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Smith named to DePauw’s Dean’s List

Sheraya Smith of Colfax was among the students named to the Fall 2017 Dean’s List at DePauw University.

The Dean’s List recognizes students who achieve a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. The following local students made the list:

Scouts to host St. Matthew announces February events

St. Matthew United Methodist Church invites the community to participate in its February events for Lent and Valentine’s Day.

A Lenten Bible Study will begin Sunday, Feb. 11, and be held 6-7 pm every Sunday through March 25 in Room 16. The study is called “Justice for All” and is a study based on Galatians. Call the church office at 765-654-5575 to sign up. You can pick up your study guide ahead of the first meeting or get one on site. 

St. Matthew United Methodist Church will be celebrating love on Valentine’s Day by offering a chance for couples to renew their vows or get married. Rev. Phillip A Lake will perform the ceremony during the day on Wednesday, Feb. 14th  – you must call the church office at 765-654-5575 to make arrangements.

Then in the evening on Wednesday there will be an Ash Wednesday Service. The service is at 7 p.m. and all are welcome. The service will be one of worship, communion and the placing of Ashes on foreheads. Ash Wednesday is the day that many Christians mark as the first day of Lent, the time of reflection and penitence leading up to Easter Sunday.

St. Matthew UMC is located at 1951 Wilshire Dr. in Frankfort.

CCCF seeks applicants for non-traditional student scholarships

The Clinton County Community Foundation has the following non-traditional student scholarship applications available. Non-traditional scholarships are for students who are currently in college or returning to college.

Eligibility guidelines and the link to online applications are available at www.cfclinton.org. Deadline for applying is March 2, 2018.

For more information, contact the foundation office at 800-964-0508 or e-mail kim@cfclinton.org.

Bailey Trucking Company Scholarship – The Bailey Trucking Company Scholarship is available to graduating Clinton County high school students or college students who are accepted into a post-secondary educational institution, are deserving of financial assistance and are likely to succeed as post-secondary, college or university students.

This scholarship is for students who will be or currently are enrolled in a two-year degree program, four-year degree program, MBA or graduate degree program at a post-secondary educational institution.

Cindy Nichols Bailey Scholarship – The Cindy Nichols Bailey Scholarship is available to Clinton County high school graduates who are currently attending college or returning to college and seeking post-secondary education.

Charles & Cecelia Nichols Scholarship – The Charles and Cecelia Nichols Scholarship is available to Clinton County high school graduates who have successfully completed college credits equivalent to satisfy the requirements of an associate’s degree and who are accepted into a baccalaureate degree program at a post-secondary educational institution, are deserving of financial assistance and are likely to succeed as post-secondary, college or university students.

Beta Tau Chapter of Psi Iota Xi Sorority Scholarship – The Beta Tau Chapter of Psi Iota Xi Scholarship is available for students who are pursuing a post graduate degree in speech pathology. Students should have graduated from an accredited undergraduate degree program in speech pathology, be pursuing a post graduate degree in speech pathology, be deserving of financial assistance and be likely to succeed as post graduate university students. Preference may be given to students who are current residents of Clinton County or who graduated from a Clinton County high school.

The Clinton County Community Foundation also has a variety of traditional scholarships available for graduating high school seniors. Visit the website wwww.cfclinton.org for a complete list of available traditional scholarships.