Auditor announces Top Dog Winners

Posted December 12th, 2012 in Top Dog Contest by John Federer


“Each year prior to December 1st, the official start date of the sale of our dog license sale, the Clark County Auditor’s Office proudly sponsors a “Top Dog Contest”, co-sponsored by The Humane Society Serving Clark County, to help promote the importance of responsible pet care and ownership,” said Auditor John S. Federer. This year’s contest, open to all 3rd, 4th and 5th grade Clark County students, was an art project to tell a story about the dog owner and his/her pet. The top three contestants were awarded the #1, #2, and #3 2013 Clark County dog tags respectively as well as a certificate and prizes for their pets.

The following are this year’s winners:

1st Place Winner—Morgan Reynolds, a 4th grade student at Ridgewood School and dog, Jackie.

2nd Place Winner—Abigail Lynn, a 5th grade student at Emmanuel Christian Academy and dog, Polly.

3rd Place Winner – Zoey Mounts, a 4th grade student at WarderWayne Elementary School and dog, Daphanie.

“I was impressed with the excitement and enthusiasm of the students. I want to thank all of them as well as their family members and teachers for their participation in the contest,” Federer said. “Please take advantage of the hassle-free option of purchasing your 2013 dog tags on line at www.clarkcountyauditor.org with an added benefit this year of being able to upload a picture of your dog to the site.”

Auditor’s office announces Annual Top Dog Contest

Posted October 12th, 2012 in Top Dog Contest by John Federer

Auditor John S. Federer announced today the kick-off of the Annual “Top Dog Contest”, co-sponsored by The Humane Society Serving Clark County.  The contest is open to all Clark County students currently in the 3rd, 4th and 5th grade.  “We were extremely impressed with all of the entries received last year,” said Federer.  “It was quite evident that the students take pride in their pets and the responsibilities of pet ownership.  I am proud to continue this tradition to help promote the importance of dog licensing and responsible pet care with the youth of Clark County.” 

click here to obtain an entry form

Contestants are asked to draw a picture of themselves and their dog or themselves and a dog that they help care for using pen, pencil, markers or paint (using 8 ½” x 11” paper).  Students are to mail their picture, along with a completed entry form, to:

 Clark County Auditor’s Office

Attn:  Top Dog Contest

P. O. Box 1325

Springfield, OH  45501-1325

Entries may also be hand-delivered to the Auditor’s Office at 31 N. Limestone Street, Springfield and must be received by 4 p.m. November 19, 2012.  The dog and student must live in Clark County.  Dogs must be currently licensed and only one entry per student will be accepted.

The “Top Dog” winner will be awarded the “#1” heart-shaped 2013 dog tag along with prizes for their dog.  The 2nd and 3rd place winners will be receive the “#2 and #3” heart-shaped dog tags. 

“We licensed over 24,000 dogs and issued 66 kennel licenses this past year,” said Federer.  “For added convenience, we also developed an enhanced on-line dog tag registration and renewal program.  Please visit our website at www.clarkcountyauditor.org to obtain your tags.  The 2012 tags are available through November 30, 2012 and the 2013 tags may be purchased beginning December 1, 2012.”

For questions or information, please contact Jill Roller at (937) 521-1864. 

 

Auditor’s Office Announces Three “Top Dog” Winners

Posted December 5th, 2011 in Top Dog Contest by John Federer

“Annually the Clark County Auditor’s Office, along with the Clark County Humane Society, proudly supports Dog Tag Registration education through its “Top Dog” contest,” said Auditor John S. Federer.  This year’s contest was conducted from October 27 through November 21, 2011 for all 3rd, 4th and 5th grade Clark County students.  The contest was an art project to tell a story about the dog owner and his/her pet.  “We received 125 entries, and the judging was extremely difficult due to the quality of the students’ projects,” Federer said.

The following are this year’s winners:

1st Place Winner is Gabrielle Limes and her dog, Luther.  Gabrielle is a 4th grade student at Northwestern Elementary.  Gabrielle will receive the “#1” heart-shaped 2012 Clark County dog tag, along with prizes for her dog.

2nd Place Winner is a 5th grade student at Snowhill School, Olivia Jenkins and her dog Gracie.  Olivia will receive the “#2” heart-shaped 2012 Clark County dog tag.

3rd Place Winner is Emma Ervin and her dog Bandit.  Emma, a 3rd grade student at Rolling Hills Elementary, will receive the “#3” heart-shaped 2012 Clark County tag.

“I want to thank all of the students, family members and teachers who participated in the contest,” Federer said.  “Remember, in order to save time and money, go to the Auditor’s website at http://clarkcounty.dogtaglicense.com/ to order your 2012 dog tags on line.”

AUDITOR’S OFFICE KICKS OFF ANNUAL TOP DOG CONTEST

Posted October 31st, 2011 in Top Dog Contest by John Federer

Auditor John Federer announced today the kick-off of the Annual “Top Dog Contest”, co-sponsored by the Clark County Humane Society.  The contest is open to all Clark County students currently in the 3rd, 4th and 5th grade.  Contestants are asked to draw a picture of themselves and their dog or themselves and a dog that they help care for using pen, pencil, markers or paint (using 8 ½” x 11” paper).  Students are to mail their picture, along with a completed entry form, to:

“Top Dog Contest”
c/o John S. Federer
Clark County Auditor
P. O. Box 1325
Springfield, OH  45501

Entries may also be hand-delivered to the Auditor’s Office at 31 N. Limestone Street, Springfield. Entries must be received by 4 p.m. November 21, 2011.  The dog and student must live in Clark County and only one entry per student will be accepted.

The “Top Dog” selected will receive the “#1” heart-shaped dog tag along with prizes for their dog.  The 2nd and 3rd place dogs selected will be awarded the “#2 and #3” heart-shaped dog tags. 

“I am proud to continue this tradition for the youth of Clark County who take pride in their pets and the responsibilities associated with pet ownership,” Federer said.  “Our judges look forward to reviewing all contestants’ pictures.  This should be a fun and exciting time for all involved.”

For questions or information, please contact Jill Roller at (937) 521-1864.

Top Dog Contest Winner Announced

Posted December 9th, 2010 in Top Dog Contest by John Federer

Heather Milliron, a student at Possum Elementary School, is the proud owner of the Top Dog in Clark County for 2011.  “Jasmine saved my life when there was a coyote outside”, Heather wrote in her essay.  Jasmine will wear the number one dog tag issued in Clark County.

Second place winner is Maggie Bruce, at Catholic Central Elementary School in Springfield, and third place winner is Morgan Tackett, a student at Possum Elementary School in Springfield Township. Maggie’s dog Oxford will wear top dog tag number two, while Morgan’s dog Buckeye will wear number three.

The annual top dog contest, available to all third, fourth and fifth grade students in Clark County, is held each year to stress the importance of dog licensing. “Our office will issue approximately 25,000 tags for 2011,” according to Clark County Auditor George Sodders.

Top Dog Contest Winner Announced

Posted December 14th, 2009 in Top Dog Contest by John Federer

Auditor Sodders presents certificateSamantha Tincher, a fourth grade student at Risen Christ Lutheran School, is the proud owner of the Top Dog in Clark County for 2010. Raven, a stray pup, was given to Samantha by her grandmother, “so she could be mine,” Samantha wrote in her essay. Raven will wear the number one dog tag issued in Clark County.

Second place winner is Shyla Cordle, a fourth grade student at Lincoln Park Elementary School in Springfield, and third place winner is Zach Davis, a fourth grade student at Possum School in Springfield Township. Shyla’s dog Molly will wear top dog tag number two, while Angel will wear number three.

The annual top dog contest, available to all third, fourth and fifth grade students in Clark County, is held each year to stress the importance of dog licensing. “Our office will issue approximately 25,000 tags for 2010,” according to Clark County Auditor George Sodders.

Annual Top Dog Contest

Posted October 25th, 2009 in Top Dog Contest by John Federer

Clark County Auditor George Sodders announces the Annual Top Dog Contest.  

Promoting the Importance of Dog Licensing Animal Safety.

This contest is open to every 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade Student in Clark County. Do you think your dog is the TOP DOG   living in Clark County?  If so, you could win a special #1 Top Dog license tag for your dog!

Contest Rules: 

The contest is open to all Clark County students currently in the 3rd, 4th and 5th grade.  You must write, in 100 words or less, why you think your dog is the Top Dog in Clark County. You will be judged on your essay.  The dog and the student must live in Clark County.  Only one entry per student.  Please PRINT or TYPE clearly. Each entry must have: Student’s name, Full Address, Telephone  Number, School, Teacher’s Name, Grade and Name(s) of Parent or Guardian. Entries must be the sole work of the contestant. Entries must be received in the Clark County Auditor’s Office by 4 P.M. November 20, 2009.  Entries may be mailed to the Auditor’s Office, P.O. Box 1325, Springfield OH 45501, or hand delivered to the Auditor’s Office at 31 N. Limestone Street, Springfield, Ohio.  The Top Dog will receive the #1 Dog Tag for 2010 and the 2nd and 3rd place dogs will awarded free special heart shaped dog tag valued at $30.00.

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2009 Top Dog Winners

Posted June 10th, 2009 in Top Dog Contest by John Federer

1st Place

Student: Noelle Wiebeck
School: Snowhill
Teacher: Mrs. McHugh
Dog Name: Buddy

2nd Place

Student: Caitlyn Hobbs
School: Snowhill
Teacher: Mr. Larry Marple
Dog Name: Pixie

3rd Place

Student: Trev Ash
School: Possum
Teacher: Mrs. Teverbaugh
Dog Name: Remy

There were a total of 161 entries from 3rd, 4th and 5th graders in Clark County.

Snowhill 61
Possum 41
Rolling Hills 39
All Others 20