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Education

  • Bruner graduates from ISU
  • Perry Central Rising Stars
  • Changes coming to superintendent’s contract

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Changes to the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. superintendent’s contract are near finalization. An addendum to the existing contract, which expires June 31, 2020, was presented during a special session of the school board Thursday.

    The six page, seven part contract and supplement clarifies terms to coincide with recent changes to employee policies, including days off, how vacation is accrued, retirement savings compensation and other incentives.

  • Donna Fenn Literacy Fund donation
  • TCHS earns early-college endorsement

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – Tell City High School’s success at offering students a chance to earn college credits while still in high school has earned it an important statewide endorsement.

    The Center of Excellence in Leadership Learning at the University of Indianapolis recently endorsed the program at Tell City Junior-Senior High School, making it the newest member of a small network of Early College schools in the state. 

  • Perry Central students building their own workforce path

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    LEOPOLD – There’s no need to punch a time clock for theses jobs – attendance is taken at the school every morning. But the duties the students invest in Perry Central’s newly commissioned Commodore Manufacturing are just as steadfast in producing top-quality, real-life work.

  • Community foundation announces scholarship opportunities

    PERRY COUNTY - Scholarship opportunities are available through the Foundation’s Community Scholarship program.

    The program is made up of various scholarship funds, each with individual selection criteria and eligibility requirements. These opportunities were created by donors to provide Perry County students with opportunities for advanced education. All awards are made without regard to race, creed, color, sex, religion, or national origin. Some scholarships are designed to be awarded to nontraditional students as well. The deadline to apply is Feb. 28.

  • Hospital-sponsored scholarships available to pursue medical careers

    JASPER – With the assistance of the Dubois County Community Foundation, Memorial Hospital Foundation is offering various medical scholarship opportunities.  A Scholarship Application must be completed by applicants and returned to the Memorial Hospital Foundation office by March 1. Applications will be available at the Memorial Hospital Foundation office, located at 709 W. 9th St. in Jasper, and online at www.mhhcc.org.

  • Perry County Lilly Endowment Community Scholar named

    One Perry County student has been named the recipient of a four-year, full-tuition scholarship as the 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. Luke Bishop will receive a full-tuition scholarship to an accredited public or private nonprofit college or university in Indiana of his choice and a $900 yearly stipend for required books and equipment.

    Luke, a senior at Perry Central High School, is the son of James and Tara Bishop of Branchville.

  • Brooke Franzman profiled for work with special needs

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Okeeheelee Middle School teacher Brooke Franzman was recently profiled by the West Palm Beach, Fla., school for her work working with people with disabilities and helping them with everyday life skills, such as food shopping, banking, etc.