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.
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 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.
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.
Heather Crites coordinating classes to come down to the media room for the screening while Mike Everett conducts the screening for a student.
Doris Marcum conducts screening for a student.
Mike Everett screening a student.
Darryl Smith screening a student.Darryl Smith screening a student.
Jaime Toppe, Jack McWhirter and Millie Cooper checking students in for screening
The Scottsburg Kiwanis Club recently hosted a vision screening project at Scottsburg High School for all sophomores. This is the second year for this project to assist students identify and correct vision problems that might impact their ability to be successful in school. This program started as a pilot project last year with Kiwanis International. The team of volunteers screened 167 students on a Friday morning at SHS. The Kiwanis partnered with Kids First, Kiwanis corporate member Austin Tri-Hawk, Scottsburg Lions Club and Kiwanis International to ensure resources were available to assist students who may not have the means to acquire corrective lens. Heather Crites, SCSD2 District Nurse coordinated the logistics and made the screening machines available for this project.
Captions for pictures:
1. Heather Crites coordinating classes to come down to the media room for the screening while Mike Everett conducts the screening for a student.
2. Doris Marcum conducts screening for a student.
3. Mike Everett screening a student.
4. Darryl Smith screening a student.
5. Jaime Toppe, Jack McWhirter and Millie Cooper checking students in for screening
The Scottsburg High School Key Club made Valentines Cards and distributed them to residents at Hickory Creek to celebrate Valentines Day. Pictured are Olivia Watson and Alyssa Bray delivering the cards. Members of the club made the cards during one of their meetings. They enjoyed visiting with the residents and look forward to visiting them more and participating in other activities. Key Club is a student led organization sponsored by the Kiwanis Club that develops leadership skills through community service. The students determine what projects they do and plan them with the help of their Faculty Advisor, Angela Bray and Kiwanis Advisor, Al Riggle.