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Education

  • Williams attends educator conference

    CANNELTON – Charlena (Rudolph) Williams of Cannelton was one of five women chosen to represent Kentucky at the 2012 National Education Association Mid-Atlantic Women’s and Minority Leadership Conference in Arlington, Va., Jan. 25 – Jan. 29.

  • Perry Central Elementary’s Up in One, Down in None students

    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central Captains club had a pizza party and gave certificates to all students who raised at least one grade without letting any others fall for the second grading period compared to the first grading period. Students who received straight A’s for both quarters were also invited to attend the pizza party.

  • Tell City native to spend semester studying abroad in France

    EVANSVILLE – The University of Evansville has announced that Tell City native Nathan Ramsey, a graduate of Tell City High School, will spend the spring 2012 semester studying in Nice, France.
    Ramsey, who is majoring in civil engineering, will study at the Euro-American Institute in a program run by CEA Global Education.

  • PC to welcome freshmen

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central will host ninth-grade orientation Monday in the elementary cafeteria. A light meal will be provided at 6 p.m. and the program will begin at 6:30 p.m. 
    Students will plan for their four years of high school, learn about Upward Bound and have the opportunity to sign up for the 21st Century Scholarship program. RSVPs are encouraged, but not required. For more information, contact Jody French, guidance counselor, at 843-5121 or send e-mail to jfrench@pccs.k12. in.us.

  • Weatherholt makes dean’s list at EKU

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Loren Weatherholt graduated from Western Hills High School in Frankfort with honors in 2011.

    She is currently attending Eastern Kentucky University on a presidential scholarship. Weatherholt is a part of the nursing program and will graduate in 2015. She also made the first semester’s dean’s list with a grade-point average of 3.76.
    Weatherholt is the daughter of Crystal Byrd-Rust and Aaron Weatherholt. She is the granddaughter of Jerry and Mary Ann Weatherholt of Tell City and the late Fletcher and Caroline Byrd.

  • Stepping Stones taking registrations for 2012-13

    LEOPOLD – Stepping Stones Preschool, located in the St. Augustine Catholic Church Parish Hall basement, is accepting registrations for the 2012-13 school year.
    The preschool seeks to provide a positive educational experience for 3- and 4-year-olds, preparing them for elementary school.

  • Open Centers free program for children starts Thursday

    TELL CITY – Open Centers will offer the free program “Incredible Years” will be held from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursdays beginning this week at the Tell City Community Building, 16th and Franklin streets in Tell City.
    Incredible Years is open to any preschool age child, ages 3 to 6, and their parents or caregivers. There will be arts and crafts, story telling, socialization and parenting tips. The program is sponsored by Safe Schools – Healthy Students. For more information, contact Wendi Rich at 547-9727.

  • Education Notes, Jan. 23

    PC preschool, kindergarten registration information
    LEOPOLD – Perry Central is accepting registrations for preschool and kindergarten for the 2012-13 school year. Children who will be 4 years of age by Aug. 1 are eligible to attend preschool. Children who will be 5 years of age by Aug. 1 are eligible for kindergarten.

  • Tri Kappa announces scholarship opportunities

    PERRY COUNTY – The State organization of Tri Kappa will award a variety of scholarships to college students throughout Indiana in the spring. 
    Each state scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $1,000. Tri Kappa has provided scholarship awards since 1914, acknowledging students on the local, province and state levels. 
    Chapters, provinces and the state organization combined currently give nearly $500,000 annually honoring academic achievement.

  • Sprinkle named to IU dean’s list

    BLOOMINGTON – Jason Robert Sprinkle has been named to Indiana University’s dean list for the fall semester of 2011.

    The dean’s list is reserved for students who have earned a grade-point average of 3.7 or better.
    Sprinkle is the son of Bob and Vicki Sprinkle of Tell City and is a graduate of Tell City High School. He will graduate in May with majors in English and political science, and minors in economics and public and environmental affairs. He will attend law school in the fall.