2017-06-20 / Front Page

Awards, scholarships given at recent banquet


The Administrator/Teacher Hall of Fame award went to the late James Hammond. James’ family accepted the award. Shown above are, from left to right, Greg, Ethel, Wes, and Diana Hammond Duwelius. (Courtesy Photo) The Administrator/Teacher Hall of Fame award went to the late James Hammond. James’ family accepted the award. Shown above are, from left to right, Greg, Ethel, Wes, and Diana Hammond Duwelius. (Courtesy Photo) Many awards, grants, and scholarships were passed out at the recent South Putnam Alumni Banquet.

The Administrator/ Teacher Hall of Fame award went to the late James Hammond. The award was accepted by his wife, and family.

The newest Alumni Hall of Fame member was Boyd Goodson who currently serves as a professor at Southern Illinois University where he is working on ways to improve medical diagnosis by improving the MRI machines to give a better picture of the patient.

Teacher grants were presented to Carmen Cash who will purchase take-home packets that encourage students to study with their parents. Emily Brinkman will use her grant to begin work on an outdoor learning center. Her grant will also include some of the wood that had been donated to the Education Foundation.

The SPC Education Foundation presented a $750 scholarship to Kaitlyn Rector to further her studies after high school graduation.The SPC Education Foundation presented a $750 scholarship to Kaitlyn Rector to further her studies after high school graduation.
Jennifer Laser was the final grant winner. She will be providing special magazines for her English/Language Arts students at the South Putnam Middle School.

The SPC Education Foundation presented a $750 scholarship to Kaitlyn Rector to further her studies after high school graduation.

To close out the banquet Jonah Sanders was the recipient of the Wildman Leadership Scholarship.

The banquet attendees also enjoyed hearing from the classes of 1976, 1977, 1991, and 1992. Next year we plan to recognize the classes of 1978 and 1993 along with inviting the entire South Putnam Community to enjoy the evening and support the South Putnam students and teachers.


Teacher grants were awarded to Car - men Cash, left, and Emily Brinkman. (Courtesy Photo) Teacher grants were awarded to Car - men Cash, left, and Emily Brinkman. (Courtesy Photo) The Foundation Board is currently seeking volunteers to serve on their Endowment Campaign committee to help provide additional funding for the Teacher Grants and Scholarships.



Boyd Goodson is the newest Alumni Hall of Fame member. (Courtesy Photo) Boyd Goodson is the newest Alumni Hall of Fame member. (Courtesy Photo)

Jonah Sanders was the recipient of the Wildman Leadership Scholarship. Jonah Sanders was the recipient of the Wildman Leadership Scholarship.

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