Education

Muncie Robotics Team Heading to World Competition

By: Michelle Kinsey—  Muncie, IN—Local robotics Team 1720, The PhyXTGears, has had an “out of this world” season. And it’s not over yet. On Wednesday, April 24, the team will travel to Detroit, Mich., for the FIRST World Championship competition. The team, ranked third in the state, qualified for the prestigious competition after finishing second (for the third year in a row) with its robot, Space Walrus, at the IndianaFIRST State Championship in Kokomo April 12-13. This is the fourth…

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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…