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Veteran Lake Central teacher Clark receives national VFW award

Veteran Lake Central teacher Clark receives national VFW award

ST. JOHN | National, state and local Veterans of Foreign Wars leaders have honored Lake Central High School teacher Tom Clark with dual honors.

October 12, 2014 6:08 pm

Museums planned for Tri-Town Safety Village

SCHERERVILLE | Future buildings planned for the Tri-Town Safety Village will focus on the past.

August 23, 2014 7:15 pm
Holocaust survivor's story touches Lake Central students

Holocaust survivor's story touches Lake Central students

ST. JOHN | Ernest Fruehauf lights up when he talks about his first recollections of growing up in Bavaria, Germany. That is until 1938, when his life was turned upside down when his family’s café was destroyed and his father was ripped away and taken to the Dachau Concentration Camp.

May 23, 2014 8:00 pm Video Photos

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Lake Central teacher receives dual VFW awards

Lake Central teacher receives dual VFW awards

Tom Clark looks at recently discovered information on a Vietnam veteran.

April 03, 2014 12:00 am
Lake Central teacher receives dual VFW awards

Lake Central teacher receives dual VFW awards

ST. JOHN | Lake Central High School students who take Tom Clark’s U.S. history class know on day one they’re going to get a folder of information to research about a soldier killed in action.

April 02, 2014 6:45 pm Photos

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Lake Central teacher receives national VFW award

Lake Central teacher receives national VFW award

Tom Clark, center, examines information about a Vietnam veteran with students Megan Gabe, Clark, Abby Keith and Taylor Duffy last spring. Clark, a U.S. history teacher at Lake Central High School, recently received the National Veterans of Foreign War National Citizenship Education Teacher o…

April 02, 2014 6:30 pm
PHIL WIELAND: Valpo man wants to put a bug in EPA's ear

PHIL WIELAND: Valpo man wants to put a bug in EPA's ear

For more than three years Tom Clark has waited for a call from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency telling him to bring his batch of bugs to the Gulf Coast to clean up the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

October 04, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Jay Cutler, fruitcake contest are Santa Claus, Ind. claims-to-fame

OFFBEAT: Jay Cutler, fruitcake contest are Santa Claus, Ind. claims-to-fame

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

October 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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A Gold Star endeavor

A Gold Star endeavor

Lake Central High School history teacher Tom Clark poses with boxes filled with information his students have gathered about Indiana Vietnam War casualties for the past 25 years.

August 27, 2013 12:00 am
Lake Central High teacher receives Legion award

Lake Central High teacher receives Legion award

ST. JOHN | For the past 28 years, Lake Central High School history teacher Tom Clark has helped generations of students put a face on history and honor the ultimate sacrifices of servicemen and women through his veterans’ history classroom project.

August 26, 2013 7:37 pm

Students writing history will make history on national TV

Twenty-three years ago, during my teacher training days, I was assigned to Lake Central High School to sit in on a class taught by an experienced teacher, Tom Clark. I was to observe the way that he interacted with his students and his methodologies.

February 17, 2013 12:00 am
Vietnam vets get warm welcome on a cool day in Valparaiso

Vietnam vets get warm welcome on a cool day in Valparaiso

VALPARAISO | About 100 people turned out on a chilly day to give a warm welcome home to Vietnam veterans at the second observance of the state's "Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day" at American Legion Post 94 on Wednesday.

March 30, 2011 5:30 pm Photos

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Valpo legion holds 2nd welcome for Viet vets

VALPARAISO | As Vietnam veterans begin qualifying for Social Security, Tom Clark wants to make sure they finally feel welcomed home for their service 40 years ago.

March 26, 2011 7:45 pm
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