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Awards for 2019-2020 College Year
Number of educational & scholarship awards: 250
Total value of scholarships & awards: $328,200
AWARDS
   Award Description Recipient(s)
Faculty Award in Memory of Luella HopkinsThis scholarship is open to all North Vermillion High School seniors. Preference is given to those going into the teaching profession.Lane Woolwine
Margaret & Harold Long Horizon AwardProvides an award to an AES 5th grade student and then a scholarship upon graduation from Attica High School if pursing a post-high school education.Lily Sichts (5th grade), Drew Sheridan (Senior)
Outstanding Educator AwardProvides funding to award a grant, which acknowledges an educator who makes a difference in the Covington school system.
Robert L. Buser Service & Leadership AwardTo provide recognition of a student providing exemplary service and leadership to Covington High School.Gabriel Batley

SCHOLARSHIPS
   Scholarship Description Recipient(s)
4-H Shooting Sports ScholarshipThis scholarship is awarded to a North or South Vermillion High School Senior who was involved in Shooting Sports in 4-H.No qualified applicants
Andrew "Drew" Swanson Welding ScholarshipFor graduates of Attica, Covington, Fountain Central, or Seeger High Schools and must also be a 2-year participant in the Bi-County Cooperative Welding Program.Austin Lloyd
Arista Jean Perry Memorial ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to a Fountain Central High School graduate who exhibits strong leadership, character and conduct, must have a 2.0 GPA and/or is in the top half of their graduating class.Levi Gulley
Attica Alumni Association ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to an Attica High School senior pursuing a degree at a college or university.Lainey Freeland, Chase Little
Attica Class of 1954 ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to an Attica High School senior pursuing an education in a vocational field.Ben Hiller
Attica Community Foundation ScholarshipProvides scholarships to AHS graduates based on academic performance, school activities and/or work or volunteerism, financial need, and a personal interview.Karissa Pluimer, Drew Sheridan
Bill Werremeyer Memorial ScholarshipScholarship provided to one South Vermillion High School Senior attending a two or four year university and pursuing a degree or career in business or building trades.Keely Pitts
Bradley Fishero Memorial ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to a Fountain Central High School graduate.Joshua Adams, Aaron Barnett, Hunter Keeling, Gretchen Ratcliff
Bradley W. Johnson Memorial ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to graduates of Attica High School or Seeger High School in alternating years.Morgan Summers
Braeden Hollowell Memorial ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to a North Vermillion High School student who has participated in athletics and demonstrates good moral character and leadership qualities.Kirk Carron, Alyssa Furry, Lane Woolwine
Brandon Simmons ScholarshipFor students pursuing a degree in criminal justice, criminology, or law enforcement.Payton Fletcher
Bud Smith Memorial ScholarshipProvides a scholarsip to a Fountain Central High School graduate pursuing a degree in theology.No applicants
C.A.S.E. (Community of Attica Scholarship Endowment)Provides scholarships to Attica High School graduates pursuing post-secondary education.Lainey Freeland, Chase Little, Drew Sheridan, Ashley Snider, Emily Watkins
Carter H. & Olive E. Martin ScholarshipProvides a renewable scholarship to graduates of Attica High School with a 2.5 minimum GPA.Ashley Snider, Kaitlyn Tague (R), Cheyenne Godby (R), Sarah Emerick (R)
CDH ScholarshipFor Horth Vermillion High School students who plan to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited vocational, technical, trade school, or an accredited two or four year college or university.Mattison Larrance, Lane Woolwine
CentreBank ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to graduates of Fountain Central High School and Covington High School who are pursuing a degree in the business and/or finance field.Nash DePugh
Christine Brunner - Good Citizen AwardProvides a scholarship to the Covington Middle School Good Citizen Award recipient upon graduation from high school.Lauren Vale (8th grade), Tyson Kline (Senior)
Class of 1933 Boyd-Lahti ScholarshipThis scholarship is open to all South Vermillion High School seniors pursuing a degree in education. Priority is given to those exhibiting financial need.Hannah Grange
Class of 1978 ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to a South Vermillion High School senior accepted to a two or four year program at an accredited college or university.Ella Beardsley
Clinton Lions Club ScholarshipScholarship is open to South Vermillion High School seniors who are residents Vermillion County and live in the South Vermillion school district.Keely Pitts
Covington Alumni Scholarship FundProvides scholarships for Covington High School graduates that exhibit a financial need.Shelby Farren
Covington Citizens' ScholarshipProvides funding for scholarships to graduates of Covington High School. Priority is given to students in the top 50% of the class.Gabriel Batley, Caitlyn Bell, Ty Bever, Samuel Brewer, Molly Buesing, Colton Dreher, Marissa Duprey, Ethan Engle, Sierra Fletcher, Logan Foster, Margaret Fowler, Madison Karrfalt, Tyson Kline, Skylar Krepton, Sheyanne LaMeau, Donald Lancaster, Brooklyn Long, Caitlin Murray, Logan Myers, Hartlie Reed, McKenna Royce, Sara Saliji, Gabriell Steward, Shyanne Steward, Dolton Story, Kierstin Turpin
Covington Community Foundation Book Reimbursement ProgramAwarded for financial support of book and equipment expenses to Covington High School graduates. Twelve students who were Covington finalists for the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship are eligible for $600/year for four years. All other Covington graduates in a four-year degree program are eligible for $400/year for three years. Those Covington graduates in a two-year degree or vocational program are eligible for $200/semester for three semesters.Gabriel Batley, Caitlin Bell, Samuel Brewer, Sierra Fletcher, Logan Foster, Madison Karrfalt, Tyson Kline, Skyler Krepton, Logan Myers, Gabriell Steward, Kierstin Turpin, plus 40 renewals
Covington Faculty & Staff ScholarshipFor students pursuing a degree in Education.Gabriell Steward
Covington Music Boosters ScholarshipsProvides scholarships to Covington High School graduates pursuing a major in a music related field.Shyanne Steward
Covington Volunteer Firefighter's Association ScholarshipProvides assistance to CHS students that have demonstrated a commitment to the community as well as their desire to continue their education in the "public service" field.Ethan Engle, Chastain Purple
Dave Sanders Memorial ScholarshipProvides scholarships to graduates of Fountain Central High School pursuing a career in teaching.Brooke Crane, Molly French
Don & Georgeanna Ford Volleyball ScholarshipProvides funding for graduates from Covington High School who have lettered in girls varsity volleyball.Madison Karrfalt
Don Bonomo Memorial Optimist ScholarshipThis scholarship is provided to a South Vermillion High School Senior pursuing a degree in Business or Education at an Indiana college; the applicant must have a 3.0 and demonstrate leadership skills and a dedication to service.Kaylei Atteberry
Dr. Clarence & Martha (Cates) Davan ScholarshipThe primary purpose of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to students that need a hand up (financially) and exhibit a strong work ethic and are concerned about the needs of others (compassion). Students who meet this criteria and all other criteria are to be provided preference for the scholarship. The applicant(s) must have a minimum G.P.A. of 2.0.Seth Williamson
Dr. James D. Fenters ScholarshipFor Attica High School graduates in the top 20% of the class. Must be active in school and community organizations.Kelly Poston
E. P. Zell, Jr. Memorial ScholarshipThis scholarship is open to all South Vermillion High School seniors who will attend an accredited four year course of study at an Indiana college or university.Lesli Mackey
Elouise J. Shade ScholarshipProvides scholarships to graduates of Fountain Central High School majoring in special education, music education, elementary education, or secondary education.Brooke Crane
Evan Cork Model T ScholarshipFor Jackson Township residents pursuing a two- or four-year college or vocational trade school degree.Emily Andres, Ashlynn Geigle, Rachel Lewis, Mason McCollum, Cole Myers, Kacey Webster
Fountain County Tuition AssistanceProvides funding for qualified graduates from Fountain Central or Covington High School for the purchase of required instructional materials which are recommended for the specific courses that the student is taking.Aaron Barnett, Gabriel Batley
Gene & Nona Martin ScholarshipProvides scholarships to students residing in Kingman or Mill Creek Township.Zoei Clore, Brooke Crane, Katelyn Duncan, Dalton Griffin
George Curtis Green Memorial ScholarshipProvides scholarships to graduates of Attica High School pursuing a career in the field of education.No applicants
George K. Domeika Jr. Memorial ScholarshipThis scholarship is awarded to a South Vermillion senior planning to obtain a degree in engineering or technology.Zachary Junker
H. Wilma Fisher Memorial ScholarshipProvides scholarships to graduates of Fountain Central High School pursuing a career in the Arts or Fine Arts.Harlie Garrett
Harold & WaStella VanDame ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to AHS graduates or a Attica area home-schooled students with emphasis on volunteer/community service and financial need.Matt VanDeWater
Harrison Steel ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to an Attica High School graduate attending a four-year Indiana college or university.Morgan Summers
Hegarty Family Memorial ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to a North Vermillion High School senior who lives in Vermillion County and is pursuing further education; consideration is given to S.A.T. scores and class rank.Mattison Larrance, Trey Naylor
Helen VanDorn Shelby ScholarshipFor graduates of CHS and pursuing a four-year degree.Luke Taylor
Helen VanDorn Shelby ScholarshipAwards scholarships to graduates of Covington High School.Luke Taylor
Herman & Genevieve Simmons ScholarshipProvides scholarships to students residing in Fulton and Mill Creek Townships in Fountain County.Zoei Clore, Brooke Crane, Sheyanne LaMeau, Donald Lancaster, Brooklyn Long, Aubrey Messmore
Herman and Coriene White Family Technology ScholarshipScholarship provided to a South Vermillion High School Senior pursuing further education with the goal of a career in a trade or technical field.Brandon Johnson, Makaylee Wright
Herman and Coriene White Memorial Business ScholarshipScholarship provided to a South Vermillion High School Senior pursuing further education; consideration is given to career goals, achievements, and demonstration of leadership.Kaylei Atteberry, Corey Miller
Herschel and Barbara Clark Athletic ScholarshipProvides an award to a student-athlete at Fountain Central High School who exhibits strong leadership, character, and sportsmanship. Must rank in the top 1/3 of the class.Aaron Barnett
Hoffman Aesculapian ScholarshipProvides funding for graduates of Covington High School pursuing a degree in medicine or nursing.Ethan Engle. Alyssa Fairchild, Regan Foster, Mariah Kagels, Hartlie Reed, Macy Riggleman, McKenna Royce, Amanda Strawser, Kyli Taylor, Kory Worden
Hoffman Trojan Scholars AwardProvides funding for scholarships to graduates of Covington High School.Ty Bever, Skylar Krepton
Horizon Bank ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to a graduate of Attica High School pursuing post-secondary education.Mike VanDeWater
Ian Claypool Hero ScholarshipFor a CHS or home schooled graduate who is pursuing a health career in nursing, medicine, or medical technology relating to the treatment of cancer.Sierra Fletcher
IEA Construction and Engineering ScholarshipProvided to an American or Canadian dependent of an IEA employee, enrolled full-time at a four-year college or university with a 2.8 GPA or higher and planning on obtaining a degree in Construction.Kiel Sargent
ISU Contri Family ScholarshipSouth Vermillion High School applicants must have at least a 3.5 GPA and been involved in community service and extracurricular activities. Active involvement in 4-H and an agricultural background is preferred.Makaylee Wright
Jack Hunter Memorial ScholarshipProvides a one-time scholarship to a graduate of Covington High School who is pursuing higher education at Indiana State University. Priority given to students with a strong background in community/volunteer service and school/work (attendance).Colton Dreher
Jackson Township ScholarshipProvides scholarships to Fountain Central High School students residing in Jackson Township.No applicants
Jamie Lynn Stockdale Memorial ScholarshipProvides scholarships to Fountain Central High School graduates pursuing a career in health care.Zoei Clore, Skylar Merryman
Jeff "Chappy" Chapman ScholarshipFor students from CHS pursuing a career path in the industrial trades such as welding, auto mechanics, CAD, and other similar vocations.Dolton Story
Jerri Purgason Memorial ScholarshipFor those seeking a career in the medical field. Priority given to college level upperclassmen.Elainy McCoy
Jerry W. Boles ScholarshipProvides scholarships to graduates of Attica High School or Attica residents pursuing a degree/career in the field of the care and protection of animals. However, if there are no qualified applicants, the award becomes available to other applicants.Emily Watkins
Jessica E. Coats Memorial ScholarshipProvides scholarships to graduates of Attica, Covington, Fountain Centra and Seegerl High Schools who are pursuing a career in Nursing.Margaret Fowler, Skylar Merryman, Kaileigh Pruitt, Morgan Summers
Jim & Martha Wallace ScholarshipAwards scholarships to graduates of Covington High School who plan on attending Danville Area Community College and study music.Marissa Duprey
Joseph W. Harrison III ScholarshipProvides a one-time scholarship to an AHS graduate who ranks in the top 25% of the class based upon academic performance, financial need, and volunteer service.Lainey Freeland
Joshua E. Witsman Memorial ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to a CHS graduate who exhibits financial need, has a minimum 3.0 GPA, is pursing a vocational trade career pathway (welding or auto mechanics), conservation officer, veterinary medicine or a teaching career.Keaton Fye
Judith Woodrow Memorial ScholarshipProvides scholarships to Covington High School graduates who attend the Covington United Methodist Church and major in teacher education.Jacoby Richardson
Keith & Steven Barnhart ScholarshipProvides support for a scholarship for an Attica High School graduate.
Kevin L. & Marilyn M. Woodrow ScholarshipAwards scholarships to graduates of Covington High School in the top half of their graduating class.Logan Foster
Kirk Gentrup Memorial ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to senior athletes at North Vermillion High School or the Wabash River Conference who demonstrate upstanding moral character.Ella Beardsley, Kirk Carron, Kirstin Ellis, Trevor Eppert, Alyssa Furry, Jonathan Virostko
Layton W. Hathaway Memorial ScholarshipProvides a scholarship for a graduate of Fountain Central High School pursuing a vocational trade career pathway.Wyatt Bible
Lilly Endowment Community ScholarshipProvides one full-tuition scholarship to a graduate of a Fountain and Vermillion County accredited high school.Shiley Claypool (Fountain), Lauryn Silver (Vermillion)
Lilly Interview FinalistProvides a scholarship to students selected as finalists for the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. (Vermillion County only.)Alyssa Furry, Hannah Grange, Zachary Junker, Maykaylee Wright
Malcolm C. Spencer, M.D. ScholarshipProvides funding for graduates of Fountain Central or Covington High School pursuing a degree in medicine or nursing.Zoei Clore, Hartlie Reed
Margaret Bates Memorial ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to applicants from South Vermillion High School pursuing a degree in education at an Indiana college or university, with a 3.0 GPA or better.Hannah Grange
Marguerite Smith Norman ScholarshipProvides funding for graduates of Attica High School pursuing a career in the field of education.No applicants
Marvin & Dorothy Bodine ScholarshipFor Covington High School students pursuing a two- or four-year degree with preference to students entering into the teaching field.Jacoby Richardson
Mary Patrick Ralph ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to a North Vermillion Senior wishing to continue their education. Consideration is given to community service and community achievement, as well as 4-h involvement.Trey Naylor
MasterGuard Community ScholarshipProvides scholarships to graduates of Attica, Covington or Fountain Central High School who are pursuing a degree in automotive technology or engineering.Tyson Kline
Melinda Baratto Memorial ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to a South Vermillion High School applicant pursuing a degree in Health Sciences.Rebekah Addison
Mellott Community Bible Church ScholarshipProvides funds to award scholarships to graduates of an accredited area high school. Priority will be given to individuals who are members of the Mellott Community Bible Church.Announced in the summer
Mike Costello Memorial ScholarshipThis scholarship is awarded to a senior at South Vermillion High School who participated in athletics and is pursuing a degree in education at Indiana State University.No applicants
Naomi Strader ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to graduates of Attica High School pursuing a career in the field of education. However, in the event there are no education major applicants, the award becomes available to other applicants. Must rank in the top 1/3 of the graduating class.Lainey Freeland
Nathan T. Allen ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to an outstanding Covington High School baseball player who lettered for three years and exhibits strong leadership, character and sportsmanship.Keaton Fye
Paul G. Ingersoll ScholarshipProvides scholarships to graduates of Fountain Central High School in their second year of college.Brooke Nine
Paula J. Morrison Memorial ScholarshipThis scholarship is provided to a Southmont High School senior attending an Indiana college or university for education.Paige Knowling
Pearce R. & Alice J. McKinney ScholarshipFor Fountain Central High School graduates pursuing a two- or four-year college or vocational trade school degree.Molly French
Perrysville Legacy ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to a North Vermillion senior from Highland Township with a 3.0 GPA or higher who wishes to continue their education.Kirk Carron
Peter J. Marietta ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to a North or South Vermillion High School senior planning to enter a Pre-Law course of study or obtain a degree in Mathematics.Alyssa Furry, Zachary Junker
Potawatomi Festival ScholarshipFor those who exhibit leadership qualities and/or skills in school, community or church activities.Ben Hiller
Rafferty Memorial ScholarshipProvides scholarships to graduates of Fountain Central High School residing in the Hillsboro area.Logan Weldon
Ralph & Nancy Tillotson, II ScholarshipProvides scholarships for graduates of Attica High School pursuing a degree in an agriculture related field.Dawson Pattengale
Ray S. Shew Memorial Math ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to a South Vermillion High School senior planning to pursue a four year degree in math or a math-related field.Kaitlyn Inman
Raymond & Mildred DeSutter ScholarshipFor an Attica High School graduate with strong leadership skills, excellent scholarship effort, athletic talent, and exemplary citizenship characteristics.Drew Sheridan
Reagan & Hazel Mallett ScholarshipProvides a scholarship for an Attica, Covington or Fountain Central High School graduate majoring in agribusiness operations or agriculture economics.Laine Frazee
Richard Ashton ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to a Covington High School graduate.Tyson Kline
Richard H. Newport Memorial ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to a South Vermillion senior pursuing a degree in math or a math-related field.Cooper Terry
Rick Williams Memorial ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to an area high school graduate. Children and grandchildren of Old National and Old National Trust employees supersede other eligible applicants.Nash DePugh, Kara Larch, Logan Myers, Ashley Snider
Robert E. & Barbara J. Nehemiah Brown Memorial ScholarshipApplicants must be graduates of Attica High School.Jalan Albea
Shirley Moore ScholarshipThis scholarship is provided to a North Vermillion High School senior planning to study education and demonstrating a positive impact in school and community.Ashton Steinbrenner
Southeast Fountain ScholarshipProvides scholarships to graduates of Fountain Central High School who exhibit a financial need and have at least a 2.75 GPA.Nathaniel Butts
Steel Grip ScholarshipProvides scholarships to Covington High School or Fountain Central High School graduates furthering their education. Children and grandchildren of Steel Grip employees supersede all other candidates.Joshus Allen, Kierstyn Hinkle, Savannah Krout, Chastain Purple, Gretchen Ratcliff, Morgan Sewekk, Tyler Starkey, Sierra White
Susan Fischer Memorial 4-H ScholarshipFor 10-year members of 4-H who are graduates of Attica, Covington or Fountain Central High School.Awarded during the 4-H Fair
Susie McLain ScholarshipScholarship is open to all North Vermillion High School seniors 0nly from Eugene Township pursuing a career in education (especially elementary education). The applicant must have a GPA of 2.5 or better.No applicants
TM & LR Memorial Medical ScholarshipOnly current freshman college students are eligible to apply for this scholarship with the award being payable for second year tuition expenses. The primary purpose of the scholarship is to provide one-time financial assistance to students in the following Health Professions: Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy or Optometry.Hadley Coffing
Tony Neumayr ScholarshipAwards a scholarship to Attica High School graduates who have participated in at least two varsity sports in high school.
Vermillion County Farm Bureau-James Chambers ScholarshipThis scholarship can be awarded to any Vermillion County resident pursuing further education at a college or trade school, given they have at least one year of membership at Farm Bureau.Makenna Adams, Rebekah Addison, Samantha Brewer, Keaton Cheesewright, Nathaniel Davis, Makaylee Wright
VFW Post 2395 ScholarshipSelection priority is given to applicant(s) who are the children and/or grandchildren of members of VFW Post 2395 or VFW Post 2395 Auxiliary located in Covington.Margaret Fowler
Wade C. Harrison ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to an Attica High School graduate attending a four-year Indiana college or university.Karissa Pluimer
Wildcat ScholarshipThe recipient has attended South Vermillion High School for four years, maintaining a minimum 2.5 GPA; the applicant is also accepted and is a full-time student at a two or four year college or university.Brianna Crum, Griffin Lamb



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