University News – January 22

Local students named to university dean’s lists

The following students have been named to the dean’s list at their respective universities:

University of Southern Indiana

Columbus: Justin V. Abbott, Ariana Abraham, Zoe T. Angle, Erica Burton, Nikia C. Clipp, Rachel E. Davis, Natalie M. Fant, Rhett N. Fleming, Dakota K. Gates, Dana K. Hovis, Zoee L. Huckaby, Bailey E. Jewett, Hannah R. Lorimor, Katherine C. Martin, Hannah M. Peters, Haley E. Piatkowski, Devan W. Rhoades, KarleyAnne L. Richards, Victoria L. West, Adam Y. Zhuang

Hope: Emily M. Tedder

North Vernon: Stephen J. Wagner

Indiana University — Bloomington School of Public Health

Columbus: Allison M. Coffey

LeTourneau University

President’s list (Perfect 4.0 GPA)

Hartsville: Jonathan Clayton, a sophomore studying engineering

Traveling Martin Luther King Jr. exhibit at Ivy Tech

Ivy Tech Community College in Columbus is hosting a traveling exhibit honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

The exhibit, part of the MLK Jr. Legacy Project, is at Ivy Tech through Thursday as part of a tour at five Ivy Tech campuses in Indiana. There is no charge to see the exhibit.

Military Academy program accepting applications

The U.S. Military Academy is accepting applications for a program this summer.

The liberal arts college plans to host about 1,000 high school juniors for its Summers Leaders Experience in West Point, New York, that will be offered June 2 to 8. A second session is planned for June 9 to 15.

The program includes a focus on academics in which participants choose mini-courses in fields such as science, mathematics, engineering, humanities, modern languages and psychology. Daily military training that includes physical training, weapons familiarization, obstacle courses and a leadership reaction course, in addition to athletic and social activities also are offered.

To be eligible, applicants must have PSAT scores of 60 or higher in most categories; SAT scores of 600 or higher in most categories; and/or ACT scores of 28 or higher in most categories. Individuals must also possess demonstrated leadership abilities such as offices held in extra-curricular activities and athletic ability to include both endurance and strength.

Students must pay their own travel expenses and pay a $400 registration fee to pay for food, workshop materials and West Point clothing. Individuals accepted into the program stay in cadet barracks and eat meals on-site.

For more information or to apply, contact Capt. Nate LaMar, military academy liaison officer for east-central and southeastern Indiana by March 15 at [email protected].

Foundation accepting scholarship applications

The Schneck Medical Foundation Scholarship Committee is accepting applications for allied health care fields.

Candidates who are interested in pursuing a technical/professional allied health career are welcome to apply. Acceptance for enrollment at a school and program of study in a technical/professional field is required for the scholarship to be officially awarded, according to a news release.

Scholarship applications can be found at, or by contacting the Schneck Medical Center Foundation/Development Office at 812-524-4244. Applications also are available from counselors at local high schools.

Applications must be completed and returned to the foundation/development office no later than March 15 to be considered. For more information, contact Cora Laymon in the foundation/development office at 812-524-4245 or e-mail [email protected].