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Education

  • Tots Lots visits local horse farm

    Tots Lots Preschool recently visited the Nancy Ress Horse Farm. While at the barn, the children learned about the equipment used to ride and care for horses.

  • Local students graduate, make dean’s list at OCU

    OAKLAND CITY – Saffron Ragan of Troy was recently named to the Oakland City University dean’s list.
    She is a freshman majoring in business administration and is expected to graduate in May 2012. She has also received an excellence award in fine arts.
    Nancy J. Lasher of Branchville was also named to the university’s dean’s list and graduated May 7 with an associate’s degree in business administration.

  • Harpenau graduates from Kentucky Wesleyan College

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Emily Harpenau graduated May 14 with bachelor’s degrees in elementary education and special education, K-12 from Kentucky Wesleyan College in Owensboro.

    The commencement ceremony was held at Jones Gymnasium in the Health and Recreation Center.
    Harpenau was named to the dean’s list all but one semester during her four years of study.
    To qualify for the dean’s list, a student must maintain a 3.5 grade-point average or higher. She was named to the Great Lakes Valley Conference All-Academic team for three years.

  • Braunecker selected as People to People Student Ambassador

    TELL CITY – Loren Braunecker, a student at Tell City Junior-Senior High School, will travel to Europe later this month after being accepted as a People to People student ambassador.

  • Braunecker selected as People to People Student Ambassador

    TELL CITY – Loren Braunecker, a student at Tell City Junior-Senior High School, will travel to Europe later this month after being accepted as a People to People student ambassador.

  • Cannelton students rewarded for good deeds

    Cannelton elementary schools recently held their annual Good as Gold drawings for the 2010-11 school year.

  • Best Chairs awards scholarships to local students

    PERRY COUNTY – Best Chairs Foundation, Inc., recently awarded scholarships to five dependent children of full time employees of Best Home Furnishings.

    Each individual received either a four-year $4,000 scholarship or a two-year $2,000 scholarship. Three of the five students are from Perry County schools.
    Sara Brown, daughter of Kemual (sofa upholster) and Dina Brown of Troy, graduated from Perry Central High School.

  • Education news, June 9

    Aldridge named to IU dean’s list
    BLOOMINGTON – Baylor Aldridge has recently been named to the dean’s list in the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing for the spring semester of 2011, in recognition of outstanding academic achievement.
    Eligibility for the dean’s list is reserved for those students who complete at least 12 graded credit hours in a single semester, earning at least a 3.5 grade-point average.

  • Stepping Stones students end of the year fun

    Stepping Stones Pre School recently held a graduation for its students to mark the end of the school year.


     

  • Local elementaries among Hoosier Healthy schools for 2010-11

    INDIANAPOLIS – A record 113 Indiana schools have received the 2010-11 Indiana Action for Healthy Kids Healthy Hoosier School Award.
    This year 129 schools submitted applications, the highest number since the award began seven years ago.
    Applying schools were judged for their ability to create healthy environments for students that promote good nutrition and physical activity.