Education

Arthur D. and Josephine M. Robling Scholarship Recipients.

Arthur D. and Josephine M. Robling Scholarship Recipients Announced

Muncie, IN—The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc., has announced the following students as recipients of the 2016 Arthur D. and Josephine M. Robling Scholarship. Recipients must be residents of Delaware County, be of good moral character and display good citizenship, and must have maintained at least a…


Jason Maynard

Yorktown Lion’s Club Scholarship Recipient Named

Muncie, IN—The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc., has announced Jason Maynard as the recipient of the 2016 Yorktown Lion’s Club Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to a Yorktown High School graduate who maintains an 8.0/12.0 GPA or equivalent and displays good citizenship. Maynard, son of Mandy and…


Community Foundation Scholarship Recipients. Photo provided.

The Community Foundation Scholarship Recipients Announced

Muncie, IN—The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc., has announced the 2016 recipients of the Community Foundation Scholarship. The Community Foundation Scholarship is awarded to students who were selected by their individual schools as Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship nominees. The Community Foundation recognizes the outstanding achievements of these…


Academy of Model Aeronautics. File Photo.

Academy of Model Aeronautics Hits $1 Million Scholarship Milestone

MUNCIE, IN—The Academy of Model Aeronautics has been helping graduating seniors achieve their dreams since 1970, and is now celebrating its dream of reaching a total of $1 million in awarded scholarships. The AMA is happy to announce that this year’s $48,000 in scholarships awarded to 10 high school graduates…



Indiana Summit for Economic Development, to be held June 7th.

Economic Development Begins With Children

Muncie, IN– The Indiana Summit for Economic Development is hosting a special event on June 7th at the Horizon Convention Center, in Muncie, in collaboration with Early Learning Coalitions. According to the Indiana Early Learning Advisory Committee, by increasing access to high quality early childhood education, Indiana has the opportunity to…



Ivy Tech Lobby at 345 S. High Street, Muncie, IN

Ivy Tech Community College to Hold Go Ivy Day Events

Muncie, Ind. – Ivy Tech Community College East Central region will be holding a Go Ivy Day event on May 19 at the Muncie Housing Authority – Price Hall.  Prospective students will be able to learn all about Ivy Tech Community College including admissions, financial aid, new student orientation, and…




Steve Spradlin in the classroom. Photo provided.

Steve Spradlin Selected for 2016 ‘Excellence in Teaching Award’

MUNCIE—In conjunction with National Teacher Appreciation Week, Ball Brothers Foundation (BBF) is pleased to announce that Steve Spradlin, a science and math teacher at Muncie Community Schools’ Northside Middle School was selected as BBF’s 2016 Excellence in Teaching Award winner. The honor includes a $15,000 grant. Finalists for the award…


Pictured L-R: Kaitlyn Ewing, Rebecca Hollowell, Kaylen Jones, Emma Fromholz.

Community Foundation Announces Scholarship Winners

2016 Michele Barnhart Hires Scholarship Recipient Announced The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. has announced Kaitlyn Ewing as the recipient of the 2016 Michele Barnhart Hires Scholarship. This scholarship honors Michele Barnhart Hires, a 1966 graduate of Daleville High School. A popular fun-loving student, Michele was active…


Approximately 125 stakeholders attended a Public Forum, hosted by the Muncie chapter of the League of Women Voters, to discuss “If ISTEP is out, what should be next?” LWV STEP Testing Panel L-R: Dr. Gregory Marchant, Dr. Steven Baule, Rep Sue Errington, Rep. Greg Beumer, Senator Tim Lanane, Dr. Alice Johnson, Sam Snideman, Linda Hanson. Photo by: Daniel Stallings

Bosma Appoints Members to ISTEP Review Panel

STATEHOUSE  – House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-­Indianapolis) today announced his appointments to a new panel charged with recommending a replacement for the ISTEP test. Under a new law, the state’s troubled ISTEP test will be phased out by July 1, 2017, and a 23­ member panel, a majority of…


Ivy Tech Lobby at 345 S. High Street, Muncie, IN

Ivy Tech Completes VITA Program for 2016

Muncie, Ind. – Ivy Tech Community College East Central Region recently concluded their 9th annual Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program for this tax season. Ivy Tech Community College’s VITA program offers free federal and state income tax return preparation and e-filing for students, faculty, staff, and lower income general public…


Muncie Community Schools

Muncie Community Schools Announce Upcoming Ceremonies

By: Ana Pichardo— Adult Education Graduation Ceremomy Thursday, May 12, 2016 beginning at 7pm Muncie Central High School Auditorium Adult learners who have participated in the Muncie Community Schools Adult Education program will be earning HSE Certificates and high school diplomas during the commencement program.  The speeches and stories of these…