The Scottsburg High School Key Club installed their new officers for 2018-19 in a ceremony held at the school. Newly appointed Key Club Scenic Hills Lt Governor Izzy Staser (SHS Key Club) and current SHS Key Club Vice President Emily Butler installed the new officers. Pictured are from left to right President Olivia Watson, Vice President Sam Everett, Secretary Emily Butler and Treasurer Alyssa Bray. The Key Club is a Kiwanis sponsored club and is part of the Kiwanis Family of Clubs in the Service Leadership Program. The Faculty Advisor is Mrs Angela Bray and the Kiwanis Advisor is Al Riggle. Key Club members learn leadership skills while performing community service. It is a student led club with its own board of directors and decides what projects and programs they would like to do in the community.The Key Club is an international organization is getting ready to celebrate their centennial. Congratulations to these outstanding students.
The Scottsburg Kiwanis Club donated $1,000 to the Kiwanis Indiana District for Riley Children’s Hospital and the “3 Wishes Program” to help reduce the age of diagnosis of children in Indiana with autism and developmental delay. Pictured are from left to right, Amber Miller, Riley Children’s Hospital coordinator with the Kiwanis Indiana District Foundation; Al Riggle, President of the Scottsburg Kiwanis Club; Steve Ingram, Kiwanis Indiana District Governor; Victoria Dougherty, Riley Children’s Hospital; and Denny Yoder, past Indiana District Governor and Chair of the KIDS Committee (Kiwanians who work directly with Riley Children’s Hospital on project and programs affecting kids all over the state of Indiana. Thank you to the generosity of the Scott County community, and the Kiwanis Family working together on the annual spaghetti dinner to make this donation possible. The spaghetti dinner was a huge success this year thanks to support from the community and the SHS Key Club and SMS Builders Club made baked goods to sell as dessert to be their donation to Riley. Thanks for making a difference!
Emma Hall and Kaitlyn Borden attended the Scottsburg Kiwanis Club dinner/meeting at the Roadhouse USA to receive their scholarship awards. Both are graduates of Scottsburg High School. Emma received a $300 award and Kaitlyn received a $400 award. Pictured are Kiwanis Scholarship Committee members Maryrose McWhirter and Darryl Smith presenting the scholarship awards to Emma and Kaitlyn. Emma plans on attending Purdue University to study agriculture with the intent to teach. Kaitlyn plans to attend IUPUI to study medicine with the intent to practice in the area of children’s medicine. Congratulations to Emma and Kaitlyn and best wishes on their continued studies.
Jason Jackson presents the Kiwanis traveling plaque to the Austin High School baseball team after their 5-0 win over Scottsburg High this year. This plaque has been awarded to the winner of the Austin vs Scottsburg game for eighteen years and promotes high school baseball and good sportsmanship! Congratulations to the Austin Eagles for their victory this year! Over the years, several baseball players from Scott County have gone on to play collegiate baseball.
The Scottsburg Kiwanis Club presented a $300 scholarship award to James Wuerzburger at a recent dinner/meeting at the Roadhouse USA. James is a graduate of Scottsburg High School and plans on attending Hanover College. He is undecided on his major at this time. Pictured are Kiwanis Scholarship Committee members Maryrose McWhirter and Darryl Smith presenting the check to James. James is a two year member of the Scottsburg High School Key Club where he served his senior year as a Director on the Board of Directors representing the Senior Class. Congratulations to James and best wishes as he continues his studies.
The Scottsburg Indoor Sports Academy was inducted as the newest corporate member of the Scottsburg Kiwanis Club recently at a ceremony held at the weekly dinner/meeting at Roadhouse USA. Pictured is Kiwanis past Lt Gov Don Cooper presenting Nick Tisone the Kiwanis membership certificate, membership pin and club name tag. The Scottsburg Kiwanis Club has twenty corporate members now. Kiwanis is an international organization devoted to serving the kids of the world. The Scottsburg Kiwanis Club was chartered in May 1961. Meetings are held weekly at the Roadhouse USA. Anyone interested in learning more or interested in joining are welcome to attend. Congratulations to Nick Tisone. The Kiwanis look forward to working closely with him to serve the kids in Scott County.
Congratulations to Jerry Hartman for serving 50 years as a Kiwanis member serving the kids in Scott County. Pictured are Vickie and Jerry Hartman and Al Riggle presenting Jerry his Legion of Honor for 50 years. Jerry has served our club in many capacities, most notably as President and Treasurer and has been a key volunteer over the years in the Flag Progran, Tent Program, Pancake Breakfasts, Spaghetti Dinner and many other events. We are proud of Jerry’s service and congratulate him for reaching this milestone.
The LES K-Kids were nominated for the Good Neighbor Award in the Youth Civic Group category.They will be recognized at the the Good Neighbor Banquet at MASP on 15 June. If you wish to attend to support these outstanding students and youngest members of the Kiwanis Family, please make your reservations with the Mayor’s Office or the Beautification Council. The event starts at 6:00 with the dinner starting at 6:30 and the awards presentation starting at 7:15. Cost per person to attend is $20. Must have RSVPs by 1 June.
Attached are pictures of the LES K-Kids.
First Picture: LES K-Kids Officers for 2017-18.
Second Picture: LES K-Kids group picture.
Third Picture: LES K-Kids participating in the Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl For Kids Sake. They won the spirit award.
Fourth Picture: LES K-Kids ringing the Salvation Army Bell for Clearinghouse.