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Huntington resident gets fellowship to study abroad

Huntington native,  Caleb Peare, 24, was one of six Wabash College students to accept fellowships to aid study abroad programs.

Three of those students, Jaques Boulais, Ian Gale, and Kwaku Sarpong, earned placements in the Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF), while Chase Breaux, Kacob Monninger, and Peare received the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to study abroad.

HNHS named 2022 Model School

The International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE), whose mission is to celebrate, inspire and support today’s educators, has named Huntington North High School a 2022 Model School for their focus on relationships and rigorous and relevant academics to impact student growth.

The educators at Huntington North High School recognized opportunities for collaboration, have a strong culture, and hold high expectations for all students.

New ESA Scholarship program ready to launch

Indiana’s newest scholarship fund is ready to launch.

The Indiana Education Scholarship Account Program (ESA) will provide students with disabilities throughout the state of Indiana access to funds to set up an educational environment that best meets their learning needs.

The Indiana ESA program provides tax-free scholarship funds to eligible students for pre-approved education expenses such as tuition, therapies, assessments, and free-for-service transportation to spend with pre-approved educational service providers.

Winners named in art exhibit

The 2022 Themed Art Competition exhibit is on display in the Clark Gallery at the Honeywell Center through July 11.

Sponsored by the City of Wabash, the exhibit features more than 40 works of art by 21 artists, with all pieces featuring a theme of Upside Down. 

Winning honors were awarded to works created by Elaine Balke of Silver Lake; Becky Bowman of Wabash; Rebecca Gazarik of Yoder; Jerry Ginther Rochester; Sarah Pyle of North Manchester; and Brenda Ramseier of Silver Lake.

Huntington U professor emeritus has story printed

Roczniki Filozoficzne, one of the oldest philosophical journals in Poland, has devoted the entirety of its volume 70, issue 1 to the writings of Huntington University’s own Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, Dr. William Hasker. Hasker authored portions of the issue himself, but many other philosophers submitted articles with their thoughts on Hasker’s writings.

State Police class graduates

On June 16, the 82nd Indiana State Police Recruit Academy completed its graduation ceremony in the Indiana State Capitol Rotunda.

Opening remarks were made by Indiana State Police Superintendent Douglas G. Carter followed by a commencement address from Jerome Ezell, a retired Indiana State Police Major.

After the commencement address, the oath of office for the 18 new State Police officers was delivered by the Honorable Justice Christopher M. Goff, of the Indiana Supreme Court.

YSB seeks nominations for award

The Youth Services Bureau of Huntington County is currently accepting nominations for its annual Steven L. Bailey Memorial Award.  

This award has been presented annually since 1999 to an individual or group who demonstrates a strong compassion for the youth and families of Huntington County.

The nominee can be an individual or a group who has made a positive impact in the lives of young people through activities that empower, encourage and support our youth.

HU digital media camp sets record

Camp participants try their hand at camera work.
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The Huntington University Arizona summer digital media camp began on Monday, June 13, with a record number of creative campers in attendance. Thirty-six students — up from 21 last year — ages 14-18 will participate throughout the week with multiple animation, film, graphic design and TV projects each day.

HCCF announces more scholarships

The Huntington County Community Foundation (HCCF) has released another round of scholarships.

The recipients and the scholarship they were awarded are as follows:
• Autum Anderson, Caden Brubaker, Xander Burcham, Wyatt Couch, Micah Holder, Nick Neuenschwander, Garrett Palmer, and Rebeckah Brunner are the recipients of the 2022 Scott Breiner Memorial scholarships totaling $7,500.

Anderson was awarded $1,000. She is a junior at Grace College. Majoring in exercise science and minoring in psychology. She is the daughter of Steve and Pamela Anderson.

Several residents earn scholarships

Jamison Heyde ($1,100), Micah Holder ($400), Grace Sell ($700) and Gracie Grossman($900) are the recipients of the 2022 Kiwanis Baker, Kiwanis Club, Kiwanis Goodin, and Kiwanis Winebrenner Scholarships, respectively totaling $3,100.

Heyde is a 2022 graduate of Huntington North High School. He is the son of Jen and Jason Farris and Matt and Shannon Heyde.  He plans on attending Ivy Tech Community College in Fort Wayne to major in Homeland Security and minor in emergency management.

Lions, VFW honor future military members

Huntington Lions Club, in partnership with the local VFW Post No. 2687, recently recognized and honored five young people who have made the commitment to serve their country in the U. S. Armed Forces.  

A special ceremony took place at the VFW Post where individual recruits were given signature sheets with more than 500 signatures from local individuals thanking them for their willingness to serve their country to help defend the rights and freedoms enjoyed by American citizens.

Intern joins TAB staff for summer

Claire Butler has joined The TAB as a student intern.
Butler is a Manchester University senior majoring in journalism. She is a South Bend native.
Her duties include reporting, photography and writing articles for the TAB.

“I’m excited to have the opportunity to learn more about the Huntington County community, and to work for a newspaper which still values local content,” Butler said.