Jacob Hannon is valedictorian, Hunter Smith is salutatorian at NPHS

  New Prairie High School has announced its valedictorian and salutatorian for the 2020-21 school year: Hunter Smith – salutatorian Hunter’s parents are Brian and ... Continue Reading →

Students may apply now for Healthcare Foundation health/wellness scholarships

  The Healthcare Foundation of La Porte (HFL) takes great pride in offering scholarship awards to students pursuing a degree in a health or wellness field in the La Porte community. ... Continue Reading →

PNW plans virtual public events during Black History Month

  Purdue University Northwest (PNW) plans a range of cultural and academic events throughout February to commemorate Black History Month. Many events are free and open to the ... Continue Reading →

Rotary Club offers Leaders of Tomorrow scholarships to recent high school grads

  For the Rotary Club of La Porte, the development of next generation community leadership is essential in making a meaningful impact on the future of our community.  We want ... Continue Reading →

PNW online nursing programs score highly in U.S. News & World Report

  The 2021 Best Online Programs rankings from U.S. News & World Report once again named Purdue University Northwest’s (PNW) online nursing programs among the best in the ... Continue Reading →

LP County Career and Technical Center now taking applications

  The La Porte County Career and Technical Education Center (AK Smith) is now taking applications for the next school year. Students from La Porte, LaCrosse, Michigan City, New ... Continue Reading →

NPHS: good news from the classrooms

  Mrs. Wilkeson’s AP Literature seniors have been studying the history of Ghana, the Atlantic Slave Trade and their own ancestries in preparation for starting the acclaimed ... Continue Reading →

County notes

  PNW to develop cybersecurity program for high schoolers  Three Purdue University Northwest faculty members secured a federal grant of $205,921 to develop a program encouraging ... Continue Reading →

Cougar pride already gleams as NPHS mural takes shape

  Photo and information from New Prairie High School  The Cougar is glaring at all athletic foes in this mural being painted at New Prairie High School. The mural, 66 feet in ... Continue Reading →

Sheriff’s scholarships open to qualified high school seniors and college students

  Sheriff John T. Boyd has announced that the Indiana Sheriffs’ Association will again be awarding college scholarships to qualified high school seniors or college students who ... Continue Reading →