School News – November 6

School news

Student plans agriculture fair for senior project

A Columbus East High School senior plans to host an agricultural fair at the Bartholomew County Fairgrounds this month as part of her senior project.

Cassandra Claycamp will host Ag-Stravaganza, an agricultural fair and showcase, from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 16 in the community building. The event is meant to inform the public about opportunities in the agriculture industry, Claycamp said.

Businesses from various agricultural industries, clubs based around agriculture and schools that offer an agricultural major will set up booths and answer questions from the public.

Students awarded scholarships at event

Two seniors were awarded $1,000 scholarships during a Youth Leadership Bartholomew County event conducted at The Commons.

Ava Osowick, a Columbus East High School senior, and Eli Edwards, who attends Columbus Signature Academy _ New Tech, were recognized during a day-long workshop Oct. 25. More than 150 high school seniors participating in the program to hear from 30 area professionals talk about their careers, said Robyn Spoon, a workshop leader for the event.

A total of 171 students from Columbus East, Columbus North, Hauser, CSA New Tech and Columbus Christian high schools were accepted into this year’s program after submitting a letter of interest that also required a resume, an essay, an interview and a photography session.