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Local Education

June 22, 2013

Academic Accolades: June 23

Kanable graduates with high honor from IU

BLOOMINGTON – Kelsey S. Kanable graduated with “Highest Distinction” honors from IU Bloomington.

She was also inducted into Phi Beta Kappa this year, the oldest and most prestigious academic honor society in the United States. Election to Phi Beta Kappa is the highest honor that can be conferred on an undergraduate in the liberal arts and sciences. In addition, she received the Distinguished Alumni Service Award (DASA), a scholarship based on academic achievement and the level of difficulty of her IU coursework.

She has also been recognized as an Indiana University Founders Scholar for 2013 and has been placed on the College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s List for this year as well.

In January she traveled to New York City to receive the national YMA FSF (Fashion Scholarship Fund) Award and Scholarship given to students studying Apparel Merchandising and based on a case study they completed. She was also awarded three other departmental scholarships based on academic excellence. Kelsey is a member of Phi Mu Sorority. In June she will be moving to Pittsburgh, Pa. to begin work at Dick’s Sporting Goods Corporate Office. She is the daughter of John and Connie Kanable and a 2009 graduate of Highland High School.

Pendleton student named President’s Scholar at Ind. State

TERRE HAUTE – Valerie Taylor of Pendleton has been named a President’s Scholar at Indiana State University.

A graduate of Pendleton Heights High School, she is the daughter of Kim and Mike Taylor. She plans to major in nursing at Indiana State. While in high school, Taylor was active in the South Madison Youth Commission, Students against Destructive Decisions, Beta and National Honor Society.

The President’s Scholarship is Indiana State’s most prestigious financial award, with a four-year value of $68,000. President’s Scholars are chosen based on academic performance in high school, personal accomplishments and interviews during campus visits. This year’s incoming scholars boast an average high school grade point average of 3.9 on a 4.0 scale.AFT awards five scholarships

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