School News – November 7

Honor Flight Network event set

Columbus East student Lydia Doughty will be raising money for the Honor Flight Network, with the help of Chevrolet of Columbus, for her senior project.

Chevrolet of Columbus, 2825 Merchant Mile, will serve a hot dog lunch for donations from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Online donations can be made by going to and searching Indy Honor Flight // Lydia Doughty.

The Honor Flight Network is a non-profit organization that honors American veterans by taking them to Washington to visit their memorials.

Columbus North senior donates to veterans

Columbus North High School senior Austin Gassaway presented a check for $1,000 to American Legion Post 24 in Columbus on Tuesday.

The money, which was raised for Gassaway’s senior project, will be donated by the Legion to the South Central Indiana Military Support Network to help local veterans and their families.

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Kaitlyn Evener is an editorial assistant for The Republic. She can be reached at or 812-379-5633.