The following students have made the honor roll at Western High School:
Seven hundred sixty-three full-time Indiana University Kokomo students earned chancellor’s list or dean’s list honors for the fall 2020 semester. Chancellor’s list students earned a 4.0 grade point average (GPA), while dean’s list students earned a minimum 3.5 GPA on a scale of 4.0, while ca…
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s governor on Wednesday proposed a modest increase in school funding for the next two years and restores funding to state universities that was cut when tax revenues plunged early in the coronavirus pandemic.
Indiana University Kokomo’s women’s giving circle awarded its largest amount of grant funding in its four-year history, giving more than $33,000 to 12 projects last month.
KOKOMO — Ivy Tech Community College is offering an instructor-led training course Jan. 5 and 7 to prepare students to take the Certified Professional Food Manager (CPFM) certification exam. The two-day class will meet in room 223 of Ivy Tech’s building at 1 Ivy Tech Way in Logansport.
Eastern High School senior Kyle McCreary has been named a semifinalist for the 2021 class of Coca-Cola Scholars, moving to the next round of the selection process to become a Coca-Cola Scholar and receive a $20,000 scholarship.
In a school year unlike any before, students from all schools had to adapt to new models of education due to the growing COVID-19 pandemic and governor announcing the closure of all K-12 schools on March 20.
Kokomo School Corporation will be providing free takeaway meal packages for all Kokomo schools students from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 22, and 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5, at Central Middle School. Parents should enter the gym parking lots from Apperson Way.
Eastern High School senior Jaeden Hannah and Northwestern High School senior Jennah Jones have been named recipients of four-year, full-tuition scholarships as the Community Foundation of Howard County 2020 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars.
United Way Serving Howard & Tipton Counties has received a $41,000 grant through the Youth Program Resilience Fund of Lilly Endowment Inc. for the Buddy Bags Program.
Ivy Tech supporters from around the state gathered virtually to celebrate the work of the Circle of Ivy, Ivy Tech’s statewide women’s philanthropic organization.
KOKOMO — Thanksgiving during a global pandemic may not look like the traditional celebration, but that doesn’t mean skipping the turkey, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie.
In its continuing effort to support youth pursuing careers in agriculture, Ceres Solutions will offer $25,000 through scholarships to high school seniors and college students this spring.
The new William and Barbara Lambert Nursing Simulation Classroom in Ivy Tech Kokomo’s new Healthcare Professions Center is named in honor of two community-minded Kokomo residents whose donation is designed to recognize the value of the college’s healthcare program.
As cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in Indiana, and schools implemented temporary closings, local superintendents are urging students and their families to practice safety measures, especially during the Thanksgiving break.
Kokomo Schools is canceling in-person learning as of Monday, Nov. 23 until Friday, Dec. 4, excluding the Thanksgiving holiday on Nov. 26-27, due to staffing shortages related to COVID-19, according to a letter sent to staff, students and families by Superintendent Jeff Hauswald.
Maconaquah School Corporation [MSC] and Tipton Community School Corporation [TCSC] have transitioned to remote learning for all students.
Taylor Middle School and Taylor High School have transitioned to virtual starting Nov. 6, retroactive to Nov. 14.
The Kokomo Greek Club will award a $400 scholarship for college expenses on December, 2020. Current, full-time, college sorority women, who have graduated from a Howard County high school are eligible for the scholarship.
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