School News – May 29

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Hospital Foundation awards scholarships

Johnson Memorial Hospital Foundation is pleased gave 38 scholarships totaling $39,000 have been awarded to aid financial costs for Johnson County residents pursuing a career in a health-related field.

Winners are:

•The 2017 recipient of the Freda P. & Millard R. Montgomery Registered Nursing Scholarship is Bailee Leathers, Center Grove Community High School.

•The Johnson Memorial Hospital Guild High School Health Career Scholarship has awarded $1,000 to Miranda Allyssa Giddens, Whiteland; Bailee Leathers, Bargersville; Micaela Lovins, Nineveh, Lillie Parmer, Edinburgh; Kylie Perry, Whiteland; and Shayna Tumey, Franklin.

•The Johnson Memorial Hospital Guild Continuing Education Health Field Scholarship has awarded $1,000 to Jerica Rose Burchfield, Franklin; Elizabeth Goff, Bargersville; and Jessie Inabnitt, Edinburgh.

•The Katie Robards Memorial Scholarship has awarded $1,000 to 22 students pursuing health careers including: Teresa Bair, Franklin; Samantha Boyd, Trafalgar; Kristine Bridges, Trafalgar; Jacob Bright, Franklin; Jerica Rose Burchfield, Franklin; Cheryl Doss, Martinsville; Lisa Estep, Bargersville; Mackenzie Estrada, Greenwood; Elizabeth Goff, Bargersville; Abigail Goin, Franklin; Brakayla Hillis, Franklin; Inabnitt, Edinburgh; Kaitlyn Link, Trafalgar; Michaela Lovins, Nineveh; Katie Mitchell, Bargersville; Alisha Motely, Franklin; Lillie Parmer, Edinburgh; Brittany Phillips, Whiteland; Jenny Scott, Franklin; Shayna Tumey, Franklin; Olivia Wetter, Greenwood; and Audrey Wise, Whiteland.

Roncalli recognizes students for April

Roncalli High School has named their April students of the month.

They are:

Communication, Josh Ford; science, Patrick Cherry; religious studies, Nathan Gramman; industrial technology, Ryan Heckman; social studies, Aidan Parker; fine arts, Zach Peters; English, Kayleigh Winter; health and physical education, Ed Grant Duncan; world languages, Katie Minton; S.T.A.R.S. Program, Nick Stuck; and math, Carter Kincaid.

Edinburgh graduate wins Girl Scout award

An Edinburgh Community High School graduate won Girl Scout’s highest honor for improving the Johnson County Fairgrounds.

Emily Acker has earned the Girl Scout Gold Award.

Acker, a lifetime Girl Scout and 4-H member, built a concession stand outside of the livestock pavilion at the Johnson County Fairgrounds.

The concession stand will be used by different 4-H clubs throughout the year.

Students win local essay writing contest

Multiple students who wrote and essay about Memorial Day were honored.

Forest Lawn Community Outreach, a program of Forest Lawn Memory Gardens and Funeral Home hosted this first annual writing contest open to Greenwood area students.

Winners are:

•Middle School division: Noelle McGill, first place, Greenwood Christian Academy.

•High school division: Gleason Mappes, second runner-up, Center Grove High; Sophia Louthain, first runner-up, Roncalli High School; and Julia Dahl, first place, Center Grove High School.

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.

Registration: space

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 offers summer 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 greenwood