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Achievements

  • Science team standouts

    Perry Central Elementary School’s science team recently competed in a three-day online competition that earned members fourth place in their division and fifth overall in all divisions.

    The competition consisted of an individual component, during which four students answered 15 questions about an article they’d read; an experimental round with a panel of 10 members who answered questions about an experiment they’d carried out the previous week.

  • Perry Central Honor Rolls

    LEOPOLD – Additional sixth-grade students were submitted to the News after press time. Sixth-grade students earning second-quarter honorable mention include Breeana Noland, Clay Mitchell and Lauren Harpenau.

    Sixth-grade students earning first-semester honor roll include Lauren Harpenau and Stella Hubert. Receiving honorable mention were Chloe Collin and Clay Mitchell.
     

  • USI names dean’s fall semester dean’s list students

    PERRY COUNTY – Several undergraduate students of the University of Southern Indiana who hail from Perry County were recently recognized for their outstanding academic achievement.

  • Perry Central High School releases honor roll

    LEOPOLD -- Perry Central High School has released names of students in grades seven through 12 earning honor roll distinction for the second nine weeks of the academic year. Students earning grade-point averages of 3.5 and above are:

  • Perry Central Elementary students recognized for academic achievements

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Elementary School has announced its honor roll for the second nine-week academic term and the first semester.
    Receiving honors for the second nine weeks are:

  • Tell City’s Clayton earns Bellarmine dean’s list honor

    TELL CITY – James Greg Clayton of Tell City was recently named to Bellarmine University’s dean’s list for the fall 2014 semester. Placement on the list requires a semester grade-point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 academic scale.

    Clayton is double-majoring in criminal justice and sociology and plans to graduate in May.

    He is the son of Hugh Clayton and Kathy Clayton, both of Tell City.
     

  • Ress earns president’s list distinction from Wesleyan

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Kentucky Wesleyan College recently awarded Josalyn Ress, a senior studying elementary education, to the fall 2014 president’s list for superior academic achievement. To be eligible, students must attain a 4.0 grade point average while carrying a minimum of 12 semester hours. Josalyn is the daughter of Ed and Sonia Ress of Perry County.

  • Keasling of Jonathan Jennings Daughters chapter earns genealogy award

    CORYDON – The Jonathan Jennings Chapter, of the Daughters of 1812 met Nov. 1, in Corydon, with president Carol Seales presiding. Seales welcomed Jeanne Vest, prospective member, as a guest.

    An announcement was made that Lynne Keasling earned the 2014 Willard C. Heist Family Genealogy Award. Keasling researched and published several books of family history and has helped numerous women obtain proof for membership in the society, Daughters of the Union and Daughters of 1812.

  • Tell City’s Boyer-Hanks trains as operations specialist

    TELL CITY – Kyle Boyer-Hanks a 2014 graduate of Tell City Junior-Senior High School, graduated Oct. 10, from Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill., after eight weeks of training as a seaman apprentice.

    He is currently apprenticing to become an operations specialist and will be sent to the fleet upon completion of the 10-week program.

    Boyer-Hanks is the son of Kenneth and Anissa Hanks of Tell City and is the fiancé of Samantha Burton.

  • Flamion completes basic military training

    PERRY COUNTY – Air Force Airman 1st Class Jonathan P. Flamion recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

    Flamion completed an intensive, eight-week program including training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an Associate in Applied Science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.