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Education

  • Winner of Disney Prize

    Angel Kopp was the winner of the $5,000 Disney prize given away in a fundraiser held by the Vandalia Band Boosters.

    Above, Amy Meyer, chairwoman of the fundraiser, gives the prize certificate to Kopp. In front, from left to right, are Meyer, Kopp and son Baylen Kopp, Delaney Kopp and Logan Roberts, who sold the winning ticket. In back are Band Boosters members Tammy Hall, Carla Huhn, Diane Isringhausen, Kim Fiscus, Kelly Roberts and Diane Torbeck.

  • LLC dental hygiene class goes to Tennessee

    Several Lake Land College dental hygiene instructors and students from the senior dental hygiene class recently traveled to Pigeon Forge, Tenn., for a volunteer service learning experience.

  • The Best of their Class
  • College News

    Eastern Illinois University
    Jamie Montgomery of Vandalia graduated from Eastern Illinois University on Saturday, May 4, with a bachelor’s degree in family and consumer sciences.

  • Mother's Day Art Contest Winners

    The winners of an art contest held by WJLY Radio and McDonald's are shown.

  • Missouri Baptist University

    Missouri Baptist University
    Blythe Bergstrom of Florissant, Mo. formerly of Vandalia, graduated from Missouri Baptist University on April 30 in St. Charles, Mo.

  • Honor Roll

    Patoka Schools
    Third Quarter
    High Honors
    • Grade 3: Drew Belcher and Jacob Stephens.
    • Grade 4: Kassidy Devall, Jordan Gebke, Nickole Houston, Emma Landreth and Matthew Landreth.
    • Grade 5: Madeline Clark and Braden Torbeck.
    • Grade 6: Jaelyn Cain.
    • Grade 7: Baylie Devall, Parker Karrick, Sydney Stephens and Brittaney Wynn.
    • Grade 8: Garrett Belcher and Alexis Phillips.
    • Grade 9: Dylan Back, Taylor Isaak and Emily Van Uytven.

  • PTA Pinning at KC

    Kaskaskia College held its annual pinning ceremony recently for the physical therapist assistant program class of 2013.

  • Kaskaskia College

    Physical education classes
    Kaskaskia College will offer a variety of physical education courses on and off of campus this summer.
    The main campus will offer the following physical education courses: six sections of physical fitness, recreation and physical activity; basic, intermediate and advanced weight training, strength fitness, lifetime total ritness, fitness center participation and introduction to coaching.
    Online courses include introduction to coaching and introduction to physical education.

  • Battle of the Bots

    It was a tournament bracket like those used for baseball, basketball or softball competitions. But the competitors were not individuals or teams, but robots.