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  • WILMINGTON INCLUDED IN TOP MICROPOLITANS

    (Wilmington, Ohio) Clinton County was recently recognized as one of the “Top 100 Micropolitans” in the U.S., according to a ranking by Site Selection magazine. This trade publication annually ranks states and regions on their success in securing projects that result in new investment and job creation opportunities.

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  • Economic Development and Workforce Leaders Meet with Dayton Development Coalition

    PORT AUTHORITY HOSTS REGIONAL MEETING (WILMINGTON, OHIO) The Clinton County Port Authority (Port Authority) hosted the first quarterly meeting for the Dayton Development Coalition’s (DDC) region, bringing together Economic Development leaders from the 14-county region. Joining them were representatives from several of the region’s Workforce Development offices, colleges, and other workforce development professionals.

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  • WILMINGTON AIR PARK CERTIFIED PART 139 BY FAA

    WILMINGTON, OH – APRIL 17, 2018 – The Wilmington Air Park has once again earned its Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Part 139 Certification, affirming that the airport facilities, infrastructure, staffing, and operations protocols are on par with other large airports around the country.

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  • Wilmington Air Park poised for redevelopment

    A $3.7 million construction project for a new complex at a Clinton County air park is being proposed as part of a multi-phase initiative to redevelop the area for present and future use.

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  • Richard Thompson Retires from the Clinton County Port Authority Board; John Settlemyre, Brian Smith Appointed

    The September 14, 2017, meeting of the Clinton County Port Authority Board of Directors saw the end of an era, with the retirement of Richard Thompson from the Board. Thompson was appointed to the Port Authority Board in 2004, when the Port Authority was formed by the Clinton County Board of Commissioners.

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  • Wilmington Air Park Certified Part 139 by FAA

    WILMINGTON, OH – MAY 12, 2017 – The Wilmington Air Park has once again earned its Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Part 139 Certification, recognizing that the airport facilities, staffing, operations and infrastructure are on par with other large airports around the country.

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  • The University of Akron and Airborne Project on Pathway to FAA Certification

    The Wilmington Air Park is proud to be the home of a partnership to add value and safety to the aviation industry through applied technology. Air Park tenant Airborne Maintenance and Engineering Services, along with the University of Akron, welcomed several guests for the ribbon cutting on its new Supersonic Particle Deposition Booth. The process employs a supersonic jet of an expanded gas containing metal particles to bond with a solid surface on impact. It is part of a pilot program funded by the State of Ohio and including partners NCERCAMP (University of Akron), SAFE Engineering, US Technology Corporation and Airborne Maintenance and Engineering Services.

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  • WILMINGTON AIR PARK WELCOMES NEW TENANT - Schuerger Law Offices to operate Call Center

    WILMINGTON, OH – FEBRUARY 22, 2017 – The Wilmington Air Park recently added another new tenant, bringing a new employer and new job opportunities to the community. The Law Offices of Robert A. Schuerger Co., LPA has leased 4,400 square feet of office space in the Air Park’s Administration Building. The space will house both legal services and a call center operation for the law firm. The lease term is approximately five years, with a five-year renewal option.

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  • Wilmington Air Park Now Certified at Cat III

    Wilmington, Ohio – October 4, 2016 – The most recent runway in the United States to be Certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as Category III is located at the Wilmington Air Park. The Clinton County Port Authority and LGSTX Services, Inc. received word from the FAA that the Instrument Landing System (ILS) on Runway 22R has been officially certified at Category III/E/3.

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  • Clinton County Receives Brownfields Grant

    Wilmington, Ohio – May 20, 2016 – The Clinton County Port Authority and the Clinton County Regional Planning Commission received word this week that the Port Authority has received a $200,000 Brownfields Assessment Grant from the US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA).

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  • FAA Authorization Propels UC's UAV Work Skyward

    The high-flying endeavors in unmanned aerial vehicle testing and research at the University of Cincinnati just got a new lift from the Federal Aviation Administration. This week the FAA granted UC's Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics and Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering certificates of authorization (COA) to test five types of UAVs, or drones, in Wilmington Air Park, less than an hour's drive from campus. Permission to also fly with the West Virginia Division of Forestry is still pending.

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  • Site Selection Names Wilmington Ohio in Top Ten U.S. Micropolitans

    Site Selection Magazine recently announced the awards given to this years top Metropolitans and Micropolitans in the U.S. In the magazines ranking of Top Micropolitans cities of 10,000 to 50,000 people Wilmington, Ohio was named number on the Micropolitan list.

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Ohio Aerospace Hub Benefits From Excellent Local Schools

 

Local Schools

Wilmington Schools

Wilmington School System is the largest district in Clinton County and encompasses 166 square miles that include the City of Wilmington and a number of townships. The graduation rate is 94% and 76% of graduates go on to college (the state average is 40%) In addition, 65% of teachers have a master’s degree. ACT scores consistently rank higher than the state and national average. 

Clinton County Schools

The Clinton-Massie School System encompasses the major population center in Wilmington, Ohio. The Clinton-Massie School District earned the rating of “Excellent with Distinction” from the Ohio Department of Education. This distinction is based on academic success, attendance, drop-out rates and graduation rates. Clinton-Massie was the only district in Region 14 to meet all 26 standards and the only district in the region to earn the Excellent with Distinction Rating.  The District has integrated technology into the classroom.  The district has gone to a 1-to-1 program for net books for students in grades 6-12.  Every student is given a net book to use for educational purposes.

Blanchester Local Schools

Blanchester Local Schools provides education to1,879 students in Blanchester, Ohio. The district includes 4 schools (2 elementary, 1 middle schools and 1 high school).  The school district is ranked among the highest systems in Ohio.  The graduation rate is 96% which exceeds the state average. The student to teacher ratio is 15:1 while the state average ratio is 17:1.

East Clinton County Schools

East Clinton County Schools consists of 4 schools (2 elementary, 1 middle and 1 high school) and covers the eastern portion of Clinton County.  The school system provides education to approximately 1,452 students. The graduation rate is 96.6% graduation rate. 58.6% of teachers have a master’s degree. Proficiency rates consistently rank higher than the state average.

For additional information visit www.ci/wilmington.oh.us/education