Articles in: Model Citizen

Hannah Nichols
- 18 weeks 4 days ago
With five dollars, big ideas, and bigger hearts, Resurrection Catholic School’s first grade class has turned an assignment into advocacy. First...
Riley Guerzini
- 1 year 35 weeks ago
Described as a “food desert” with little to no access to food sources, the Tepe Park neighborhood will see a transformation over the next...
Riley Guerzini
- 1 year 44 weeks ago
A long history of helping underserved populations through education, job creation, and retail services has shaped Evansville Goodwill Industries,...
Meghan Stratton
- 2 years 9 weeks ago
The COVID-19 pandemic slowed down many things, but Evansville organization Urban Seeds continued going strong. During the quarantine, the group saw...
Trista Lutgring
- 2 years 17 weeks ago
Three surgical suites. Five days. More than 70 surgeries. It was not a small undertaking, but for a team of healthcare professionals from Evansville...
Elisa Gross
- 2 years 46 weeks ago
When a victim of sexual abuse within one of nine surrounding Tri-State counties is ready to disclose information to authorities, the first step...
Elisa Gross
- 3 years 12 weeks ago
It’s hard to miss DeAndre Wilson. The Evansville native often is accompanied by an almost 6-foot tractor tire he rolls throughout the city. The...
Elisa Gross
- 3 years 19 weeks ago
When Jeremy Evans joined Dream Center Evansville five years ago, the only things that came to mind about the Jacobsville neighborhood were Bosse...
Melissa Roe
- 3 years 36 weeks ago
The New Year offers a fresh start, a clean slate, and a chance to craft a brand-new list of resolutions. As 2019 starts, Big Brothers Big Sisters of...
Paige Effinger
- 4 years 3 weeks ago
Blessed with the “gift of gab” as she calls it, the passion and energy radiating off Chastity Berry-Everett is contagious. An Evansville...
Elisa Gross
- 5 years 27 weeks ago
When it is time to run to the grocery store, the post office, or on any other errand, hardly anyone in Evansville actually runs. We like to talk the...
Nicole Neff
- 5 years 35 weeks ago
Cancer may have taken Nancy Koehler’s mobility and some of her hair, but she won’t let it steal her sense of humor. As executive director...
Morgan Steckler
- 5 years 44 weeks ago
Morgan Steckler, 18, is a senior at Signature School. In June, she traveled with fellow members of Girl Scouts of Southwest Indiana for an...
Emily Miles
- 6 years 11 weeks ago
Rain fell on a metal Vanderburgh County 4-H Center roof, above a board draped in black cloth. A crowd, gathered April 30 for the fourth annual IASF...
Armon Siadat
- 6 years 19 weeks ago
Connie Gries spent the better part of her Saturday afternoon digging up violets in her garden and putting them in jars, hoping they’d live long...
Emily Patton
- 6 years 26 weeks ago
On her first day volunteering for Hangers at the Academy for Innovative Studies-Diamond Avenue, former Harwood Middle School teacher Pam Wiseman...
Emily Patton
- 6 years 36 weeks ago
While practicing family law in Evansville, Kathryn Kornblum-Zelle saw a generational cycle occurring in the court system. “Teachers see...
Emily Patton
- 6 years 44 weeks ago
Evansville native Laura Ferguson began attending Youth Resources of Southwestern Indiana’s Teen Advisory Council meetings as a Central High...
Ian Heslinger
- 7 years 2 weeks ago
When walking into Ribeyre Gymnasium, located at 603 Main St. in New Harmony, Indiana, one can feel the history resonating with every step taken on...
Trista Lutgring
- 7 years 11 weeks ago
As the hosts of the University of Evansville Theatre Society’s annual Easter Dinner for nearly three decades, Judy and Larry Steenberg have...