Student Venture to sponsor Carmel Idol on March 8

Students wait to be dismissed at the end of Student Venture’s meeting on Feb. 7. Student Venture meets every Tuesday at 7 a.m. in the Freshman Center cafeteria. NATALIE MAIER / PHOTO


March 5, 2012

On March 8, Student Venture will sponsor the sixth annual Carmel Idol event, which will take place in the Dale E. Graham auditorium at 7 p.m. According to Student Venture sponsor Brian Clark, in order to promote the event, club members will make video announcements, create posters and pass along the information to...

Student Venture to host Snapperz outreach Feb. 10

Aaron Crull speaks to students at the Student Venture call-out meeting on Jan. 31. According to sponsor Brian Clark, Crull will speak again during the Feb. 7 meeting. NATALIE MAIER / PHOTO


February 7, 2012

On Feb. 10, this school’s Student Venture members will host an event at Snapperz in Clay Terrace for middle school students. According to Kate Shanklin, Student Action Leadership Team (S.A.L.T.) member and senior, middle school participants can attend the outreach from 6 to 10 p.m. “They can bowl, r...

Student Venture to play ‘broomball’ on Jan. 28

Student Venture leader Carolyn Wiley passes out surveys to junior Kevin Krauter and sophomore Tyler Meinz during the Jan. 10 meeting. According to Kate Shanklin, S.A.L.T. member and senior, the survey was about how students incorporated their faith into New Year’s resolutions.


January 26, 2012

On Jan. 28, Student Venture members will meet at the Carmel Ice Skadium at 5 p.m. to have a “broomball” tournament. According to Kate Shanklin, Student Action Leadership Team (S.A.L.T.) member and senior, this is an outreach event that will include members from this school and other Student Vent...

Student Venture plans ‘Fast for Fastbreak’

Jordan Larson, Student Venture member and senior, passes out flyers for Student Venture’s “Celebrate Christmas Snowball Dance” during lunches on Nov. 29. Kate Shanklin, S.A.L.T. member and senior, said, “It’s not quite a dance, just more of a regular meeting with some fun Christmas music.” NATALIE MAIER / PHOTO


December 31, 2011

On Jan. 7, Student Venture members will participate in “Fast for Fastbreak.” According to Kate Shanklin, Student Action Leadership Team (S.A.L.T.) member and senior, club members will fast for an upcoming Student Venture retreat. “We will start the fast around dinner time the night before and spend ...

Student Venture to host annual Turkey Bowl Nov. 22

Student Venture members pass out candy to students at the top of the trail on Nov. 8. According to Kate Shanklin, S.A.L.T. member and senior, the club recently started to meet on Monday nights instead of Tuesday mornings. Shanklin said that changes were made both to have longer meetings, and to get members more involved in service for the school. NATALIE MAIER / PHOTO


November 18, 2011

On Nov. 22, Student Venture will host its annual Turkey Bowl event. According to sponsor Brian Clark, club members will bowl frozen turkeys into bowling pins for prizes that morning starting at 7 a.m. Clark said via email, “There will be prizes and games, and you can hear all about (them at) Stu...

Student Venture to host SV Barn Party Oct. 28

Greg Clevenger, Kevin O’Conner and Doug Alexander, Student Venture members and juniors, pass out free bagels to CHS students during the club’s meeting on Oct. 18. According to Kate Shanklin, S.A.L.T. member and senior, 10 students and two adult chaperones recently returned from a prayer conference in Houston. Shanklin said, “There were fantastic speakers and discussions on what we can do at our individual campuses.” NATALIE MAIER / PHOTO


October 26, 2011

Student Action LeadershipTeam(S.A.L.T.) members will host the SV Barn Party on Oct. 28. The event is open to Student Venture members from CHS and the middle schools. At the party, members can expect to participate in bonfires and hayrides. “This is a great opportunity for students to invite there fri...

S.A.L.T. members to leave for national prayer conference


October 5, 2011

On the night of Oct. 7, two to five members of Student Venture’s Student Action Leadership Team (S.A.L.T.) will leave for a national prayer conference in Houston. According to Kate Shanklin, S.A.L.T. member and senior, the Carmel participants will meet with student leaders from Student Ventures across...

Student Venture’s serve team to host teacher breakfast Oct. 6

Students pray at the flagpole in front of CHS on Sept. 28 to take part in See You at the Pole. Students participated in this event across the country, but Kate Shanklin, S.A.L.T. member and senior, planned it for Carmel. Shanklin said Student Venture members attending a prayer conference in Houston plan to bring back ideas used by other organizations. PHOTO / NATALIE MAIER


October 4, 2011

Members of the Student Venture serve team will prepare a teacher breakfast on the morning of Oct. 6. This is a new event the serve team planned and has anticipated over the course of the year. “We have a serve team that works on new ways to serve the community and the school. They really ...

Student Venture’s S.A.L.T. members plan Spring Hill retreat


August 24, 2011

On Aug. 26, student leaders plan to leave for Spring Hill in order to host a retreat for Student Venture’s middle school members. According to Kathryn “Kate” Shanklin, Student Action Leadership Team (S.A.L.T.) member and senior, the student leaders will act as camp counselors and make sure the...