miklovic
Fran Weith

Fran Weith

Mrs. Frances (Fran) Weith was chosen by the Wood County Commissioners-- James Carter, Doris Herringshaw, and Joel Kuhlman to be the 2014 recipient of the Education for Civic Responsibility Award.

Fran Weith and her daughter Tammy Miller and granddaughter Becca Miller enjoy the nice surroundings at the Wood County Historical Center and Museum, before the awards ceremony.

According to the nomination form information, this award is for someone "whose work in and for our educational system has helped form responsible citizens"

Here is a copy of the nomination letter that accompanied Mrs. Weith's nomination form:

Mark Bushman, Christopher

Rayle , Mrs. John (Lydia) Newlove, Mrs. Fran Weith, Nelson Evans, Sally Welch

Awards were also presented to Mark Bushman, Agricultural Leadership; the late John L. Newlove, Industrial/Economic Development; the late Max Rayle, Liberty through Law; Nelson D. Evans, Self-Government; the late John Welch, Lyle R Fletcher Good Citizenship.

It TRULY was my privilege to nominate this amazing woman for this award. I encourage ALL of you to THANK a TEACHER today, for the impact they have made on your life! ~Sue

Fran with commissioners Jim Carter, Doris Herringshaw and Joel Kuhlman (by JP)

(Photos by JP)


  • Posted Date: 09/22/2014
    Well deserved award!!!!!!!
    By: Harolyn Legg
  • Posted Date: 09/22/2014
    A great honor for a wonderful lady! I am so glad we were there to visit with her and see her receive this honor!
    By: Kathy
  • Posted Date: 09/22/2014
    Congrats Mrs.Weith! One of the sweetest ladies I've ever known.A well deserved award.
    By: Gary Essinger and family
  • Posted Date: 09/22/2014
    Thank you, Fran, for all you have done for so many. And thank you, Sue, for nominating this fabulous woman!
    By: Voni
  • Posted Date: 10/07/2014
    What a wonderful story and a great honor for a very special and deserving lady. Thank you for all you have done for everyone. I cannot think of a more deserving teacher, lady or citizen anywhere. Thanks for your devotion and hard work. You are adored by all who have had the pleasure of knowing you. Congratulations :-)
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