School News – June 6

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Roncalli student wins scholarship

A Roncalli High School graduate has earned the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps Marines Scholarship.

Stephanie Rice was given the scholarship, which is meant to educate and train qualified young men and women for service as commissioned officers.

The winners are named after a competitive national selection process and receive full tuition, a books stipend, educational fees and other financial benefits at their colleges.

Upon graduation, midshipmen are commissioned as officers in the unrestricted line Naval Reserve or Marine Corps Reserve.

Rice, a Johnson County resident, will pursue a degree at Ohio State University.

Scholarship available for local students

Local students who volunteer with a public safety organization may be eligible for a scholarship.

The Indiana Homeland Security Foundation is now accepting applications for the Secure Indiana Scholarship Program.

Applicants must attend or will be attending an accredited Indiana college, have a 2.8 grade- point average on a 4.0 scale and volunteer with a public safety organization such as a fire department, emergency management agency, law enforcement agency or emergency medical services.

The deadline to apply is July 15.

Interested students can contact the Indiana Department of Homeland Security Grants Management office at

A $2,000 scholarship is available for full time students and $1,000 is available for part-time students.

Local church offers vacation Bible school

Nineveh Christian Church’s vacation Bible school is planned from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 6 to 8 at the church, 1261 E. County Road, 775 S., Nineveh.

The event will include Bible lessons, crafts, games, music and snacks with an ocean theme.

The school is open to students age 2 to sixth grade.

Local student wins college award

Haley Howard of Greenwood was inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma at the University of Tennessee at Martin during the spring 2016 semester.

Beta Gamma Sigma is a nationally recognized business honor society.

UT Martin is a four-year university located in northwest Tennessee and is part of the University of Tennessee system.