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Medical school graduate heads to osteopathic internship in Virginia

Medical school graduate heads to osteopathic internship in Virginia

Christine (Wilk) Sickles, of Lansing, Ill. is excited to gain valuable experience when she begins a year-long osteopathic internship in Virginia.

August 22, 2014 12:00 am
Young scholar hopes to power changes in auto industry

Young scholar hopes to power changes in auto industry

Thornton Fractional South High School senior Kevin Dolinar is determined to make a difference in the automotive world upon entering the workforce.

December 13, 2013 12:00 am
Actuarial science major and tutoring add up for Illiana grad

Actuarial science major and tutoring add up for Illiana grad

After finding a college major that fit his abilities perfectly, actuarial science major Joel Vree now enjoys helping others make strides as a mathematics tutor at Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa.

December 12, 2013 12:00 am
Yearbook editor hopes to use her creativity in business career

Yearbook editor hopes to use her creativity in business career

Illiana Christian High School senior Hannah Byma enjoys displaying her creativity as yearbook editor at the Lansing school.

December 11, 2013 12:00 am
Job shadowing helps teen choose career as dermatologist

Job shadowing helps teen choose career as dermatologist

Lansing resident Jessica Gomez is excited to begin a career in health care as a dermatologist.

December 06, 2013 12:00 am
Principal teams up with VU for award-winning Study Buddy program

Principal teams up with VU for award-winning Study Buddy program

Elizabeth Krutz, principal at Central Elementary School in Valparaiso, received the Outstanding Successful School award in October at the 66th annual Association of Teacher Educators - Indiana Conference in Nashville, Ind.

December 05, 2013 12:00 am
Teen confirms her career choice on medical mission to Ghana

Teen confirms her career choice on medical mission to Ghana

Analicia Rios, 17, received a rare chance to view the medical field up close when she traveled to Ghana recently with Anidaso Health, a nonprofit organization providing healthcare services and supplies to struggling countries.

December 04, 2013 9:15 am
College grad finds her calling in animal rescue work

College grad finds her calling in animal rescue work

Munster resident Julianne Watterson happened upon her position at the South Suburban Humane Society by chance, but her experience there has persuaded her to remain in animal rescue for the rest of her life.

November 29, 2013 12:00 am
Award recognizes teacher for helping others following his footsteps

Award recognizes teacher for helping others following his footsteps

Dan Kenning’s drive to share his knowledge with student teachers has earned him recognition from the Indiana Division of the Association of Teacher Educators.

November 28, 2013 12:00 am
EMT uses training to care for humans, animals

EMT uses training to care for humans, animals

Emergency medical technician Bobby Elliott is using his hands-on training to serve both humans and animals.

November 27, 2013 12:00 am
Chinchilla save leads lawyer to form rodent rescue group

Chinchilla save leads lawyer to form rodent rescue group

When Ashley Gajda met an owner looking to abandon pet chinchillas near a dumpster, she decided to step in, and now dedicates her free time to similar rescue efforts.

November 22, 2013 12:00 am
Top district principal believes in giving students "just one more day"

Top district principal believes in giving students "just one more day"

Mike Krutz graduated from Merrillville High School in 1979, and at 52, is celebrating his ninth year as principal of the same school.

November 21, 2013 12:00 am
Pageant wins instill self-confidence in Dyer coed

Pageant wins instill self-confidence in Dyer coed

After competing in just two pageants, Dyer resident Alexis Ginn has reached a level many women work toward for years.

November 20, 2013 12:00 am
Coed selected to serve on university's student advisory board

Coed selected to serve on university's student advisory board

Heidelberg University freshman Christy Anzur was appointed in September to the Dean’s Student Advisory Board by Dean Haseeb Ahmed, recognizing her academic success.

November 15, 2013 12:00 am
Student-athlete recognized for her leadership abilities

Student-athlete recognized for her leadership abilities

Cori Reynolds, 17, will follow in her parents' footsteps when she begins studying education at Lewis University in Romeoville, Ill.

November 14, 2013 12:00 am
Clarinet skills earn young musician South Shore Arts award

Clarinet skills earn young musician South Shore Arts award

Lowell High School junior Joe Long was recently honored for his clarinet skills with the 2013 Regional Youth Arts Award presented by John Cain, executive director of South Shore Arts.

November 13, 2013 12:00 am
Peer mediation may lead Student of the Month to psychology career

Peer mediation may lead Student of the Month to psychology career

Adonis Holmes, 17, was recognized as a Student of the Month recently by the Lansing Rotary Club for his dedication to his school and his fellow students.

November 08, 2013 12:00 am
Student of the Month preparing for career as psychologist

Student of the Month preparing for career as psychologist

Lansing resident Ricky Ramirez hopes his compassion for others will lead to a successful career in psychology.

November 07, 2013 12:00 am
PUC grad worked on Nobel Prize-winning project with professor

PUC grad worked on Nobel Prize-winning project with professor

At only 26, Dayna Thompson’s hard work and interest in physics led to her working with a Nobel Prize-winning science team.

November 01, 2013 12:00 am
School administrator guides children and helps save animals

School administrator guides children and helps save animals

Crown Point resident Amanda Arceo is one of 40 volunteers working to find homes for animals as a part of rescue group All Breed Rescue Angels Inc.

October 31, 2013 12:00 am
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