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Education

  • Cannelton Junior-Senior High honor rolls

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Junior-Senior High School has released its honor rolls for the second grading period of the second term and the final honor rolls of the second term.

    Term 2 Grading Period 2

    Grade 6 high honor roll: Jhett B. Garrett, Devyn Rollie Powers and Jenessa Sturgeon.

    Grade 6 honor roll: Logan Bishop, Kyra J. Hemmings, Kyra Jones, Dylan Persohn and Jackson C. Sandage.

    Grade 7 honor roll: Kyra Hemmings.

    Grade 7 honorable mention: Daniel Applegate.

  • Cannelton to save thousands from insurance plan switch

    By JAKE BETHEL

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – Cannelton City Schools has changed its employee health insurance plan and saved thousands in doing so.

    Dr. Alva Sibbitt called it “a good deal for us and a good deal for our employees” as he explained just how much the school corporation will save.

    By switching from its plan with Pekin Insurance to the Indiana’s Consumer Driven Health Plan will shave costs to the school corporation around $60,000 per year, according to Sibbitt’s figures.

  • Perry Central Art Show finalists
  • Diplomas ready for 81 PC seniors

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    LEOPOLD – The strains of “Pomp and Circumstance” will echo inside the Perry Central High School gymnasium Sunday as members of the Class of 2016 receive their diplomas.

  • TC grads await Friday ceremony

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – A night of joyful tears, laughs and reminiscing will mingle as students look to the future during Tell City High School’s graduation. Diplomas will be awarded at ceremonies beginning at 7 p.m. Friday in the Bryan Taylor Sports Arena.

    Graduates, family and friends attending this years’ Tell City High School commencement will listen to words of encouragement and advice from their top-two academic grads: Valedictorian Kevin Yeung and Salutatorian Gant Miller. 

  • Cannelton students mark high-school graduation milestone
  • Ivy Tech announces dean’s list students from Perry County

    EVANSVILLE, IN – Ivy Tech Community College Southwest proudly recognizes the following Perry County students for making the Dean’s List for the 2016 spring semester. To be on the Dean’s List, Ivy Tech students must achieve a minimum 3.5 grade point average in specific courses with no D’s or F’s, must have earned six or more credits during the semester, and at least 12 degree eligible credits during their course of study.

  • Principles in workmanship

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    LEOPOLD – The path to a successful career in today’s technological world is a competitive venture. Some local students are taking advantage of every opportunity available to ensure they have the upper hand when it comes to finding employment, in whatever field it may be.

    More than two dozen Perry Central High School juniors and seniors recently completed coursework that helped them earn Work Ethic Certificates.

  • Diplomas ready for Cannelton Class of ’16

    By JAKE BETHEL

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – This Saturday, May 21, the students who comprise Cannelton High School’s class of 2016 will officially finish secondary education and be handed the diplomas they earned through years of tests, homework and early life lessons.

    Atop the academic achievements for seniors are Valedictorian Jordyn Vogt and Salutatorian Damon Powers, who will each address their class at the graduation ceremony, which is set to begin at 10 a.m. in the Cannelton Community Center.

  • Local businesses offering rewards for good grades

    PERRY COUNTY – Three local businesses are reviving the practice of rewarding children who earn good grades. The surprise reward will be administered to the first 500 Perry County elementary students, which includes kindergarten through sixth grade, who pick up their prize at Everbody’s Fun and Fitness Center. The event will take place Wednesday and Thursday, May 25 and 26, from 3 to 7 p.m. and Friday, May 27, from 3 to 5 p.m. These three days are reserved for the first 500 Tell City, Perry Central and Cannelton students.