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May 19, 2014

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BLOOMINGTON

Litwiller recognized

Andrew Litwiller was recognized as a Kate Hevner Mueller award winner at an Indiana University, Bloomington, Outstanding Senior Awards Brunch and Honors Convocation April 6.

The Kate Hevner Mueller Outstanding Senior Award recognizes excellence in academic growth and achievement and excellence of contribution to the campus community through leadership and participation in campus activities. Twenty-two seniors received the award.

Litwiller is a 2010 graduate of Goshen high School. He plans to graduate from Kelley School of Business with a double manor in accounting and international business with a minor in economics from Indiana University, Bloomington.

SAN ANTONIO, Texas

Airman graduates from basic

Air Force Airman Nathan T. Whetten recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an eight-week program. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Whetten is the son of Danae Whetten of Fort Myers, Fla., and Troy Whetten of Cromwell, Ind.

He is a 2010 graduate of Wawasee High School, Syracuse, Ind.

HESSTON, Kan.

Local students among Hesston graduates

Several local students were among the 158 Hesston College graduates during commencement May 11.

Graduates from Elkhart County earning associate of arts degrees, include: Rachelle Haarer and Rebecca “Becca” Salbaugh, both of Goshen; associate of science degree, Drew Hostetler, Goshen; and associate of applied arts and sciences degrees, Tasha Drake, early childhood education, and Carlie Miller, nursing, both of Middlebury.

DUNLAP

Family Campout registration due Friday

Elkhart County Parks will offer a Family Campout May 30-31.

Nature study, campfires and fun are on the agenda for the first Ox Bow County Park overnight campout.

May 30 activities will include an evening wildlife hike and campfire with marshmallows and kettle corn.

On May 31, there will be naturalist-led programming before finishing things up at 1 p.m. Breakfast and lunch will be provided on Saturday.

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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?

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