MC takes leadership roles in state Student Education Association
The Indiana Student Education Association has tapped the Manchester
College chapter for its Outstanding Chapter Award, elected two MC
students to its executive board, and awarded scholarships to three
The recognition continues Manchester’s leadership
as one of the strongest SEA chapters in the state. The College captured
the Outstanding Chapter Award last spring, also. The latest recognition
came at the SEA spring representative assembly last weekend in
of Lakeville, Ind., will serve as vice president of the state executive
board. A junior, Mevis is majoring in elementary education, with mild
intervention. She is vice president of the Manchester SEA.
president of the Manchester SEA chapter, will serve as secretary of the
state board. Majoring in elementary education with mild intervention,
the junior is from Bourbon, Ind.
Recognized as having exceptional potential as
teachers, Mevis, Collins and sophomore
Melanie DeGrandchamp each
received $500 scholarships from the State Teachers Association.
DeGrandchamp, of Fort Wayne, is majoring in K-12 adaptive physical
chapter is one of the largest and strongest in the state of Indiana,”
said Heather Schilling, assistant professor of education, who advises
the chapter with faculty members Korrine Gust and Stacy Stetzel.
“In fact, our numbers double the number of Ball State members. We
are very proud of our students.
They represented our college well.”
About 22 percent of Manchester College students are
education majors, with 50 seniors student teaching this semester. In
addition to early and middle childhood generalist teaching licenses, the
College offers licenses in mild intervention, English and language arts,
math, instrumental and choral music, French, Spanish, German, physical
education, life science, physical science, social studies and visual
For more about the education program at Manchester,