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Week in Review: 02-16-22

We have made it past Valentine’s Day; we have passed the halfway point in February; we are well on our way towards March. In short, another week has gone by in Hamilton County and it is time for another week in review. Between new local businesses, exciting cultural events, and local athletes solidifying the next step in their careers, a lot has happened in Hamilton County in the last week. Here are the top stories that matter to you, our readers.

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Attention junior and senior high school students looking for a career, summer apprenticeship, and/or internship in the local construction trade industry. Potential opportunities await at the first annual Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Job Fair for area students and their parents.

This complimentary networking, information sharing, and recruiting event will take place at Hamilton Heights High School, Arcadia, Ind., tonight, Wednesday, February 16, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. To register to attend or for more information contact event organizer, Eric Fisher at efisher@hhschuskies.org.

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Patrons visiting the Center for the Performing Arts in the coming weeks will notice something new at the Palladium and at the James Building, which houses the Tarkington and the Studio Theater.

The Center and Fifth Third Bank today announced the first-ever naming partnership for the ticket counters that serve the Center and its six Resident Companies, which now carry the name Fifth Third Bank Box Office.

The multi-year partnership was officially launched this morning with a ribbon cutting by Center President/CEO Jeffrey C. McDermott, Fifth Third Bank Regional President Michael Ash and Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Noblesville High School Miller girls varsity girls basketball team on Saturday won their seventh regional championship and the first since 1996, against Fort Wayne Snider by a score of 78-63. 

The Miller Girls (23-4) will advance to the semi-state with a game against Crown Point (24-3) at 7 p.m. Saturday at Logansport Berry Bowl.

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MyKayla Moran, Hamilton Heights’ senior, has signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Hanover College in Hanover, Indiana this fall. Hanover College is a member of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) and a NCAA Division III athletic institution. She is the daughter of Cherry and Ron Moran.

It was the Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology program, beautiful campus, and family atmosphere created by the women’s basketball team that made this liberal arts institution in southern Indiana Moran’s top pick to pursue her education and play collegiate basketball. She liked the fact that she would have many opportunities to gain hands-on experience with athletic trainers as she works toward becoming a Certified Athletic Trainer. In terms of the women’s basketball program, the coaches and players were warm and welcoming. She felt like she could excel in the classroom and on the court at Hanover.

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Jayla Logan, Hamilton Heights’ senior, has signed a letter of intent to play soccer for DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana this fall. DePauw University is a member of the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) and a NCAA Division III athletic institution. She is the daughter of Tom and Lisa Logan. Logan was drawn to DePauw University because of its strong management fellows’ program and multitude of internship opportunities. “I also really resonated with the women’s soccer coach, team values, and believe I can contribute to the team’s future successes,” said Jayla Logan, who plans to major in chemistry and minor in economics as she works toward her long-term goal as a pharmaceutical sales representative for Eli Lily.