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Published: Tuesday, 6/3/2008

BGSU leader selected for county award

BOWLING GREEN - Outgoing Bowling Green State University President Sidney Ribeau is to receive a special award June 15 at the 2008 Spirit of Wood County Award ceremony for his contributions.

Mr. Ribeau announced last month he was leaving BGSU after 13 years to accept the presidency of Howard University in Washington. County commissioners will cite Mr. Ribeau along with Harold Wiehl, Dorothea Barker, the Rev. Thomas Gaiser, and Rex Huffman, all of Bowling Green, and Christa Adams of Perrysburg for bettering the county.

The ceremony, held in conjunction with Wood County Heritage Days, will be at 2 p.m. at the Wood County Historical Center on County Home Road.

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