The Herald Bulletin

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

Abigail Maxey receives Keith Millikan Legacy scholarship

ANDERSON — The Anderson Federation of Teachers recently awarded scholarships to students.

In honor of Keith Millikan and his dedication to education, the Anderson Federation of Teachers has added a new scholarship and is awarding it to an area senior upon the successful completion of his/her high school career.

The Keith Millikan Legacy scholarship was established by the AFT through the governing body, the Executive Board. The award is $1,500 and the applicant must be a senior in high school and attend the non-charter public high school in the district where he/she resides or attend Anderson High School.

This year’s recipient is Abigail Maxey of Lapel High School. She is the daughter of Leah and Tom Maxey.

Teegarden graduates from James Madison

HARRISONBURG, Va. – Clinton Stanley Teegarden, of Anderson, graduated with a degree in Computer Info Systems - BBA from James Madison University during the May 4 commencement exercises.

Teegarden was among 3,600 students who received undergraduate, master’s, educational specialist and doctoral degrees.

Reding earns degree from Ball State

MUNCIE – Jonathan W. Reding graduated from Ball State University Miller School of Business on May 4 with a bachelor of arts degree in information systems cum laude.

He is the son of Bill and Connie Reding and the grandson of Bill and Willametta Whitaker.

He is employed by Private Fleet Back Haul, Anderson.