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Achievements

  • 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.

  • Tell City honors students

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School hosted its annual honor program last month. There were 169 students recognized at the program, which was held in the school auditorium. Principal Brad Ramsey welcomed students, parents and invited guests. He also shared some of the highlights of the year with test scores setting records, the graduation rate continuing to climb and being awarded an “A” rating by the Indiana Department of Education.  Following the program, light refreshments were served in the Red Apple Inn.  

  • 14 4-H’ers ready to celebrate their final fair

    The 2014 class of final-year and 10-year 4-H members is composed of 14 outstanding individuals. They are Isabel Adams, Rhett Baumeister, Phillip Dauby, Mackenzie Flamion, Levi Harbaville, Jenny Hess, Hillary Hubert, Joseph James, Marissa Kress, Victoria Nash, Aquaila Parker, Callie Poehlein, Ashlee Saalman and Trenton Schraner.

    Isabel Adams

  • Perry Central Captains Club recognizes top 10 junior and senior high school students

    Perry Central Captains Club recognized students in several grade levels for academic achievements. The top 10 students from each grade level of seventh through 11th were recognized. 

  • 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.