2018-07-11 / Education

Community Foundation awards $235,680 in scholarships

The Carroll County Community Foundation has awarded 18 scholarships and renewals from 12 funds to Carroll County students with an approximate value of more than $235,680, including the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship.

“These students are benefitting from the generosity of donors who want to help them build a successful future,” said Dr. Greg Norman, chairman of the Carroll County Community Foundation Services Committee. “They are proud of the students and this community and it’s demonstrated through their giving. We thank our donors for this foresight and encourage the recipients to continue the tradition of giving.”

The students and the scholarships they were awarded are listed below: • Charles and Alberta Beale Scholarship - Alanna Hamilton, daughter of Derrick and Melissa Hamilton, is a Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School graduate. She plans to attend Purdue University to study bio-chemistry. • John and Kathie Connelly Scholarship - Jessica Burkhart, daughter of Matthew and Beth Ann Burkhart, is a Delphi Community High School graduate. She will attend the University of Southern Indiana to study physical therapy. • Fisher and Associates Accounting Scholarship - Emily Hudson, daughter of Micah and Jennifer Hudson, is a DCHS graduate. She will attend Indiana Wesleyan University and study business. • Liberty German Scholarship - Dacota Shockley, son of Crystal Shockley and James Shockley, is a DCHS graduate. He will study biology at Indiana Wesleyan University. • Carolyn S. Gilbert Scholarship - Briley Blocher, daughter of Brad and Malinda Blocher, is a CJSHS graduate. She will study radiography at Indiana University Kokomo. • Indiana Packers Scholarships - Savannah Bordner, daughter of Charles and Wendy Bordner, is a CJSHS graduate. She will attend Purdue University to study agriculture.

Alanna Hamilton, a CJSHS graduate, plans to attend Purdue University to study biochemistry. • Irving E. Manning Scholarship - Darren Dillon, son of Bill and Angie Dillon, is a CJSHS graduate. He will attend Marian University and study business management.

Receiving renewal scholarships are Baylee Benn, Austin Denny and Jason Wright. • Robert & Joan Maxwell Scholarship - Emily Hudson, daughter of Micah and Jennifer Hudson, is a DCHS graduate. She will attend Indiana Wesleyan University and study business. • John McCormick Agricultural Scholarship - Haley Smith is a DCHS graduate. She will study agriculture at Purdue University. • Mid-North Indiana Executive Committee for Christ Scholarships - Maci Morris, daughter of Timothy and Linda Morris, is a Pioneer High School graduate. She will attend IUPUI and study pre-physical therapy.

Dacota Shockley, son of Crystal Shockley and James Shockley, is a DCHS graduate. He will study biology at Indiana Wesleyan University.

Katrina Stitsworth, daughter of Alan and Debbie Stitsworth, is a Frankfort High School graduate. She will study music education at DePauw University. • Lewis and Hazel Mullin Scholarship - Ben Lucas, son of Lee Ann Lucas and Rodney Lucas, is a DCHS graduate. He will attend Hanover College to study kinesiology. • Bill Pearson Scholarship - John Beale, son of Michael and Jonella Beale, is a DCHS graduate. He will study agriculture at Purdue University. • Robert Thornburg Scholarship - Megan Herr, daughter of Steven and Deanna Herr, is a CJSHS graduate. She will attend Davenport University to study nursing. • Carroll County Community Foundation Scholars - Emily Hudson, a DCHS graduate, will attend Indiana Wesleyan University and study business.

Gracie Meyer, daughter of Timothy and Patty Meyer, is a CJSHS graduate. She plans to attend Butler University and study business.

Kristina Powlen, daughter of Elyce Powlen and Bradley Powlen, is a DCHS graduate. She will attend IUPUI to study health. • Lilly Endowment Community Scholar - Grace Filbrun, daughter of Sally Hernandez and Jared Filbrun, is a CJSHS student. She plans to attend DePauw University to study business.

The Carroll County Community Foundation, established in 1997, is a not-for-profit charitable organization governed by a volunteer board of local citizens. For details about making a charitable gift or establishing a permanent endowment fund to benefit a charitable organization or interest in Carroll County, please contact the Carroll County Community Foundation at (800) 964-0508 or visit the Web site at www.cfcarroll.org.

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