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Education

  • Perry Central, William Tell elementary schools Honor Rolls

    Perry Central Elementary School

    LEOPOLD — Perry Central Elementary School announces the following students were named to the school’s honor roll for the last quarter:

  • Getting their hands dirty

    Children at the Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Perry County Head Start Home Base enjoyed activities about nature during April and May.

    Students participated in an activity from the socialization included investigating how plants grow. They were also able to explore different seeds and soils. Pictured from the left, Christian Holmes, Kenzie Litherland and Jillian Post explore different plant and soils as they investigate how plants grow. For more information about Head Start, contact Kelly Vogt or Shanna Hays at 547-9457.

  • A day at the museum

    Students of Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Perry County Head Start Home Base enjoyed activities about the community during June.

    They took a field trip to the Owensboro Museum and were able to examine exhibits such as a mammoth skeleton and an underground coal mine.
    For more information about Perry County Head Start, contact Kelly Vogt or Shanna Hays at 547-9457.

  • Static fun

    Students at Stepping Stones Preschool experimented with static electricity recently. Pictured from the left are Joe Cunningham, Jakob Hurm, Hope Kellems and Addie James.

  • Lippelt earns master’s degree at Mount Mary

    LEOPOLD – Robyn (Rennie) Lippelt, originally from Leopold, graduated May 19 from Mount Mary College in Milwaukee, Wis., with a master’s degree in occupational therapy. She works and lives in Indianapolis.

    Lippelt is a 2005 graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2009 graduate of Purdue University.
    She is the daughter of Randy and Teresa Rennie of Leopold.

  • Lippelt earns master’s degree at Mount Mary

    LEOPOLD – Robyn (Rennie) Lippelt, originally from Leopold, graduated May 19 from Mount Mary College in Milwaukee, Wis., with a master’s degree in occupational therapy. She works and lives in Indianapolis.

    Lippelt is a 2005 graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2009 graduate of Purdue University.
    She is the daughter of Randy and Teresa Rennie of Leopold.

  • Tell City students recognized at annual honors banquet

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School hosted its annual honor program May 14. There were 111 students who were recognized at the program, which was held in the school auditorium.
    A full story about the program, along with a listing of all award winners, appeared in the June 7 issue of The News. The remaining pictures of the winners are featured on this page.

  • Clayton earns Bellarmine dean’s list spot

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – James “Greg” Clayton of Tell City was named to the spring 2012 dean’s list at Bellarmine University.
    Placement on this list requires a semester average of 3.5 or above, a level achieved by only a fraction of Bellarmine students according to a press release. Clayton’s name, along with those of the other dean’s list students, has been displayed on the College of Arts and Sciences bulletin board in Alumni Hall and on the Bellarmine University Web site.

  • Kast selected as IU cheerleader

    BLOOMINGTON – Indiana University’s cheerleading program has selected Lindsay Kast as a member of its Crimson Cheer Squad for the 2012-13 season.

    According to Julie Horine, head coach, the talent level during tryouts was outstanding. The cheer program is coming off of its most successful year ever, winning the 2012 UCA National Championship for the All-Girls Division and finishing No. 4 in Small Co-Ed.

  • Robinson earns diploma from Olympia High

    ORLANDO – Caleb Robinson, son of former resident Jean (Hoffman) Robinson and former Rockport resident Charlie Robinson, graduated summa cum laude from Olympia High School in Orlando June 5.

    Robinson was a four-year member of the drum line and was a member of the varsity water polo team. He was also a member of Mu Alpha Theta math honor society. He will attend the University of Central Florida in the fall, majoring in hospitality management and has received a Bright Futures Florida Academic Scholarship, the top award level for the state of Florida.