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June 9, 2014

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ANNAPOLIS, Md.

Navy ensign graduates from Academy

Navy Ensign Cameron B. Crowell, son of David M. Crowell of Winona Lake, Ind., and Catherine R. Mangones of Elkhart, Ind., recently graduated with a bachelor of science degree from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis and was commissioned to his current rank.

Graduation and commissioning is the culmination of a four-year program of academic, military and physical training designed to produce combat leaders of character for the Navy and Marine Corps. In the Naval Academy’s Class of 2014, 1,068 midshipmen graduated, of which 784 sailors were commissioned as Navy ensigns and 265 Marines were commissioned as Marine Corps 2nd lieutenants.

Crowell is a 2010 graduate of Culver Military Academy, Culver, Ind.

RENSSELAER, IND.

Goshen man on St. Joseph’s dean’s list

Goshen native Carson Roberts, a senior biology-chemistry major, was named to the second semester dean’s list of the 2013-2014 academic year for St. Joseph’s College. He was named to the dean’s list for being in the top 10 percent of the student body in academics.

VINCENNES

Locals on VU dean’s list

The Vincennes University dean’s list for spring includes students from the Vincennes campus, Jasper campus, Aviation

Technology Center in Indianapolis, military bases, and other extended sites. To qualify for the dean’s list, a student must complete at least 12 credit hours and achieve a grade-point index of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale.

Elkhart County: Derek Reafsnyder, Goshen, and Melinda Manges, New Paris.

ELKHART

Miller graduates from seminary

Lyle Miller graduated May 24 with a master of divinity degree from Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary, Elkhart. The ceremony took place at College Mennonite Church on the campus of Goshen College.

Miller will continue as pastor of Family Life and Financial Stewardship at Waterford Mennonite Church, Goshen. Lyle and Bonnie, his wife, have two sons. Previously he earned a bachelor of arts degree from Goshen College.

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Last weekend (July 12) the Goshen Parks Department held its Kid’s Try-athlon to promote childhood fitness and this week (July 18) the new bicycle trail is open to the fairgrounds in Goshen, offering residents a healthy way to get to the annual agriculture exposition. Have you joined the local fitness movement?

Yes, I work at eating healthy and exercising
No, I am happy with my fitness level
Changing my diet and exercise frequency is a work in progress
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