SCHERERVILLE | For more than six decades Campagna Academy, a nonprofit social service agency, has provided help and hope to troubled youth and their families in Northwest Indiana.
Teodoro Vega from Behr Paints trims a window Friday at Campagna Academy as part of the United Way Day of Caring. Volunteers cleaned up various places through Lake and Porter counties.
Rick Lisak from St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church in Schererville pours paint to roll on the walls Friday at Campagna Academy in Schererville during the United Way Day of Caring.
Theresa Nordyke from St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church in Schererville paints walls Friday at Campagna Academy in Schererville as part of the United Way Day of Caring.
Schererville resident Carolyn Gabor from St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church stretches to paint a wall Friday at Campagna Academy in Schererville as part of the United Way Day of Caring.
Senior Ashley Vargas, 18, of East Chicago, works on an assignment last week at Campagna Academy Charter School in Schererville. She is graduating with nine other seniors Saturday. The school is closing its doors at the end of this school year.
Ashley Vargas, 18, of East Chicago, works on a computer to complete a geometry assignment last week in Robert Kuprenas' math class at Campagna Academy Charter School in Schererville. The school will hold its last day of classes Friday as it prepares to end operations.
Campagna Academy has grown since modest beginnings in 1947. It was founded by Monsignor Michael Campagna serving six young men on property that was a former nine-hole golf course spanning 47 acres of land with a barn, house and cottage. The property now has residential housing for about 48 b…
Teacher Paul Trembacki, far left, works with students in his class for 14- to 17-year-old students at the Hope Center at Campagna Academy.
The Hope Center at Campagna Academy is a secured residential treatment program building that has living quarters and classes for troubled youths.
One of the original carved wood signs for Hoosier Boys' Town is now in storage since the campus became Campagna Academy, but the core mission and values remain the same for staff and residents.
Campagna Academy in Schereville is a 47-acre campus with a 60-year history offering hope for troubled youths.
Craig, 18, works a condenced logarithm during his Alegra II class at Campagna Academy's charter school.
A youth walks along a stairway in Campagna Academy's Hope Center, a residential treatment living and learning space at the campus in Schererville.
Melvin Peeples, head of security at Campagna Academy, left, shakes hands Friday with Angel Manfredy, former super featherweight boxing world champ, at Campagna Academy on Friday. The Crown Point resident spoke to students at Campagna about his troubled career.
Former Junior Lightweight Boxing World Champion and Crown Point resident Angel Manfredy speaks to students at Campagna Academy, in 2011. Manfredy talked about his troubled childhood riddled with drug use before becoming the person he is today.
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Bruce. D. Hillman, CEO of Campagna Academy in Schererville, sits with just a few of the bags of gifts that were presented to the charter school Sunday afternoon at the Westfield Southlake mall in Hobart. The shopping center teamed up with the school this year to grant 100 holiday wishes thro…
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