SUBMITTED PHOTO Students and teachers from Southport High School’s Literary Traveling Club visited Olympic Stadium in Athens, Greece, during spring break. The travelers, who also ventured to Italy, are (from left) Nancy DeLong, Sam Hanley, Haley Shaw, Madelyn Knight, Bailey Fields, Jacob King, Jared Stanley, Madeline Smith, Marsha Manning and Karen Butchko. The club is planning to travel to France, Switzerland, Germany and Austria in June 2018 and is accepting contributions at https://www.gofundme.com/SouthportTravelerFund to help pay for the trip. Info: email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beech Grove junior basketball player Kenny Washington was selected as the school’s Edward Jones Scholar Athlete of the Month for March.
Washington, who averaged 12 points and five rebounds for the 18-7 Hornets, was named to the All-Indiana Crossroads Conference team and was voted as one of the top 100 juniors in the state by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association.
Seen with Edward Jones financial adviser Joy Wallace, Washington is the son of Tia Davidson and ranks in the top 25 percent of his class with a 3.2 GPA.