Who’s News

Friday, October 4, 2019

WESLEY W. WILSON, coordinator of archives and special collections at DePauw University, was recently recertified by the Academy of Certified Archivists.

A 28-year member of the Academy, Wilson’s recertification signifies his continued commitment to professional goals, ethics and standards for the collection, care, preservation and access to historical materials.

Wilson has qualified for recertification by attaining the appropriate educational requirements and job experience.

As a member of the Academy of Certified Archivists, Wilson joins archivists from throughout the United States and other countries in upholding the standards of the archival profession. Founded in 1989, the Academy is an independent, non-profit, certifying organization of professional archivists working toward the further development of archival education, concepts and issues.

Working with the Society of American Archivists and other archival organizations, the Academy seeks to strengthen and advance the levels of available archival expertise to ensure the preservation of materials documenting our history and culture.

Greencastle resident DIANE FLINT was recently honored as one of the four teachers to be named to Cascade High School’s 2019 CADET Hall of Fame.

A 43-year veteran retired teacher, Flint was inducted alongside Luanne Clune, Dr. Roger Beck and Diana Hampton Hadley.

Flint was a teacher of English and Latin and served many leadership roles including sponsor of Fellowship of Christian Athletes, National Honor Society, Latin Club, cheer block and as an officer of CTA, Alpha Delta Kappa and as the language department chair.

During her tenure at Cascade, Flint was honored with Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, Who’s Who in American Education, Cedarville College Impact Teacher, Mill Creek Optimist Teacher, FCA Sponsor’s award, Senior Scholar Educator and CHS Senior Choice award.

She is an active member of Greencastle First Baptist Church, 100 Women Who Care, Mill Creek Optimists and the Alpha Zeta Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa teacher sorority.

Flint is a 1965 graduate of Greencastle High School, 1969 and 1972 graduate of Indiana State University and served at Cascade from 1969 through 2012.

Trine University recently welcomed its sixth Doctor of Physical Therapy class with a special ceremony at the university’s Health Sciences Education Center in Fort Wayne on Aug. 30.

ADRIANA MILLICAN of Bainbridge was one of the students who received a white coat. Millican is a graduate of both North Putnam High School and Manchester University.

During the annual White Coat Ceremony, 33 members of the Trine University Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2022 received their white coats, symbolizing their transition from preclinical to clinical health science.

EMMA HOLSAPPLE, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Brien Holsapple of Roachdale, received a $1,300 Masonic scholarship from the scholarship board of the Grand Lodge of Indiana, Free and Accepted Masons.

The Grand Lodge of Indiana Scholarship Board distributes earnings from an endowment, making it one of the largest fraternal scholarship funds in the country. In the years of its operation, more than $6 million in scholarships have helped more than 7,000 Hoosier students realize their educational goals.

Children and stepchildren of Master Masons as well as Master Masons who demonstrate academic merit, financial need and community participation may apply for scholarships if they are attending an Indiana college or university.

Holsapple’s scholarship was one of 411 selected from more than 435 applicants.

Emma was sponsored by her father Brien, who is a member of Roachdale Lodge No. 602 F&AM. She is currently applying the scholarship to her second year at Indiana State University.

One Putnam County student was among the 388 honored by Manchester University for making the dean’s list in the spring 2019 semester.

ZANE YON of Greencastle, a senior double major in sports management and business management, qualified for the honor in the same semester he completed his bachelor’s degree.

Yon, a South Putnam High School graduate, achieved a 3.5 GPA or higher while enrolled in at least 12 credit hours of classes this spring at the school in northeast Indiana.