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End of year recognition for students faculty and administration were given at last night’s Southeast Dubois School Board meeting.

The Top Accelerated Readers for the 2015-16 School Year included:

  • Forest Park ‘s Emily Schwarts with 884.9 points and Jessica Englert with 681.1 points.
  • Ferdinand Elementary’s Will Steckler with 681.6 points
  • 4th grader-Austin DeSchamp with Pine Ridge Elementary’s with 511.7 points
  • and 6th grader Alexis Lasher with 653 points for Cedar Crest Intermediate

Southeast Dubois Superintendent Rick Allen acknowledged other end of the year achievements.

The school board thanked corporation Treasurer-Tracy Troesch who was recognized with the Region 9 School Business Official of the Year award. She has been with the district since 2007.

Also, Jarred Howard, Director of Patoka Valley and Perry County Career and Technical Cooperative gave the board a presentation about his role and that of the technical programs for local school districts under the cooperative.

Howard visited 9 different school corporations in southwestern Indiana to explain programs offered in the shared capacity depending on concentrated fields.

For example, students have traveled to Pike Central for many programs including Southridge for automotive and Jasper for health occupation among others.

Southeast Dubois Superintendent Rick Allen further describes the programs success as it pertains to his district.


Howard provided insight on how parents can give support to students who are interested in taking steps in starting their career.

Howard expressed that keeping parents informed and involved in their children’s education is key to their involvement in their overall success.


He also added that he believes one of the reasons for the high graduation rate from the southwestern part of the state is possible based on the hands-on experience and learning accomplished through the Patoka Valley and Perry County Career and Technical Cooperative.

To learn more about how students can better prepare for these programs visit their website at: .

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