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2017 Northwest Indiana Graduation Station


Of all the events we see throughout the year, graduations and commencements are the ones that most embody our good news mission. To see all the hard work put in and out of the classroom by students, parents, teachers, coaches, families and friends culminate in one event, with everyone across the school celebrating the same thing, it's just awesome.

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Two High School Seniors Receive La Porte Service League Scholarships

Two-High-School-Seniors-Receive-La-Porte-Service-League-Scholarships-2017Two La Porte High School seniors who are twins recently were honored by La Porte Service League with special $500 scholarships to pursue their college education.

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2,911 Purdue University Northwest Students Earn Academic Honors

Purdue-Northwest-colorSome 2,911 Purdue University Northwest undergraduate students earned 2017 spring semester academic honors.

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Michigan City Area Schools All Ready for Kindergarten

Michigan-City-Area-Schools-All-Ready-for-Kindergarten-2017Representatives of the United Way of LaPorte County, NIPSCO, and Dwyer Instruments stopped by Lake Hills Elementary School in Michigan City on June 20 to present backpacks, books, and a ceremonial check to teachers and children taking part in Michigan City Area Schools' summer “Kindergarten Countdown” program.

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Purdue Northwest College of Business Introducing Sports Management Major

Purdue-Northwest-colorIn response to growing and diverse career opportunities in the business of professional and intercollegiate sports and athletics, Purdue University Northwest is introducing this fall a Sports Management major within its Bachelor of Science in Business degree program.

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New Prairie High School Honor Roll for Second Semester of 2016-17 School Year

New-Prairie-High-SchoolMany students from New Prairie High School made the honor roll during the second semester of the 2016-2017 school year. See below for the full list of names.

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Michigan City High School MCJROTC Competes in 2017 Military Field Meet


The Michigan City High School (MCHS) Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (MCJROTC) competed in a military field meet against Portage and South Bend Riley MCJROTCs. The competition had five events- a speed/equilibrium event, nicknamed the “Dizzy Izzy,” a stretcher relay, a fireman’s carry relay, a one mile relay, and the tug-of-war. The meet was very close, with Michigan City and Portage tying for first, and Riley right behind.

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Lifers at Graduation: “Thank You”


We at Ideas in Motion Media covered 44 high school and college graduations throughout Northwest Indiana.

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Michigan City High School Wolves Wire, June 2017

MC Wolves logoCongratulations to the Class of 2017! Congratulations to all students, parents, teachers and staff from Michigan City High School for supporting our strong end to the school year. This was an exceptional year with many achievements and awards.

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PNW Receives GenCyber Grant from National Security Agency, U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security

Purdue-Northwest-colorPurdue University Northwest received a $92,260 GenCyber Grant jointly from the National Security Agency (NSA) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support two free cybersecurity camps for high school students this month at the Hammond Campus.

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Bringing Home the Gold: PNW Weekly Television Program Earns Award

Bringing-Home-the-Gold-PNW-Weekly-Television-Program-Earns-AwardStudent producers of Purdue University Northwest’s weekly television program, The Calumet Roundtable, earned a video production award from the Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts (AIVA) for a recent episode featuring an interview of “Mama” Charlotte O’Neal, a founding member of the Kansas City Black Panther Party.

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