2013 CIE awards announced

The Committee for Integrity Enhancement 21st Awards’ Ceremony was held April 22, 2013, at Northside Middle School Auditorium.  The keynote speaker for the ceremony was Kelsey Timmerman, local author and world traveler, who has presented his message that we should all aware of our environment and what we are eating and wearing to schools and colleges around the globe.  His books include: Where Am I Wearing and Where Am I Eating.

His interest began when he noticed that his underwear was made in Nicaragua. He traveled there and learned the manufacturer’s employees made only $1.00 (one dollar) per day for working in the clothing factories.  He then traveled to other countries and learned the same thing was going on there and the countries were all in poverty.  He met many interesting people and began writing his books to make others aware of these conditions.

The theme for the essay contest this year was “How Can I Demonstrate Integrity through My Responsible Use of the World’s Resources?”  Twelve Hundred and thirty-five (1,235), essays were received from Delaware County Elementary, Middle, High, and Home Schools.  When essays are received they are coded and names and schools are omitted from the essays when they are given to the preliminary judges.  After these judges have finished reading the essays and have chosen two school winners, the Committee for Community Enhancement selects the final division winners.   The codes are then matched to the essays to reveal the names of the students and their respective schools.  Each participating school had two winners in each division.  The overall winners were then selected from the two finalists in each division. All participants receive a certificate of participation.  The top two students in their respective division receive $20.  The overall winners in each division receive a plaque and a 1st Place prize of$150, 2nd place prize of $100 and a 3rd place prize of $75.

The winners of this year’s contest are:

Division Winners
2013 Essay Contest Winners
Place
 
Grade
 
School
Elementary Division 
Nora Bauer
1st
 
5th
 
St. Mary’s Catholic
 
Logan Swallow
2nd
 
5th
 
Selma Elementary
 
Gabriel Proctor
3rd
 
5th
 
Heritage Hall Christian
Middle – Division ll
Max Nettrouer
1st
 
6th
 
Cowan Elementary
 
Chloe Davis
2nd
 
6th
 
Delta Middle
 
Kassidy Koch
3rd
 
6th
 
Higher Ground Academy
High -Division lll
Emmy Rawson
1st
 
11th
 
Muncie Central
 
Nathan Hahn
2nd
 
10th
 
Delta High
 
Macy Whitehair
3rd
 
9th
 
Delta High
Personal Integrity
Bob Ball
 
 
 
 
 
 
Todd Castor
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sheila DeCaroli
 
 
 
 
 
 
Richard Shirey
 
 
 
 
 
Teachers Honored
 
 
 
 
 
 
Elementary
Debbie Christopher
 
 
 
 
Royerton Elementary
Middle
Mark McKee
 
 
 
 
Heritage Hall Christian
High School
Victoria Marcus
 
 
 
 
Southside High

The Committee for Integrity Enhancement is made of local citizens working together to promote and recognize “integrity” in the lives of area residents of all ages in the Muncie/Delaware County area.  The Chairman of the Committee this year is Joe Schmaltz.  The committee is supported through private community donations.  For more information on the Committee for Integrity Enhancement, please send your request or suggestions to   P. O. Box 764, Muncie IN.  47308.

Jeff Shore, Daleville, Indiana is the photographer, and the committee wishes to thank him for his many years of dedicated service to the committee.

Nathan Hahn
Nathan Hahn
Max Nettrouer
Max Nettrouter
Kassidly Koch
Kassidy Koch
Gabriel Proctor
Gabriel Proctor
Emmy Rawson
Emmy Rawson
Chloe Davis
Chloe Davis
Nora Bauer
Nora Bauer
Logan Swallow
Logan Swallow
Victoria Marcus
Teacher Award
Victoria Marcus
Todd Castor
Personal Integrity Award
Todd Castor
Sheila DeCaroli
Personal Integrity Award
Sheila DeCaroli
Richard Shirey
Personal Integrity Award
Richard Shirey
Mark McKee
Teacher Award
Mark McKee
Macy Whitehair
Macy Whitehair
Debbie Christopher
Teacher Award
Debbie Christopher
Bob Ball
Personal Integrity Award
Bob Ball

 

2012 CIE Awards announced

From the Star Press Article:

The Committee for Integrity Enhancement 20th Awards Ceremony was April 23 in the Northside Middle School auditorium.

Keynote speaker for the ceremony was Mary Dollison, co-founder of Motivate Our Minds (MOMs) and winner of many awards including Sagamore of the Wabash, and The Star Press Person of the Year, as well as a past winner of the Personal Integrity Award.

This year’s Personal Integrity Award winners were Pastor Jim Ballinger, Harris Chapel Nazarene Church; Ken Briner, a retiree from Muncie Power Products; and Tony Rolli, Disaster Relief and Secret Families.

Recipients of the Teacher Appreciation Awards were: Elementary, Carolyn Shelton, Royerton Elementary School; middle school, Tammy Underwood, Cowan Junior-Senior High School; and high school, Bob Winebarger, Heritage Hall Christian School.

More than 900 Delaware County elementary, middle, high school and homeschool students entered the essay contest, the theme for which was “How can I demonstrate integrity through my service to others.” Each participating school had two winners in each division. The overall winners were then selected from the two finalists in each division.

All essay contest participants receive certificates of participation. The top two students in their respective division received $10. The overall winners in each division received a plaque and a prize of $150 for first place, $100 for second or $75 for third.

Overall winners for the essay contest were:

Elementary: First, Marla Isaacson, Heritage Hall; second, Jennalyn Selvey, Albany Elementary School; third, Laura White, Albany Elementary School.

Middle school: First, Jacob Brewer, Delta Middle School; second, Danica Fultz, Selma Middle School; third, Ben Martin, Heritage Hall.

High school: First, Karly Koch, Higher Ground Academy (homeschool); second, Fabian House, Central High School; third, Collin Bond, Heritage Hall.

The Committee for Integrity Enhancement is made up of local citizens working together to promote and recognize integrity in the lives of Delaware County residents of all ages. Chairman of the committee is Joe Schmaltz. The committee is supported through private community donations.