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RHS Student Awarded Presigious Stamps Scholarship

RICHMOND, March 29, 2022 – Richmond High School Senior Molly Gard has been awarded the Stamps Scholarship. The nationally prestigious merit scholarship helps exceptional students become meaningful leaders throughout society.

This fall, Ms. Gard plans to attend Purdue University to study science. She will also be a member of the Purdue Honors College. The Stamps Scholarship will cover Ms. Gard’s full cost of attendance (tuition, room, and board) and will connect her with a national network of dedicated peers. With the support of benefactors E. Roe Stamps and his late wife Penny, the award also will give Ms. Gard access to an academic enrichment fund of up to $10,000 to finance activities such as academic conferences, study abroad experiences or internships.

While at Richmond High School, Ms. Gard has been the first chair celloist in the RHS Orchestra, Orchestra Council- Vice President, a member of the Science Academic Team, the Math Academic Team, the RHS Student Council and the Red Devil Mentor Program. She is the daughter of Brian and Kendra Benner of Centerville.

Masks OPTIONAL for Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Good Morning Parents and Guardians of Richmond Community Schools,

First and foremost, RCS truly apologizes for the inconsistent messaging that has surrounded our face masking procedures. This matter is of true importance to all RCS stakeholders (faculty, staff, students, parents/guardians, and patrons) and we will continue to work together to address it accordingly. With that said, today, Tuesday, February 22, 2022 RCS will indeed be exercising our revised face masking procedures, therefore providing all faculty, staff, students and stakeholders the option to wear a face mask. Again, today, Tuesday, February 22, 2022 RCS will not be requiring face masking for faculty, staff, students, and stakeholders.

Over the next two days, RCS will be engaged in extensive conversations with our school community to assure that concerns from our parents, guardians, and community as a whole are heard. Yet again, we apologize for the inconvenience and sincerely appreciate your continued time, patience, and support.

Respectfully,

Richmond Community Schools
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