Education

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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…


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Muncie Celebrates Walking and Biking to School

By Erin Moore, Ball State Office of Community Engagement— Charlie Cardinal, Muncie EMS Fox, Indiana State Police’s Trooper Teddy, Ball State cheerleaders and student-athletes, and Mayor Dennis Tyler were on hand at five Muncie elementary schools to celebrate students as they biked and walked to school in honor of National…


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Community Foundation Announces Eight 2017 Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to the following scholars— Emily Fisher and Suzanne Scanameo, seniors at Yorktown High School, are the recipients of the 2017 Yorktown Lion’s Club Scholarship. Fisher, daughter of Stacie Fisher and David Fisher, plans to attend Ivy Tech Community College.  Scanameo, daughter of Michael and Carol Scanameo, plans to attend…


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2017 Indiana Summit For Economic Development Scheduled for June 5th

2nd Indiana Summit for Economic Development via Early Learning Coalitions to attract hundreds statewide. For the second year, business, education, and community leaders are invited to the Indiana Summit for Economic Development via Early Learning Coalitions. This annual event is an opportunity to bring people together from around the state…


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Photo Gallery: Superheros Special Needs Prom at MCHS

By: Mindy Kemper— The Special Needs Prom was held at MCHS Saturday evening, May 20, 2017.  The theme this year was “Our Time To Shine, Super Hero Ball.” Students with Special Needs and their Best Buddies from Delaware County danced the night away. Stepping into Muncie Central High School, it didn’t take…


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…