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Achievements

  • Cannelton’s Kellems completes basic training

    CANNELTON – Pvt. Sierra D. Kellems of Cannelton graduated basic combat training Aug. 7, at Fort Jackson, S.C

    While there, Kellems completed an intensive 10-week program that included training in military discipline, Army core values, history and traditions, physical fitness, combat life-saving first aid, weapons use, map reading and land navigation and armed-combat field maneuvers and tactics.

  • Epple honored at Mary Kay seminar

    DALLAS – Pam Epple of Branchville joined more than 30,000 Mary Kay independent beauty consultants at the company’s annual seminar recently at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas.

    Mary Kay Inc.’s annual seminar assembles independent beauty consultants from across the country and around the world to celebrate their business achievements and provide education, recognition and motivation for the year ahead.

  • Tell City’s Yuen earns honors distinction

    TELL CITY – Victoria Yuen of Tell City was recognized for her outstanding academic performance during spring semester at Indiana University’s College of Arts and Sciences.

    Yuen’s high grade-point-average earned her a place on the executive dean’s list, which is reserved for students who complete at least 12 graded credit hours in a single semester while earning at least a 3.7.

    Students earning this distinction have their names posted on the university’s website.

  • Dilger named to IU dean’s list

    TELL CITY – Tyler Jacob Dilger of Perry County has been named to Indiana University’s School of Public Health dean’s list in recognition of outstanding academic performance during the spring 2014 semester.

    Eligibility for the dean’s list is reserved for students who complete at least 12 graded credit hours in a single semester, earning at least a 3.8 semester grade point average.

  • Cannelton elementary schools release scholastic honor rolls

    CANNELTON - Cannelton elementary schools have released scholastic recognition for the fourth nine-week grading period, second semester and annual honor rolls. Students receiving distinguished, honors and honorable mentions are distinction are

  • Perry Central Captains Club honorees

    The Perry Central Captains Club recognized elementary students who increased testing scores in one content area and maintained scores in all other areas. The distinction, called "Up in one, down in none," included first-grade students. 

    In row one, from the left, are Zane Fears, Bradley Smith, Ethan Durbin, Trista Jones, Teyah Mullis, Chloe Mullins, Gavin Wallace, Madaline Herzog and Audrey Popp.

  • Community foundation awards scholarships

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Community Foundation awarded two scholarships to students who previously graduated high school.

    Crystal Peter received the Mildred Wempe Memorial No. 1 Scholarship and Martha Thomas received the Charles S. (Blackie) Paulin and Rose H. Paulin Scholarship.

    Both scholarships are administered through the foundation.

  • Best Chairs Foundation Inc. awards scholarships to area students

    TELL CITY – Five area students were recipients of scholarships awarded by Best Chairs Foundation Inc. The students are dependent children of full time employees of Best Home Furnishings and were selected by the Dubois County Community Foundation.  

    Four $4,000 scholarships were awarded for a four-year degree and one $2,000 scholarship was awarded for a two- year degree.  

  • Local students earn Kentucky Wesleyan College honors

    OWENSBORO – Kentucky Wesleyan College recently announced the spring 2014 president’s and dean’s lists.

    To be eligible for the president’s list for superior academic achievement, students must attain a 4.0 grade point average while carrying a minimum of 12 semester hours.

    To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must attain a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale while carrying a minimum of 12 semester hours.

  • Tell City Junior-Senior High School recognizes high-achieving students

    TELL CITY – As published in the June 30 edition of the News, the Tell City Junior Senior High School hosted its annual honor program last month, recognizing 169 students for academic achievement. Below is a complete listing of award recipients.

    Principal’s Awards for Academic Excellence recipients were those students in grades seven through eleven who were the top students with the highest grade-point average for the year.