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Education

  • Commended students in 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program

    TELL CITY – Justin T. Sims has been named a commended student in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program Tell City Junior-Senior High School principal Brad Ramsey announced.
    A letter of commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corp., which conducts the program, will be presented by Ramsey to Sims.
    About 34,000 commended students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise.

  • Hubert graduates from U of L

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Dr. Shon Tyler Hubert MD graduated from the University of Louisville School of Medicine May 14, 2011.

    He is the son of Sam and Darlene Hubert of Leopold.
    Hubert is a 2003 graduate of Perry Central High School and a 2007 graduate of Purdue University. He is now employed as an emergency medicine resident at University of Louisville Hospital.
    He and his wife, Beth Ann (Shelby), reside in Jeffersonville.

  • Utley enrolls in Major Discovery at University of Evansville

    EVANSVILLE – Andrew Utley of Cannelton has enrolled at the University of Evansville. Utley is currently participating in Major Discovery, UE’s program for academically talented students pursuing multiple areas of interest.

  • Education notes

    GED testing at Perry Central
    LEOPOLD – GED testing at Perry Central Community School is open to all Hoosier residents.
    Registration is required before testing and information is available on the school’s Web site, www.pccs.k12.in.us.
    Susie Knox is the chief GED examiner and can provide more information to those seeking their GED for employment or higher education. She can be reached at 547-3347.

  • College 101 event at PC Sept. 28

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Junior-Senior High School will host College 101 Wednesday, Sept. 28 in the elementary cafeteria.
    The program is geared toward juniors and seniors and their parents, but any family interested can attend. This years’ program will focus on financial aid.
    Participants will learn how to use a new College Cost Estimator tool developed by the state of Indiana, along with other information on how to apply for college, scholarships, standardized tests and more. 

  • Education notes, Sept. 8

    Rhodes earns dean’s list spot

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Jordan Rhodes, who will be a junior this fall at Brescia University in Owensboro, Ky., made the dean’s list for the spring 2011 semester.
    He is the son of Kevin Rhodes and Leisa Rhodes. He also plays baseball for Brescia University.

  • Cannelton students learn to swing

    The fourth grade music class of Cannelton Elementary School, under the direction of Sharla Adams, integrated math, reading, spelling and physical education as they receive instruction on how to swing dance. Picture here watching the dancers from the left, are Natasha Mullis, Samantha C., Madison Huff and Madison Little.

  • Glory Bees students first week back

    Glory Bees Preschool students had their first week of school the week of Aug. 22.

    They enjoyed playing some get-to-know-you games and other activities. Students, pictured above, were excited to share their “All About Me Bags.” The bags were filled with things the students chose from home to show their new friends something about themselves.
     

  • Education News, Aug. 29

    GED testing at Perry Central
    LEOPOLD – GED testing at Perry Central Community School Corp. is open to all Hoosier residents. Registration is required before testing and information is available on the school’s Web site, www.pccs.k12.in.us.
    Susie Knox is the chief GED examiner and can provide more information to those seeking their GED for employment or higher education. She can be reached at 547-3347.

  • Lasher attends mathematics program

    TELL CITY – Shane Lasher, a seventh-grader at Tell City Junior-Senior High School, attended the Ball State Institute for the Gifted in Mathematics program recently.

    Ball State University Department of Mathematical Sciences selected 56 Indiana students to participate. Selection was based on ISTEP scores.
    Students spent a week exploring connections between mathematics and science, number patterns, algebraic reasoning and brain teasers. 
    Lasher is the son of Beth and Mike Lasher and the grandson of Carroll and Brenda Goffinet.