Local school news

Franklin student inducted into National Honor Society

Indiana Connections Academy recently inducted Eva Myers of Franklin into the National Honor Society for the 2019-20 school year.

The induction recognizes high school students in grades 10 to 12 who have demonstrated the four pillars of National Honor Society, including character, service, leadership and scholarship.

Qualifications for membership include a B average, service to the community, demonstration of leadership and character.

Indiana Connections is a virtual charter school.

Local students earn service academy appointments

U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) announced his nominations for U.S. service academy appointments.

A nomination does not guarantee admission to a service academy, but is required in order to be considered. Nominees are chosen based on personal merit. Criteria considered include evidence of character, leadership, academic excellence, physical aptitude, and extracurricular activities, according to a news release from Young’s office.

Local students who earned nominations include: 

  • Philip Golder, Bargersville: United States Naval Academy and United States Air Force Academy
  • Sara Fishel, Morgantown: United States Military Academy
  • Wil Tearman, Franklin: United States Military Academy