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June 16, 2014

LOCAL BRIEFS: June 16, 2014

GOSHEN

GC students in Peru

Eighteen Goshen College students left for Peru last month as part of the college’s Study-Service Term. They will spend 13 weeks studying the language and culture of Peru, living with Peruvian host families and working on a volunteer service project.

Web updates and photos from the Peru SST unit are available on Goshen College’s SST website at www.goshen.edu/sst.

Local students in Peru are: Jaime Stack, Joel Yoder, Leah Amstutz, Stefan Baumgartner and Emma Caskey of Goshen; Miranda Earnhart of Milford; Edith Fraire and Alejandro Genis of Elkhart; and Sierra Wheeler of Bristol.

MARION

Good makes dean’s list

Jesse Daniel Good received recognition on the Indiana Wesleyan University dean’s list for the fall semester of the 2013 academic year. To be named to the list, a student must obtain a 3.50 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale and carry at least 12 graded credit hours for the semester.

Good is the son of Vernon and Jane Good of Goshen and a graduate of Goshen High School.

BLOOMINGTON

Dijkstra on dean’s list

Kyle Dijkstra has been named to the dean’s list in the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing for the spring 2014 semester in recognition of outstanding academic achievement. Eligibility for the dean’s list is reserved for those students who complete at least 12 graded credit hours in a single semester, earning at least a 3.5 grade-point average.

Dijkstra is a graduate of NorthWood High School, Nappanee.

MARION

Lehman named to dean’s list

Lauren Marie Lehman and Jorgen Robert Reimer have received recognition on the Indiana Wesleyan University dean’s list for the spring semester of the 2014 academic year. To be named to the list, students must obtain a 3.50 grade-point average on a 4.00 scale and carry at least 12 graded credit hours for the semester.

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Three Goshen elementary schools — Chandler, Chamberlain and West Goshen — are providing free meals to all students during the school year as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Community Eligibility Provision of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. Nearly 80 percent of students at Chandler, 89 percent of students at Chamberlain and 78 percent of students at West Goshen already qualify for free or reduced-price lunches based on their family income. How do you feel about the new lunch program?

I think it’s a good idea to feed all the students free of charge
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