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The Scottsburg Kiwanis Club presented $800 in scholarship awards to Madyson White, Tanner Craig and Josiah Croasdell at their dinner meeting at The Kithen on The Square. Pictured with the students are Kiwanians Maryrose McWhirter and Darryl Smith. Madyson is a graduate of Austin High School and will be attending Indiana University to study Resource Management and Marketing; Tanner is a graduate of Austin High School and will be attending Evansville University to study Mechanical Engineering; and Josiah is a graduate of Scottsburg High School and will be attending Taylor University to study Physics and Engineering. Congratulations to these outstanding students and best wishes as they continue their studies.
September 25, 2017
Contact: LeAnn Walker
Scott County Partnership
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Scott County Partnership Seeking 8 Adult Mentors for High School Conquer
SCOTTSBURG, Ind.—The Scott County Partnership is recruiting volunteers to be Adult Allies at Austin High School for students in grades 11 and 12. Conquer the CHAOS is an invaluable program that helps students to identify goals, the necessary steps to achieve them and support from the Allies along the way. Allies will help the students to build stability for themselves so that they are more likely to have a successful future.
The students decide their own goals and plan what they want out of the program, high school, and their future. The adult Allies are there for support. “One of the most effective prevention strategies a community can institute is having adult role models collaborating with its youth,” asserts Lori Croasdell, Coordinator for CEASe of Scott County.
As an Ally, you will advocate, support and collaborate with your student by helping them set goals, stay on track with graduation, find resources for college applications, and much more. By offering encouragement, advice, and moral support, the Allies will not only help the student reach goals, but also overcome obstacles throughout the school year.
Cindy Watts, Austin High School guidance counselor, applauds the program saying, “The students who participated in Conquer the CHAOS last year loved that extra attention and guidance they received to help them move forward and reach their goals. The students looked forward to their weekly meetings with Kim and LeAnn. The more we can connect them with the community and resources now, the more involved and successful they can be when they leave us. I am very thankful we were able to partner with The Scott County Partnership to offer this wonderful program to our students.”
The Austin High School Conquer group meets every Friday from 10:45 to 11:30 a.m. Interested volunteers should contact LeAnn Walker at at 812-752-0980 or email firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible. This program starts right away.
The Scottsburg Kiwanis Club awarded Kami Owens a $300 scholarship their recent dinner/meeting at The Kitchen on the Square in Scottsburg. Pictured with Kami is Kiwanis member Brent Inman. Kami is a graduate of Austin High School and successfully completed enough dual credits to earn her Associates Degree. Kami will study marketing and human relations at Indiana University this fall. Congratulations to Kami and best wishes for her continued studies.
The Scottsburg Kiwanis Club recently presented a $300 Scholarship to Alexa Parker at a recent dinner/meeting at The Kitchen on The Square in Scottsburg. Alexa is a graduate of Austin High School and will be attending college at IUPUI this fall. Kiwanis President Terry Davis is pictured presenting the scholarship to Alexis. The KIwanis congratulated Alexa and wished her the best in her studies.