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Lincoln Elementary names its top students

Students at Lincoln Elementary School have been recognized for their academic achievements for the fourth quarter of the 2009-10 school year.

Students earning all A's for the quarter are:

Third Grade - Jacob Bruce, Zachary Cochran, Marley Fordyce, Katie Hale, Madison Lough, Dakota Miller, Ceira Retter, Ethan Stafford and Lucas Stouder.

Fourth Grade - Margaret Bent, Dalton Lusch, Mitchell McElhaney, Jennifer Meyer, Marissa Owens, Isis Pierce and Jamie Vance.

Lincoln announces all-year honor students

Lincoln Elementary School has announced the names of students who made the honor roll every quarter during the 2009-10 school year.

Students making straight A's every quarter were:

Third Grade - Jacob Bruce, Katie Hale, Ethan Stafford and Lucas Stouder.

Fourth Grade - Jamie Vance.

Fifth Grade - Paige Berry, Brandy Campbell, Jacob Garlits, Shay Haney, Carlee Kiefer, Elizabeth Kirk, Morgan McNally, Conor Musselman, Preston Pierce, Courtney Retter, Jalen Rice, Kylie Sparks, Cameron Whitaker and Sarah Witta.

Watching the judge


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Sarah Vlot keeps a shap eye on the judge as she parades her goat during the 4-H Goat Fun Show at Hier's Park on Saturday morning, June 5.

Plant swap


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Cindy Kelley selects plants for her garden at the annual Plant Swap in downtown Huntington on Saurday, June 5.

Turning of the tassels


Photo by Jessica Williams.

Seniors moments ago, 2010 Huntington North High School graduates turn their tassels to the left side of their mortarboards to indicate their graduation during 2010 commencement ceremonies on Friday evening, June 4, at North Arena.

Reflective moment


Photo by Jessica Williams.

Alyssia Williams awaits her name to be called to receive her diploma during 2010 Huntington North High School graduation ceremonies on Friday evening, June 4, at North Arena.

Approaching her turn


Photo by Jessica Williams.

Valerie Stout maneuvers into position to take her turn at receiving a diploma during 2010 Huntington North High School graduation cermeonies on Friday, June 4, at the HNHS gymnasium.

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.

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