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.
“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 HighSchool – Emily Cox
- Bedford North Lawrence – Aedan Anderson
- Mitchell High School – Madison McNeely
- Loogootee High School – Alexis Willis
- Shoals High School – Britney Cooper
- Orleans High School – Olivia Jenkins
- Paoli High School – Mason Deaton
- Springs Valley High School – Tyler White
- Eastern High School – Jacob Lewis
- Salem High School – Taylor Alexander
- West Washington High School – Kirsten Davenport