Education

Community Foundation Announces 2024 Scholarship Recipients—Announcement 5

By Kallie Sulanke— MUNCIE, IN—Congratulations to the following scholarship recipients: Gavin Ashby, a senior at Cowan Jr./Sr. High School, is a recipient of the Dr. Albert O. Miller Scholarship. Gavin plans to study Human Life Science at Indiana University East. He is the son of Jena Ashby and Shannon Ashby. Caton Clark, a senior at Yorktown High School, is a recipient of the Arthur D. and Josephine M. Robling Scholarship. Caton plans to study Secondary Education at Indiana University. She…

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Community Foundation Announces 2024 Scholarship Recipients—Announcement 4

By Kallie Sulanke— MUNCIE, IN—Congratulations to the following scholarship recipients: Isaac Andrews, a senior at Wapahani High School, is a recipient of the Arthur D. and Josephine M. Robling Scholarship. Isaac plans to attend Indiana Wesleyan University. He is the son of Jeff and Melissa Andrews. Layna Bowman, a senior at Delta High School, is a recipient of the Delaware Community Schools Memorial Scholarship. Layna plans to study Sports Management or English Education at Taylor University. She is the daughter…


Become a Community Health Worker in Eight Weeks with Ivy Tech Muncie-Henry County

By Lesley DeVoss— MUNCIE, IN—Community Health Workers (CHW) are the frontline of community outreach initiatives. These individuals act as a link between health and social services, increasing the knowledge and access for community residents. They serve the community through outreach, informal counseling, social support, and advocacy. This summer, Ivy Tech Muncie-Henry County will be offering an 8-week in-person blended human services course that leads to becoming a certified Community Health Worker. This certification is credentialed by the Indiana Community Health…


Fire & EMT Teacher from Muncie Area Career Center Receives Ball Brothers Foundation Excellence in Teaching Award

By Jud Fisher— MUNCIE, IN— Ambulance lights are flashing, radio traffic is on the scanner, and victims with minor and critical injuries are lying on the floor–it’s just another Monday morning for students in Chris Horner’s EMT and Fire/Rescue classes at the Muncie Area Career Center.    Horner’s journey into teaching was not exactly traditional. As a fire-science teacher at the Muncie Area Career Center (MACC), Horner brings a wealth of real-world experience from his decade-long tenure at the Muncie…


Community Foundation Announces 2024 Scholarship Recipients—Announcement 3

By Kallie Sulanke— MUNCIE, IN—Congratulations to the following scholarship recipients: Waverley Daugherty, a senior at Muncie Central High School, is a recipient of the Arthur D. and Josephine M. Robling Scholarship and the Dr. William J. and Thelma V. McNabney Memorial Scholarship. Waverly plans to study Psychology at Purdue University. She is the daughter of Tim Daugherty and Karen Daugherty. Daelin Green, a senior at Muncie Central High School, is a recipient of the Jerry Parrish Scholarship. Daelin plans to…


Community Foundation Announces 2024 Scholarship Recipients—Announcement 2

By Kallie Sulanke— MUNCIE, IN—Congratulations to the following scholarship recipients: Belle Brown, a senior at Delta High School, is a recipient of the Sarah E. Adams Scholarship. Belle plans to study Fashion Industry with a minor in Business at Ball State University. Belle is the child of Kelly Stitt and Matthew Brown. Sharon Edwards, a student at Ivy Tech Community College, is a recipient of the Hurley C. and Fredine (Wynn) Goodall Scholarship. Sharon studies Nursing. Abigail Goller, a senior…


Progress Revealed at ‘State of the Schools’ Meeting

By Andy Klotz— MUNCIE, IN – Stabilized enrollment, balanced budgets and expanded preschool were just a few of the highlights discussed at Wednesday night’s first-ever Muncie Community Schools “State of the Schools” community meeting. The 90-minute program at Southside Middle School included remarks from outgoing MCS Director of Public Education and CEO Dr. Lee Ann Kwiatkowski, Governor Eric Holcomb, MCS Board of Trustees President Jim Williams, Ball State President Geoffrey Mearns, incoming MCS CEO Dr. Chuck Reynolds and others. Each…


Work Begins On Yorktown High School Construction Project

By Dr. Greg Hinshaw, Superintendent of Schools— YORKTOWN, IN—Teachers, students, and leaders from Yorktown Community Schools broke ground on Friday, May 10, for a major improvement and expansion project at Yorktown High School.  Construction will begin this summer and is scheduled to be completed before the 2025-26 school year begins. The project will include comprehensive renovation of science classrooms in the school as well as improvements to the front entrance which will be designed to enhance security and visibility.  A…


Trevor Swingley—Member of Pridemark Construction’s ‘Future Leaders of America’ Series

Editor’s note: The Future Leaders of America series profiles high school seniors who display leadership qualities in their school and the community. The series is brought to you by Pridemark Construction. By Stacey A. Shannon— DALEVILLE, IN—Daleville Junior/Senior High School senior Trevor Swingley has had a busy high school career. With sports, student government, academics and work, Swingley worked hard to achieve his goals. Basketball has been a lifelong love for Swingley. He has been a member of the basketball…


10th Annual Morry Mannies Woof Boom Radio Scholarship Winners Chosen

By Megan Orbin— MUNCIE, IN—Woof Boom Radio is happy to announce the winners for the 10th Annual Morry Mannies Woof Boom Radio Scholarship. We want to congratulate each of the nominees for their achievements this season and overall career as student-athletes. We have awarded $34,200 to 34 student-athletes in the last ten years. Woof Boom Radio funds a scholarship program for athletes from the schools we cover each year, be it through WMUN “The Talk of Muncie” or on Oldies…