Integrity Machine Tool Technology Scholarship application deadline extended

first_imgBatesville, IN— The Ripley County Community Foundation has extended the application deadline for the Integrity Machine Tool Technology Scholarship to June 1, 2020.  This scholarship was established in 2019 by Integrity Tool to financially support local students planning to pursue a degree in machine technology trades, and it is the first scholarship awarded by the Ripley County Community Foundation that supports career technology trades.Amy Streator, Executive Director of the Ripley County Community Foundation, says, “The Community Foundation is pleased to distribute this scholarship on behalf of Integrity Tools because it provides an opportunity to future generations who desire to obtain a quality education.  Students who pursue a career relating to career technology trades is one essential asset into building a sustainable community.”Applicants must meet the following criteria in order to apply for the scholarship: be graduating from Batesville High School, East Central High School, Franklin County High School, Greensburg High School, Jac-Cen-Del High School, Milan High School, North Decatur High School, Oldenburg Academy, or South Ripley High school; be attending or planning to attend Ivy Tech Community College and be enrolled in the Machine Tool Technology Program; complete a 500 word (maximum) essay describing the applicant’s motivation for pursuing a career in machine trades; provide, at minimum, one letter of recommendation from a teacher or employer describing the applicant’s work ethic; and complete the scholarship application.Tim Schrank, a representative of Integrity Tool, states, “Regardless of the future economy or next generation, we believe the future is what you make of it. We are honored and proud to support those pursuing their dreams in the machine tool trade by providing this scholarship.”Click here for an application.  To make a donation to the Integrity Machine Tool Technology Fund, contact RCCF at 812.933.1098 or office@rccfonline.org with any questions or for more information on our scholarships.last_img read more

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Other Sports Vinesh Phogat Becomes First Indian Wrestler To Qualify For 2020 Tokyo Olympics

first_img For all the Latest Sports News News, Other Sports News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. New Delhi: Vinesh Phogat on Wednesday became the first Indian wrestler to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Vinesh sealed the India’s first Tokyo Olympics berth in wrestling with an 8-2 win over Sarah Hildebrandt of USA in her second bout of the repechage round. With this win, the Asian Games gold medallist Vinesh Phogat also qualified for the bout for bronze medal at the ongoing Wrestling World Championship. She is now just one win away from clinching her maiden Worlds medal. Vinesh Phogat will take on two-time world medallist Maria Prevolaraki from Greece in the bronze medal match. The Asian Games gold medallist has defeated Yuliia Khavaldzhy Blahinya from Ukraine 5-0 in her first bout of the repechage round. Vinesh had lost to reigning champion Mayu Mukaida on Tuesday. However, the Japanese Mukaida later reached the final helping Vinesh stay in the hunt for the bronze medal.India’s Pooja Dhanda registered beat Katsiaryna Hanchar Yanushkevich of Belarus in the Round of 16 to enter the quarterfinals in 59kg.Seema Bisla’s run at the World Championships ended with a 3-11 loss to Ekaterina Poleshchuk in her repechage second match. She also failed to seal a Tokyo Olympics berth.India’s Sarita lost to European Championship bronze winner Anastasia Nichita in the qualification round of the 57kg category. Kiran Bishnoi lost to 2017 world silver medalist Aline Focken of Germany after in the 76kg qualification match.Both Sarita and Kiran will be hoping to see their opponents reach the final and send them into the repechage round. last_img read more

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US-based golfers make massive donation of gear to GGA

first_imgTHE Guyana Golf Association (GGA) announced that several hundred golf clubs and other equipment were part of a contribution to the development of the sport in Guyana from Bob Maibusch, owner of Pine Grove Springs Golf Course in New Hampshire, USA. Maibusch was contacted by GGA president Aleem Hussain. According to the president, the foreign pro golfer readily agreed to assist in the growth of the game; especially in light of the recent attention being given by women and children since the opening of the Nexgen Golf Academy & Driving Range.Bob and his daughter are heavily involved in the teaching, designing and operations of Golf courses around the United States andPro golfer and owner of Pine Grove Springs Golf Course in New Hampshire, USA, Bob Maibuschinstantly agreed to partner with the GGA in his words “for the love of the game”.Recently a number of clubs, balls, and other pieces of equipment were collected and shipped through the sterling efforts of Aleena and Bill Knight of New York and is expected to arrive in Guyana by month-end.Hussain said that the equipment was much needed and would supplement the previous sets contributed by Danny Ramnarain and Anwar ‘Buddy’ Shaffie, Colin Ming, and the Shafura Hussain Foundation over the past few months.“With the help of so many people, we are now in a strong position to provide equipment, balls and training for hundreds of students and newcomers to the sport,” said Hussain.Hussain said that the move also plays a role in golf development as recent talks with Sport Minister Charles Ramson Jr were fruitful. According to Hussain the minister acknowledged that golf is one of the sports which allow for social distancing, but at the same time still creates a fun outdoor atmosphere, especially for children who have their extracurricular lives halted by the COVID-19 pandemic.The Academy & Driving Range on Woolford Avenue is open from 08:00hrs to 17:00hrs daily with accommodation being provided for up to 20 persons per hour in accordance with social-distancing requirements. (Clifton Ross)last_img read more

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Kung Fu tells UST Tigresses to fight for school pride

first_imgLights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Ceres nips Shan United anew, nears AFC Cup KO stage Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award View comments In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerism LATEST STORIES UST’s performance against the Lady Tamaraws were everything but graceful.FEU toyed with the Golden Tigresses defense and unloaded 19 service aces, a mark that Reyes did not enjoy one bit.“They had 19 aces? That’s a lot,” said Reye, whose team managed to score seven on their side of the floor. “How can you win when you give up 19 aces?”Reyes said he can see the eagerness to win from his team, but the moment the nerves kick in his players crumble in one way or another.And when that happens, the errors start to rack up on UST’s side of the stat sheet.ADVERTISEMENT University of Santo Tomas’ chances of making the Final Four are as bleak as getting back-to-back royal flushes, but head coach Kung Fu Reyes just wants his players to give it all they’ve got at this point.ADVERTISEMENT Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina MOST READ In the third set, FEU scored 10 points off of its attacks but enjoyed 10 free points due to UST’s errors.“You can see the eagerness to win, they won’t give up so easily,” said Reyes. “But when we commit an error it goes on and on, that’s our problem.”Reyes added the five games remaining in their schedule will be their final gamble, put everything on the line and reap in whatever reward that comes their way.“There are still five games left where we can fix everything. We will have sessions that we will have to improve the team’s morale,” said Reyes. “They have to accept that there are aspects that they have to fill up. They’re not the only ones losing out there, us coaches are included, even UST is in it.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. The Golden Tigresses’ loss to Far Eastern University on Wednesday in the UAAP Season 80 women’s volleyball tournament pushed them to a league-worst 2-7 record and on the brink of elimination from the Final Four.But more than making their final push for the next round, giving the school a something to be proud is something Reyes wants the Tigresses to strive for. FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk“We just have to hold on and fight for the pride of the school,” said Reyes in Filipino at Filoil Flying V Centre. “We will fight to get out of this ranking and we don’t want to be called as a bottom-feeding team.”“It’s hard but we have to concentrate on our other games, finish with a graceful exit.”last_img read more

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