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Education

  • Klekamp earns bronze medal at SkillsUSA

    Career and Technical Education students across the state came together on Thursday, April 26, for the opening ceremony of the eighth anniversary of Illinois SkillsUSA in Springfield.
    On Friday morning, April 27, competitions began and by the end of the day, students experienced a day they will never forget.  On Saturday, the ceremonies ended with closing ceremonies and awards.

  • KC Physical Therapy Graduates

    The Kaskaskia College physical therapy program recently held its annual pinning ceremony for its 2012 graduates.

  • College Graduates

    SIUE
    The two-day spring commencement at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville was held May 4-5.
    Local graduates included:
    • Brownstown – Wes Michael Kistler, bachelor’s degree.
    • Mulberry Grove – Nicholas Ryan Brown, bachelor’s degree.
    • Patoka – Christopher C. Felchlia, bachelor’s degree.
    • St. Elmo – Hannah Marie Imig, bachelor’s degree.
    • Shobonier – Quentin Nathaniel Schukar, bachelor’s degree.

  • Sheriff's Scholarship

    Nicholas Metzger (left), a 2012 graduate of Vandalia Community High School, is this year's Fayette County recipient of an Illinois Sheriff's Association Scholarship.

    Presenting him with the scholarship is Fayette County Sheriff Aaron Lay.

  • Honor Rolls

    VANDALIA JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL
    Fourth Quarter
    Fifth Grade

  • Allen picked for LLC Honors Band

    Kierstyn Allen, daughter of Jeff and Michele (Hovious) Allen of Paris and granddaughter of Earl and Deanna Hovious of Brownstown, was selected to be a performer at the Honors Band and Chorus Festival at Lake Land College in Mattoon.

  • Lucken picked for Boys State

    Crawford-Hale American Legion Post 95 of Vandalia has selected Jeff Lucken of Vandalia to attend Illinois’ 77th annual session of Boys State.

  • VCA holds graduation

    Vandalia Christian Academy held its eighth-grade graduation on Thursday, May 17.

  • Applications accepted for KC's Whitten Scholarship

    The Kaskaskia College Foundation has announced that applications are now available to apply for the Dean of Nursing Mary Lou Whitten Endowed Nursing Scholarship.
    Whitten served as a leader at Kaskaskia College for 21 years for the associate degree nursing, licensed practical nursing and nurse assistant programs, which have graduated more than 2,000 students.

  • Honor Roll

    Vandalia Christian Academy
    Fourth Quarter
    A Honor Roll
    Eighth grade-Tyler Sutton. Seventh grade-Madeline Cade. Sixth grade-Hope Budny-Clymer, Sarah Milash and Audrey Myers. Fourth grade-Robert Durbin and Cameron Withers. Third grade-Trista Smith-Stone.
    B Honor Roll
    Seventh grade-Hunter Sasse and Nick Trible. Sixth grade-Erik Daume and Nathaniel Weaver. Fifth grade-Zachary Stephenson. Fourth grade-Wade Shafer. Third grade-Xadric Lassor and Kali Bruno.
    Perfect Spellers