VAN WERT – The Marsh Foundation School held its annual spring celebration on Wednesday, May 28. The day included piano recitals, a musical production of The Wizard of Oz, a graduation ceremony and a luncheon. A total of seven students were honored for receiving their high school diplomas.

Many of the youths’ friends and families, as well as community members joined in the celebration. More than 30 students were honored for their accomplishments throughout the school year. Following the festivities in the auditorium, everyone in attendance enjoyed a luncheon in the cafeteria.

Serving children and families since 1922, The Marsh Foundation is a not-for-profit children’s services agency that provides behavioral treatment in a variety of settings. Services include group homes, foster care, an intensive treatment program and independent living. Located in Van Wert, the organization’s group homes are licensed for up to 30 children ages 7–17, offers an on-campus school for grades 2–12 and provides a variety of clinical services to group home residents, foster children and community members.

The mission of The Marsh Foundation is to inspire hope, to teach and to care for children and families. For more information about The Marsh, visit