Local Student Selected for National Leadership Position
Michael Baird, West Lafayette, Ind., has been selected as a member of the 2012-2013 Agriculture Future of America (AFA) Student Advisory Team. Baird, along with eight other college students from seven states, serves as an ambassador for the organization and will help to develop the strategic direction for the organization in 2012. Members also help plan and deliver the AFA Leaders Conference.
Local Students Awarded at Kenneth E. Behring National History Day Contest
Indiana students were successful at the 2012 Kenneth E. Behring National History Day Contest, which took place June 10-14 at University of Maryland at College Park near Washington D.C. The Kenneth E. Behring National History Day Contest is the final stage of a series of contests at local and state levels. Of the 58 Indiana students in attendance, eight were finalists including three second-place winners.
STATEHOUSE - While some new Indiana laws from this past session have already gone into effect, the majority just went into effect July 1. It is important that everyone know what changes our state is making, which is why this will be part one of a four-part series of columns discussing new Indiana laws.