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Education

  • Perry Central Elementary fourth quarter, second semester honor rolls

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Elementary announced students who have achieved honor roll for the fourth nine weeks of the 2018-19 school year, as well as the second semester.

    Honorable Mention

    Third grade: Kaitlin Bailey, Ryan Doogs, Levi Etienne, Frankie Faust, Blake Hall, Paige Harrison, Riley Howes, Colin Hubert, Riley Mcgehee, Avery Meyer, Chase Pate, Aubrey Rasche, Peyton Schwartz, Madyson Waugh.

    Fourth grade: Cadance Cash, Annabel! Meredith, Tate Richard, Lyla Schultz, Charlee Stewart.

  • 21st Century Scholarship applications due by the end of the month

    INDIANAPOLIS – Since 1990, Indiana’s 21st Century Scholars program has helped thousands of low-income Hoosiers afford a college education and earn a degree. To join the program and qualify for the scholarship paying up to four years of undergraduate tuition at public colleges or universities in Indiana, participants must enroll before June 30 of a student’s eighth-grade school year.

    With the deadline quickly approaching, those who want to save on college costs need to visit scholars.in.gov and submit an application.

  • Perry Central boasts benefits of Early College, dual credit programs

    LEOPOLD – With the recent commencement at Perry Central Jr./Sr. High School, the district is also celebrating the accomplishments of its Early College students. This year, 28 students have graduated with the Statewide Transfer General Education Core of 30 college credits and 58 percent of the graduating class earned 15 dual credits or more. Completing these dual credit courses in high school with reduced or free tuition saved Perry Central students $342,207 in college tuition, not to mention many will graduate early.   

  • Perry Central student selected for conservation program

    LEOPOLD – Kelly Forks Residential Youth Conservation Corp. Program is a conservation and education work-based learning program for youth between the ages of 15 and 18.

    Only four applicants from across the nation were selected to work in this program, and Cheyenne Austin, senior at Perry Central Jr.-Sr. High School was selected.

    Cheyenne will be spending six weeks this summer based out of Kelly Forks Work Center, North Fork Ranger District of the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest in Idaho.

  • Perry Central Students of the Month

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Jr.-Sr. High School students, Jordyn Clark and Rutker Howard, were recognized as April Student of the Month winners for the work ethic skill of dependability Perry Central Jr.-Sr. High School students, Cole Johnson and Colten Mitchell, were recognized as May Student of the Month winners for the work ethic skill of motivation. Prizes for these students were sponsored by Marcy’s Restaurant.

  • Tell City Jr.-Sr. High School honor program May 19

    TELL CITY – Tell City Jr-Sr High School will be hold its annual honor program for students in grades 7-12 on Sunday, May 19, starting at 12:30 p.m. in the school auditorium.

  • Scholarship awards program Sunday

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will celebrate the graduating class of 2019 during its Senior Awards Program on Sunday, May 19, at 2 p.m. in the school auditorium. Scholarships and other distinguished awards will be presented on this day. For more information, contact Lisa Noble at (812) 547-9715 ext. 223 or send email to lisa.noble@tellcity.k12.in.us.

  • ONB Foundation donates $30,000 to Junior Achievement

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Old National Bank associates presented a check for $30,000 from the Old National Bank Foundation to Junior Achievement of West Kentucky. The funds will be used to support the Choose a Job, Get a Job, Keep a Job program for the next two school years in Perry County and throughout six counties of Daviess, Henderson, Hopkins, Muhlenberg and Union in Kentucky.

  • Cannelton elementary third nine weeks honor rolls

    CANNELTON – Myers Grade School in Cannleton has released its honor roll list of students for the third nine weeks.

    First grade

    Distinguished honors: Brooke Poehlein and Kenley Salmon.

    Second grade

    Honorable mention: Jackson Castleberry, D’errica Gilbert and Annie Bentley.

    Distinguished honors: McKenzie Bolin, Gavin Fuqua and Jeryn Powers.

    Third grade

    Honorable mention: Caitlyn Embry.

  • Students earn honors at state History Day contest

    TELL CITY – The Indiana Historical Society proudly announces two Tell City History Day Club students took top honors at the 2019 National History Day in Indiana state contest, Saturday, April 13, at the University of Indianapolis.

    The competition, hosted by IHS, showcased the work of more than 500 Indiana students.

    Benedict Mundy took third place in the Youth Individual Website category for his project, “The Madison Railroad: Triumph and Tragedy in Transportation.”