BCEF announces 2019 scholarships

first_imgCaleb RaabBatesville, In. —The Batesville Community Education Foundation (BCEF) is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2019 scholarships to Batesville High School (BHS) graduates. These scholarship awards total $18,500, according to BCEF executive director Anne Wilson.Thanks to the fundraising efforts of the family of BHS alumnus Sgt. Chad Keith, who was killed in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom, a new scholarship was established this year. The $500 scholarship was awarded to Caleb Raab.The Mary C. Horstman Scholarship was established from money donated to BCEF by Horstman, who wished for the funds to be used to assist students with post-secondary expenses. A $1,000 scholarship was awarded to each of the following BHS graduates: Hope Flaspohler, Monica Gerstbauer, and Grace Lamping.BCEF’s top scholarship, worth $5,000 each to three recipients this year, is the James E. Fritsch Memorial Scholarship. Fritsch left a sum of money upon his passing to assist students who are pursuing post-secondary study. This year’s recipients included Ashlyn Czerniak, Daniel Gutzwiller, and Trey Heidlage.The Batesville Community Education Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, was established to provide additional funding for innovative learning opportunities that go beyond the basics in academics, athletics, and the arts in the Batesville public schools, enhancing the educational environment for all students.  More information about BCEF may be found online at BatesvilleEducationFoundation.org or by calling Wilson at (812) 934-2194.Ashlyn CzerniakGrace LampingTrey HeidlageHope FlaspohlerDaniel GutzwillerMonica Gerstbauerlast_img read more

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Newcastle enter race for QPR target Defoe

first_imgtalkSPORT’s north east football correspondent Graham Courtney claims Newcastle are intersted in QPR target Jermain Defoe.The Toronto forward appears to be on his way out of the MLS side, following Ryan Nelson’s departure.The Super Hoops were thought to be favourites to sign the 31-year-old becasue of the hitman’s connections with Harry Redknapp.But Courtney claims Defoe is also close to Alan Pardew, who managed him at West Ham, and that could see the ex-Tottenham star move to St James’ Park.“Newcastle are the latest side linked to Jermain Defoe,” he told the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast show. “There’s chaos at Toronto because they have got rid of Ryan Nelson as their manager.“I know there’s a chance he’ll go to QPR in London but, if there’s one person that he knows really well in football it’s Alan Pardew.“He was the West Ham manager when Defoe was at the club.”last_img read more

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