School briefs


MV Alumni Association to host reunion event

FORTVILLE – The Mt. Vernon Alumni Association will host its annual class reunion 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10. All classes are invited to attend at the Mt. Vernon Alumni Room in the Administrative Service Center, 1806 W. Ind. 234, Fortville.

Special recognition will go to the Class of 1972 (50th anniversary), as well as the classes from 1952, 1957, 1962, 1967, 197, 1982, 1987 and 1992.

Food and drinks are provided; a $10 donation per person is requested. Reserve a spot by Aug. 26. Checks may be made payable to the Mt. Vernon Alumni Association, P.O. Box 84, Fortville, IN 46040.

For more information, visit, or email Leisa (Bills) Harmon, [email protected] or Mike Tinnel, [email protected]

Charlottesville alumni gathering scheduled

CHARLOTTESVILLE – The annual gathering of the Charlottesville High School Alumni will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13. The event will be at Wilkinson Church of Christ, 7293 Ind. 109, Wilkinson. Cost is $20 per person; call 317-695-6371 for reservations.

Local students earn degrees from Manchester

HANCOCK COUNTY – Students with Hancock County ties graduated in May from Manchester University.

Emily Hanneman of New Palestine earned a master’s degree in athletic training.

Sean Julian earned a bachelor’s degree in exercise science and fitness.

Abigail Giddens, graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in psychology.

Manchester University is located in both North Manchester and Fort Wayne.

Deiter named to dean’s list

FORTVILLE – Rhys Deiter of Fortville was named to the dean’s list of Millikin University for the spring 2022 semester.

The honor is for students who earn a grade point average of at least 3.5 while taking at least 12 credits of courses. Millikan University is a private institute located in Decatur, Ill.

ReadUp volunteers needed

GREENFIELD – Volunteers are needed to help local students with reading skills.

The ReadUp program connects volunteers with schools, helping two students for 30 minutes every week get on track and stay on track with grade-level literacy. The program is through the United Way of Central Indiana. Volunteers are needed for Greenfield-Central’s Weston, Harris and JB Stephens elementary schools.

Registration opens today, Aug. 2. For more, visit


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