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Hemmings earns all-American scholar-at-large award
TELL CITY – The United States Achievement Academy announced today that Mikah Hemmings of Tell City has been named an All-American Scholar At-Large Award Winner. Hemmings will appear in the All-American Scholar Official Yearbook, which is published nationally.
The academy recognizes fewer than 10 percent of all American high-school students. Winners are based on the standards of selection set forth by the academy. The criteria for selection are a student’s grade-point average, achievements and a well-balanced schedule of academics and extracurricular activities.
Hemmings is a student at Cannelton High School. She is the daughter of Scott and Charlene Hemmings of Tell City. She is the granddaughter of Paul and Elon Fuchs of Dale and Mike and Dixie Hemmings of Newburgh.
Alvey named to Rose-Hulman winter dean’s list
TERRE HAUTE – Lucas Alvey of Tell City was recently named to dean’s list for the winter quarter at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. In order to be named to the dean’s list, students must earn at least a 3.3 grade-point average.
Alvey is a senior biomedical engineering major. He is the son of Bryon and Lucy Alvey.
D of I scholarship available
PERRY COUNTY – The Daughters of Isabella will award a $500 scholarship to a high-school graduate from one of the three schools in the county. The applicant must be a child or grandchild of a member of the D of I local circle. The criteria is based on financial need, academic excellence and extracurricular activities. For applications, call Dona Sweeney at 547-4794. All applications are due by April 29.
Lip-sync contest planned for April 1
TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Renaissance class will host its fourth annual Lip Sync Contest Friday. This contest consists of students and staff members lip-syncing songs of their choice on stage and being judged by a select group of staff and community members.
The contest will be held at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium. Winning groups will receive an award for their performances.
Groups are encouraged to wear costumes and perform dance routines while they lip-sync their song. The public is highly encouraged to attend. Admission is $3 for students and $5 for adults.