Congratulations to yearbook photographer Briann Fravel for winning second place in the Sport Photography Contest sponsored by the Indiana High School Press Association! Briann competed against students from across the state, and her submission of three photos from this school year was chosen as the second-place winner.
After years of commitment and dedication to their studies, students of Calumet College of St. Joseph celebrated their hard earned graduation Saturday afternoon in Hammond. Though the weather threatened storms and rain fell, nothing could stop the smiles and laughter of those about to receive their degrees.
Of all the events we see throughout the year, graduations and commencements are the ones that most embody our good news mission. To see all the hard work put in and out of the classroom by students, parents, teachers, coaches, families and friends culminate in one event, with everyone across the school celebrating the same thing, it's just awesome.
Promoting education and recognizing student excellence has annually been a priority for the Portage Zeta Mu Chapter of the philanthropic organization Kappa Kappa Kappa, Inc. (commonly known as Tri Kappa). On Tuesday, May 16th, Portage Tri Kappa awarded academic scholarships to two outstanding graduating seniors, during Portage High School's Senior Awards Night ceremony.
This past Friday, Aylesworth 5th Graders took off for a full day visit at our state's capital. We had a great time at the Children's Museum and the Indianapolis Zoo! The weather was beautiful and the students represented Portage with pride! A huge thank you to all our parent chaperones! It was a great trip!
Current or emerging small business owners can learn how to obtain seed money for their business by attending the Small Business Innovation Research Workshop hosted by Purdue University Northwest’s Commercialization and Manufacturing Excellence Center Tuesday, June 13.
Wednesday, May 10 through Sunday, May 14, PHS senior’s Chris Shafer and Cruz Rosales traveled with their advisor and business teacher Lisa Melendez to compete in the final leg of Business Professionals of America competition cycle which is national competition with representation from all 50 states. Six thousand students, advisors and chaperones converged on Orlando, Florida to compete in over 100 different business related categories.
Purdue University Northwest spring graduate Jessica Streeter of Chesterton recently presented her critical essay, “Cosey and Cosby: Love and Patriarchy,” at the Sigma Tau Delta International Convention in Louisville, Ky.
Purdue University Northwest education student Rachel Pauer of Hebron is among 200 Indiana post-secondary students to receive the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship as selected by the Indiana Commissioner for Higher Education.