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.
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.
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 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.
The Scottsburg Kiwanis Club presented a $500 scholarship to Jesse Mays at our last meeting at the Roadhouse USA. Jesse will graduate from Scottsburg High School and plans on studying English and Philosophy at Indiana University Southeast this fall. She has already been taking on-line courses at IUSE. Her goal is to study law at Indiana University and specialize in working with cases involving children. Kiwanis Scholarship Committee members Maryrose McWhirter and Darryl Smith are pictured with Jesse presenting her the scholarship check. Jesse is a four year member of the Scottsburg High School Key Club where she served as the Key Club Scenic Hills Lt Governor her junior and senior year. She has earned enough dual credits while in high school to begin her college career as a Junior. We wish Jesse the best of luck in her studies.
The Scottsburg Kiwansi Club hosted a party for twenty-four third graders at Vienna Finley Elementary School for making the BUG Honor Roll. BUG, which stands for Bring Up Grades, is an academic incentive program to help students 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 others. Students who make the BUG Honor Roll receive a certificate identifying 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 Mrs Dulaney’s class are Shelby Crone, William Goble, Darryn Morris, Presley Stidham, Hudson Garten, Celia Hutton, Regan Kiefer, Jules Paris, Jarred Richey and Michael Wolf. BUG Honor Roll students in Ms Lucas’ class are Porter Banister, Raney Huffman, Brianna Leake, Tyler Roberts and Kylie Strong. BUG Honor Roll students in Ms Thomas’ class are Dakota Burton, Tessia Coomer, Charlie Garcia, Kathern Hancock, Jaiden Jones, Jarin Luttrell, Isiah Roll, Arriana Tungett and Alan Wilson. BUG is made possible by the sponsorship of Kiwanis Corporate member Austin Tri Hawk. Congratulations to these outstanding students.
The Scottsburg Kiwanis Club hosted a party for twenty-one third graders at Scottsburg Elementary School for making the BUG Honor Roll the third grading period. BUG, which stands for Bring Up Grades, is a Kiwanis signature program which provides 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 receive a certificate identifying the subject(s) they improved, a BUG T-Shirt the first time they make the BUG Honor Roll, snacks and prizes at a party thrown for them at the school. BUG Honor Roll students in Mrs Bagwell’s class are Elyse Amick, Simon Lizenby, Abigail Lytle, Kylan Owens, Luke Hamilton and Wyatt Vernon. BUG Honor Roll students in Ms Treadway’s class are Emily Blevins, Clyde Cooper, Taylor Divine, Eli Everage, Malia Green, Christian Mayo, Patrick Ostrander, Shyanne Robbins, Jordan Ward and Ashton White. BUG Honor Roll students in Mrs Reynolds class are Gavin Ashby, Ella Copple, Joe Hall, Jackie Hayes and Bella Ramoni. BUG is made possible through the sponsorship of Kiwanis Corporate member Austin Tri Hawk. Congratulations to these outstanding students!
We presented our first scholarship check for this year to Jesse Mays. She will be attending IU Southeast to study English and Philosophy with the intent to attend Indiana University to study Law. Pictured with Jesse are MaryRose McWhirter and Darryl Smith of the Scottsburg Kiwanis Club Scholarship Committee.
Scott County Partnership Seeking Volunteers for Summer Feeding Program
This summer the Scott County Partnership and both school districts are partnering with the Department of Education and the USDA to provide healthy lunches to students while on summer break. Volunteers are needed to help serve lunches in Austin and Lexington.
The meals are provided free to students ages preschool to 18 years old. Meals will be served from June 1 to July 31 in Austin and from June 4 through August 3 in Lexington.
“We wanted to make sure students get a good meal for lunch during the summer months,” shared Kim Richie, who is overseeing the program for the Scott County Partnership. “Our hope is to help families that need some extra assistance. We are thrilled to provide meals for the children all week long.”
The Austin Lunch schedule will begin at Austin Park at 12 p.m. and then serve at Calvary Temple Church at 12:45 p.m. The Lexington Lunch schedule will begin at the Lexington Firehouse at 11 a.m. and then serve at the Lexington Presbyterian Church at 11:45 a.m. We hope youth will come out every day at both sites to EAT THIS DELICIOUS FOOD!!!
Volunteers are needed for both sites to visit and interact with the youth! For more information on the Summer Feeding Program or to volunteer, please contact Kim Richie at email@example.com or call 812-820-0909.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider. In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.