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.

 

The Scottsburg Kiwanis Club donated $500 to Curt Wells on behalf of the Life Literacy Academy

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The Scottsburg Kiwanis Club donated $500 to Curt Wells on behalf of the Life Literacy Academy at a recent dinner meeting at the Roadhouse USAPictured is President Al Riggle presenting the donation to CurtThe Life Literacy Academy has grown over the past year and a half and is now serving about 100 kids at Scottsburg High, Austin High, Scottsburg Middle School and Austin Middle SchoolThey have received a 3 year grant to hire ten Americorps members to help them expand the days they offer programs at the schools.  The Life Literacy Academy promotes character development and teaches life skills across the spectrum.

 

AES(Austin Elementary School) BUG Party

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The Scottsburg Kiwanis Club recognized fifty-one third graders at Austin Elementary School for making the BUG Honor Roll the first grading periodBUG (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 prizes BUG Honor Roll students in Ms Stagnolia’s class are Rhylee Willoughby, Travis Gutowski, Breeleigh Henson, Kayanna Hiler, Mya Holder, Alyssa Hutchison, Ayden Johnson, Kaydance Jones, Ivan Lehman, Allison Mullen, Emma Ousley, Kheyn Rodgers, Tyrel Sizemore, Lorelai Smith, Logan Stevenson and Ryan WasherBUG Honor Roll students in Ms Staschke’s class are Brianna Rodriguez, Magdalyn Billingsley, Gabriella Hubbard, Katelynn Biesen, Jeremiah Smith, Landin Bastin, Lucidina Coy, Brylee Haney, Kendra Gates, Leena Acuna, Peyton Reed, Bailey Prather, Braxtin Ross, Cody Bowling, Daylon Nease, Lavayla Caudill and Madyson Mosler BUG Honor Roll students in Mr Carr’s class are Gabriel Bass, Caitlyn Bowling, Camille Brower, Nevaeh Caudill, Braylin Coomer, Elizabeth Craft, Danny Farnsley, Angelina Fields, Julia Harris, Malaki King and Arabella Napier BUG Honor Roll students in Ms Norton’s class are Ellie Groeneboom, Bethany Hurtt, Max Mosley, Taralyn Robbins and Sadie RothCookies were provided by Kiwanis Corporate Member Hickory Creek.  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. 

 

The Scottsburg Kiwanis Club awarded Maggie Mills, a graduate from Austin High School, a $500 scholarship award

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The Scottsburg Kiwanis Club awarded Maggie Mills, graduate from Austin High School a $500 scholarship awardPictured with Maggie are Kiwanis Scholarship Committee members Maryrose McWhirter and Darryl Smith Congratulations to Maggie and the Kiwanis members wish her the best of luck as she continues her studies.