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    Monday, February 19, 2018
    Adult Scholarship Opportunities • Pilot Club Lifeline/Mary Allen and Jan Thompson Healthcare Scholarship: o Scott County residents age 25 and older o Must be continuing on nursing pathway (minimum CNA) OR o Must be seeking to be a surgery tech, radiology tech or respiratory therapist o Worth $1,500 • Timothy Michael Wolf Memorial Scholarship (Adult Learners) o Scott County residents o ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Monday, February 19, 2018
    Workforce development is a key focus area in Scott County, as it is in many communities across the United States. While we compete with other towns and cities for new jobs and skilled workers, we’re confident in Scott County and the strong assets that differentiate us – our people, our local leadership and a state-of-the-art training facility. Gov. Eric Holcomb has declared developing a 21st ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, February 08, 2018
    Not only are Scottsburg High Schools students learning American history in the classroom, but they are also learning American history from a Broadway stage in Chicago through the Pulitzer Prize-, Tony Award-, and Grammy Award-winning musical, “Hamilton.” Less than one month ago, 100 SHS students traveled to Chicago to see an afternoon matinee performance of “Hamilton” as part of the Hamilton ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Thursday, February 08, 2018
    Families in Scott County and the regional area now have local access to early hearing intervention screening and assistance for their children. The Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education (CDHHE) recently opened a regional center at the Mid-America Science Park in Scottsburg. The Center, a part of the Indiana State Department of Health, was created to serve children from birth to 21 years of ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, February 07, 2018
    SCOTT COUNTY, IN – Representatives from Scott County, Indiana, will join community leaders from across the country on Capitol Hill, Feb. 7th, to meet with U.S. Senators and Representatives from nearly 50 states educating them about critical substance abuse issues. These Congressional meetings were scheduled as a part of CADCA’s (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) 28th Annual National ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 07, 2018
    As the recognized substance abuse local coordinating coalition (LCC) in Scott County, CEASe administers the community drug fund created by state statute. It is a system by which fines, assessed and collected through the court system from specific drug and alcohol offenses, are released back into the community as awarded grants to support agencies and providers. This allows these recipients to ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 07, 2018
    WROTE BY Scott County Community Foundation A new 5,000 square foot facility offers the perfect place for baseball and softball players to train, or for family members to try their hand at batting. The Scottsburg Indoor Sports Academy was recently remodeled and opened by former baseball pro Nick Tisone. The Academy offers two batting cages, a pitching machine, a bullpen area for pitching and a ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, January 30, 2018
    Monday, January 08, 2018
    To kick off the Indiana High School Athletic Association State Football Finals, two Scottsburg High School students performed the National Anthem at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis during Thanksgiving break."There were a lot of people in the seats," SHS student Reanna Vaughn said. "I was nervous and scared."“It was awesome to be on the field,” SHS student Marly McNeely said. “I was nervous when ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Wednesday, December 20, 2017
    Vincennes University, in partnership with the Mid-America Science Park and Scott County Economic Development Corporation, will be offering a 15-week, hands-on industrial maintenance and machining training course in Scottsburg. The course begins January 8 and will run through April 18, 2018.   Students will learn skills needed for high-demand advanced manufacturing jobs in Southeast Indiana with ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Education, Press Release
    Monday, December 04, 2017
    SCOTTSBURG, Ind.—The Scott County Partnership is happy to welcome Heather Law as their new JDAI (Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative) Coordinator. She will be working closely with the juvenile justice system in Scott County to develop and implement alternatives to keep youth out of detention centers. Initially, she will be doing a great deal of data collection and tracking to ensure that ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 29, 2017
    Three Scott County School District 2 schools —  Scottsburg High School, Vienna-Finley Elementary School, and Scottsburg Middle School — received the distinction of Apple Distinguished School for 2017-2019. The honor signifies that each recipient demonstrates innovative academic excellence and leadership through technology integration.Apple Distinguished Schools are centers of innovation, ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 29, 2017
    Scott County School District 2 is helping students, families, and employees reduce recovery time at home and save time spent at the doctor’s office through a partnership with Scottsburg Family Practice. The new program gives students and Scott 2 employees the option to obtain same-day appointments for acute illnesses — saving parents, guardians, students, and employees time.   “This service is ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Economic, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 22, 2017
    The Scott County Partnership is happy to welcome Kimberly Richie as their new Youth Services Coordinator. She will be teaching school-based prevention programs, planning and coordinating Reality Store and Career Clusters, and assisting with High School Conquer the CHAOS in both school districts.Kim is excited about this new position, “It’s a great fit for me because it allows me to work in the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, November 02, 2017
    Zach Higdon graduated from Scottsburg High School with college credits from Ivy Tech Community College and completed an electrical technology program. The training and education he received while at SHS allowed him to move forward in his career at Cummins, where he is in an apprenticeship program. “Because I already took those at Prosser, I didn’t have to take them at work,” Higdon said. “I ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Thursday, November 02, 2017
    When an opportunity to start his career through Google's Information Technology Residency Program was offered to him, Scottsburg High School alumnus Phillip Dold could not say no.“I can’t really turn down a job at Google,” Dold said. “I never expected to work at Google. It’s something that just happened my senior year [at Hanover College].”The 26-month program trains recent college graduates on ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Thursday, August 03, 2017
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    Thursday, August 03, 2017
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    Wednesday, August 02, 2017
    Scottsburg High School Student Trains at Mid-America Science Park, Lands Job Before Graduating   Not every high school student knows what career path they want to take after graduating, but for Scott County students pursuing a career in advanced manufacturing or welding, the sky is the limit. High school students wishing to advance their skills in manufacturing and welding can train close ...read more
    Tuesday, July 18, 2017
    AmeriCorps Recruits Members for Scott County The Scott County Partnership (SCP) is recruiting individuals from the community and local colleges who are interested in participating in the Scott County AmeriCorps program.  Currently, the SCP is seeking qualified applicants to perform many duties within the community at the Scott County Family YMCA After School Program and the Scott County Community ...read more
    Tuesday, July 04, 2017
    Facebook Marketing Guide:What's in this kit: White papers:     Facebook Advertising Guide - Social media exposure isn't free. As Facebook has     crystallized their advertising program it is a pay-to-play world. Discover how you can put your     message in front of hundreds or thousands of prospective customers for as little as $5/day.     Facebook Content Plan - What kind of information ...read more
    Tuesday, July 04, 2017
    Click here to checkout the July edition of Goat Milk Stuff's Newsletter!
    Tuesday, July 04, 2017
    Check out the July Good News Chronicle to see what is happening in Scott County this month!
    Tuesday, July 04, 2017
    For every great social media marketing achievement like Oreo, there are even more social media fails that you can count. Not even the big, corporate brands are immune to these follies. We've seen brands like DiGiorno, McDonalds, and Starbucks make complete fools of themselves over social media. Personally, I always get a kick out of these kinds of gaffes. A little bit of cringe? Sure. But, ...read more
    Tuesday, July 04, 2017
    Like many others, whenever  you hear people talking about Avatars, you probably think of the movie. You know the one where a hybrid human-alien called an Avatar is created to facilitate communication with the indigenous Na'vis from the planet Pandora. Sorry to disappoint if by chance you did think that. This blog post is not about science fiction characters, it is about the social media avatar, ...read more
    Saturday, June 24, 2017
    Click here to check out Get Healthy Scott County's News & Upcoming Events!
    Wednesday, June 21, 2017
    Click here to check out New Hope Services June e-newsletter, Hopelines!
    Wednesday, June 21, 2017
    What Goes In The Footer: Tragic Web Design Mistakes Don't let the bottom be the last thing you talk about with your web designer. Your web design's last row is called the footer. Why? Because feet are at the bottom of the body and heads are at the top (so we call the first row of a web design the head, or header).    Like the header, your footer typically appears on every page of ...read more
    Wednesday, June 21, 2017
    Click here to check out New Hope Services' June e-newsletter!
    Wednesday, June 07, 2017
    Get Healthy Scott County Coalition met with some students taking a Marketing Class with Chris Crenshaw at Scottsburg High School this past April and May. Lori Croasdell spoke in Mr. Crenshaw's classroom during Career Clusters about Marketing and Public Relations Careers, and he asked if there were any marketing projects that his students could help us out on. Taking them up on it, the Get ...read more
    Thursday, June 01, 2017
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    Monday, May 22, 2017
    One of the most successful efforts our Kiwanis Club has embarked on the past six years is the sponsorship of Service Leadership Programs in Scott County. As Kiwanis, they believe the best to improve a community is to improve the kids in that community. Their Service Leadership Programs do that.There are two different types of Service Leadership Programs that the Kiwanis Club sponsors in Scott ...read more