Family of Irvin Dean Franklin is again taking applications for the scholarship established to honor his memory. Irvin Dean was a lifelong resident who farmed near Nebo. He served his community through years by serving on Pike County Fair Board, Farm Service Board, Unit 10 School Board and Farm Service Agency Board. He enjoyed being around youth and took advantage of local community college courses in photography, wood and metal classes, computer and further training for assessing county properties. All seniors and former Pike County high school graduates are encouraged to apply.
Applications can be picked up at guidance office at all high schools in Pike County. Completed applications may be returned to high school guidance office or mailed to: Mark McGlauchlen, 625 Kandy St. Pittsfield, IL 62363.
Deadline for applications is April 1 with scholarship winner announced in May.
On Tuesday, December 16 beginning at 6 pm, the Tornadoes will play at home vs Pittsfield. Admission will be a toy to donate for the G-P Toy Drive to benefit the Griggsville-Perry School District Christmas Families. One adult or child admission free per toy. Also on that night, Team Impact will hold it’s annual Cookie Walk from 3:30 pm until the end of the game.
If you would like to donate cookies, please bring them to Kayt Risley on Monday, December 15. OTSD will be at the game that night handing out goodies.
Art Speaks, the loudest silent auction you will ever attend, is November 24 – December 6 at Free Press Coffee Shop in Pittsfield with original pieces made by Mrs. Davidsmeyer’s art classes. Winners will be announced December 6. Proceeds go to the PHS Art Program.
This is the last month to purchase tickets for the All-Sport raffle. Tickets can be purchased from any athlete or the office of Pittsfield High School. The drawing for the winning tickets will be held Saturday, November 29 at half-time of the Saukee boys basketball game during the Saukee Turkey Tournament. First prize in the drawing is $5,000. There will be eleven other winners.