SUBMITTED PHOTO Perry Meridian High School has recognized its December Students of the Month. Seen with Principal Kert Boedicker, they are (from left) freshman Abby Mercer, senior Tha Thang, sophomore Reggie McDonald and junior Ianglen Sung.
Franklin College sophomore Erica Irish, daughter of Eric and Charise Irish and a graduate of Perry Meridian High School, was an alternate in the Indianapolis Press Club Foundation’s 32nd annual Thomas R. Keating Feature Writing Program on Nov. 10. Irish serves as the opinion editor of The Franklin and is a student ambassador for the college’s Office of Admissions. Since its inception in 1987, the pro-gram has donated more than $151,000 to Indiana college students.