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Waiting their turn


Photo by Jessica Williams.

Huntington North High School seniors line up to receive their diplomas while the crowd watches during 2010 HNHS graduation ceremonies at North Arena on Friday evening, June 4.

Accepting the diploma


Photo by Jessica Williams.

Adrienne Fusselman (right) accepts her diploma from Huntington County Community School Corporation board member Troy Smart during 2010 Huntington North High School graduation ceremonies at North Arena on Friday, June 4.

Graduation joy


Photo by Jessica Williams.

A joyful Sara Wegmann marches into the gymnasium at the beginning of the 2010 Huntington North High School graduation ceremonies on Friday, June 4.

Seek Shriner’s hospital patients for reunion

All past and present patients of Shriner's hospitals and their families are asked to join the 100th anniversary of Mizpah Shriners celebration and "A Patient's Day of Celebration," on Sunday, June 13 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Mizpah Shrine Horse Grounds, on Ind.-9 in Columbia City.

The event will feature fun, fellowship and food. To reserve seats and for directions, contact the Mizpah Shrine Office, 426-4543, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

At the present time, Mizpah Shriners have approximately 1,200 patients ranging in age from birth to 18 years old.

Plant swap Saturday, June 5 in downtown Huntington

The Huntington Downtown Business Association and the Huntington County Master Gardeners, in association with the Huntington Parks and Recreation Department, is hosting the annual Plant Swap on Saturday, June 5, on Jefferson Street between Washington and Market streets.

Helping out


Photo by Jessica Williams.

Lancaster Elementary recently held a collection for nylon hosiery to donate towards the efforts of The Shaggy Shack's owner, Michelle Brown (at left). She is collecting hair and hosiery to send to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Lancaster collected about 100 nylon hose and a bag of hair for Brown since May 3, and also handed her a surprise check of $65 from a popcorn sale on Friday, May 21; money that can ship eight boxes of donations. Pictured with Brown are (from left) Lancaster students Isaac Brown, Karmen Koch and Josi Barscz.

HCCF names Bergman Scholarship winners

The Huntington County Community Foundation announced that Kourtney Brubaker, Emma Sabinske, Nicole Shaw and Emily Frankle have been awarded George A. & Garnet L. Bergman Scholarships.

Brubaker, a graduating senior of Huntington North High School, will be attending Anderson University to major in education. While at Huntington North, Brubaker was a member of the National Honor Society, Student Athletic Board, Future Educators of America, class council of 2010 and a 10-year member of 4-H.

She also was on the basketball, tennis and volleyball teams.

Myers, Beaver earn Reeves Athletic Scholarships

The Huntington County Community Foundation has announced that Kelly Myers and Jordan Beaver have been awarded Dave Reeves Athletic Scholarships.

Myers, a senior at Huntington North High School, will be attending Ball State University, majoring in Radiology. She is the daughter of Terry and Barbara Myers, of Andrews.

While at Huntington North High School, Myers was a member of the National Honor Society, was a scholar athlete, and has earned Academic Honors. She was also a Parkview Hospital volunteer.

Extension seeking ‘Friend’ nominees

The Huntington County Extension Board is looking for nominees for the County "Friend of Extension" Award.

The award recognizes an individual who has been active in Extension programs - agriculture, consumer and family sciences, youth or community development - through their participation, leadership or cooperation with Extension activities.

A person can nominate him/herself or someone else and include a written narrative of the person nominated - maximum of 500 words.

Glancy earns honor group induction

Jennifer Glancy.
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Jennifer Glancy, a 2006 graduate of Huntington North High School, was recently inducted into the Beta Rho chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International at Ball State University.

The honor society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International was one of the first organizations to fund nursing research in the United States.

Membership is by invitation to baccalaureate and graduate nursing students, who demonstrate excellence in scholarship and to nursing leaders exhibiting exceptional achievements in nursing.

Myers receives 2 4 Golf Scholarship

The Huntington County Community Foundation has announced that Kelly Myers has been awarded the 2 4 Golf Scholarship to attend Ball State University.

Myers, a senior at Huntington North High School, will be majoring in radiology. She is the daughter of Terry and Barbara Myers, of Andrews. While at Huntington North, Myers volunteered at Parkview Huntington Hospital. She was a member of the National Honor Society, a scholar athlete, and has Academic Honors status.

Reed wins Cecil award to study children’s ministry

The Huntington County Community Foundation has announced that Allison Reed has been awarded the Ephraim (Mike) and Mary Cecil Scholarship to attend Olivet Nazarene University.

Reed, a 2008 graduate of Huntington North High School, is majoring in Children's Ministry. She i the daughter of Gregory and Ruth Reed, of Huntington.

Hospital Guild learns about Boys & Girls Club

The Parkview Huntington Hospital Guild met Tuesday, May 25, in the lower level classrooms of the hospital. Opal Poe, president, conducted the meeting.

Judy Fitzmaurice introduced Mandy Reber, executive director of the Boys & Girls Club of Huntington County, who spoke on the activities and achievements of the club.

It was announced that Seth Brunner and Laura Bell had been named recipients of the two Guild scholarships. Bell was introduced and spoke on her future college plans.

Margaret Aufdenkampe, hospitality chairman, served refreshments.

Boy Scouts to sell Nelson’s chicken June 5

Boy Scout Troop 130 will sell Nelson's Port-A-Pit chicken and ribs on Saturday, June 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the National City Bank lot in Huntington Plaza.

The troop will use proceeds from the sale to fund programs such as summer camp, whitewater rafting, canoeing, backpacking, cycling and more.

National City Bank is a sponsor of the 100th anniversary of Boy Scouting.

 

Hiner grants go to Arts Council, Quayle Center

The Huntington County Community Foundation has presented Hiner Family Fund grants for $1,000 to the LaFontaine Arts Council and $275 to the Dan Quayle Commemorative Foundation.

These grants represent the annual distribution from Hiner Family Fund, administered by the Huntington County Community Foundation.

The Hiner Family Fund was established in 1997 by Homer and Marjorie Hiner to support the preservation and promotion of culture in Huntington County.

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