Tori Wooten and Trevor Johnson receive their scholarship checks.

Tori Wooten and Trevor Johnson recently attended the Scottsburg Kiwanis Club dinner meeting at the Roadhouse USA to receive their scholarship checks.  Tori received a $300 scholarship award and Trevor received a $400 scholarship award.  Both are graduates of Austin High School.  Pictured are from left to right, Kiwanian Darryl Smith from the Scholarship Committee, Tori Wooten, Trevor Johnson and Kiwanian Maryrose McWhirter from the Scholarship Committee.  Tori will be attending IUPUC this fall to study Sociology and Trevor will be attending Manchester University to study Sports Management.  He will also be playing for the Manchester Golf Team and intends to pursue a Masters Degree at Indiana University in Business when he finishes.  Congratulations to these outstanding students and best of luck in their studies.

 

AES Bug Party

The Scottsburg Kiwanis Club hosted the final Bring Up Grades party of the year for third graders at Scottsburg ESBring 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 receive a BUG T-Shirt the first time they make the BUG Honor Roll, a certificate that identifies the subject(s) they improved and a party with snacks and prizes.  BUG Honor Roll students in Mrs Bagwell’s class are Elyse Amick, Simon Lizenby, Abigail Lytle, Kylan Owens, Logan Stewart, Jackson Begley, Aurora Kynion, Avereigh Ortega, Kaylee Blaylock and Brianna BryantBUG Honor Roll students in Mrs Treadway’s class are Emily Blevins, Hannah Burr, Clyde Cooper, Hayden Couch, Wyatt Cull, Taylor Divine, Carter Eadens, Caroly Ely, Eli Everage, Malia Green, Matthew Kelley, James Kerr, Christina Mayo, Kevin Morris, Patrick Ostrander, Breleigh Pennington, Shyanne Robbins, Jordan Ward, Ashton White and Casandra WilliamsBUG is made possible by the generous sponsorship of Kiwanis Corporate Member, Austin Tri Hawk.  Congratulations to these outstanding students.

 

Addison Brasher (AHS Graduate) and Jaeleigh Campbell (AHS Graduate) receive their scholarship awards.

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Addison Brasher (AHS Graduate) and Jaeleigh Campbell (AHS Graduate) attended a recent meeting of the Scottsburg Kiwanis Club at The Roadhouse USA to receive their scholarship awardsPictured are from left to right Kiwanian LL Lowry, Addison Brasher, Jaeleigh Campbell and Kiwanian Scholarship Committee member Darryl Smith presenting the awardsAddison is attending Ivy Tech and will attend the University of Louisville to study dental hygiene.  Jaeleigh will attend the University of Louisville to study radiologyAddison received a $500 scholarship award and Jaeleigh received a $300 scholarship awardCongratulations to these outstanding students and best wishes on their continued studies.

 

Jason Jackson presents the Kiwanis traveling plaque to the Austin High School baseball team

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Jason Jackson presents the Kiwanis traveling plaque to the Austin High School baseball team after their 5-0 win over Scottsburg High this yearThis 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.

 

Johnson Elementary School Bug Party

The Scottsburg Kiwanis Club recognized twenty-three third graders at Johnson Elementary School for making the BUG Honor Roll the third grading periodBUG which stands for Bring Up Grades is a Kiwanis signature program 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 receive a party with snacks, prizes, a certificate identifying the subject(s) they improved and a BUG T-Shirt the first time they make the BUG Honor RollOf the twenty-three students recognized for bringing up their grades this grading period, eighteen made the BUG Honor Roll for the first time.  BUG Honor Roll students in Ms Meadow’s class are Bryan Wilson, Elijah Swafford, Braylen Marcille, Molly Jones, Garrett Couch, Makayla Baker, Arianna King, Lucas Miller and Cohen Long.  BUG Honor Roll students in Ms Rose’s class are Ayden Acahua, Jayden Barger, Aven Broadus, Beau Carter, Braylee Castillo, Alicyn Glenn, Shylah Hill, Mady Lainhart, Levi Lewis, Landon Newton, Brooklin Rockey, Austin Sandlin, Madison Spencer and Kendra ThompsonSnacks were provided by Kiwanian Doris Marcum.  The BUG Program is made possible by the generous support of Kiwanis Corporate Member Austin Tri HawkThe Kiwanis believe the best way to improve a community is to improve the kids in the community.  Congratulations to these outstanding students!

 

Troopers Troy Boyd and Craig Sparr recently attended the Scottsburg Kiwanis Club dinner/meeting

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Troopers Troy Boyd and Craig Sparr recently attended the Scottsburg Kiwanis Club dinner/meeting at the Roadhouse USA to talk about the Indiana State Police Career Camp. Pictured are from left to right, Kiwanian Guy Townsend, Trooper Craig Sparr, Trooper Troy Boyd and Kiwanian Al Riggle.

Trooper Troy Boyd introduced Trooper Craig Sparr who will be one of the Directors for the Indiana State Police Career Camp this year Troy reminded us that the Kiwanis sponsored him when he was a kid to attend the Career Police Camp and he now has over 28 years in the Indiana State Police serving in Scott County.  He explained his special affinity for kids in Scott County and hoped any donations or sponsorships we made this year would go to help kids from Scott County attend the Career Police Camp.  Troy spend 17 years volunteering in the Boy Scouts and both his sons are Eagle Scouts.  He is now a Boy Scout Committee Chair.  Craig Sparr is the grandson of Clara Adkins and has been an Indiana State Trooper for eleven years.  He is a detective working organized crime, started his career in Jasper and is now working in Indianapolis. 

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The Scottsburg Kiwanis Club hosted their annual Spaghetti Dinner

The Scottsburg Kiwanis Club hosted their annual Spaghetti Dinner to raise money for Riley Children’s Hospital at the Scottsburg United Methodist Church.  This year the focus for Riley was to help with the Three Wishes Program to improve the early detection and treatment of early childhood development issues such as autism and developmental delay.  Dr Swigonski from Riley Children’s Hospital and a Professor of Pediatrics at Indiana University’s Medical School had visited Scottsburg a few weeks earlier to give a couple of presentations to the medical community and to child care providers, teachers and volunteers who work with young children such as CASA and CRADLE.  The community support for this effort has been nothing short of outstanding.  Congratulations for making this spaghetti dinner the best in memory of any of our Kiwanis members.   The Kiwanis cooked spaghetti, and the SHS Key Club and SMS Builders Club bused tables and made baked goods to sell as dessert with all proceeds going to Riley Children’s HospitalWith your help we are able to donate $965 to RileyThe proceeds will help Riley and the Indiana District of Kiwanis ensure screening kids are available to communities all over the State of Indiana and that treatment and educational materials are available in all our communities.  Thank you all for your generosity and support!  Pictured are some of our guests that evening enjoying the spaghetti dinner, Sam Everett from the SHS Key Club washing dishes and outstanding chef, Chris Wakeman in the kitchenThank you again for your outstanding support of Riley Children’s Hospital and the kids in our community who will benefit from this program.