Education

AAUW Offers Scholarship For Nontraditional Students

By: Sheryl Swingley— Muncie, IN—Applications for the American Association of University Women, Muncie Branch, nontraditional student scholarship are due Monday, April 1. The form to apply for the scholarship must be secured no later than Monday, March 25. The scholarship is worth $1,500 and is available for the 2019-2020 academic year, effective Aug. 1, 2019, through July 31, 2020. The scholarship must be used for tuition, health fee, books, and other classroom-related expenses for the year, including summer session. To apply, applicants…

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Southside Middle School Students Get Real-Life Courtroom Experience

By: Emily Anderson, Court Administrator— Muncie, Indiana—The Eighth Grade teachers at Muncie Southside Middle School wanted to give the class a real-life courtroom experience, but transporting all 120 students to the Delaware County Justice Center, along with the necessary staff, proved an impossible task. Judge John Feick in the Delaware Circuit Court No. 4 responded, “Why don’t we hold a Mock Trial at the School?”  Court Administrator Emily Anderson passed the idea along, and on December 11, 2018, the Courts,…