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Everything listed under: Purdue University

  • Scecina freshmen visit Purdue Youth Institute, dig into challenge of feeding the world's hungry people

    By Beth Murphy, Director of Marketing Communications

    Many of us think about food a lot. We might think about food dozens of times a day. That’s 7 billion people thinking about food.

    Sadly, 40% of all food goes to waste. Most hungry people live in developing countries, where 12.9 percent of the population is undernourished. 

    Four Scecina freshmen explored these issues as they took part in the World Food Prize Youth Institute at Purdue University this spring. ... Read More

  • 5 unique paths to college for Scecina students

    My name is Josh Orndorff, and I am the college and career counselor at Scecina Memorial High School. 

    As a parent, you dream of your child succeeding in life and becoming the very best person he or she can become. Striving for and graduating from college can help make your dream a reality.

    I am very happy to inform you that, thanks to the generosity of alumni and friends of Scecina, there is scholarship money that has been dedicated for Scecina students who meet eligibility requirements at these four institutions of higher education:... Read More

  • Student Spotlight: Lauren Ryan '16

    Each week the Scecina Student Spotlight introduces the Crusader Community to a current Scecina student who has been a recipient of the President's Academic Excellence Award.

    By Cari Gallagher '93

    Senior Lauren Ryan plans to attend Purdue University. She is passionate about athletics and has been a fixture on the Crusader volleyball team for the past four years.... Read More