Category: Club News
Karolee Tattersall and Stephanie Dickerson from the Department of Child Services in Scott County attended the Scottsburg Kiwanis Club dinner/meeting to receive a donation of $200 to help provide Christmas for kids who have been removed from their homes but are in temporary foster care. The Kiwanis meet weekly at The Kitchen on The Square. Pictured is Kiwanis President Al Riggle presenting the donation to Karolee and Stephanie. The Kiwanis thanked Karolee and Stephanie for the work they do with the kids in our community.
Karla Bohle, Principal of the Seymour Middle School’s Sixth Grade Center, attended and spoke at the Scottsburg Kiwanis Club meeting at The Kitchen on The Square. Picture is Karly with Kiwanis past president Terry Davis. Karla was the 2002 winner of the Kiwanis Indiana DIstrict Scholarship from Scottsburg High School. She attended Hanover College where she earned her degree in Elementary Education with a History Major and a Spanish Minor. She graduated from Hanover in 2006 and taught Kindergarten at Austin Elementary School. She quickly observed the kids in Kindetgarten needed so much more than just academics. She attended Indiana Wesleyan University and earned her Masters Degree in 2008. In July 2014 she became the Assistant Principal at Jackson Elementary School in Seymour, IN. For three years she worked on character education and academics before being selected to be the Principal in July of 2017 at the Sixth Grade Center Seymour Middle School in Seymour, Indiana. She has 350 students and a staff of 40. Their motto is “Where Owls Learn to Fly”. Karla thanked the Kiwanis for the assistance she received with the scholarship in 2002. She talked about the importance of programs like the Kiwanis provide in the schools because of the need for community involvement with our kids. The Kiwanis congratulated Karla for her dedication to the kids and for the success she’s had in her career.
The Vienna Finley Elementary School K-Kids held their ceremony to install new officers for 2017-18 and induct new members into the club. President Rachel Pelfrey of the SHS Key Club and President Sarah Everett of the SMS Builders Club installed the new officers. There are sixty-seven members in the VFES K-Kids. Kara Dulaney and Alyssa Elam are the Faculty Advisors and Al Riggle and Eric Mullins are the Kiwanis Advisors. New members inducted into the VFES K-Kids are Abby Padgett, Abry Justice, Addy Akers, Aiden Cornelius, Alaina Lee, Alexsiya Scott, Bailee Amos, Bailee Loudermilch, Ben Nunley, Blayden Kimberlin, Brandt Kendall, Byrlee Busick, Cadee Helton, Caden Howell, Cameron Harrison, Camille King, Cason Owens, Chase Vaughn, Clayton Kock, Conner McDill, Daniel Jones, Danielle Nay, Danny McDonald, Desmond Hatton, Donnie Towne, Garrett McClellan, Jace Luttrell, Jesse Cochran, Jordan Lewis, Justus Jackson, Khloe Brown, Kinsey Juntunen, Lillian Jones, Lillie Broadus, Lily Siekman, Madilyn Holliday, Madison Brown, Marina Chandler, Marley Flennor, Mia Boiles, Myca Buckel, Neveah Witt, Paris Robbins, Sam Deshong, Scarlett Herald, Sophia Kirkman, Sophie Gricius, Taylor Busick, Taylor Hackett, Trevin Baldwin, Tristyn Beaver, Tucker Doriot and Wyatt Righthouse. The VFES K-Kids were chartered in February 2016 and were recognized by Kiwanis International as an Honor Club for 2015-16. They were nominated in 2017 for the Mayor’s Good Neighbor Award in the Youth Category. K-Kids is an international organization for elementary school students imbedded in the philosophy of building character and developing leadership through community service. The vision is to develop competent, capable, caring leaders through the vehicle of service. K-Kids is one of the Kiwanis family of clubs in the Service Leadership Program. These young students develop and carry out service projects for their school and community. They also participate in fundraising projects and use the money earned to support local charities or school concerns. Congratulations to the VFES K-Kids!
The Scottsburg Kiwanis Club honored veterans at its dinner meeting at The Kitchen on The Square. Harry Baervelt (WW II Army Air Corps), Ralph Rigg (WW II Army Signal Corps) and Frank Niccum (Vietnam War Tunnel Rat) joined Kiwanis member veterans Wes Clark (Army), Guy Townsend (Army), Nick South (Army), Darryl Smith (Army), Don Cooper (Army), Brent Inman (Air Force), Jaime Toppe (Army), Jack McWhirter (Army) and Al Riggle (Air Force) to share their experiences in the service. The Kiwanis thanked all our veterans for their service. All in attendance were reminded we have veterans all around us in our community who have served our nation and now serve our community.
The LES K-Kids conducted a ceremony last night to install their new officers and induct their new members. Thank you to all our Kiwanis members who attended: Don & Millie Cooper, Nick and Bunny South, Lee Anna Willett (SCSD2), Kara Dulaney (SCSD2), Chuck Rose (SCSD2), Marc Slaton (SCSD2), and Al Riggle. Also thank you to President Sarah Everett from the SMS Builders Club and Haley Bryant from the SHS Key Club for installing the new officers. Thanks to Olivia Watson, Alexis Campbell, Justice Gabbard and Rachel Pelfrey for attending and providing refreshments. Thanks to the Kiwanis members for providing refreshments.
We will be hosting the VFES K-Kids ceremony after Thanksgiving.
Thanks for all your support of our kids!
The Scottsburg Kiwanis Club recognized forty third graders at Scottsburg Elementary School for making the BUG Honor Roll the first grading period. BUG (Bring Up Grades) is a Kiwanis signature program designed to provide incentives to students to improve their grades. To make the BUG Honor Roll a student must improve at least one grade in at least one subject and not go down in any other subjects. BUG Honor Roll students in Mrs Reynolds class are Gavin Ashby, Annie Davis, Lakyn Brown, Luke Brown, Ethan Cash, Jackie Hayes, Ella Copple, Payton Mulley, Charles Reynolds, Camden Vest and Nate Waters. BUG Honor Roll students in Mrs Treadway’s class are Hannah Burr, Clyde Cooper, Hayden Couch, Isiah Diaz, Taylor Divine, Carter Eadens, Eli Everage, Malia Green, Matthew Kelley, Christian Mayo, James Kerr, Kevin Morris, Breleigh Pennington, Kaylee Seebauer, Sam Sullivan, Jordan Ward, Ashton White and Casandra Williams. BUG Honor Roll members from Mrs Bagwell’s class are Elyse Amick, Braxton Barger, Kayden Heil, Bryson Hood, Logan Kendall, Aurora Kynion, Simon Lizenby, Avereigh Ortega, Jordan Smith, Abigail Lytle and Kylan Owens. The BUG Program is made possible by the generous support of our sponsor, Kiwanis corporate member Austin Tri Hawk. Refreshments were provided by Ponderosa. Congratulations to these outstanding students.