Looking Back – March 31

Site coordinator Gina Perkins helps Madilynn Sullivan, 10, with her homework during the after school iCare program on March 25, 2014 at Richards Elementary.

From The Republic archives


Three Columbus schools received the 21st Century Community Learning Center Program Grant, which went toward operating costs for the after school programs at W.D. Richards Elementary School, Central Middle School and Northside Middle School.


Columbus East High School placed first, with a narrow three-point victory over Madison High School in the Academic Competition for Excellence. Other teams competing were Floyd Central, Bedford-North Lawrence and Jennings County high schools.


Columbus North High School won the Indiana High School Athletic Association girls gymnastics state title in Indianapolis with the help of spectacular efforts by senior Pam Robillard. At the end of the competition, coach Linda Wagonseller’s team members passed out white carnations to fans who had cheered on the team.