School briefs


Tammi Broadus, a Greenfield-Central school social worker, was recently named Administrator of the Year by the Simon Youth Foundation.

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G-C social worker earns top honor

GREENFIELD – Tammi Broadus, school social worker at The Academy at Greenfield-Central High School, was recently named Administrator of the Year by the Simon Youth Foundation. Broadus received the award Nov. 4 at the NCAAHall of Champions in downtown Indianapolis.

SYF is a national nonprofit organization headquartered in Indianapolis with the goal of helping students graduate. For more, visit

Broadus has been with G-C schools for seven years.

Cardio drumming grant awarded to teacher

FORTVILLE – Fortville Elementary School teacher Madeline Seghers received a grant from Forum Credit Union to implement a cardio drumming curriculum in music class. The award was announced on the school corporation’s Facebook page earlier this month.

“As a teacher, I have the ability to directly influence my students every single day, not only in their academic and musical abilities but in their life skills and in who they are becoming as people,” Seghers said.

Local student participates in university play

MCCORDSVILLE – Parker Reece of McCordsville participated in Concordia University Nebraska’s performance of “Twelfth Night.” It was the university’s first full-length Shakespearean play since 2013.

The faith-based university has 2,500 students and offers more than 100 undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. For more visit

EHHS to launch Alumni Hall of Fame

Charlottesville – Nominations are open now for the new Eastern Hancock High School Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame.

The award was founded to recognize and celebrate positive accomplishments and contributions of Eastern Hancock High School alumni. Graduates of Eastern Hancock as well as Charlottesville, Westland, and Wilkinson high schools are all eligible for consideration. Recognized individuals will have brought credit and honor to EHHS through their performance, conduct or achievements; their public example will hopefully serve to inspire future graduates to perform and serve in the same spirit.

Deadline for nominations is Jan. 15. For full guidelines, qualifications and nomination forms, visit and click on the link under “recent news.”

G-CHS Holiday Bazaar coming up

GREENFIELD – The Greenfield-Central High School Holiday Bazaar is scheduled for 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 3 at the school, 810 N. Broadway St., Greenfield.

The event will feature more than 100 vendors and artisan crafters, as well as food sales and Santa from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The majority of money raised from booth sales goes toward Family Career and Community Leaders of America, and other school groups may join in to raise money for their organizations.

MV seeks staff appreciation cards from community

FORTVILLE – Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation is encouraging community members to send a “Because of You” card to share kind messages with bus drivers, teachers, cafeteria workers, custodians, assistants and more.

People may fill out a postcard for free at, click on “Community” and “Staff Appreciation Cards.” The card will be printed and delivered to the staff members each month. People may fill out as many staff appreciation cards as they like.