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Malvern Homecoming
JUDGES CHOICE. The Carrollton Warriorettes (shown above) marched in the Malvern Homecoming Parade June 13 and received the Judge’s Choice award.

Linda Faa and Lenzee Newman were honored June 13 during the Malvern Homecoming parade.

Faa was named 2012 Outstanding Citizen, an annual award sponsored by Rocky’s Marathon.  Faa was born in Malvern and retired from Edwin Shaw Hospital where she held the positions of president and chief executive officer (CEO).  She helped form the Malvern Community Development Fund and has been involved in various activities and fundraising efforts.  She lives with her husband of 13 years, Lee, in Malvern.

Newman is the 2012 Outstanding Student.  She graduated from Malvern High School and will attend Ohio University in Athens working toward a bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies. During high school, she was an athlete and active in several social and school organizations.  She balanced a part-time job and post-secondary classes while maintaining a 3.6 grade point average during high school.

Winners of the Malvern Homecoming All American Scales Parade were announced by the Great Trail Firefighters Association.

Best appearing winners are: 
Antique vehicle:  1) Jack Mowrer, 1930 Ford; 2) Papai Farms, 1951 Chevy; 3) McDole’s Towing, 1951 Dodge Truck.

Marching unit: Malvern High School cheerleaders.

Vehicle:  Joe Baxter, 1980 Cadillac Hearse.

Wrecker:  Rocky’s 2010 Peterbilt 40 ton.

Float:  1) Friendsville Fire Dept. homemade tiller vehicle; 2) Soggy Bottom Outdoors.

Tractor:  Robert Lee Miller, 1935 Case.

Group:  Straight A’s

Squad:  Sandy Creek FD, 1997 Ford.

Ladder:  Boliver FD, 1993 Pierce, 1,250 gallons per minute (GPM).

Pumper under 1,000 GPM:  Marlboro Twp. FD, 1996 International.

Tanker:  Waynesburg FD, 2012 Kenworth, 3,000 gal.

Grass Unit:  Dellroy FD, 2008 Brush unit, 1,500 GPM.

Oldest Unit in Service:  Carrollton Village FD, 1935 Ford.

Longest Distance Traveled:  Brewster FD, 26 miles.

Judge’s Choice:  Carrollton Warriorettes.

Parade judges included:  Garry Clevinger of Bluebird Winery; Inga Lipford, Inga’s Pizza; and Kathy Maley, Green Lines Transportation.

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