*Junior Johnny Miller
was featured in Current
in Carmel for his role as “Buttons” in the Civic Theatre production of Newsies.
* Junior David Wolfe Bender was selected to be Indiana’s representative at the 2019 Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference. The prestigious annual conference will be held in June, 2019 at the Newseum Education Institute in Washington DC. One person is selected to attend from each state and the District of Columbia. Each student receives a $1,000 scholarship to any journalism school in the country, in addition to the opportunity to attend the conference all-expenses paid. At the conference, the 51 students will meet with industry professionals, tour newsrooms, and attend sessions with some of the best journalists in the country.
* Five computer science students were recognized as NCWIT (National Center for Women in Technology) award winners during a reception and award ceremony at the OneAmerica Headquarters in Indianapolis on Tuesday. During this event, awardees were acknowledged and presented with an engraved plaque. NCWIT honors high-school girls for their computer science achievements and interests. Award recipients are selected based on their aptitude and aspirations in technology and computing; leadership ability; academic history; and plans for post-secondary education. Margherita Firenze and Jenny Zhao were national honorable mention award winners as well as regional award winners, Olivia Xu was a regional award winner, and Isha Ponugoti and Sarah Robertson were regional honorable mention award winners.