AT THE RIVERSIDE-WEST LIBERTY-SALEM HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL GAME LAST NIGHT MEMBERS OF THE PEP BAND CAME OUT AND SANG THE NATIONAL ANTHEM. I DON’T KNOW I’VE EVER SEEN THAT BEFORE, AND I WAS MOVED BY THE HIGH SCHOOL CHORUS THAT PERFORMED IT, AND THEY DID A GREAT JOB! HATS OFF TO THE RIVERSIDE HIGH SCHOOL PEP BAND AND CHORUS SINGING THE NATIONAL ANTHEM IN DEGRAFF IN LOGAN COUNTY LAST NIGHT!
(FROM WITTENBERG.EDU) Wittenberg launches new math program, scholarships
A Springfield philanthropist’s donation will set up a new program at Wittenberg University to give local students the chance to excel at math and earn a college scholarship.
The program — the Bullock Math Academy — will be funded through an investment from Rosalyn Bullock, who wanted to do something to honor her late husband’s love of mathematics, said her attorney Daniel Harkins.
By completing a summer session and monthly after-school sessions through graduation while maintaining an A average in math courses, the 16 incoming Clark County seventh- and eighth-graders selected to be a part of the first-year program will earn a scholarship, said Linda Hallinan, academy director.
If the student completes the academy and attends Wittenberg, they will receive a $10,000 scholarship; if they attend another four-year institution, the student gets a $5,000 scholarship and $5,000 goes to Wittenberg for scholarships for other math students, said Harkins.
Students will be selected for the program based on grades, a teacher’s recommendation, a short essay and an online assessment. In following years, eight incoming seventh graders from Clark County’s public, private, charter and parochial schools, as well as home-schooled students will be selected.
STUDENT COMPLETES MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES MINOR IN JORDAN
(FROM CEDARVILLE.EDU) After completing five semesters of Arabic language classes at Cedarville University, Grace Pilet, a senior comprehensive communication major from Geneva, N.Y., decided to finish her undergraduate education in Amman, Jordan.
Pilet has a minor in Middle Eastern Studies and enjoys learning about the Middle East. She decided to travel to Amman, Jordan, because she wanted to learn about and communicate with the people. “I decided that immersing myself in the language and culture was the best way to learn about the Middle East beyond Arabic courses offered at Cedarville,” she said.
While in Amman, Pilet has continued to study Arabic as well as traveling to Turkey, Israel, and Petra — one of the new Seven Wonders of the World.
Before she left the United States, Pilet received the Gilman Scholarship award from the U.S. State Department. The Gilman Scholarship offers awards for undergraduate students to study abroad.
For this scholarship, she has been collecting footage for a documentary on the Middle East to present to the State Department when she returns to the U.S.
WEEC SPORTS – WEDNESDAY 1-23-13:
NBA: CLEVELAND 95 BOSTON 90. KYRIE IRVING SCORES 40 POINTS IN THE CAVS WIN! 10PM TONIGHT: INDIANA AT PORTLAND
THE SUPER BOWL IS A WEEK FROM THIS SUNDAY FEBRUARY 3RD IN NEW ORLEANS AT 6:30PM: BALTIMORE VS. SAN FRANCISCO.
BASEBALL NEWS, THE CITY OF CINCINNATI AWARDED THE ALL-STAR GAME FOR THE 2015 SEASON, SAYS CBSSPORTS.COM, AND THE REDS SIGN PITCHER ARMANDO GALARRAGA TO A MINOR-LEAGUE DEAL, HE’S THE THEN TIGERS PITCHER BEST KNOWN FOR NEARLY THROWING A PERFECT GAME IN 2010, HE’LL COMPETE FOR A SPOT IN THE STARTING ROTATION.
COLLEGE MENS BASKETBALL: OHIO STATE 72 IOWA 63, BUCKEYES HANG ON TO WIN AFTER A 24-POINT 2ND HALF LEAD WAS CUT TO 4 POINTS LATE. SHANE BURGEL WAS AT THE GAME LAST NIGHT FOR WEEC SPORTS AND GOT POST GAME COMMENTS FROM BUCKEYES COACH THAD MATTA!
CEDARVILLE 82 SALEM INTERNATIONAL 77, MICHIGAN STATE 49 WISCONSIN 47, WAKE FOREST 86 NORTH CAROLINA STATE 84, NO. KANSAS 59 KANSAS STATE 55, VILLANOVA 73 NO. 5 LOUISVILLE 64.
TONIGHT: 7PM: PENN STATE AT INDIANA, FORDHAM AT DAYTON, WRIGHT STATE AT YOUNGSTOWN STATE, URBANA AT CENTRAL STATE, 8PM: DEPAUW AT WITTENBERG.
WOMENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL: NOTRE DAME COLLEGE 77 CEDARVILLE 65.
HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL: KENTON RIDGE 59 GREENON 47, SHAWNEE 77 BENJAMIN LOGAN 44, BETHEL 75 NORTHEASTERN 66, TIPPECANOE 85 INDIAN LAKE 58, FAIRBANKS 62 MECHANICSBURG 53, URBANA 35 BELLEFONTAINE 24, TROY CHRISTIAN 70 XENIA CHRISTIAN 62, WEST LIBERTY-SALEM 51 RIVERSIDE 37, THE TIGERS LANDON HORMANN SCORES A GAME-HIGH 25 POINTS IN THE TIGERS 12TH WIN, AND TECUMSEH 65 GRAHAM 54, THE ARROWS ARE 13-2!