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Scottsburg Kiwanis Club Corporate Member Hickory Creek hosted the annual Kiwanis dinner celebration to install new officers and board members and to recognize outstanding volunteers including the Kiwanian of the Year and Corporate Kiwanian of the Year for 2017-18Thanks to Kim Smith, Tonya Lewis, the staff and the residents for inviting us into their home again this year for this special mealThe Annual Dinner at Hickory Creek has become a traditional favorite with the Kiwanis members!

 

President Al Riggle announced Austin Tri Hawk as the Kiwanian of the Year.

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The staff and residents of Hickory Creek, Corporate Member of the Scottsburg Kiwanis Club, hosted the Kiwanis for their annual dinner celebration President Al Riggle announced Austin Tri Hawk as the Kiwanian of the Year, Corporate Member Category for 2017-18Pictured are Kiwanis President Al Riggle, Mike Murry, Jeff Barrett and David BaileyAustin Tri Hawk believes in our kids and are bringing the Kiwanis vision alive – the best way to improve a community is to improve the kids in that community. Austin Tri Hawk sponsors the Bring Up Grades (BUG) Program because they see the impact it has on our kids and the incentive it provides them to work hard, improve their grades and be successful.  They attend the BUG parties to help recognize and cheer on the students who have improved their grades.  They provided funds to support the Vision Screening Program and purchase new machines to expand the program to Austin High School this fall.  They sponsor students from Austin High School and Scottsburg High School to attend the Key Leader Camp at Camp Tecumseh near West Lafayette, Indiana to develop leadership skills with kids from all over the state of Indiana.  They are strong supporters of the Read and Lead Program which is just kicking off at Vienna Finley and Lexington Elementary Schools with our K-Kids clubsAustin Tri Hawk is most deserving of this award.  Congratulations to Mike Murry and Austin Tri Hawk.

 

VFES (Vienna Finley Elementary School) BUG Party

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The Scottsburg Kiwanis Club recognized twenty-seven third graders at Vienna Finley 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 for third graders 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 are thrown a party, presented a certificate that identifies the subject(s) they improved, a BUG t-shirt the first time they make the BUG Honor Roll, snacks and prizesBUG Honor Roll students in Ms Lucas’ class are Brody Amos, Nathan Garcia, Gertie Gregory, Evie Huffman, Lia Knowles, Finn Sawin, Scotty Smith, Oliver Soto and Lucas Wimp.  BUG Honor Roll students in Ms Thomas’ class are Andrew Asdell, Carmen Brown, Owen Brown, Kinley Brown, Gavyn Busick, Maddix Milker and Ceaira MosierBUG Honor Roll students in Ms Dulaney’s class are Hadley Barton-Smith, Maggie Broadus, Reagan Campbell, Rachael Carey, Braxton Cole, James Dixon, Bayley Engle, Brayden Laso, Briar McCrady, Bennett Pearcy and Landon Toppe.  Cookies were provided by Kiwanis Corporate Member Lake Pointe Village.  The BUG Program is made possible by the sponsorship of Kiwanis Corporate Member Austin Tri Hawk.  Congratulations to each of these outstanding students.  The BUG Honor Roll is presented each grading period.