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Education

  • Cooper named to IU Southeast dean’s list

    NEW ALBANY – Heather Nicole Cooper has earned a spot on the spring 2012 dean’s list at Indiana University Southeast. This is her fourth appearance on the IU Southeast dean’s list.

    She is a junior nursing major and a 2010 graduate of Perry Central High School.
    Cooper is the daughter of Kurt and Carla Cooper of Tell City and Paula Cooper of Leopold.

  • Ball State announces honor students for spring 2012

    MUNCIE – Ball State University in Muncie released its list of graduate students and honor students for the spring 2012 semester.
    Local students named honor students for the semester were Kellie Suttle of Leopold, Kristin Truelove of St. Croix and Katelyn Bryant and Brittany Overstreet of Tell City.

  • Henrickson earns spot on WKU President’s Scholar list

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Eric Henrickson was named to the President’s Scholar at Western Kentucky University for the spring 2012 semester. 

    To be selected for this honor, one must compile an academic standing of 3.8 or better out of a possible 4.0 for the semester. 
    Henrickson is the son of Brad and Sandy Henrickson. He is entering his senior year at WKU and will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in physical education with a minor in teaching-health.

  • Back to school time again! - Cannelton Schools information

    Cannelton cafeteria information for 2012-13 school year
    CANNELTON – The Cannelton elementary school breakfast and lunch programs will begin Aug. 13. The breakfast-lunch program is available to all children in the school and provides nutritionally balanced meals.
    A price list of the various types of meals and prices was featured in the July 12 issue of the Perry County News.

  • Family paintings

    Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start children and their families enjoyed a day together painting.

    Pictured right are Tommy Robson and Nevaeh McCoskey. Early Head Start participants meet weekly for home visits and twice monthly for playtime, education and family activities. For more information, contact Kelly Luker at (812) 619-1842 or 547-4850, Ext. 113.

  • CCC Preschool accepting applications, introduces new kindergarten program

    TELL CITY – Community Christian Church Preschool, located at 821 10th Street, has openings available for the 2012-13 school year for 3- and 4-year-olds.
    CCC Preschool uses the ABeka curriculum, which includes strong skills in phonics, manuscript, math including number concepts and formation, language development, motor skills, social skills and Biblical principles.
    The program also includes arts and crafts, special guest visitors, special programs and field trips.   

  • Sonshine roundup, open house

    The children at Sonshine Early Learning Ministry invite everyone to their preschool roundup and open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 2.

    Children will be signed up to join the Sonshine Early Learning preschool and daycare. For more information, contact the preschool at 547-9620 or send e-mail to SonShine4 Kids@gmail.com. The school is one mile west of New Boston on County Road 1160 North. From the left are Sophia Wollenmann, Matthew Gordon, Liam O’Malley, Levi Keller and Nicholas Murphy.

  • Cronin earns dean’s list spot at Manchester

    NORTH MANCHESTER – An area resident was named to the fall 2011 dean’s list at Manchester College.
    Dana Cronin of Tell City, a senior psychology and sociology major, earn-ed a spot on the list. Cronin is a graduate of Perry Central High School.
    To achieve the dean’s-list distinction, students must earn a semester grade point of 3.5 or higher and have completed at least 12 semester hours. 
    For more about Manchester College, visit www.manchester.edu.

  • Kohnert earns degree from Purdue

    WEST LAFAYETTE – Joseph Kohnert graduated from Purdue University’s College of Engineering May 11. He earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.

    While at Purdue, Kohnert earned Purdue’s Presidential Scholarship all four years. He was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity.
    Following his junior year, Kohnert completed an internship at Delphi Electronics and Safety in Kokomo and later accepted a position there. His employment began June 5.

  • Hall awarded two scholarships

    TELL CITY – Devin Hall, a 2012 graduate of Perry Central High School, was recently awarded two scholarships.

    The first was a $500 Neil Mulzer Memorial Scholarship to be used for tuition, book or lab fees. The second scholarship Hall earn-ed was the Indiana Association of Pediatric Hermatology-Oncology Nurses scholarship totaling $500. To receive this scholarship, Hall was asked to write an essay on his disease, histiocytosis.