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Education

  • Students recognized at Brescia

    TELL CITY – Sonya Lenea Lindauer from Tell City graduated cum laude from Brescia University with a bachelor’s degree in biology degree. She is a member of Alpha Chi and Delta Epsilon Sigma.
    Lenea received the Biology Area Special Recognition Award, award for participating in the Brescia University Honors Program and completing it, and was the recipient of the Alpha Chi National Honor Society Leadership Award.
    Senior Jordan Lee Rhodes from Tell City, who is a major in elementary education, was named to the spring 2012 dean’s list.

  • Early Head Start Day Out

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

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

  • Goad earns ETSU spring 2012 dean’s list spot

    JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – East Tennessee State University has announced the names of students who attained a grade-point average qualifying them for inclusion in the dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester. To receive this honor, students must successfully complete a minimum of 12 hours of undergraduate coursework with a GPA of at least 3.7 on a 4.0 scale.
    Tell City native Rachel M. Goad appeared on the list.

  • GED testing available at Perry Central in August, September

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Community School Corp. will offer GED testing to Indiana residents who need their certificate for employment, college classes or personal satisfaction.

  • Knights of Columbus Scholarships
  • Alvey earns law degree

    NAPLES, Fla. – Christie Alvey graduated from Ave Maria School of Law May 12 with a jurisdoctor of law degree.

    She is a 1998 graduate of Cannelton High School, a 2003 graduate of Urbana University with a bachelor’s degree in sports management and 2006 graduate of Indiana Wesleyan with a degree in physical and health education and special education.
    She is the daughter of Rose and Denny Moore of Eckerty and the late Gordon Alvey.

  • Jasper Engine announces scholarship recipients

    JASPER – Jasper Engine and Transmission has announced the winners of its annual scholarship program. Applicants must be dependent children of full-time Jasper associates. A rating system of several criteria is used to determine the recipients.

    Brad Douglas, a graduate of Perry Central High School, was a local recipient. He will attend Oakland City University to study pre-law and sports administration.
    He is the son of Daniel and Rebecca Douglas. His father is co-department manager in Jasper Engine’s differential department.

  • Goffinet recognized for achievements

    TELL CITY – Lauren Goffinet, a 2009 graduate of Tell City High School, was named to the president’s and dean’s lists of Kentucky Wesleyan College for the spring 2012 semester.

    The president’s list honors superior academic achievement, and students must attain a 4.0 grade-point average while being enrolled as a full-time student. The dean’s list recognizes students who attain a GPA of at least 3.5. Goffinet has been named to the president’s list five times and the dean’s list six times.

  • Early Head Start finds home in historic Tell City building

    TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. officials and approximately 150 guests celebrated the opening of the new Perry County Early Head Start offices May 24 at 321 Ninth St., in Tell City.

    The facility is the former Coca-Cola Bottling Company, and LHDC recently completed a major rehabilitation and renovation of this historic building, including the construction of offices to house the Early Head Start program and staff.

  • Henning earns academic honors from Hanover

    TELL CITY – Tyler Henning, a 2008 graduate of Tell City High School, has been placed on the dean’s list at Hanover College in Hanover for the 2012 fall and winter-spring terms.
    For a student to be eligible for the dean’s list at Hanover College, they must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.