Following are recently awarded scholarships to local students:

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Through the Community Foundation of Howard County, 178 scholarships and renewals from 60 scholarship funds have been awarded to Howard County students with an approximate value of $468,160, including the two Lilly Endowment Community Scholarships.

When Indiana University Kokomo academic advisor Quiana Preston received her masters’ degree from the University of Toledo in 2006, she didn’t necessary have plans to return to college, but four years ago, she felt a change that was rooted in developing Christian leaders in the workforce.

Editor’s note: On June 17 the Tribune published the A/B Honor Roll for the second semester. Following is the A Honor Roll:

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BUNKER HILL – A state grant will help fund another major expansion of the pre-kindergarten program at Maconaquah School Corp. that will allow more kids to enroll. 

Maconaquah High School’s Academic Super Bowl team continued its success streak this spring with its third state championship in four years.

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State officials approved a plan Wednesday put forth by the Kokomo School Corporation to restructure Pettit Park Elementary, Bon Air Elementary and Bon Air Middle schools due to their continued lack of academic achievement.

STUDENTS OF THE MONTH: The following students were recognized as April Students of the Month, from left, Northwestern Middle School, Christian Allen, son of Dawn Beck and James Allen; Howard Elementrary School, Olivia Shannonhouse, daughter of Josh and Brittany Shannonhouse; and Northwestern…

Franklin College's chapter of Order of Omega, the Greek honorary society, inducted new members on April 2. Recently initiated members include Brittny Balog, a member of Zeta Tau Alpha, and the daughter of Frank and Jennifer Balog of Kokomo; Jonathan Ross, a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon, and…


A record number of students are on track to graduate from The Crossing this year, said Paul Wyman, The Crossing’s board president and Howard County Commissioner, on Thursday at the school’s annual banquet held at Bel Air Events.


The Kokomo Tribune's annual Youth to Watch scholarship program was held at Rossi's Catering Continental Ballroom on Wednesday. The program honors the area's outstanding high school seniors who show great promise. 

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Kokomo public schools are not making the grade, according to the state's recently released 2017 Annual Performance Reports.

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Robert Cox has been to a lot of places and seen a lot of cool things – and he and Jeramie Dodd want to share them with Kokomo.

The director of Indiana’s Department of Homeland Security, Bryan Langley, knows the importance of recognizing the extensive service volunteers provide in responding to public emergencies – natural and manmade. He knows how important it is to recruit those volunteers and he knows how importan…

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