Located adjacent to the Joint Systems Manufacturing Center, the Veterans Freedom Flag Monument stands proud to salute, thank, and honor all U.S. veterans of the past, present, and future.


The Community

Shawnee is a residential suburb to the southwest of Lima, OH. Lima and surrounding communities have a population of approximately 85,000. Residents of Shawnee itself are employed in a cross-section of professional and upper-to-middle-management careers, including university professors, administrators, medical doctors, attorneys, and business owners.

Lima boasts two fine hospitals: St. Rita's Medical Center and Lima Memorial Hospital. Additional medical facilities include a Cancer Treatment Center, a Coronary Care Unit, as well as the Orthopedic Institute of Ohio/Institute for Orthopedic Surgery. Other local employers include Procter & Gamble, General Dynamics, Ashland, Fort Amanda Specialties, Husky Lima Refinery, INEOS, Linde, and Potash Corp. Lima is also the home for outstanding educational institutions such as The Ohio State University at Lima, Rhodes State College and the University of Northwestern Ohio. Other regional universities include Ohio Northern University and Bluffton University.

Community Schools

Shawnee Local School District
James Kanable, Superintendent
3255 Zurmehly Road
Lima Ohio 45806

Apollo Career Center

3325 Shawnee Road
Lima OH 45806-1454
High School: 419-998-2908
Adult Education: 866-998-2824
Apollo Career Center

Apollo High School

Apollo Adult Education