Blood Collection Set for EH Elementary
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Eastern Hancock Elementary School will be sponsoring a blood drive from 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4. A blood drive will be held at the school, 104500 E. 250N., Charlottesville. Sign up at donate.indiana.verisiti.org.
Johnson earns a job before graduation
GREENFIELD — Greenfield resident Anna Johnson, a senior pursuing a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Bob Jones University, was hired before graduation as a critical care registered nurse at Indiana University Health in Indianapolis.
Bob Jones University is located in Greenville, SC and offers 100 undergraduate and graduate programs for more than 3,000 students.
Planned track camp
GREENFIELD — Students in kindergarten through sixth grade can attend a free Mini Cougar track camp from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 21 at Greenfield Central Junior High School. The event will include a fun 100 meter run, mini hurdles, long jump, shot put and an 800 meter run. Attendees can try any or all of the events. Advance registration is recommended; E-mail [email protected] An optional $10 t-shirt is available for pre-order.
Ivy Tech offers free courses for students
GREENFIELD – Free summer classes are available for high school students through Ivy Tech Community College. Courses could help students get closer to finishing college, complete Indiana College foundation courses, focus on areas that need special attention, or explore areas of interest and future careers . Classes are offered to high school students in grades 9-11 or grade 12 students graduating in the spring of 2022.
Interest forms are available at ivytech.edu/freecourses. For more information, email Bonnie Willy, [email protected] or Sydney Staples, [email protected]
Hosts for exchange students wanted
GREENFIELD – Volunteer host families for international students are needed. Mitten Ties, a regional team from the Council for Educational Travel USA, is looking for families with or without children at home to host exchange students. Hosts must be at least 25 years old, complete a free background check, and must treat exchange students as one of their own children with a bed, food, and general travel to and from school and activities . The programs last 5 or 10 months. For more information, contact Diane Yows, 317-523-8399 or [email protected]
Pittman receives honors at the University of Findlay
FORTVILLE – Adam Pittman of Fortville recently participated in the 2022 Symposium on Scholarship and Creativity at the University of Findlay.
Pittman received the Doug Hesse Award for Outstanding Master of Arts in Rhetoric and Writing Student and was named to Sigma Tau Delta: International Honor Society for English Inductee.
Undergraduate and graduate students had the opportunity to share their experiences of research, creativity, and professional learning with the University and the community, with many students receiving honors at the same time. The symposium can be viewed at https://www.findlay.edu/offices/academic/ssc2022.
Establishment of the Harris Memorial Scholarship Fund
GREENFIELD – A scholarship named after a lifelong barber will help students who want to attend an Indiana-accredited barber or cosmetology school.
The Jeff Harris Barber and Beauty School Scholarship has been established for Greenfield-Central High School graduates through the Greenfield Central School Foundation. Harris, longtime owner of Ye Olde Head Shoppe Salon and Spa, graduated from G-CHS in 1970 and died in February.
The scholarship will be available once it reaches its fundraising goal of $50,000. Donations can be made online at gcschoolfoundation.com or by mail to the Greenfield Central School Foundation, 110 W. North St., Greenfield.