Three THN grads receive honor


TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – It was a big night for three Terre Haute North High School grads.

On Friday, three graduates received the Polaris Award for Patriots of Purpose.

The award honors alums that have made a difference in their community.

The winners are Terre Haute mayor Duke Bennett, attorney and Part Time U.S. Magistrate Craig McKee and Lisa Paulson, President and CEO of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, a group that raises funds for cancer research, education, prevention, and treatment.

The winners returned to their alma mater tonight for a special celebration. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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