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Education

  • Hawa graduates from Indiana University

    BLOOMINGTON – Kathryn Hawa, granddaughter of Gloria Wahl of Cannelton and daughter of Randa Wahl Hawa and A. Michael Hawa, graduated May 5 from Indiana University – Bloomington with a bachelor’s degree in microbiology.

    Hawa has been inducted into Phi Beta Kappa and is an IU Founders Scholar. While at IU, she participated in genetic research work in the biology department and was a member of Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity.
    She will attend medical school in Iowa.
     

  • Huthsteiner completes basic training

    SAN ANTONIO – After spending eight and a half weeks at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Neil David Huthsteiner of Tell City graduated from basic military training May 4.

    Huthsteiner also participated in the Airmen’s Run and Coin ceremony May 3. He is now stationed at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Miss., attending tech school. He is studying cyber security. After tech school, Huthsteiner will be transferred to his permanent base, which is unknown at this time.

  • Brady, Mullen discuss Lincoln

    Cambron Brady and Aaron Mullen, fifth-graders at William Tell Elementary School, present their research project on the life of Abraham Lincoln to Emily Hildenbrand’s fourth-grade class. The presentation covered details about Lincoln from his birth to present day memorials in his honor.

  • Robbins earns Ivy Tech degree

    EVANSVILLE – Bradley J. Robbins graduated cum laude from Ivy Tech Community College May 4 at the Ford Center in Evansville.
    He earned a degree from the School of Industrial Technology with an associate of applied science degree and a technical certificate. He has accepted a position at Waupaca as an electrician.
    Robbins resides in Tell City and is the son of Jeanne L. Robbins and Dave Robbins, both of Tell City. He is the grandson of the late Georgia Lee and Jack Howland and Mary Ann and Harold Robbins.

  • Cannelton schools honor rolls

    CANNELTON HIGH SCHOOL

    CANNELTON – Cannelton High School announces the following students were named to the school’s honor roll for the second term, second grading period:

  • Schenk graduates with honors from Mater Dei High School

    EVANSVILLE – Kelsey Schenk, 18, daughter of former Tell City resident Jane Hoffman Schenk and Evansville resident Scott Schenk, graduated from Mater Dei High School in Evansville May 19 during a ceremony held at the Centre.

    Schenk was a three-year member of the varsity swim team where she was seventh in Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference in backstroke. She was also a member of pep club, service club, prom committee and Friends of Rachel. Schenk graduated with academic honors.

  • Wagner earns Daughters of Isabella $500 scholarship

    TELL CITY – A Daughters of Isabella $500 scholarship was awarded to Amanda Wagner, daughter of Chris and Janet Wagner. She is a 2012 graduate of Tell City High School and valedictorian of her class.

    This award is based on financial need, academics, grade-point average and extra curricular activities in areas such as community, civic and religion. The length of college or program is also taken into consideration. The student must be a child or grandchild of a member of the local D. of I. circle.

  • Winchell graduates from Purdue

    WEST LAYFATTE – Zachary G. Winchell participated in the Purdue University College of Technology commencement May 10.

    He earned a bachelor’s degree in computer graphics technology and obtained a minor in organizational leadership and supervision.
    Winchell is the son of Grant and Carol (Basham) Winchell of Santa Claus. He is the grandson of Jim and Gale Basham of Evanston, Mary Ann Winchell of Velpen and the late Hubert “Hooks” Winchell.
    Winchell is a 2008 graduate of Heritage Hills High School.

  • Sprinkle graduates from Indiana University with bachelor’s

    BLOOMINGTON – Jason Sprinkle of Tell City graduated magna cum laude from Indiana University – Bloomington May 5 with bachelor’s degrees in English and political science, minors in economics and public and environmental affairs, and the honors notation from the Hutton Honors College.

    He has accepted a full tuition offer from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis, where he will also pursue a masters of public affairs degree.

  • Fun in the mud!

    Tell City Junior-Senior High School seventh and eighth graders held a mud run May 18, as part of the Student Wellness Awareness Group, sponsored by a grant from Welborn Baptist Foundation.