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Education

  • STEM-ulating experiments
  • United Way ‘Stuff the Bus’ school supply drive July 22-23
  • Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship cycle opens Aug. 1

     

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Community Foundation will begin accepting applications for the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship on Aug. 1.

    This scholarship provides full-tuition, required fees, and a special allocation for required books and equipment for four years of undergraduate study at an accredited public or private nonprofit Indiana college or university. One applicant in Perry County will receive the scholarship.

  • Hagedorn makes dean’s list at Belmont University

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Kalin Hagedorn of Sparta, N.J., qualified for the spring 2016 dean’s list at Belmont University. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C.

  • Electric cooperative sponsors students at Touchstone Energy Camp

    TELL CITY – Southern Indiana Power sponsored two students at the annual Touchstone Energy Camp. The camp was held June 8-11 at Camp Tecumseh in Brookston.

    Students entering seventh grade in 2016 were eligible to attend and were selected by their local cooperative to participate in the three-day program.

    The students’ agenda combined traditional outdoor camp activities with environmental education, electrical safety practices and cooperative business education.

  • Scholarship awarded
  • Young graduates from UK

    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Elizabeth Young earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biology May 8, 2016, from University of Kentucky. She graduated magna cum laude with minors in anthropology and music performance.

    She is the daughter of Theresa J. Kirchner of Hawesville, Ky., and Robert Young of Tell City.

    Her grandparents are Orville and Jane DeWitt of Hawesville, Ky., and the late Martha Young of Tell City. Her great-grandparents are Jane Bruggeman and the late Anthony Bruggeman of Tell City.

  • Student earns dean’s list honor at Manchester

    NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. – A total of 312 students engaged in undergraduate study at Manchester University are on the spring 2016 Dean’s List. Junior Austin LeClere of Cannelton was among them.

    The scholars achieved a 3.5 grade point average or higher while enrolled in at least 12 credit hours of classes this spring.

  • Cannelton schools deal with tax issues

    By JAKE BETHEL

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Superintendent Dr. Alva Sibbitt reported the general fund did not receive any local tax revenue and Can-clay did not pay its property taxes in May.

    Sibbitt said he has been in contact with the treasurer’s office, which informed him the total amount Can-clay owes in property taxes is $637,862.84. Most of that amount would go to the schools, according to Sibbitt.

  • Wagner graduates from Butler University

    INDIANAPOLIS – Amanda Elizabeth Wagner graduated from Butler University in Indianapolis with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics on May 7, in a 10 a.m. commencement ceremony. 

    While at Butler, Wagner was a member of the Division I Lady Bulldog Swim Team for four years and the Delta Delta Delta Sorority for two years.

    While a member of the Butler swim team, she was honored with the Most Valubalbe Player Award twice and the Coaches Award once.