After graduating from Tippecanoe Valley High School in 1989, she studied at the University of Kentucky and graduated from Grace College. She earned a Master of Science in education (school counseling) at Indiana University and a Master of Arts in education from Ball State University. She expects to earn an education specialist degree next month.
Rochester and Tippecanoe Valley high schools have named their Class of 2016 valedictorians and salutatorians.
Eli Pugh, son of Kevin and Jill Pugh, is the RHS valedictorian. He plans to study mathematics at Stanford University and participate with the triathlon team there. He is a member of National Honor Society, Key Club, student council, Peers Educating Peers, and the cross country, track and field and swim teams. He is employed at The Elks lodge and as a school lifeguard.
Yochum, the only senior on the Rochester girls tennis team, just had a feeling the Lady Zs would beat Culver Academy on Wednesday and win their first sectional title ever on Thursday even though there was evidence to suggest otherwise.
CULVER - The Rochester girls tennis team's historic state tournament run will not include a regional title.
Plymouth stroked their way past the Lady Zs 5-0 to earn their spot in the Culver Academy regional final. They pressured the Lady Zs with forceful groundstrokes and precisely angled volleys while avoiding unforced errors.
North Miami sophomore Faith White is on the cusp of doing something her brother did last year.
Go to the state finals in track.
Meanwhile, Carlee Lefebvre, who is already a state champion in softball, will look to make state in a second sport when she and White participate in the regional at Kokomo High School. Start time is 6 p.m. today.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - In a stunning triumph for a political outsider, Donald Trump all but clinched the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday with a resounding victory in Indiana that knocked rival Ted Cruz out of the race and cleared Trump's path to a likely November face-off with Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Donald Trump's relentless assault on the rules that govern how Republicans choose their nominee is coming far too late to change what even defenders acknowledge is a complicated selection system.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The two most-powerful leaders of the Indiana Senate are working to fend off Republican primary challengers who have criticized their handling of contentious issues in the GOP-dominated General Assembly.