Education

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…


Community Foundation Announces Additional 2017 Scholarship Recipients

By: Eunice Whitlock— Congratulations to the following graduates –  Dawson Allen, a senior at Yorktown High School, is the recipient of the Adam Cline Scholarship.  Allen plans to study civil engineering at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. He is the son of Dr. Wade and Christy Allen. Carter Anderson, a senior…


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Community Foundation Announces 2017 Scholarship Recipients

By: Eunice Whitlock— Congratulations to the following graduates – Alexis Forsyth, a senior at Wes-Del High School, is the recipient of the Zach Greenwalt Scholarship.  Forsyth is the daughter of Tim Forsyth and Tina Forsyth. She plans to attend Ball State University to study nursing. Tyler Picillo is the recipient…


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The Community Foundation Announces Three 2017 Scholarship Recipients

By: Eunice L. Whitlock— Congratulations to the following Delaware County graduates – Kaleb Cook is the 2017 recipient of the Grace K. Maring Scholarship.  Cook is a senior at Wapahani High School and plans to attend Ball State University, where he will study business administration. Cook is the son of Bob…


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Cornerstone’s Summer 2017 Eight Week Arts Programs Classes

By: Jessie Fisher— Muncie, IN—Cornerstone Center for the Arts will begin its summer class session the week of June 5, 2017. These classes will meet for eight weeks and will end the week of July 24. Classes have low-cost one time fees with limited financial aid available to those who…


BSU Trustees Plan to Adopt Lowest Tuition Increase In More Than 40 Years

By: BSU News— MUNCIE, Ind. — Noting lawmakers’ confidence in Ball State University and strong internal financial management, the Board of Trustees on Friday reviewed the results of the recently completed session of the Indiana legislature and the university’s financial position. Members of the General Assembly completed work on the…


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Muncie Robotics Team Competes in World Championships

By: PhyXTGears Media Team— Muncie, IN—Last week, 35 students and mentors from Muncie’s own PhyXTGears team 1720 traveled to St. Louis, Missouri, to compete in the World Championships of FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics, making it to the quarterfinals in the elimination rounds on their…


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Chris Holdren Selected as BBF ‘Excellence in Teaching Award’ Winner

Liberty Perry Community Schools teacher selected for 2017 ‘Excellence in Teaching Award’ MUNCIE—In conjunction with National Teacher Appreciation Week, Ball Brothers Foundation (BBF) is pleased to announce that Chris Holdren, a 5th grade teacher at Selma Elementary was selected as BBF’s 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award winner. The honor includes…


2017 Scholarship Recipients. Breanna Webster, Bailey Teague,Emily Oliver, Olivia Phillips, and Silas Vinson.

The Community Foundation Announces 2017 Scholarship Recipients

By: Kallie Sulanke— Congratulations to the following graduates: Breanna Webster, a senior at Muncie Central High School, is the 2017 recipient of the Jerry Parrish Scholarship.  Webster plans to study biology at Indiana University. She is the daughter of Charles Webster. Bailey Teague, a senior at Daleville Jr./Sr. High School, is…


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Fall 2017 Deadline For 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars

Muncie, Ind. – The 2018 recipients of the Delaware County Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship will be named in December 2017. This change continues from the 2016-2017 academic year. Previously scholarship recipients were identified in March of the year they graduated from high school. This change affects the program for all…


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

General Assembly Approves $39 Million for Ivy Tech Community College

 Additional $4 million in private funding will support improvements to the Muncie Campus in the East Central Region Muncie, Ind. – Ivy Tech Community College East Central Region’s Muncie Campus will undergo a transformation over the next few years, thanks to the $39 million earmarked for the project in the…




Southview Elementary School students enjoy a program during United Way's Day of Action. (Photo is the property of United Way and used with permission)

Muncie Action Plan Supports Local MCS Solution, Urges Public Unity

By: MAP Board of Directors— Muncie, IN—Last week, the Muncie Action Plan sent a letter of support for Muncie Community Schools to Senator Doug Eckerty.  The letter was addressed to Senator Luke Kenley and Representative Tim Brown and urged the removal of Muncie Community Schools from State Bill (S.B.) 567. …