Clinger honored by C-L board on retirement


By Evelyn Long - for the Morrow County Sentinel



Carol Bartlett | Morrow County Sentinel Jim Clinger stands with the cake baked in his honor at his reception.


Carol Bartlett | Morrow County Sentinel (L-r) Cardington-Lincoln Board of Education president Chuck Jones, left, and Supt Brian Petrie right, flank Jim Clinger who holds a plaque in recognition of completing 24 years of service on the board.


Jim Clinger, retiring after serving the Cardington-Lincoln Board of Education for 24 years, was honored Monday evening, December 14, during a reception held for him in the school library.

Clinger, whose terms spanned that of three superintendents, was given a plaque of recognition by Superintendent Brian Petrie.

Also attending was retired Superintendent Pat Drouhard.

Clinger, who was elected on November 5, 1991, began his terms of service in January, 1992.

Current board members, Pat Clark, Marilyn Davis, Vicki Kerman, Chuck Jones, president and Jon Mason, treasurer, expressed their appreciation to Clinger for his dedication and support of the district.

The reception, open to the public was attended by many residents, faculty members and others from the school.

Evelyn Long is a correspondent with the Morrow County Sentinel and can be reached at wlong2@columbus.rr.com.

Carol Bartlett | Morrow County Sentinel Jim Clinger stands with the cake baked in his honor at his reception.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2015/12/web1_Clinger-with-his-cake.jpgCarol Bartlett | Morrow County Sentinel Jim Clinger stands with the cake baked in his honor at his reception.

Carol Bartlett | Morrow County Sentinel (L-r) Cardington-Lincoln Board of Education president Chuck Jones, left, and Supt Brian Petrie right, flank Jim Clinger who holds a plaque in recognition of completing 24 years of service on the board.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2015/12/web1_Jones-Clinger-and-Petrie.jpgCarol Bartlett | Morrow County Sentinel (L-r) Cardington-Lincoln Board of Education president Chuck Jones, left, and Supt Brian Petrie right, flank Jim Clinger who holds a plaque in recognition of completing 24 years of service on the board.

By Evelyn Long

for the Morrow County Sentinel