Clyde Kersey, ’71, GR ’74

After 32 years of public service, the retiring Clyde Kersey (D-Terre Haute) will be awarded an honorary doctor of humane letters for his efforts during the ceremony, set for noon Dec. 15 at Hulman Center.

BY Betsy Simon

Ashlee Vitz, ’08, ’11, GR ’14

This three-time Sycamore is an award-winning French teacher and drama director at Center Grove High School in Greenwood, Ind., who is well on her way to a fourth degree from State.

BY Connor Myers

Heon Suk Park, ’18

An elementary education major from Seoul, South Korea, Heon Suk “Jerry” Park isn’t a fan of pigeons.

BY Indianastate


Rob Haworth, Ph.D. ’04

As the new superintendent of Vigo County schools, Rob Haworth aims to enrich students’ lives so they can grow up to further improve their communities.

BY Betsy Simon

Katelyn Kendall, ’19

Holland, Ind., native Katelyn Kendall recently volunteered as the music director for the Terre Haute Community Theater’s production of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” She is a vocal music education major.

BY Indianastate

A family’s impact

An Indiana State researcher and her colleagues are changing the way educators think about poverty’s impact on children’s exposure to language.

BY Tay Smith, GR '18