Education News, Feb. 7

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USI releases dean’s list
EVANSVILLE – The University of Southern Indiana has published the honors list for the 2010 fall semester. Ronald Rochon, provost, reported that 2,161 students were named to the latest list.
The complete list of names can be viewed online at www.usi.edu. In order to be named to the list, students must achieve a 3.5 or better grade-point average on a 4.0 system.
Area students earning spots on the list are Ashton Fleck and Laura Lee of Birdseye; Ariel Bland, Kristy Keene and Alex Rogier of Branchville; Georgena Bobe, Brittany Hedinger, Mandy Plassmeyer and Jeffrey Underhill of Bristow; Katie Jones and Felicia Myers of Cannelton; Justin Deom, Tosha Mosby, Kara Waninger and Reid Waninger of Evanston; Ashley Hubert and Abigail Preher of Leopold; Anthony Flamion and Emily Tempel of St. Croix; Holly Beier and Alisha Kloeck of St. Meinrad; Andrea Kessens of Siberia; Mariah Alvey, Ryan Cassidy, Tara Claise, Stephanie Decker, Hannah DuPont, Kristen Gogel, Stephanie Groves, Brittney Harth, Britney Hendershot, Corey Kimball, Kara McClintic, Ian Reed, Kymberly Rollins, Spencer Sandage, Jessica Smulick, Donald Steen, Jeffery Wooldridge and Kyla Zellers of Tell City; Shelby Wright of Tobinsport and Ashley Brown, Bridget Hedinger and Kaitlin Mosby of Troy.

Tell City schools to host motivational speaker
TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High and William Tell Elementary schools will host Justin Lookadoo, a high-energy motivational speaker with a message that will target some issues that are of great concern to the school and community.
Lookadoo has given more than 3,500 presentations, speaking to more than half a million students, has appeared on many TV and radio talk shows and is a best-selling author.
He will be at the high-school auditorium to speak to sixth- through 12th-grade students at the following times today. Each presentation will be approximately 45 minutes to an hour in duration.
Freshmen through seniors – 10 a.m.
Seventh- through eighth-graders – 11:30 a.m.
Sixth-graders – 12:45 p.m.
The schools’ staff encourages parents and the community to take part in this special event. If you are planning to attend, sign in at the front office and then proceed to the auditorium.
If you would like more information on Lookadoo, visit his Web site at www.lookadoo.com. For more information, call 547-3131.

Freshmen orientation for Tell City students
TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will hold freshmen orientation for the 2011-12 school year at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15 in the high-school auditorium. All current eighth-grade students and their parents need to attend.
Students and parents will be given information about high-school diploma tracks, scheduling and graduation requirements. Representatives from 21st Century Scholars will be present to provide information about their program.
Principal Brad Ramsey and counselors will be on hand to explain requirements and answer questions.
If you have any questions, contact Cindia Ress or Lisa Noble at 547-9715 or send an e-mail to cress@tellcity.k12.in.us or lisan@tellcity.k12.in.us.