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Education

  • Kemp graduates IUPUI, earns research assistantship

    INDIANAPOLIS – Arika Kemp received a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering and a minor in math in May from Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis.

    She ended her undergraduate career with a cumulative grade-point average of 3.963 and graduated with highest distinction, which is recognized to be, at minimum, the top 3 percent of those graduating with Purdue engineering and technology degrees. She remained on the dean’s list with the highest honors all four years of her undergraduate career.

  • Sons of the American Legion scholar

    Brent Badger, commander of Sons of the American Legion Detachment 213 in Tell City, presents Laurie Dixon a scholarship.

    She is a Perry Central High School graduate and the daughter of Bryan and Diane Dixon. Laurie plans to attend the University of Southern Indiana to double major in graphic design and theater arts.

  • Local student named to deans’ honor roll at Fort Hays State

    HAYS, Kan. – Izetta Dawn Davis-Roper was among the 1,096 students named to the deans’ honor roll by the deans of Fort Hays State University in Hays for the spring 2013 semester.
    The list includes undergraduate students only. To be eligible, students must have enrolled in 12 or more credit hours and have a minimum grade-point average of 3.60 for the semester.
    Full-time on-campus and virtual students are eligible. Davis-Roper is a senior majoring in general studies-general business.

  • Krutz awarded D of I scholarship

    PERRY COUNTY – The Daughters of Isabella awarded a $500 scholarship to Shelby L. Krutz, a 2013 graduate of Heritage Hills High School.

    She will attend Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis and major in business and pre-law.
    The D of I scholarship is based on financial need, academic, extracurricular and community involvement. Applicants for the award must be children or grandchildren of a member of the local D of I circle.
    Shelby attends St. Pius Catholic Church in Troy and is the daughter of Richard Krutz and Carla Glenn.

  • Perry County students named to Ivy Tech spring 2013 dean’s list

    EVANSVILLE – Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest recognizes the following Perry County students for making the dean’s list for the 2013 spring semester.
    To be on the dean’s list, Ivy Tech students must achieve a minimum 3.50 grade-point average in non-academic skills advancement courses with no Ds or Fs, must have earned six or more credits during the semester and at least 12 non-academic skills advancement credits during their course of study.  

  • Berger graduates New Prairie High School

    NEW CARLISLE – Andrew Berger graduated from New Prairie High School in New Carlisle June 2. He is the son of Frank and Elisa Berger of New Carlisle and the grandson of Paul and Mary Louise Berger of Tell City and Roland and Agnes Sikorski of Hobart.

    Berger was a member of the National Honor Society and vice president of the Spanish National Honor Society. During high school, he was a member of the New Prairie Theatre Co. and held the office of president his senior year. He enjoyed both acting and choreographing for the annual musicals.

  • A day at the quarry

    During April the children at the Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry Head Start Center enjoyed Fathers, Uncles, Dads, Grandpas, Etc. Day – or FUDGE – activities.

  • Honor Rolls, June 6

    Perry Central 
    Elementary School

    LEOPOLD — Perry Central Elementary school announces the following students were named to the school’s honor roll for the fourth nine-week grading period:

  • Play time!

    Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start children and their families enjoy a day together at playtime at the Early Head Start building.

    Early Head Start participants meet weekly for home visits and twice monthly for playtime, education and family activities. Pictured is Delilah Smith playing with some toys. For more information, contact Kelly Luker at 619-1842 or 547-4850 Ext. 113.
     

  • Bristow Christian’s annual scholarship

    Alan Cassidy, a church elder of the Bristow Christian Church, presents his grandson Tanner Cassidy with the Cecil Aders Scholarship totaling $1,000. Cassidy, the son of Brian and Lori Cassidy, will attend Indiana University School of Business. He is a 2013 graduate of Perry Central High School.