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Friday, December 07, 2018
Marion High School JROTC recently completed a promotion board for cadets seeking to advance in the ranks to either sergeant or staff sergeant. At the conclusion, sophomore Kylee O’Neil was recognized as the best cadet to appear before the board.   “I didn’t expect that,” O’Neil said when she was informed she had performed the best from among the nearly 20 cadets to appear before the promotion ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, December 04, 2018
The Marion Philharmonic Orchestra held the 29th Annual MPO Concerto | Aria Competition on November 17, 2018 in the Butz-Carruth Recital Hall on the campus of Taylor University. The competition is sponsored by the MPO Friends and Dr. Steve Hyman, the inaugural winner of the competition and adjudicator for this season’s event. The competition was open to all Indiana High School students and ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, December 04, 2018
— Marion High School is proud to announce that two of its band students have earned spots in the Indiana Music Education Association’s Honor Concert Band.   Jaelin Lindsey, junior, who plays clarinet, and Sophie Schenck, senior, who plays trumpet, were selected to join this prestigious ensemble featuring some of the best young musicians in the state. This is the first time in a decade or more ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Tuesday, December 04, 2018
Marion Community Schools is pleased to announce that Little Giants Preschool Director Kerri Wortinger has been appointed to the Indiana Early Learning Advisory Council.  ELAC works to ensure that children ages birth to 8 years and their families have access to affordable, high-quality early childhood education programs that keep children health, safe, and learning.  The committee was ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, December 03, 2018
Indiana Wesleyan University has chosen Ernie Johnson Jr., one of sports' most respected and loved personalities, as the 2019 inductee into the Society of World Changers. Johnson will be formally inducted into the IWU Society of World Changers during a special convocation on Feb. 27, 2019.  Johnson is a veteran sportscaster for Turner Sports. He is the host of Turner Sports NBA coverage and TNT’s ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Rankings for 2019 released by Niche.com recognize Indiana Wesleyan University as No. 1 on the “Best College Dorms in Indiana” list. This is the second year in a row IWU has earned this ranking.  IWU also ranks highly on Niche’s “Best College Dorms in America” list, coming in at No. 6 out of 1,370 schools nationwide. Best colleges were calculated by combining millions of statistics and student ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Marion Community Schools congratulates McCulloch Junior High School choir teacher Christina Huff on being named the Indiana Music Education Association’s Junior High Teacher of the Year.   IMEA gives this award each year to one educator at the elementary, middle school / junior high, high school, and college levels. The award signifies these educators have exemplified outstanding achievement in ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, Education
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Schedule for holiday programs at Marion Community Schools this year: http://www.marion.k12.in.us/index.cfm?event=news&pageid=1650
Categories: Human Interest, Community
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Tackling challenging academic material sometimes pays off in intangible ways, such as improved critical thinking skills and better preparation for college-level workloads. But for several Marion High School students, the reward was literal: a total of $5,900 cash in hand from the AP-TIP IN program was distributed recently.   In addition, MHS science teacher Kristi Phillippe was one of four ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Indiana Wesleyan University is pleased to announced plans to renovate Carmin Hall, one of its female residence halls. In order to complete renovations, Carmin Hall will be closed during the 2019-2020 school year.  IWU personnel will complete renovations over a one-year period. Updates to the residence hall will include painting, flooring, and we are exploring possibilities for bathrooms. Carmin ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
“Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.”  James Cash Penney (founder of JC Penney)Family LifeCare is growing and is adding a satellite office in Fort Wayne! Are you ready to be part of that growth and provide quality services for all ages – newborns through adults? Are you looking for a rewarding career working with people? Do you want to make a difference…in ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
LifeStream is seeking donations to help them brighten the holidays for seniors who are isolated and alone in East Central Indiana. For many senior citizens across Indiana, the holiday season can be the loneliest time of the year. That’s where LifeStream’s AngelWish comes in.   AngelWish is LifeStream’s annual campaign to spread holiday cheer to isolated seniors and people with disabilities. The ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Monday, November 19, 2018
Wiley Metal Fabricating, Inc. (WMF) started in 1982 by Verne Wiley, native to Marion, Indiana. Verne believed in providing a quality product and exceeding in customer service. Verne also believed in giving back to those less fortunate within Grant County. Over 35 years later, Wiley Metal continues to provide quality fabricated product and exceeding in customer service. More often than not being ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Have nice work clothes you'd like to donate to a college student eager to gain a good job or internship!? We are collecting clean professional apparel for our IWU students to help them build a career wardrobe. Contact me and I'll see that your donation makes it to the racks of the CAREER CLOSET at IWU! lifecallingcareer@indwes.edu - 765-677-2520 – Carol Brown, Associate Dean, IWU Life Calling & ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Indiana Wesleyan University has officially acquired from Marion Community Schools (MCS) the Tucker Career and Technology Center building. The transaction was official as of Nov. 13, 2018 after the Marion Schools Board reviewed and voted on the proposal at the Public Board Meeting.  In exploring this opportunity, IWU and MCS both shared a goal for utilizing existing educational facilities, like ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Indiana Wesleyan University’s Director of Athletic Training Adam Thompson, Ph.D., was inducted into the Indiana Athletic Trainers Association (IATA) Hall of Fame on Nov. 11. Thompson formally accepted the award during the IATA Annual Business Meeting and Clinical Symposia in Carmel, Indiana.  “Being inducted into the IATA Hall of Fame was an incredibly humbling experience for me,” said Thompson. ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release