School News – May 22

Roncalli students earn academic honors

Seniors at Roncalli High School were honored at the school’s annual academic honors reception.

Winners include:

  • Clark Family STARS Scholarship: Olivia Beach, Max Cross
  • Roncalli High School Leadership Scholarship: Kathleen Soller
  • Jeffrey N. Perkins Memorial Scholarship: Sam Hansen
  • Martin R. Eckstein Scholarship: Lucy Furiak, Kaitlyn Keigley
  • Katie Lynch – Live, Laugh, Love Memorial Scholarship: Grace Albertson, Jacob Reiber
  • Anna’s Celebration of Life Scholarship: Max Cross, Morgan Kincaid, Madeleine Russell
  • Jennifer McKinney Memorial Scholarship: Hannah Minton
  • Emily Winters Lipps Young Women’s Scholarship: Kimberly Madden
  • Wong Family Scholarship: Cassandra Petroff
  • Kathleen Crosley Memorial Scholarship: Connor Gore, Kayleigh Winter

Local students win scholarships

Future teachers who commit to teaching in Indiana have earned scholarships.

The 200 Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship recipients have been selected following a competitive selection process based on academic achievement, teacher nomination and an in-person interview.

The scholarship pays up to $7,500 annually (up to $30,000 total) for students who commit to teaching in Indiana for five years after college graduation.

Local recipients are:

  • Ella Garrison, Greenwood Community High School, Indiana University
  • McKenzie McCoy, Whiteland Community High School, Purdue University
  • Kara Nussbaum, Center Grove High School, Indiana Wesleyan University
  • Brooke Powers, Whiteland Community High School, University of Indianapolis
  • Emily Segrest, Franklin Community High School, IUPUI
  • Emma Wolf, Center Grove High School, University of Indianapolis

Johnson County REMC announced scholarship winners

Two local high school students have won scholarships from the Johnson County REMC

Indian Creek High School senior Brandon Barger and Franklin Community High School senior Garret Coner Jr., are the 2017 recipients of individual $2,000 academic scholarships.

Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic and personal achievement and with the submission of an essay covering a relevant electric industry topic.

Barger plans to study multimedia broadcasting at Franklin College, and Coner plans to study chemical engineering at Purdue University.

Space camp offered for special needs kids

Students with special needs can learn all about space this summer.

INSpace Camp through Space Sport Indiana will be June 27 to 30 at the Greenwood airport, 1291 Airport Parkway, Greenwood.

The camp is open to special needs children ages 10 to 14.

Campers will learn about drone and balloon flights and rocket launches and go on airplane rides.


Youth Connections offers free camp

Youth Connections is giving your youngster a chance to spend their summer working on STEM concepts.

The STEM Summer Camp will be June 5 to 15 and 19 to 29 at the Johnson County Fairgrounds.

Campers will go on field trips and learn STEM concepts at the free camp.

Information: Adam Bauer at 317-738-3273 or

Greenwood Robotics offering camp

Your robotics-loving youngster can attend a camp this summer.

Greenwood Robotics is offering a camp from 8 a.m. to noon June 19 to 23 at Greenwood Community High School, 615 W. Smith Valley Road.

Cost is $100.

Registration can be done at