Education

Muncie Community Schools

Back to School Heroes and Helpers to be Held August 8th

By: Ana Maria Pichardo— The annual Back to School Heroes and Helpers, formerly known as Back to School Shop with a Cop, event will be held Saturday August 8th, 2015. Children are selected by the Salvation Army and their organization assists in shopping with children on that day. Muncie Crime…




Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler participated in a question and answer session with the students as part of a picnic lunch July 14 at Heekin Park.

Iraqi students visit Ball State

By: Gail Werner— Snkar Mam’s dreams of coming to America led him to Ball State, where he’s now one of 24 Iraqis participating in a monthlong educational exchange hosted by the university’s Center for International Development (CID). “To me, America … it’s the entire world,” said Mam, 23, who is studying petroleum…


Muncie Central Announces Fall Practices and Athletic Ticket Pricing

Athletic Physicals: July 29, 2015 from 12:00-3:00 in the nurse’s clinic at Central HS Concussion Impact Testing: July 29, 2015 (12:00-3:00) and August 3, 2015 (8:00am or 1:00 pm.) Physicals and Impact testing forms must be turned in the Athletic Office prior to 1st practice. 1st Official Practice Date and…


Kelly Scott is new Principal at Storer Elementary

Kelly Scott is New Principal at Storer Elementary

The Muncie Community Schools Board of Trustees has appointed Kelly Scott as principal at Storer Elementary School. Mrs. Scott graduated with a Bachelors of Arts Education with a Kindergarten Endorsement from Anderson University. She received her Master of Arts in Education from Ball State University, followed by her administrative license…


Yorktown Lions Club Scholarships Awarded

Yorktown Lions Club Scholarships Awarded

The Community Foundation of Muncie & Delaware County, Inc., has announced that Ryan Morrow and Ryan D. Seymour are the 2015 recipients of the Yorktown Lions Club, Inc. Scholarships. These scholarships are awarded to Yorktown High School graduates who maintain an 8.0/12.0 GPA and display good citizenship. Morrow plans to…


Regional Summit 2

Regional Summit 2 to be Held July 28th

Regional Summit 2 will be held Tuesday, July 28, from 6-8 pm, at the Horizon Convention Center, 401 S. High St., Muncie, IN 47305. This meeting is the follow-up to the Regional Summit. You can help shape the vision of the ADVANCE Region. Hear an update on the progress of the Regional Development Plan and…


John Wright

Delaware County Fair Board Dedicates Building to Dr. John Wright

By Mark DiFabio The Delaware County Fair Board recently dedicated the former Future Farmers building to longtime educator and 4-H leader Dr. John Wright. The board recently spent a Saturday to remodel the area into a picnic pavilion complete with tables for fair goers. “John had a big influence on…





Morry Mannies Radio Scholarships Announced

Inaugural Morry Mannies Radio Scholarships Announced

Two local high school students are the inaugural recipients of the Morry Mannies Woof Boom Radio Scholarship. Each nominee was very deserving for their achievements athletically and in the classroom. It was a thrill to watch these student athletes compete with emotion, sportsmanship, and character all year long. This year’s winners are:…


Creviston Scholarships Awarded

Creviston Scholarships Awarded to Cowan High School Students

The Community Foundation of Muncie & Delaware County, Inc., has announced that Bryan P. Ellis, Kelsey Harrington and Gentry Logan Stayton are recipients of the Max V. and Nellie C. Creviston Scholarships. These four-year renewable scholarships are awarded to graduates of Cowan High School who wish to attend a post-high…


Music For Alo Summer Symposium

“Music For All” Summer Symposium Held in Muncie

Celebrating its 40th Anniversary, Music for All, one of the most respected non-profit organizations in support of music education, recently hosted one of the nation’s largest summer music camps for students and teachers. The Music for All Summer Symposium, took place at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana in late June…