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On behalf of our Commissioners and staff,

I welcome you to the Ohio Civil Rights Commission's website.

Our informational video will help you understand

the services offered by the OCRC.

I invite you to contact us if we can be of assistance to you. 

G. Michael Payton, Executive Director 



We congratulate our 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Art, Writing and Multimedia award winners!

(Please click on the names to view the student's work)


Writing Award Winners

Mozie VanRaaij - Grade 6 - Ridgewood Elementary School, Springfield, Ohio

Anna Blumberg - Grade 7 - Burnsold Middle School, Marysville, Ohio

KnowEl Willhight - Grade 8 - Maumee Valley Country Day School, Toledo, Ohio

Zoee Biddle - Grade 9 - Southeastern High School, South Vienna, Ohio

 Zachary Schreckenberger - Grade 12 - Green High School, Green, Ohio


Art Award Winners

Gabby Hougan - Grade 6 - Springboro Intermediate School, Springboro, Ohio

Kaylee Green - Grade 7 - Lockland Middle School, Lockland, Ohio

Alyssa Buck - Grade 8 - Worthingway Middle School, Worthington, Ohio

Lauren Neese - Grade 10 - Notre Dame Academy, Toledo, Ohio

Karriann Gerchak - Grade 11 - Garfield Heights High School, Garfield Heights, Ohio

Reem Hajeir - Grade 11 - Notre Dame Academy, Toledo, Ohio

Courtney Molea - Grade 12 - Springfield High School, Akron, Ohio


Multimedia Award Winner

KeShun Jones - Streetsboro Middle School, Streetsboro, Ohio


 The Ohio Civil Rights Commission will honor these students from across the state of Ohio

with an awards ceremony

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Rhodes State Office Tower, Lobby Hearing Room

30 East Broad Street

Columbus, Ohio 43214

10:00 am

For more information please contact Johncie Kanney at 614-644-6755