When 9-year-old Sander Owens saw Alex Trebek hosting the 2012 National Geographic Bee on TV, he knew he had to be a part of it.
Northwest Indiana native Jordan Hestermann strives to find solutions to poverty as director and founder of nonprofit organization Becoming We the People.
EAST CHICAGO | American Legion Post 369 recently presented its Americanism Award to James Colias.
Crete resident Ariel Merritt is flourishing as a student at Luther East High School in Lansing.
Professor and Head of Purdue University Calumet’s Department of Communication and Creative Arts Yahya Kamalipour recently received the 2013 Information and Telecommunications Education and Research Association's Researcher of the Year Award.
Peggy Hendricks, of Lowell, was recently presented with the Senior Community Award by the Hawthorne Arbor of Gleaners in Lowell.
Brandon Woods, 18, was recently honored by the National Society of Collegiate Scholars for his commitment to the ideas of scholarship, leadership and service.
NOTRE DAME | St. Mary’s College has bestowed this year’s Outstanding Senior Award on Silvia Cuevas, of Hammond. Senior class president, Cuevas is a business administration major with concentrations in finance and international business. She received her recognition at the Alumnae-Senior Cham…
Schererville firefighter Christine Graf received state recognition recently when she received the Achievement of Excellence Award in Indianapolis, presented by the state Operation Lifesaver Program and CN Railroad.
The Board of the Directors for the Gary Housing Authority recently named Mary Cossey as interim director.
Children splash in the water along the Lake Michigan shoreline at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's Mount Baldy.
Illiana Christian High School senior Ciara Swan was chosen as Lansing Rotary Club’s March Student of the Month for her high grades and participation in Christian Service Club.
Cara Eklund is a 10-year-old fourth-grader at Homan Elementary School in Schererville. She was given a school assignment to write a story, and her response was a tribute to her mother that is most appropriate as Mother's Day approaches Sunday.
Nicole Wills, of Dyer, dedicates herself to ensuring that soldiers receive a piece of home through her group, Northwest Indiana Supports Our Soldiers.
CROWN POINT | The Crown Point High School Alumni Association recently honored one teacher and four alumni.
Munster native Amanda Schulte has begun training for what is perhaps the longest bicycle ride she will ever take.
Jessica Newenhouse, 18, was recently chosen as Lansing Rotary Student of the Month.
Lisa Way, of Hobart, is someone who wants to make a difference in her community.
Macy Margherio, 12, is looking forward to building leadership and social advocacy skills when she travels to Washington, D.C., in August for the Junior National Young Leaders Conference.
Crete resident Judy Tucker is quickly becoming a leader in the quilting community, having been selected as a semifinalist at the 2013 American Quilter’s Society QuiltWeek competition in Lancaster, Penn.
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