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Education

  • Local students awarded Alliance of Indiana Rural Water scholarships

    CANNELTON – Spencer Herzog and Cody Lawalin from Cannelton High School were awarded $750 scholarships from the Alliance of Indiana Rural Water. The alliance awards scholarships yearly to a child of an employee of a member system. Both are sons of employees of Cannelton Municipal Utilities.

  • Sports extravaganza, parade in Tell City Wednesday

    TELL CITY – The spring All Sports Extravaganza for Tell City Junior-Senior High School will be held Wednesday starting at 6:30 p.m.
    This is an opportunity for the community and school to demonstrate school spirit and community pride.
    The evening will begin with a parade, which will start at the corner of Washington and Main streets.
    The parade will continue to Jefferson Street and then east to 15th Street.
    A pep rally will follow at Legion Field at the conclusion of the parade.

  • Roos selected for inclusion in Who’s Who

    EVANSTON – Courtney Roos has been selected as one of 78 students across the state by Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana for inclusion in the 2011 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges in recognition of outstanding merit and accomplishment.
    Roos was nominated for this honor by the chair of her program of study and is joining an elite group of students from institutions of higher learning across the country.

  • Kast named to dean’s list

    TELL CITY – Kristopher Kast of Tell City has been named to the dean’s list in the University of Notre Dame’s College of Science for outstanding scholarship during the fall 2010 semester.

  • Groves inducted in honor society

    TELL CITY - Stephanie Groves was inducted as president of Kappa Delta Pi Xi Mu Chapter March 15 during an evening ceremony at the University of Southern Indiana.

    Groves is a 2007 graduate of Tell City High School and is a senior at USI, majoring in elementary education with minors in reading and junior high education.
    Kappa Delta Pi is an international honor society that encourages high professional, intellectual and personal standards, and recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of education.

  • Optimist essay winners presented awards at meeting

    TELL CITY – In January, students of Brandi Aubrey’s advanced composition class at Tell City Junior-Senior High School wrote essays for an essay contest sponsored by the Tell City Optimist Club each year.

    The idea of the essay is to help students develop their personal views on a certain topic. The topic of the essay this year was “How My Education is the Key to a Successful Future.”

  • William Tell Math team earns first-place honors

    The William Tell Elementary Math Bowl team recently competed at Paoli and set a new team record for points.

  • Education notes

    TCJSHS sports extravaganza, pep rally set for March 30
    TELL CITY – The spring All Sports Extravaganza for Tell City Junior-Senior High School will be held March 30 starting at 6:30 p.m.
    This is an opportunity for the community and school to demonstrate school spirit and community pride. The evening will begin with a parade, which will start at the corner of Washington and Main streets. The parade will continue to Jefferson Street and then east to 15th Street.

  • Underhill named to Vincennes University dean’s list

    VINCENNES – Elsa Underhill has been named to the dean’s list for the 2010 fall semester at Vincennes University.

    She earned a 3.8 grade-point average and majors in therapeutic massage and body work. She is expected to graduate in May.
    Underhill is the daughter of Eugena Boone of Magnet and Danny Underhill of English. She is also the granddaughter of Clara Aikin of Magnet.
     

  • Sandage earns University of Southern Indiana dean’s list honors

    EVANSVILLE – Spencer Sandage was named to the 2010 fall semester dean’s list at the University of Southern Indiana.

    To make the dean’s list, students must have a minimum grade-point average of 3.5. Sandage is applying to the USI nursing program, where he will continue his occupational therapy studies.
    He is a 2008 graduate of Tell City High School and the son of Scot and Gina Sand-age of Tell City and the brother of Jordan and Hunter Sandage.