Education


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Nature Play Day: Gateway to Growing Celebration at Maring-Hunt Library

By: Tyler Bracht, Ball State Architecture Digital Fabrication GA— Muncie, IN— There will be an Opening Celebration as part of the Maring-Hunt Public Library, the Muncie BY5 initiative Nature Play Days and Indiana Children and Nature Network on FRIDAY, June 16th from 1-5 pm, sponsored by the Maring-Hunt Library, the Community Garden, and the College of Architecture…


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Delaware County Schools Ranked Highly by US News & World Report

By: Tom Farris— The U.S. News & World Reports magazine and website organization recently announced its comprehensive evaluations and rankings of the 21,500 high schools in the U.S., also ranking the 736 high schools (public, private and charter schools) in Indiana.  The high schools in Delaware County achieved very high rankings…





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Selma Middle School 2016-17 Quarter Four Honor Roll

By: Karen Standish— A Honor Roll Eighth Grade: Samuel D. Coffman, Amya L. Hatcher, Andrew M. Shrock, and Madison R. Thompson Seventh Grade: Sydni D. Buck, Kloee I. Felton, Drayden S. Gates, Hailey E. Hagaman, Lucas S. Herbst, Ashland Janelle Kahalekomo, Krystal I. Richman, Kevin Patrick Robinson, Isaac X. Shreve,…


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Community Foundation Announces Recipients of Seven Scholarships For 2017

Congratulations to the following scholars – Samantha Floyd and Harlee Williams are recipients of the 2017 Janice Paige Hughes Scholarship.  Floyd is a Ball State University students majoring in special education: mild interventions, all grades.  Williams is a Ball State University student majoring in special education: intense and mild interventions….


Senior Cory Cooper receives a Certificate of Merit from Principal Chris Walker for qualifying as a Merit Scholarship® Finalist. Photo provided.

Muncie Central Senior Named National Merit Scholarship® Finalist

By: Ana Pichardo—  Muncie, IN— Muncie Central senior Cory Cooper has been named a Finalist in the National Merit Scholarship® Program. Cooper advanced from a group of 16,000 Semifinalists, and he will be considered for a National Merit Scholarship® to be offered in 2017. Cooper has waited several months and has jumped…


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Six Yorktown Students Receive 2017 Robert and Wanda McKibben Scholarship

Muncie, IN—The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. has announced Madalyn Kline, Mathew Phillips, Olivia Reed, Sophia Rees, Isaac Smith, and Isabella Willitzer are the recipients of the Robert and Wanda McKibben Scholarship. The Robert and Wanda McKibben Scholarship was created by Robert McKibben in memory of his…


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Muncie Celebrates Walking and Biking to School

By Erin Moore, Ball State Office of Community Engagement— Charlie Cardinal, Muncie EMS Fox, Indiana State Police’s Trooper Teddy, Ball State cheerleaders and student-athletes, and Mayor Dennis Tyler were on hand at five Muncie elementary schools to celebrate students as they biked and walked to school in honor of National…


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Community Foundation Announces Eight 2017 Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to the following scholars— Emily Fisher and Suzanne Scanameo, seniors at Yorktown High School, are the recipients of the 2017 Yorktown Lion’s Club Scholarship. Fisher, daughter of Stacie Fisher and David Fisher, plans to attend Ivy Tech Community College.  Scanameo, daughter of Michael and Carol Scanameo, plans to attend…


Some of the participants at last year's Economic Summit, held in Muncie. Photo provided.

2017 Indiana Summit For Economic Development Scheduled for June 5th

2nd Indiana Summit for Economic Development via Early Learning Coalitions to attract hundreds statewide. For the second year, business, education, and community leaders are invited to the Indiana Summit for Economic Development via Early Learning Coalitions. This annual event is an opportunity to bring people together from around the state…


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Photo Gallery: Superheros Special Needs Prom at MCHS

By: Mindy Kemper— The Special Needs Prom was held at MCHS Saturday evening, May 20, 2017.  The theme this year was “Our Time To Shine, Super Hero Ball.” Students with Special Needs and their Best Buddies from Delaware County danced the night away. Stepping into Muncie Central High School, it didn’t take…


Community Foundation Announces Additional Recipients of 2017 Scholarships

Congratulations to the following scholars – Katelyn Smith, a senior at Wapahani High School, is the 2017 recipient of the Michael Brodhead Scholarship.  Smith plans to study exercise science at Ball State University.  She is the daughter of Terry and Stacy Smith. The Hurley and Fredine (Wynn) Goodall Scholarship at…