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Achievements

  • Jamie Baker named to EKU’s president’s List

    RICHMOND, Ky. – Jamie Lea Baker of Tell City is one of 1,177 students to earn president’s list honors for the spring 2014 semester at Eastern Kentucky University.

    Baker is a senior athletic training major at EKU.

    The president’s list was established by the university to recognize outstanding academic achievement. It is bestowed upon full-time undergraduate students who attain a perfect 4.0 grade-point average for a semester.
     

  • Tell City Junior-Senior High School students honored for achievements

    Tell City Junior-Senior High School hosted its annual honors program last month. There were 169 students recognized at the program, which was held in the school auditorium.

    Students who scored a Pass+ on state testing in mathematics and/or language arts and who maintained a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher for the first semester of the current school year received Presidential Awards for Educational Excellence.

    Students received a certificate, pin and letter from President Obama.

  • Lain chosen to attend Hoosier Girls State

    TELL CITY – Tell City High School’s Amity Lain, who was recently selected by American Legion Post 213 Women’s Auxiliary as an alternate 2014 delegate to Hoosier Girls State, was chosen to attend this week’s event in place of a delegate in another district.

    The event is held June 22-28 at Trine University in Angola.

    Lain is the daughter of Jimmy Lain and Mandy Lain.

  • Schenk graduates Mater Dei, sets sights on IU

    EVANSVILLE – Jered Schenk graduated from Mater Dei High School in Evansville Sunday, May 18.

    While at Mater Dei, he maintained a 3.996 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale and earned magna cum laude honors all four years. Schenk was also a two-year member of the National Honor Society and class salutatorian.

  • Nix to attend law school on merit scholarship

    CANNELTON - Mariah Cheyenne Nix of rural Cannelton graduated May 10 from Indiana University Bloomington campus.

    She earned a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice and Political Science and minored in business.

    While at IU, Nix was a member of the Theta Phi Alpha sorority, a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda Honor Society and a three-year Indiana University Dance Marathon committee member.

    Nix was also a volunteer at the Shalom Community Center, a daytime homeless shelter serving the Bloomington area.

  • Hagedorn graduates, pursues master's at BSU

    TELL CITY - Patrick Douglas Hagedorn, a 2010 graduate of Tell City High School, graduated from Ball State University May 3, 2014. He received a bachelor's in sports administration with a minor in business.

    Hagedorn served as student manager for the Cardinals football team for the past three seasons, including serving as head student field manager in 2013.

  • Thomas wins NCAA bracket contest; prize money goes to March of Dimes

    CINCINNATI - Emily Thomas, a senior medical writer in biometrics for INC Research, a global clinical research organization, won a 2014 March Madness contest. She was one of 150 "bracketologists" who took part in a contest based on the NCAA men's basketball tourney.

    Those entering chose a charity that would, if they won, would receive entry fees.

  • Clayton earns dean's list honor at Bellarmine

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - James "Greg" Clayton, a senior at Bellarmine University in Louisville, Ky., has been named to the university's dean's list for the spring 2014 semester.

    Placement on the list requires a semester average of 3.5 or above, a level achieved by only a fraction of Bellarmine students.

    Clayton is double-majoring in criminal justice and sociology and is the son of Hugh Clayton of Tell City and Kathy Clayton of Fairfield, Ill.

  • Winning app builders

    Perry Central students, from the left, Kirstyn Linne, Brooke Lasher and Bryce Ory, pose with U.S. Rep. Larry Bucshon June 3 during his visit to an e-learning conference. Students in Sean Risse’s careers class were tasked with designing and creating a mobile application for use throughout Perry Central as part of a contest sponsored by Bucshon’s office.

  • Head Start recognizes outstanding classroom volunteers

    Lincoln Hills Development Corp. South Perry Head Start presented Volunteer of the Year certificates to several parents. Head Start is a federally funded preschool program serving low-income families. Volunteers are an important part of the Head Start Program. Parents, guardians and other community members have many opportunities throughout the year to support the program through volunteerism.