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Schools

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    The Ice Bucket Challenge has pulled in millions of dollars for ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.
  • Grace gets innovative to recruit students
    Kristen Bellinger, an 18-year-old senior from Columbus, Indiana, wasn’t sure where she wanted to go to school before she visited the campus of Grace College in Winona Lake.
  • At North Side, industrial gear cranking out job-ready grads
    Take a stroll through Phil Springer’s Hire Technology workshop at North Side High School and you’ll see sandblasters, band saws, lathes and laser engravers. In this place, kids can get their hands dirty, and it’s OK.
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Whitley County spelling bee winners

Churubusco Elementary School

Austin Martz, grade 5, son of Karen and Kevin Martz, spelled mandate to win. Runner-up Christian Cseri, grade 5, son of Susan and Mick Cseri.

Churubusco Junior-Senior High School

Randy Johnson, grade 8, son of Heather Johnson, spelled opulent to win. Runner-up Kayla Turner, grade 8, daughter of Thomas and Julie Turner.

Coesse Elementary School

Matthew Potter, grade 5, son of Jennifer and Michael Potter, spelled faulty to win. Runner-up Maizey Foreman, grade 5, daughter of Autumn Potts.

Indian Springs Middle School

Lenah Beck, grade 7, daughter of Jeff and Andrea Beck, spelled perforate to win. Runner-up Jaeden Roussey, grade 6, son of Rod and Selda Roussey.

Little Turtle Elementary School

Alexander Jenkins, grade 5, son of John and Jaime Jenkins, spelled satisfactory to win. Runner-up Jack Claypool, grade 5, son of Lisa Claypool.

Mary Raber Elementary School

Lauren Liston, grade 5, daughter of Landon and Sarah Liston, spelled reactionary to win. Runner-up Austin Walker, grade 5, son of Brian and Nicole Walker.

Northern Heights Elementary School

Megan Beck, grade 5, daughter of Jeffrey and Andrea Beck, spelled garment to win. Runner-up Emily Ewert, grade 5, daughter of Brian and Rebecca Ewert.

South Whitley Elementary School

Audrey Bradford, grade 5, daughter of Travis and Angela Bradford, spelled exception to win. Runner-up Abigail Lancaster, grade 5, daughter of Justin Lancaster and Holly Mohr.

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