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Education

  • Maurices announces local scholarship winner

    TELL CITY – Donald Fulkerson, son of Eugene and Lynn Fulkerson, of Cannelton was recently named a Maurices scholarship recipient.
    Maurices announced the names of 17 students across the country who have been awarded scholarships based on “their hard work and dedication,” a press release from the store stated.
    The Ascena Scholarship Program was developed in 1996 and has given scholarships to more than 401 children of associates at Dress Barn, Maurices and Justice stores.

  • Cannelton students explore Vastwood during hike

    Cannelton City Schools’ Healthy Minds-Healthy Bodies After School Program participants recently went on a hike at Vastwood Park in Hawesville, Ky., as a part of their weekly “Power Hour” program to encourage exercise. The Healthy Minds-Healthy Bodies program is for students in third through sixth grades and is sponsored through a grant form the Perry County Substance Abuse Committee.

  • Lights On welcomes art graduate

    The Perry Central Lights-On after-school program recently welcomed Emily Colucci, an Indiana State University graduate of art and art history.

    Colucci provided a workshop on canvas painting to students of various ages. Individual paintings will be made into a large mural and hung in the school. Pictured working with Colucci are Maddie Elmer, Isaiah James and Rikkie Oser. Colucci facilitated six workshops throughout September. Lights-On is provided by a 21st CCLC grant.

  • 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.