•Joshua Odle of Fort Wayne attended summer orientation at Bob Jones University, Greenville, S.C.
•Soren Urberg and Patricia Urberg, both of Fort Wayne, joined the Weston Noble Alumni Choir at Luther College, Decorah, Iowa.
•Alexandria K. Dryer of Columbia City recently received a Study Abroad Grant worth $1,000 from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Dryer is one of 50 students nationwide to receive the award. Dryer will use the grant to study abroad in England.
•Kathleen Brown, a University of Notre Dame junior from Fort Wayne, is participating in the summer internship program at Sen. Dan Coats' Washington, D.C., office.
•These students from Anthis Career Center received a medallion and Skill Point certificates at National SkillsUSA Championships for Skilled Workforce: Alexander Guldbeck, Pin Design; Alexia Perez, T-shirt Design; Team O (Ethan Pearl and Justin Krall), Promotional Bulletin Board; and Sam Cook, Cabinetmaking.
•ProFed Federal Credit Union announced the winners of the Carroll R. Phillips Scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year: William Davis and Susan Mertz, both of Fort Wayne; Rebekah Fry of Angola; Kasey Renfrew of Fremont; and Rebecca Strong of Saint Joe.
•United Art and Education will hold its back-to-school event Monday-Sept. 2 at each location. At 9 a.m. Monday, the first 100 customers at each location will receive an envelope containing $5, $10 or a $20 gift certificate. A free school-year desk calendar will be given to the first 2,000 customers per location. On Monday and Aug. 10, double points will be offered to reward card members. Two educators also will have a chance to win a $500 grand prize companywide, and one customer per store will win a $200 prize. Visit www.unitednow.com/btspreview.aspx for more information. Bonus coupons are available at www.unitednow.com/coupons.aspx.
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