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Community Foundation Announces 6 Scholarship Recipients

By: Kallie Sulanke, Community Engagement Officer—   The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. is announcing the recipients of six additional scholarships for 2017. Noah Kinghorn as the recipient of the 2017 J. Burgess Memorial Scholarship. Kinghorn is a student majoring in accounting at Ball State University. Samantha Girot is the…


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Ball State Sports Link To Host Summer Sports Media Camp

By: Chris Taylor— Muncie, IN—The program for the first annual Ball State Sports Link Sports Media Summer Camp in July has been announced featuring guest instructors from the Big 10, the NFL and opportunities to produce content with Ball State Football coaches and student-athletes. Rising high school students (to-be freshmen through…



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The Community Foundation Announces Additional 2017 Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to the following scholars – Jonathan R. Serf, Jr. is the recipient of the Ollie Mae Hammond Scholarship. Serf, son of Jonathan and Faith Serf, is a senior at Muncie Central High School. He plans to attend Ball State University to study economics and political science. This scholarship, established…




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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…