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This years marks the 24th year that Hoosier Uplands has given scholarships to local graduating high school seniors from Crawford, Lawrence, Martin, Orange and Washington counties.download (1)

“One $1,300 scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior from each of the 11 high schools in the five counties we serve,” says Ginger Knight, Director of Administrative Services/Coordinator of Hoosier Uplands Scholarship Program.

This year 11 scholarships were awarded bringing the total scholarships since 1993 to 198 with a total of $261,150 awarded.

Winning Hoosier Uplands scholarships for 2016 are:

Crawford County

  • Crawford County HighSchool – Emily Cox

Lawrence County

  • Bedford North Lawrence – Aedan Anderson
  • Mitchell High School – Madison McNeely

Martin County

  • Loogootee High School – Alexis Willis
  • Shoals High School – Britney Cooper

Orange County

  • Orleans High School – Olivia Jenkins
  • Paoli High School – Mason Deaton
  • Springs Valley High School – Tyler White

Washington County

  • Eastern High School – Jacob Lewis
  • Salem High School – Taylor Alexander
  • West Washington High School – Kirsten Davenport