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HCS Modest students


Photo by Steve Clark.

Huntington Catholic School presents monthly Spirit Awards to students from each grade who display Christ-like behavior. Modesty was one of the virtues chosen for the month of January and winners were (front row from left) Rowena Kline, kindergarten; Harper Garrott, first grade; Mallory Barnard, second grade; Gavin Sink, third grade; and Jacqui Aguirre, fourth grade; and (back row from left) Grace Reust, fifth grade; Zella Jackson, sixth grade; Kaitlynn Fowerbaugh, seventh grade; and Ellen Rorick, eighth grade.

Going up


Photo by Steve Clark.

Jacob Wilson, an employee with Mission 1 Communications, works on the communications tower at the Huntington County Sheriff’s Department on Wednesday, Jan. 15. The work performed on the 180-foot tower, which is utilized by both the Sheriff’s Department and Huntington County Dispatch, will improve communications with fire departments in the county. Other work on the tower included the removal of obsolete componentry.

HCS Effort award


Photo by Steve Clark.

Huntington Catholic School presents monthly Spirit Awards to students from each grade who display Christ-like behavior. Effort was one of the virtues chosen for the month of January and winners were (front row from left) Ella Brooks, kindergarten; Joel Velazquez, first grade; Carter Myers, second grade; Zoey Njeri, third grade; and Rebecca Barnard, fourth grade; and (back row from left) Xaver Tinoco, fifth grade; Ava Snyder, sixth grade; Kylee Nevius, seventh grade; and Cordelia Richert, eighth grade.

Salamonie School announces perfect attendance students for 2nd quarter

Salamonie Elementary School has announced the following students who have achieved perfect attendance for the second quarter of the 2019-20 school year.

Kindergarten
Mackenzie Asher, Bo Harris, Phoenix Henderson, Hanson Hensley, Cohen Kratzer, Chance Niemann, Kalia Richardson, Anson Shuler and Sullivan Smith.

First Grade
Daxton Bailey, Caleb Beeching, Wila Brown, Vincent Clausen, Elliot Fairchild, Emma Frame, Hayven Hack, Mason Jones, Katherine Linker, Jadelin Moriarity, Makynze Shenefield and Spencer Yohe.

HCS January birthday books


Photo by Steve Clark.

Students at Huntington Catholic School celebrated their January birthdays by donating books to the school library, as is customary at the school. Pictured are (from left) Ella Brooks, kindergarten, and Josephine Kline, sixth grade.

Crestview names 2nd quarter honor roll students

Crestview Middle School has announced the following students who have achieved the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2019-20 school year.

All A’s
Eighth Grade

Madison Baker, Morgan Betterly, Spencer Blackburn, Evan Camomile, Sydney Cotton, Olivia Craig, Matthew Daas, Zachary Denman, Delaney Dorsett, Dylan Dunnuck, Jackson Eckert, Gloria Friesen, Emily Good, Abigail Grube, Henry Landrigan, Phoebe Landrum, Lucas Lehman, Isaac Leichty, Megan Lickey and Kaylouna Maltese.

2 from county earn DePauw dean’s list

Local students Charlotte Borland and Gillian Hughes, both of Huntington, have been named to DePauw University’s fall 2019 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 located in Greencastle.

Trio of county students earn Cedarville dean’ list

Three Huntington County students have been named to the dean’s list at Cedarville University.

Isaac Albright, of Huntington, was named to the dean’s honor list for the fall 2019 semester. The recognition required Albright to maintain a 3.75 grade point average for the semester while taking a minimum of 12 credit hours.

Andrew Lund, of Markle, and Rachel Moore, of Roanoke, were also named to the dean’s list for having a 3.5 GPA or higher for the semester and carrying a minimum of 12 credit hours.

RTL coordinates tolling of bells

Huntington County Right to Life has again coordinated a Tolling of Bells.

The organization notes that this year marks 47 years of legalized, on-demand abortion in the United States. In commemoration of the estimated 60+ million babies who have perished as a result, the following churches will toll their bells on Wednesday, Jan. 22, at noon for five minutes:

Salamonie announces 2Q honor roll students

 Salamonie Elementary School has announced the following students who have achieved the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2019-20 school year.

All A’s

Fifth Grade

Noah Bolinger, Isaiah Bordeaux, Gage Clanin, Charles Close, Dalton Couch, Elsa Fortney, Irelynn Hethcote, Kaine Landrum, Abrielle Markley, Nora McDaniel, Ryne Scott and Harley Zumbrun.

Fourth Grade

Announce Senior Center events for week of Jan. 20 through 24

Here is a listing of events happening in January at the Huntington County Senior Center:
Monday, Jan. 20
• Walking group, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
• Line dancing, 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
• Chair aerobics, 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 21
• Walking group, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
• Walk-a-mile in 15 minutes, 10 a.m.
• January birthday celebration at Senior Center, 1:30 p.m.

HU’s Step Forward gets anonymous $1 million gift

Step Forward, Huntington University’s comprehensive campaign, recently received a $1 million anonymous estate gift.

“The overwhelming support of the Forester Family continues to amaze us,” said Dr. Sherilyn Emberton, president of Huntington University. “This gift will make a significant impact both toward our goals for the comprehensive campaign and for the university.”

Officially launched in October of last year, Step Forward is a $40 million comprehensive cam-paign aimed at taking the university to the next level as an institution.

Spinning wheel


Photo provided.

Five students from Roanoke Elementary School, (front row from left) Aidan Kline and Tyler Cassidy; and (back row from left) Matthew Gross, Kristen Cassidy and Tyler Gross, have been working before and after school to complete a Ferris wheel using a K’NEX Amusement Park set. Their project, which includes a motor to move the Ferris wheel, was completed on Jan. 10.

Pathfinder Services’ culture taking new direction

Michael Smull (upper right), of Support Development Associates, leads a session of training for Pathfinder Services employees. The organization is focusing on developing person-centered thinking, planning and practices for its staff.
Photo provided.

Pathfinder Services is working with Support Development Associates (SDA) to train employees at all levels of the organization in person-centered thinking, planning and practices.

Lincoln honors perfect attendance students

Lincoln Elementary School has announced the following students who have achieved perfect attendance for the second quarter of the 2019-20 school year.

Kindergarten
Briggs Bowen, Kade Boxell, Jazlyn Caley, Anneliese Freeman, Zachary Garrison, Valerie Jackson, Wyatt Thacker and Gabriel Tyner.

First Grade
Miles Allen, Riley Armstrong, McKinley Carpenter, Hunter Freeman, Oaklee Jones, Owen Layne, Vincent Nichols and Alexis Wine.

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