• Perry Central awarded 2019 Digital Learning Grant

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Education’s Office of eLearning announced this week the recipients of the 2019 Digital Learning Grants. This year’s grants offer up to $50,000 to support districts in building digital initiatives like Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics instruction, project-based learning, and computer science curricula.

    Perry Central Community School Corp. was awarded a $50,000 grant.

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  • Education pays accepting loan applications

    TELL CITY – The Board of Directors of Education Pays Student Loan Fund of Tell City/Perry County has announced it is accepting applications for interest-free loans to be awarded to students pursuing a post-high school education for the fall, 2019, semester. Applications are available at the offices of the guidance counselors at Cannelton, Perry Central and Tell City High Schools. The deadline for submitting applications is June 1. 

  • Summer opportunities in Commodore Manufacturing

    LEOPOLD – Commodore Manufacturing, a program for students at Perry Central High School interested in vocational fields, is offering an opportunity for students to continue projects from this school year and advance their skills this summer while earning a salary. Commodore Manufacturing is a work-based learning opportunity created during the 2017-2018 school year for students interested in the Advanced Manufacturing pathway.

  • Community foundation profile: William J. Schergens Music Scholarship Fund

    This is one of an occasional series of articles provided by the Perry County Community Foundation on funds established with the foundation. 


    Life often has something in store for you that dramatically changes the course of your future forever. The Schergens family planted its roots in Tell City in the mid 1800s. My father, William John Schergens, or Bill as he was called by everyone except his mother, was the second of two sons of Mari and William Schergens.

  • Sheriff’s Association awarding scholarships

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Sheriff Alan Malone announced this week that the Indiana Sheriffs’ Association will again be awarding college scholarships to qualified high school seniors or college students who are pursuing a degree in criminal justice studies. There will be approximately 40 $750 scholarships awarded to qualifying students throughout the state.

  • Film streaming available through library

    PERRY COUNTY – As an additional benefit to its online Evergreen system, the Perry County Public Library has gained access to Kanopy, a streaming service offering thoughtful and enriching films to patrons for free.

    “There are many movies that are of interest to a small number of patrons and this is a more efficient way of providing access to those patrons,” library director John Mundy said, explaining the service also provides educational viewing rights, so the videos can be shown to groups.

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  • Hamrick honored with Ivy Tech Student Excellence award

    EVANSVILLE – Lisa Hamrick, an Ivy Tech Community College Evansville Campus student, formerly of Perry county, was honored with an award for excellence by the Indiana Department of Education at the Indiana Government Center Auditorium in Indianapolis.

    Hamrick was nominated by Donna Zimmerman, program chair for Advanced Automation and Robotics. She said Hamrick is a driven student who gives her all to whatever challenge is placed before her.