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Education

  • Cole accepts Above and Beyond Award

    BLOOMINGTON – Natalie Cole was chosen by the Indiana University Faculty of the Graduate Accounting Program to receive its Above and Beyond Award.  

    This award is presented to a student who has demonstrated, during their university career, an effort above and beyond the normal student.
    Her name will become part of a permanent display in the Indiana University, Kelly School of Business Graduate Accounting Program.  

  • Cannelton High School registration begins Aug. 5

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Junior-Senior High School will hold registration for the 2013-14 school year Aug. 5 and 6. Hours will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The first day of school for the district will be Aug. 12.
    Book-rental prices for the school year are $43 for sixth-graders; seventh-grade books are $50 and books for eighth-graders are $50.
    Book prices for students in ninth through 12th graders will vary according to their individual schedules.

  • Story time at Early Head Start

    Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start children and their families enjoyed a day of story times and reading recently. Pictured with his book is Seth Schwartz. Early Head Start participants meet weekly for home visits and twice monthly for play time, education, and family activities. For more information, contact Kelly Luker at 619-1842.

  • Dickerson named to Ball State dean’s list

    LEOPOLD – Deidra Dickerson of Leopold earned a spot on the 2013 spring semester dean’s list at Ball State University.
    The current dean’s list for Ball State recognizes undergraduates who earn at least a 3.5 grade-point average for 12 or more credits of graded course work during a semester or for 6 or more credits of graded course work during a summer term.

  • Bolin graduates from Indiana University

    TELL CITY – Kailey Johnson-Bolin, daughter of Mike and Natalie Johnson, graduated with honors from Indiana University Southeast May 6.

    She completed her degree in three years, majoring in Spanish and minoring in business. Having returned home from a study abroad in Seville, Spain, Bolin has accepted a position at German American Bank, where she plans to put both her Spanish and business skills to use.
     

  • Henrickson named President’s Scholar

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Eric Henrickson has achieved the designation of President’s Scholar at Western Kentucky University for the spring 2013 semester.
    To be selected for this honor, students must achieve a grade-point average of 3.8 or better out of a possible 4.0 for the semester.
    Henrickson graduated from WKU May 11 with a bachelor’s degree in teaching, majoring in physical education and minoring in health.
    He is the son of Brad and Sandy Henrickson and is a 2008 graduate of Tell City High School.

  • Glory Bees Preschool enrolling new students for 2013-14 school year

    TELL CITY – Glory Bees Preschool, established in 1986, is currently accepting applications for the upcoming school year, scheduled to begin Aug. 26. 
    Glory Bees uses learning through play, teaching philosophy, and students will experience a variety of fun-filled learning adventures. Children will be introduced to Christian character development, math, science, art, music, a phonetic introduction to letters, manners and cooking. Each child will be encouraged to participate in new and challenging learning situations so they are able to master new skills.

  • Hendershot earns master’s degree from USI

    EVANSVILLE – Britney Hendershot, a 2009 graduate of Tell City High School and the daughter of Greg and Yvette Hendershot of Tell City, graduated from University of Southern Indiana May 3.
    She earned her master’s degree in occupational therapy. While attending University of Southern Indiana she was nominated into the National Society of College Students.    
    Hendershot is the granddaughter of Tony and Donna Collignon of Tell City, Norman and Ruth Weber of Jasper, June Hendershot of Walton, Ky., and the late Doc Hendershot.

  • Local students earn degrees from Butler University

    INDIANAPOLIS – Area residents were among the 717 graduates to received diplomas from Butler University in Indianapolis during commencement May 11.
    Area graduates included Samantha Harpenau of Troy and Janae Schum of Santa Claus. Both received degrees in professional pharmacy.
    Best-selling author John Green addressed the graduates, telling them that their “hero’s journey would be one of moving “from strength to weakness.”

  • Rowe named to WKU’s president’s scholar

    TELL CITY – Andyn Rowe of Tell City was named to the spring 2013 Western Kentucky University’s president’s scholar list.

    She is a nursing major and a 2011 graduate of Tell City High School.
    Rowe is the daughter of Jason and Rachael Rowe of Tell City.