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Education

  • Howland awarded Raise the Lid honor

    TELL CITY – The Renaissance Leadership Class recognized Joanie Howland for her dedication to her job Jan. 7 by giving her the Raise the Lid award.
    The Raise the Lid Award was created by a committee of students in the Renaissance Class.

    This award recognizes teachers, staff and faculty for showing excellent school spirit, giving time before and after school, encouraging their students, setting high expectations and raising school standards.

  • Financial aid workshop Wednesday at TCHS

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host a financial-aid workshop at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the high-school cafeteria for seniors and their parents.
    A financial-aid representative will explain step-by-step procedures for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and answer questions any students or parents may have. Filing the FAFSA is a necessity for consideration for financial assistance.
    All parents of students who plan to file the FAFSA are urged to attend. The federal processing office must receive the form by March 10.

  • Hanks graduates Oakland City University

    OAKLAND CITY – Kelsey Nicole Hanks, formerly of Tell City, has graduated from Oakland City University Dec. 17 and has been named to the dean’s list.
    Hanks majored in elementary education and graduated magna cum laude. She was named to the university’s dean list for seven semesters.
    Hanks resides in Hanahan, S.C., with her husband, Randall Hanks. She is the daughter of Julie Poole of Tell City.
     

  • Dauby siblings named to UE’s dean’s list

    EVANSVILLE – Courtney J’Neil Dauby and Hunter Lambert Dauby, both of Tell City, have been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of Evansville.

    In order to be named to the dean’s list, students must earn at least a 3.5 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale.
    Courtney is a nursing major. She is employed as a student nurse on the oncology unit at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville.
    She is also a member of Chi-Omega sorority.

  • Ivy Tech offers students financial-aid assistance

    TELL CITY – Need help putting the pieces together on your FAFSA? Ivy Tech Community College is offering assistance to students and parents filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
    The service is available Tuesday, March 1 and Tuesday, March 8 for students planning to enroll at any college. Sessions are scheduled for 1, 2:15, 3:30, 4:45 and 6 p.m. at Ivy Tech’s Tell City site.

  • Financial aid workshop Jan. 19 in high-school cafeteria

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host a financial-aid workshop at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19 in the high-school cafeteria for seniors and their parents.
    A financial-aid representative will explain step-by-step procedures for completing the “Free Application for Federal Student Aid” and answer questions any students or parents may have. Filing the FAFSA is a necessity for consideration for financial assistance.

  • Local students named to University of Evansville dean’s list

    EVANSVILLE – The University of Evansville recently announced several local students earned a position on the school’s dean’s list.
    The students earned their positions on the list by achieving at least a 3.5 grade -point average on a 4.0 scale during the fall semester.

  • Cannelton elementary first-semester assembly Jan. 13 at community center

    CANNELTON – Cannelton elementary students will have their annual First Semester Celebration Assembly Thursday at the Cannelton Community Center. The event will begin at 8:30 a.m.
    Special class awards and honor-roll certificates will be given out to pre school through fifth graders. All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • WTE gathers gift baskets for elderly

    The students at William Tell Elementary recently collected items for gift baskets for the elderly during the holiday season.

    The idea behind making the baskets was to share the students’ blessings with others in the community that may need a little holiday cheer. The goal was set to create 15 baskets, but students gathered enough supplies for 40 baskets for senior citizens in the area.
     

  • Little earns diploma

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Learning Academy announces Ashley Little has successfully completed the necessary requirements for a diploma from Tell City High School.

    The Perry County Learning Academy allows current and former students to complete credits toward a high school diploma.
    The academy is open to all Perry County residents. For further information on how to enroll, call 547-6942. Special thanks to Perry County Even Start for offering child care services.