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Calendar contest draws 1,800 entries The 22nd Cooperative Calendar of Student Art Contest drew over 1,800 drawings, paintings and collages from students in grades kindergarten through 12.

One of Indiana’s best now on National Register of Historic Places Turkey Run State Park, named best campground by Indiana Connection readers in its 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards, has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. The Parke County attraction, found-

StudentArt 2020


Artist of the Year was Danielle Sommerman, who will be a junior at Crawford County High School this coming fall. Sommerman, from English, Indiana, is a perennial art contest entrant who has won her grade division four times. She illustrated the month of October in this year’s contest. The contest’s winning entries and nine honorable mention selections will be published in the 2020 Cooperative Calendar of Student Art. Evan Olinger from Sellersburg, Indiana, who has won his grade division every year since 2015, will illustrate the month of November in the 2020 calendar. All the calendar art contest first place and honorable mention winners will be recognized at a special art reception to be held in conjunction with the opening of the Hoosier Salon Art Exhibition in August at the Indiana State Museum in Indianapolis. As well, the student art will be displayed in the museum during the Hoosier Salon 2 ½ month-long exhibition. Learn more about the contest, the calendar, and the winning student artists in the October issue of Indiana Connection. Calendars will be available at participating local electric cooperatives and by mail from Indiana Connection in November.

ed in 1916, was recognized for its “unique cultural value to Indiana as well as its national history.” Visitors


Honorable mentions:

flock to Turkey Run State Park each

Kindergarten: Charles Quakenbush

Lucy O’Bryan, kindergarten

year to camp, canoe, fish and hike.

First Grade: George Quakenbush

Phil Carnes, second grade

The National Register of Historic

Second Grade: Abby Porter

David White, third grade

Places is compiled by the National

Third Grade: Rileigh Hash

Addie Otte, fourth grade

Park Service, detailing historic places

Fourth Grade: Oliver Lanam

Mia Fang, eighth grade

worth preserving. The park’s Lusk

Fifth Grade: Ashelyn Evans

Clare Kramer, ninth grade

Home and Mill Site had previously

Sixth Grade: Naomi Kujak

Adalia Knakiewicz, ninth grade

been included in the register.

Seventh Grade: Addysen Standish

Erin Starkweather, 10th grade

Turkey Run State Park’s state and

Eighth Grade: Andrew Zink

Trinity Hess, 11th grade

national register certificates will be

Ninth Grade: Morgan Dyck

presented to park representatives

10th Grade: Danielle Sommerman

during the Indiana State Fair in

11th Grade: Evan Olinger



JULY 2019

12th Grade: Lexi Harford

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Henry County REMC — July 2019 Indiana Connection  

Henry County REMC — July 2019 Indiana Connection