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Education

  • Students eyeing health-care fields awarded scholarships

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital, the Perry County Memorial Hospital Foundation Inc. and the Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary have announced the following scholarship recipients:

    Andrew Harpenau of Leopold, son of Theresa Renae Harpenau, earned a $500 Lewis C. Lohoff Memorial Scholarship Award. He is a graduate of Perry Central Junior-Senior High School. He was active in baseball, student council, National Honor Society, STAND and pep and math clubs. He will attend Purdue University to major in pre-pharmacy and pharmacy.

  • Commodore scholars

    Perry Central High School seniors receiving scholarships and academic honors were recognized during a May banquet. Front row, from left, Will Birkhead, Andrew Harpenau, Kyle Troesch, Dylan Hirsch, Eric Scheiber, Garrett Miller and Adam Mosby. Back row: Ian Bashor, Noah Gatwood, Blaine Persinger, D. J. Shaw, Andrew Kimball and Brady Hill.
     

  • Perry Central scholarship winners

    Perry Central students honored in May for earning scholarships and other academic achievements, front row, from left, Lavina Schwartz, Brandi Eckert, Megan Hedinger, Robbi Thomas, Chelsea Eddleman, Nicole Hall, Melinda Buckler and Kara Dauby. Back row: Maverick Harlen, Katie Stout, Deidra Dickerson, Haley Lewis, Kaitlyn Poehlein, Kayla Carter, Crystal Peter, Tessa Lynch, Jennifer Simpson, Victoria Neyenhaus, Katie Schwartz, Megan Lindauer, Rosa Martinez, Brittany Overstreet and Sara Brown.
     

  • Education news, June 30

    Cronin named to Manchester dean’s list
    TELL CITY – An area student, Dana Cronin of Tell City, was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester 2011 at Manchester College in North Manchester.
    Cronin is a psychology and sociology major. She is a graduate of Perry Central High School.
    To achieve the dean’s list distinction, students must earn a semester grade-point average of 3.5 or higher and have completed at least 12 semester hours.

  • Local church awards two scholarships

    Bristow Christian Church awarded two Cecil Aders Scholarships, $1,000 each, to local students.

  • Education News, June 27

    Ivy Tech announces dean’s list students
    EVANSVILLE – Ivy Tech Community College - Southwest recognizes the following Perry County students for making the dean’s list for the 2011 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 D’s or F’s, must have earned six or more credits during the semester, and at least 12 non-academic skills advancement credits during their course of study.

  • EUCC scholarships awarded
  • Smith graduates from Ball State University

    MUNCIE – Lauren N. Smith of Jasper graduated from Ball State University May 7 with a bachelor’s degree in dietetics and a minor in food management.

  • Tots Lots visits local horse farm

    Tots Lots Preschool recently visited the Nancy Ress Horse Farm. While at the barn, the children learned about the equipment used to ride and care for horses.

  • Local students graduate, make dean’s list at OCU

    OAKLAND CITY – Saffron Ragan of Troy was recently named to the Oakland City University dean’s list.
    She is a freshman majoring in business administration and is expected to graduate in May 2012. She has also received an excellence award in fine arts.
    Nancy J. Lasher of Branchville was also named to the university’s dean’s list and graduated May 7 with an associate’s degree in business administration.