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Education

  • 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.

  • Goffinet earns degree from Purdue

    WEST LAFAYETTE – Neal Goffinet graduated with a bachelor’s degree in natural resources and environmental science and a minor in soil science from Purdue University May 11.

    He has accepted a position with Bernardin Lochmueller and Associates, Inc. out of Evansville as an environmental scientist. 
    Goffinet is the son of David and Jane Goffinet, and the grandson of Bill and Dolores Goffinet and Larry and Ann Manley, all of Tell City.

  • Openings in 3-year-old class at Stepping Stones

    LEOPOLD — Stepping Stones Pre-school, located in the St. Augustine Catholic Church Parish Hall basement, is accepting registrations for the 2013-14 school year.
    The preschool seeks to provide a positive educational experience for 3- and 4-year-olds, preparing them for elementary school.

  • GED testing available at Perry Central

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Community School Corp. will offer GED testing to Indiana residents who need their certificate for employment, college classes or personal satisfaction.
    Two evenings are required for completion of the entire set and pre-registration is mandatory. Test sessions are not available in July due to summer break. But will be offered on a first-come, first serve basis Aug. 6 and Aug. 13.
    Those wishing to test must be at least 16 years old and show proof of Indiana residency. The cost is $70 for the complete examination.

  • South Perry Head Start’s day at the quarry

    The children of South Perry Head Start Classroom 2 discussed spring, weather and recycling in April. The students invited special role models to go on a field trip to Mulzer Tower Quarry during the month. While there, they explored a loader with tires taller than themselves.

  • Playground fun

    Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start children and their families enjoy a day out in the park recently.

    Pictured are Melissa Tanner and Alexzander Gieseke having fun on the playground equipment. Early Head Start participants meet weekly for home visits and twice monthly for playtime, education and family activities. For more information, contact Kelly Luker at 619-1842 or 547-4850 Ext. 113.
     

  • Noble earns degree from Indiana University

    TELL CITY – Lindsey Marie Noble of Tell City recently graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington.

    She graduated from Indiana University with a bachelor’s in psychology and minors in biology and human development and family studies.
    While attending Indiana University, Noble was a member of the Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity and assisted in the Cognitive Development Research Lab.
    She participated in the Milestones Incredible Years Program working with children with behavioral disorders.