Marquette Voted "Best Tree" at Barker Mansion Congratulations go to the students of Marquette Catholic High School of Michigan City for their award-winning decorations at the Barker Mansion this past Christmas season.
Katherine was a schoolteacher at nearby Barker Hall, and John sat on the school board. On this day, Katherine went from being a teacher and the daughter of Irish immigrants to the wife of a millionaire.
will mirror events held at the mansion during the Barker’s heyday in Michigan City.
Annually, it is awarded to a graduating high school senior with scholastic achievement in the amount of $1,000.
Learn to Earn In 2012, MACU established the Learn to Earn Scholarship that is awarded to two college students working a minimum of 20 hours per week in the amount of $500 each.
Libations will be provided by Shady Creek Winery and Zorn Brew Works Co.
Zorn's mixologists will be creating a special Victorian punch for the event.The deadline for scholarship application is Monday, February 12.Please call (219) 874-6943 or (toll free) (877) 874-6943 with any questions.“It was fun to work with the Marquette students,” said Pahs.“They had the idea of the blue and gold theme for the tree.The touring public was invited to vote for their favorite Christmas tree throughout the month of December, and Marquette’s “Blue Christmas” tree in the Marie Antionette Room garnered the most votes.