MOUNT VICTORY - Eight participants in the Hardin Leadership program were honored with a graduation ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 15. Hardin Leadership alumni and guests gathered at the Plaza Inn, in Mount Victory, for dinner and presentation of certificates.
2012 marked the twenty year anniversary of the Hardin Leadership program, which was designed to "develop positive leaders within Hardin County through providing personal enrichment, expanding community networks, and recognizing future leaders." The program boasts almost 400 alumni including many business owners and professionals within the Hardin County community.

Pictured are the 2012 Hardin Leadership program graduates. Front row, from left to right: Kathy Anderson, sponsored by Liberty National Bank; Tasha Hinebaugh, sponsored by Hardin Memorial Hospital; and Keith Gibson, sponsored by Hardin County Council on Aging. Second row, from left to right: Mallory Barker, sponsored by Quest Federal Credit Union; Deb Curlis, sponsored by Community Health Professionals; Don Jaunzemis, sponsored by Ohio High Point Career Center; John Moore; and Kay Kline sponsored by Soroptimists. (Staff photo /Ashley Lehman.)