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Graduation memory


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Latishia Luz Clarita Carpenter (left) is all smiles as she poses for photographer Cindi Godfrey following her walk to officially graduate with the Class of 2020 at Huntington North High School on Saturday, May 30.

Taylor earns HCCF Stephan Memorial Scholarship

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Britany Taylor

The Huntington County Community Foundation announces that Britany Taylor of Huntington has been awarded the 2020 Dean B. Stephan Memorial Scholarship totaling $500.

Taylor, a graduation senior from Huntington North High School, will attend Huntington University, majoring in elementary education, with a minor in special education. She is the daughter of Cecelia and Dana Taylor.

Four 2020 HNHS graduates earn Shirley and George Kilander money

Pictured (from left) Alyssa Brinkman, Logan Bolding, Madelynn Keiffer and Corbin Snow.
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The Huntington County Community Foundation announces Alyssa Brinkman, Logan Bolding, Madelynn Keiffer and Corbin Snow, all graduating seniors from Huntington North, have been awarded the 2020 Shirley and George Kilander Purdue University Scholarship totaling $1,600 to attend Purdue University, West Lafayette.

Brinkman will be majoring in kinesiology, with a minor in Spanish.

She is the daughter of Marla and Vincent Brinkman, of Huntington.

A day on the lake


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Several people took advantage of a sunny Saturday afternoon this past weekend to do some canoeing on Lake Clare on May 30.

18 students get $750 apiece from Shuman scholarships

The Huntington County Community Foundation announces Alex Bishop, Alec Bolding, Julia Crist, Johnna Cummins, Brooke Dafforn, Hannah Johns, Hannah Lehman, Gracey Linker, Cade MacAleese, Olivia Markley, Jacob Miller, Tori Neal, Olivia Rosen, Brianna Shane, Mikayla Skinner, Britany Taylor, Sophie Updike and Maggie Winters as recipients of the 2020 Charles & Wilma (Sanger) Shuman Family Scholarship, totaling $750 each.

Jessica Smith earns HCCF Regan Valedictorian Scholarship for $500

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Jessica Smith

The Huntington County Community Foundation announces that Jessica Smith has been awarded the 2020 Delene Anne Regan Valedictorian Scholarship totaling $500.

Smith, a graduating senior at Huntington North High School, will attend Purdue University majoring in chemistry.

Her parents are Tina and Todd Smith.

Campbell earns HCCF Solloway Family Scholarship for $250

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Macy Campbell

The Huntington County Community Foundation announces that Macy Campbell of Huntington is the recipient of the 2020 Dr. Jerry G. Solloway Family Scholarship totaling $250.

Campbell, a graduating senior from Huntington North, will attend Trine University majoring in exercise science.

She is the daughter of Kathy and Scott Campbell.

Andrews Elementary School honors several for perfect attendance for year

Andrews Elementary School has honored students who achieved perfect attendance for the 2019-2020 school year.

They are:
Devaraux Dailey, Jaycen Dennis, Graden Fields, Lyndsey Groff, Mia Halverstadt, Josh Lippe, Evan Maul, James Middleton, Ava Moore, Harrison Nix, Ethan Spath, Brayden Swihart and Braydn Waddell.

Huntington County Redevelopment Commission to meet Monday, June 8

The Huntington County Redevelopment Commission will meet Monday, June 8, at 10:30 a.m. in the Huntington County Commissioners’ Office, Room 103A, at the Huntington County Courthouse.

The courthouse is located at 201 N. Jefferson St., Huntington.

HCCF announces Arley Morris H.O.P.E. Scholarship goes to Petry

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Bethany Petry

The Huntington County Community Foundation announces that Bethany Petry, of Huntington, has been awarded the 2020 Arley Morris H.O.P.E. Scholarship totaling $500.

Petry will be a freshman at Indiana Wesleyan University, majoring in psychology with a minor in digital media arts. She is the daughter of Janine and Steve Petry.

By the Book postpones 75th year celebration

The Associated Churches Board of By the Book Weekday Religious Education has made the decision to postpone the Aug. 15 celebration of the 75th anniversary of By the Book until a later date, due to health concerns with COVID-19.

The banquet, which was to be held at Huntington First Church of the Nazarene, will not be held and future dates will be considered.

Huntington Catholic students earn year honors

Students at Huntington Catholic School were recognized with Citizenship and Most Improved Student awards for the 2019-20 school year.

The Citizenship Award recognizes students who worked regularly with their peers and teachers for the benefit of everyone.

The Most Improved Student Award honors students who made a noticeable improvement in their academics.

Two locals on DePauw dean’s list

DePauw University has named Charlotte Borland and Gillian Hughes, both of Huntington, as having achieved a place on its spring 2020 dean’s list.

The dean’s list recognizes students who achieve a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

Founded in 1837, DePauw University is a private liberal arts university located in Greencastle.

Norwood earns DL

Jami Norwood, of Roanoke, has been named to the University of Evansville's spring 2020 dean's list. Norwood is majoring in athletic training.
 
Norwood was among more than 775 students named to the spring 2020 dean's list. To merit the honor of being placed on the dean's list each semester, a student must have earned a grade point average of 3.5 or above.

Birthday Bingo resumes

Birthday Bingo resumes on Tuesday, June 16, at 1:30 p.m. at the Huntington County Senior Center.

The Senior Center is celebrating birthdays for the months of March, April, May and June. Everyone is welcome to help these individuals celebrate their birthdays.

Those who plan on attending are asked to call in their reservation before June 10. Call 359-4410 to make a reservation.

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