School News – January 25

School news

Senior project talent show offering auditions

Three Columbus Signature Academy — New Tech students are working on a student project called “The Gift of Choice.”Ebony Jimenez, Justin Ayres and Eden McCleary are working a talent show accompanied by an art exhibit.The show also will include information from guest speakers about the topics of emotional health and well-being.

High school students in Columbus are invited to audition to be a part of the show or gallery and to attend to the event, which is planned for March 24 at Columbus East High School.

Auditions will be Feb. 1 through 5 at CSA New Tech, Feb. 8 through 12 at Columbus North and Feb. 15 through 19 at Columbus East. Performance acts may be music, singing or dance performances, and students may submit gallery pieces to audition for the gallery. Display poetry and recitation poetry acts may also audition. Acts need to be limited to between two and seven minutes.

To learn more, visit the students’ Facebook page at

Adult education courses offered throughout day

McDowell Education Center, 2700 McKinley Ave., is offering free morning, afternoon and evening adult education classes.To enroll in classes, students must attend an orientation session to assess academic levels and determine the best educational plan.Students younger than age 18 must have an exit interview from their previous high school or home school before they can attend.

Day orientations from 1 to 4: 30 p.m. will be offered on Feb. 3, Feb. 17, March 2, March 23 and April 6.

Evening orientations from 5 to 8:30 p.m. will be offered on Feb. 4, Feb. 18, March 3, March 24 and April 7.

Seating is limited. To reserve a seat, call 812-376-4451 or check McDowell’s website at

Hauser inducts 16 students into National Honor Society

HOPE — Hauser High School inducted new members into the National Honor Society.They were chosen for membership by a faculty council based on excellence in scholarship, leadership, service and character.Inducted were: Annie Ashbrook, Blakely Camine, Ali Hoover, MaLeah Bates, Hailey Lange, Brea Metz, Naomi Gollmer, Natalie Taylor, Jon Mote, Emma Craig, Gwen Shoaf, Dietrich Smith, Pete Trotter, Jacob Hatton and Clayton Wilson.

Schneck Foundation accepting scholarship applications

SEYMOUR — The Schneck Foundation Scholarship Committee is accepting scholarship applications for allied health care fields.Candidates who are pursuing a course of study in technical/professional allied health careers may apply. Acceptance for enrollment at a school with a technical/professional allied health careers degree is required for eligibility.Areas included for the scholarships, are, but not limited to, speech therapy, respiratory therapy, lab technology, pharmacy, physical therapy and radiological technology. Since the program started in 1992, the foundation has awarded more than $385,300 in scholarships.

Applications are located online at or from the Schneck Medical Center Foundation/Development Office, Suite 125, Jackson Medical Building in Seymour. Counselors at area high schools have copies of the application.

Applications are due by March 15.

For more information: 812-524-4245.