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Top teen looks to continue communty service as a teacher

Top teen looks to continue communty service as a teacher

Lynwood teen Rodrigo Estrada was named a September Student of the Month by the Lansing Rotary Club.

October 29, 2014 12:00 am
Teen scholar hopes to help others through her career

Teen scholar hopes to help others through her career

Lansing resident Kaitlyn Dominiak was chosen as a September Student of the Month by the Lansing Rotary Club for her academic success and outstanding character.

October 17, 2014 12:00 am
Computer engineering interests young scholar

Computer engineering interests young scholar

Portage High School student Nicole Griffin was recently named a member of the National Society of High School Scholars, recognizing her academic achievements, leadership skills and community commitment.

October 16, 2014 12:00 am
Teen changes 'Tennis anyone?' to tennis for everyone

Teen changes 'Tennis anyone?' to tennis for everyone

To earn her Girl Scout Gold Award, Chesterton teen Kathryn Ausema started a project that will take her to the Special Olympics North American 15th National Invitational Tennis Championships in South Carolina on Nov. 6-8.

October 09, 2014 12:00 am
Server has the right stuff to earn college scholarship

Server has the right stuff to earn college scholarship

A job at Sand Creek Country Club in Chesterton turned into much more for Porter resident Christian Steciuch.

October 03, 2014 12:00 am
Student scientist working on greenhouse gas research

Student scientist working on greenhouse gas research

To Michael Laurich, a golf course can be an exciting place to collect and conduct environmental research.

October 02, 2014 12:00 am
Teen out to change the world through positive thinking

Teen out to change the world through positive thinking

Sofia Grimsgard believes that it is possible for one person to change the lives of many, and looks forward to a career in politics.

October 01, 2014 12:00 am
Veterinarian designs Kits for K9's to aid police units

Veterinarian designs Kits for K9's to aid police units

Dr. Lisa Booth enjoys using her medical expertise to help police officers care for their canine partners.

September 26, 2014 12:00 am
Medical student wants to improve quality of life

Medical student wants to improve quality of life

Medical student Chiemela Ubagharaji was recently awarded the Jackie Robinson Foundation Extra Innings Fellowship from the United Health Foundation’s Diverse Scholars Initiative.

September 25, 2014 12:00 am
New education coordinator has passion for teaching

New education coordinator has passion for teaching

With her mother, grandmother and aunt having worked for the School City of Hobart, Julie Remschneider steered away from studying education in college.

September 24, 2014 12:00 am
Love of sports sends spunky girl onto the football field

Love of sports sends spunky girl onto the football field

Second-grader Chloe Kowal is excited to begin the football season as the only girl on the Valparaiso Pop Warner Football Junior Mitey Mite 3 team.

September 19, 2014 12:00 am
Lansing native loves his community and works to preserve its history

Lansing native loves his community and works to preserve its history

During his lifetime, Paul Schultz has witnessed the Village of Lansing grow from 2,000 residents to nearly 30,000. As president of the Lansing Historical Society, his mission is to collect and preserve the community's history.

September 18, 2014 12:00 am
Woman returns the favor by helping others feed their pets

Woman returns the favor by helping others feed their pets

When Cheryl Plomann found herself without work, she depended on family to help support her and her pets.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am
Pet adoption turns into volunteer mission for dachshund fan

Pet adoption turns into volunteer mission for dachshund fan

After adopting her second dachshund from MidWest Dachshund Rescue in 2012, Arlene Silveira began volunteering with the organization and now serves as its transport coordinator.

September 11, 2014 12:00 am
Honored teen has sights set on teaching English literature

Honored teen has sights set on teaching English literature

Hannah Zajac’s drive and determination were recognized with membership in the National Society of High School Scholars.

September 10, 2014 12:00 am
Age is just a number to longtime St. John volunteer

Age is just a number to longtime St. John volunteer

At 87, Marion Thiel’s volunteer work continues to make her a vital member of the St. John community.

September 05, 2014 12:00 am
Engineering student learning in the classroom and in the field

Engineering student learning in the classroom and in the field

Lansing teen Alexander Buoscio recently finished his second year as a summer intern with Chicago-based Walsh Construction.

September 04, 2014 12:00 am
Purdue student carries flag to peak of Mount Kilimanjaro to fight cancer

Purdue student carries flag to peak of Mount Kilimanjaro to fight cancer

Half way up Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa, Marissa Emery began to worry that she had made a mistake.

September 03, 2014 12:00 am
History teacher honored for making it interesting and fun

History teacher honored for making it interesting and fun

Highland Christian School teacher Rick Vander Woude is one of two Indiana teachers to receive the Patricia Behring Teacher of the Year Award.

August 29, 2014 12:00 am
Expo win has teen planning on PU engineering degree

Expo win has teen planning on PU engineering degree

Patrick Rose, of Crown Point, is looking forward to a hands-on career in engineering.

August 28, 2014 12:00 am
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