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Library tour


Photo by Steve Clark.

Jeri Davis (middle), business manager at the Huntington Branch of the Huntington City-Township Public Library, leads a tour of the library for members of the Huntington Optimist Club on Thursday, May 28. Davis and Beka Lemons, the library’s executive director, filled the club in on all the changes that had occurred at the library as part of its recent renovation process.

Mowery to present painting workshop at Salamonie

Titled “Painting through Miami Eyes,” Catherine Nagy Mowry will conduct a painting workshop on June 20, from noon to 4 p.m. at Salamonie Lake.

Mowry is a Miami artist and tradition bearer. Participants will discover the park through Miami eyes, focusing on Native American symbolism, culture and history. The class will look at nature as a relative, walk with respect upon Mother Earth and find a spot that holds a personal connection. After taking pictures and notes, the students will create their own impression of their discovery.

Drayer graduates from University of Findlay

Kaitlyn Drayer, of Warren, has graduated from the University of Findlay.

Drayer received a Bachelor of Science in equine business management and animal science.

The university is planning to hold an in-person commencement event in the fall, when it is safe according to state and local health guidelines. Drayer will be invited to walk in the ceremony along with more than 1,000 fellow graduates.

The University of Findlay is located in Findlay, OH.

Andrews Elementary announces 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.

HU DMA Academy to take place June 21-25

Huntington University has announced that the 2020 Digital Media Arts High School Summer Academy will take place virtually on June 21 to June 25.

The DMA Academy is open to incoming high school freshmen through high school seniors who want a glimpse of what it would be like to pursue a degree in animation, broadcast media or film. Students engage with a community of artists, receive instructions on programs and techniques in the media field and participate in hands-on workshops and projects, which can serve as future portfolio pieces.

HU announces Forester Media Awards winners

Huntington University has announced the winners of its Forester Media Awards.

They are:

Film

• Freshman Film Project: “Dope Shirt Girl” by Micah McFadden.

• Sophomore Film Project: Scene Recreation, “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” by Hannah Taylor, Mason Dice, Emma Quick, Dylan Herring and Daniel Isaacs.

• Sophomore Film: “Drawing Me In” by Hannah Taylor and Isaac Hanagan.

• Junior Film Project: “ICBM Promo” by BethAnn Bleemel.

• Non-Fiction Film Project: “Treblemakers” by Carlos Hermosillo.

Trickle earns HCCF Laymon Scholarship

Lauren Trickle
Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

The Huntington County Community Foundation announces that Lauren Trickle, of Warren, is the 2020 recipient of the Laymon Scholarship in the amount of $5,000.

Trickle, a graduating senior from Huntington North High School, will attend Ivy Tech in Fort Wayne seeking a healthcare specialist major.

She is the daughter of Jane and Matthew Trickle of Warren.

Bercik is winner of Straight Scholarship

Elizabeth Bercik
Photo provided.

The Huntington County Community Foundation announces that Elizabeth Bercik of Huntington has been awarded the 2020 Robert M. “Bob” Straight Memorial Endowed Scholarship totaling $2,500.

Bercik, a graduating senior at Huntington North High School, will be attending Indiana University in Bloomington this fall, majoring in accounting. She is the daughter of Amy Owens and James Bercik.

$700 Grube Scholarship goes to Meg McDonald

Meg McDonald
Photo provided.

The Huntington County Community Foundation announces that Meg McDonald of Huntington is the recipient of the 2020 Lucas Grube Scholarship totaling $700.

McDonald, a graduating senior from Huntington North High School, will be attending Huntington University, majoring in biochemistry and a minor in anthropology/Spanish.  She is the daughter of Lisa and Bradley McDonald.

Three from county are Trine grads

Students on Trine University’s main campus completed degrees at the end of the spring 2020 semester.

The following area students completed degrees:

• Abigail Kindler, of Huntington, Bachelor of Science in exercise science.

• Sean McAbee, of Huntington, Bachelor of Science in exercise science.

• Nathan Pritchard, of Roanoke, Bachelor of Science in biology.

HNHS graduation 2020


Photo by Steve Clark.

Logan Bolding, co-salutatoriun, gives his address of welcome during the first session of the Huntington North High School Class of 2020 Commencement Ceremony on Friday evening, May 29. Several sessions were held Saturday, May 30, as the Huntington County Community School Corp. stayed within guidelines of the Indiana Back on Track plan due to the COVID-19 pandemic. More photos in the Thursday, June 4, edition of The TAB.

Greeting


Photo by Steve Clark.

Syanna Bonewitz, senior class vice president, greets the crowd at the first session of the Huntington North High School Graduation Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2020 on Friday evening, May 29. Ceremonies continued on Saturday, May 30, as Huntington County Community School Corp. broke the graduation into several smaller ceremonies to keep in step with Indiana Back on Track plan rules due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

County’s libraries back open to the public

Courtney Eric, circulation clerk at the Huntington branch of the Huntington City-Township Public Library, cleans the front desk at the library on Thursday, May 28. The Huntington and Markle branches will be re-opening today, Monday, June 1.
Photo by Steve Clark.

As Indiana continues to re-open under the state’s Back on Track plan, Huntington County libraries have announced expanded services.

Huntington and Markle                                                                                                                                                                                    The Huntington and Markle branches of the Huntington City-Township Public Library will re-open today, Monday, June 1.

YMCA re-opens


Photo by Steve Clark.

Joe Hacker (left) and LeeAnn Fusselman walk on the track at the Parkview Huntington Family YMCA on Thursday, May 28. The YMCA re-opened on May 26 with its regular days and hours of operation in effect. Information about the policies that are currently in place at the facility are available on the YMCA’s website, www.Hunt
ingtonY.org.

BBGW law firm awards scholarships to four students

(From left) Bailey Godfrey, Aidan Hosler, Katie Melcher and Corbin Snow.
Photos provided.

The Huntington County law firm of Bowers, Brewer, Garrett & Wiley, LLP has announced the winners of their 2020 educational scholarships. Bailey Godfrey, Aidan Hosler, Katie Melcher and Corbin Snow received scholarships to be used toward their continuing education.

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