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School News

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

MERIDIAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

The Indiana Council of Teachers of Mathematics and Meridian Elementary School congratulate the 2008 student recipients of the Indiana Council of Teachers of Mathematics (ICTM) Mathematics Award:

Zachary Muncie

Jackson Copper

received the ICTM Awards for Excellence in Mathematics for the 2007-08 school year.

Indiana State University

Indiana State University has announced its dean's list for the spring semester of 2008. The dean's list at Indiana State recognizes students who achieve a grade point average of 3.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

Area students making the dean's list include: Danielle Steiner of Bowling Green; Anna Blevins, Catherine Burk, Chandra Burns, Kayleigh Cope, Carrie Cunningham, Ashley Davis, Joshua Haseman, Ramey Hayes, Dustin Jorgensen, Madison Kirchner, Donna Knaebel, Brittany Leach, Kellsy Maurer, Michael Maurer, Kirsten McClure-Snow, Brogyn Mullinix, Donald Nichols, Courtney Perkins, Michael Robison, Erin Rowings, Nicole Royer, Amanda Ruddell, Brady Shoemaker, Sarah Thomas, Craig Trout, Anola Whitesell, Amber Williams, Heather Woods, Heidi Yoder and Courtney Zurcher, all of Brazil; Heather Joslyn and Andrew Purcell, both of Carbon; Emily Lowdermilk of Centerpoint; Sarah Boone, Jared Defore, Megan Haseman, Garrett Thatcher and Rhonda Williamson, all of Clay City; Ashley Nicoson of Cory; and Brandon Wells of Harmony.

INDIANA BUSINESS COLLEGE

The Terre Haute campus of Indiana Business College held graduation ceremonies for 43 March and December graduates on Friday, April 25 at 7 p.m. at Terre Haute North Vigo High School.

Participating in the ceremony were:

Accounting - Rita Alexander, Vanessa Becker, Alicia Cline, Deborah Wilson, Sharlene Scott

Medical office assistant - Andrea Anderson, Trina East

Medical billing - Diane Bean, Loretta James, Lowanda Lewis, Deborah Robinson, Tina Striegel

Medical assistant - Tammy Beasley, Brandy Booker, Amy Copen, Amber Davis, Tammy Donaldson, Jennifer Fancher, Amanda Giles, Shannon Harrell, Angelita Horns, Tamera Phelps, Robert Posey, Deanna Prose, Eddra Kay Summers, Michelle Walters

Medical coding technology - Gerald Boyll, Michael Hopper, Loretta James, Lowanda Lewis, Yvonne Morrissey, Kristina Norman, Emily Petrowski, Deborah Robinson, Tina Streigel, Sue Wells

Human Resources - Ronnie Higgs, Erin Smith, Julie Vermillion

Business Administration - Thea Hollingsworth, Julia Lawhorn, Jennifer Moore, Dixie Raab, Casey Redman, Brian Scherb, Sharlene Scott, Erin Smith, Julie Vermillion, Deborah Wilson

Office Administration - Jennifer Montgomery

Administrative Assistant - Sarah Morgan

MELISSA CHRISMAN

Melissa Chrisman, Brazil, recently was accepted to the Florida State University College of Medicine PhD program in Biomedical Sciences in Tallahassee, FL. She is being offered a Graduate Assistantship and full tuition. She will be performing rotations in areas of development, neuroscience and molecular basis of human disease for her first year. Afterwards, she will decide what area to conduct her PhD work. She desires to use her PhD to work as a senior scientist for a research institution in cancer or other human diseases.

Melissa is a 2004 graduate of Northview High School and a 2008 graduate of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technonology with a Bachelor of Science double major in Applied Biology and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. She is the daughter of Becky Chrisman, Brazil.

Christina Chrisman

Christina Chrisman, Brzi recently was awarded a medical scholarship to participate in Mayan Mediical Aid, a global health program in a Mayan village in Guatemala. The base of operations is Santa Cruz La Laguna, Guatemala, a village of approximately 2,000 indigenous and poverty-stricken inhabitants on the northshore of Lake Atitlan. The daily schedule allows time for Spanish language immersion, clinical practice, and medical and dental health promotion in and outside the Clinic. In the program, Christina will work in a permanent medical clinic in the village, gaining experience evalutating and treating patients in Spanish. She hopes to use her Spanish skills and cultural experiences gained in this program to be able to treat Spanish-speaking patients in her own medical practice in the future.

Christina was the 2003 valedictorian of Northview High School and graduated magna cum laude from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in 2007 with a degree in Biomedical Engineering and minors in Spanish and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. She is a second year medical student at Indiana University of Medicine in Indianapolis. She is the daughter of Becky Chrisman, Brazil.



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