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School news

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 12:01 am

College

•IPFW announced its Warsaw Center will close May 31. Students will be contacted to arrange schedule alternatives through online or webcast instruction.

•A materials science camp for teachers takes place July 29-Aug. 2 at Ivy Tech Community College, Student Life Center, 4900 St. Joe Road. Registration: Ann Travis at 480-4118 or atravis@ivytech.edu or visit http://ivytech.edu/northeast/teachers.

•The University of Saint Francis will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech locally with “The Future of Education — Connecting to Careers, Educating for Peace” June 5 at USF Performing Arts Center, 431 W. Berry St. Glenda Ritz, Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction, will speak during the first session 4:30-6:45 p.m., followed by a panel discussion. A second session 7:15-9 p.m. includes a round-table discussion with educators about using education to decrease community violence. A complimentary boxed meal will be provided to registrants for the second session. Free admission, but registration required for both sessions at www.futureofeducation2013.eventbrite.com by May 29.

•The Youth Leadership and Ministry Conference 2013 for high school students takes place June 28-29 at the University of Saint Francis. Registration is required. Visit www.sf.edu/sf/youth-leadership for detailed information.

•Luke Batdorff of Bluffton received a $1,200 scholarship from the HU Women's Auxiliary of Huntington University.

•Huntington University senior Jamon Hammel from Andrews has been recognized by the Fort Wayne Chapter of Financial Executives International as one of the outstanding students in the discipline of accounting and finance.

Miscellaneous

•Wayne High School will receive $1,000 from the California Casualty Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grant program to purchase new athletic uniforms.

•The Crossing Educational Center's students held a community service day May 4 and assisted in clearing a portion of the confluence of the St. Marys and St. Joseph rivers in front of the Three Rivers Water Filtration Plant.

•Zach Shumaker of LaOtto and Lakewood Park Christian School and Bethany Foley of Howe and Prairie Heights High School received the Free to Dream LRAP Award, which assists students in repaying student loans if their income after graduation is low.

•Jacob Pennekamp, principal at Emmanuel St. Michael Lutheran School, has been selected for a 2013-2014 fellowship by the Van Lunen Center for Executive Management in Christian Schools at Calvin College.

•Mathnasium, the Math Learning Center, will offer a summer math program to help students minimize the effects of “summer slide.” Registration: Shawn Rennecker at 637-3113 or fortwayne@mathnasium.com by May 31.

•National Merit Scholarship Corp. announced this year's local high school $2,500 scholarship winners: Sean M. McManus, Bishop Luers; and Emily A. Muha, Homestead.

•Brandon Werling of Leo-Cedarville was accepted into the United States Military Academy at West Point.

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