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Education

  • KWC hosting events for prospective students

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Students will have the chance to explore Kentucky Wesleyan College at two upcoming events. KWC will hold an off-campus Prospective Student Reception from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Hilton Garden Inn, 220 Eagle Crest Drive in Evansville.
    From accounting to zoology, students can explore the more than 40 academic majors and pre-professional programs available.
    The Director of Financial Aid will also be in attendance to answer any questions students and their families may have about the FAFSA and the financial aid process.

  • New scholarship available at PCHS

    LEOPOLD – A new scholarship is now available to students of Perry Central. Current students or recent graduates of Perry Central who are enrolled in a technical school and majoring in the area of welding or auto mechanics are eligible to apply.
    The John “Jack” Giesler Memorial Scholarship is a $1,000 need-based scholarship. Along with the requirements above, applicants must also submit a copy of their high-school transcript with a completed application.

  • Local residents present at U of E research conference March 23

    EVANSVILLE – The University of Evansville announces local residents were selected to present original research at the University’s ninth annual MESCON; a math, engineering and science undergraduate research conference.
    They were as follows:
    Dylan Kleemann of Tell City, majoring in civil engineering, gave a presentation titled “Multi-use Trail Design for Evansville Area Trails Coalition.”

  • Current version of GED test to expire in 2013

    PERRY COUNTY – The GED Testing Service would like to inform test-takers who need to finish the GED test by the end of 2013 some critical facts. The current version of the test – the 2002 Series GED Test – will expire at the end of 2013, along with incomplete test scores.

  • Annual high-school art show begins April 8

    TELL CITY – The ninth annual Tell City High School Art Show will be held from 9 to 6 p.m. April 8 and 11 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 9, 10 and 12. The event will be held in the school’s library.
    Some of the items that can be viewed are pencil drawings, pastels, oil and acrylic paintings, watercolors, scratchboards, large-scale paper-mache sculptures, clay projects, weavings and other fiber projects among many other media.

  • Cannelton students helping the needy

    Cannelton Elementary’s first through fifth grade students have been collecting cans for a food drive.

  • Pi Day at Perry Central
  • Daughters of Isabella Scholarship available

    PERRY COUNTY – The Nativity Circle of the Daughters of Isabella will award a scholarship to a high-school graduate from any high school this year.
    The $500 scholarship will be awarded to a graduate of a child or grandchild of a member of the local circle.
    The criteria for the award is based on financial need, academic, extracurricular activities and community involvement.
    Applications will be available at the group’s April 2 meeting or by calling Mary Seibert at 547-4847. The deadline to submit them is April 29.

  • Cannelton Media Club’s Snail’s Pace fundraiser

    The Cannelton Media Club recently completed its Snail’s Pace fundraiser, which sponsor Joan Goble said was successful. Money raised with this fundraiser goes toward the club’s festival competition in the fall.

  • Zimmer named to dean’s list at Ithaca College School of Music

    ITHACA, N.Y. – Adam Zimmer, a resident of Tell City and a senior music major, was named to the dean’s list in Ithaca College’s School of Music for the fall 2012 semester.
    From day one, Ithaca College prepares students for personal and professional success through hands-on experience with internships, research and study abroad. Its integrative curriculum builds bridges across disciplines and uniquely blends liberal arts and professional study.