were in order for several Milan students who were recognized
for their achievements at the regular school board meeting on
Monday, May 17.
High school principal Rich Healy recognized art students Neil
Herzog and Jeremy Allen for their placements in the Ninth Congressional
District Art Contest. Allen placed first for his entry Momento
Man with Herzog receiving an honorable mention.
Several Southeastern Career Center students received certificates
for Most Outstanding Performance including Aston Calhoun, first
year Facility Maintenance; Katelyn Tillman, first year Health
Careers; Laura Kaufman, Medical Office Administration; Erica
Hardy, Cosmetology; and Sara Loges, Most Outstanding MHS student.
Josh Berger placed third in the Skills USA State competition.
SCC scholarships were awarded to Terrika Burger, $1000 40/8
Nursing scholarship; Laura Kaufman $1000 Ivy Tech scholarship
and $500 SE IN REMC Business scholarship; and Cody Rothschild,
$1000 River City Classics scholarship.
Other recognitions were given to Alicia Fryman who received
the Influential Educator Award for the small school division
and Alex Walter accepted a plaque for the school in recognition
for his receiving the Indianapolis Star Academic All-Star Award.
The school also received recognition for the work of the staff
and school nurses during the H1N1 vaccination clinics. The high
school band received silver and gold medals at the ISSMA Concert
The student transfer policy was amended by the board. Effective
July 1 those interested in transferring to Milan schools will
be reviewed each year with the cost of tuition waived.
In other business:
The Milan Junior High SADD field trip to King's Island
was approved. The National Junior Honor Society trip to Dave
and Busters was approved.
Retirement notifications include Judy Pollen, Rebecca
Buses, Kent Lockwood, Bob Anger, Tom Cook, Rita Negatived, and
Resignation notifications included Linda Olker for high
school academic team; middle school spell bowl and SADD; Roy
Adams, wrestling coach; and Maria Reuter as special education
All board members were in attendance. The next meeting will
be on June 31 beginning at 7 p.m. at the elementary school cafeteria.