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Awards for 2021-2022 College Year
Number of educational & scholarship awards: 235
Total value of scholarships & awards: $325,000
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.Sydney Reynolds
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.Ella Peterson (Senior), Caitlin Galloway (5th grade)
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.John Kiger

SCHOLARSHIPS
   Scholarship Description Recipient(s)
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.Daniel Adams
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.Tyler Bowling
Attica Alumni Association ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to an Attica High School senior pursuing a degree at a college or university.Allyson Bailiff, Reed Goodwin
Attica Class of 1954 ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to an Attica High School senior pursuing an education in a vocational field.Ella Peterson
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.Reed Goodwin, Ella Peterson
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.Keegan Mackey
Bradley Fishero Memorial ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to a Fountain Central High School graduate.Daniel Adams, Luke Adams, Jacob Keeling
Bradley W. Johnson Memorial ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to graduates of Attica High School or Seeger High School in alternating years.Sadie Swift
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.Brookelyn Brown, Emily Fitzwater
Brandon Simmons ScholarshipFor students pursuing a degree in criminal justice, criminology, or law enforcement.Katelyn Duncan
Bud Smith Memorial ScholarshipProvides a scholarsip to a Fountain Central High School graduate pursuing a degree in theology.Jacob Keeling
C.A.S.E. (Community of Attica Scholarship Endowment)Provides scholarships to Attica High School graduates pursuing post-secondary education.Sadie Swift
Carol Shew Nursing ScholarshipFor graduates of South Vermillion High School pursuing a career in Nursing and/or Human Medicine.Hannah Servis
Carter H. & Olive E. Martin ScholarshipProvides a renewable scholarship to graduates of Attica High School with a 2.5 minimum GPA.Jordan Hodge, Ella Peterson, Ashley Snider, Kaitlyn Tague
CDH ScholarshipFor North 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.Brookelyn Brown, Peyton Crowder
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.Hallee Wooster
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.
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.Peyton Wood
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.Laney Glass
Covington Alumni Scholarship FundProvides scholarships for Covington High School graduates that exhibit a financial need.Logan Pinkerton
Covington Citizens' ScholarshipProvides funding for scholarships to graduates of Covington High School. Priority is given to students in the top 50% of the class.Alex Black, Morgan Dexter, Katelyn Duncan, Brydan Gaskill, Daisy Goeppner, Asa Hohenstein, Tristian McLellan, Lillian Ramirez, Erin Reynolds, Kenzie Richardson, William Royce, Jessalynn Simpkins, Sarah Smaltz, Aubrey Stonecipher, Hallee Wooster
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.Benton Berger, Alex Black, Morgan Dexter, Brandon Glover, Daisy Goeppner, Tristian McLellan, Erin Reynolds, Kenzie Richardson, Sarah Smaltz, Aubrey Stonecipher, Keragan Townsend, Hallee Wooster, plus 20 college students
Covington Faculty & Staff ScholarshipFor students pursuing a degree in Education.Sarah Smaltz
Covington Music Boosters ScholarshipsProvides scholarships to Covington High School graduates pursuing a major in a music related field.Lillian Ramirez
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.Keragan Townsend
Dave Sanders Memorial ScholarshipProvides scholarships to graduates of Fountain Central High School pursuing a career in teaching.Shelby Marshall, Alexis Nickle
Don & Georgeanna Ford Volleyball ScholarshipProvides funding for graduates from Covington High School who have lettered in girls varsity volleyball.Erin Reynolds
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.Alexa Gilman
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.Asa Hohenstein
Dr. James D. Fenters ScholarshipFor Attica High School graduates in the top 20% of the class. Must be active in school and community organizations.Will Mandeville
Dr. Robert & Sue Ewbank ScholarshipThis scholarship is open to all current and former graduates of Fountain Central High School.Luke Adams
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.Laney Glass
Elouise J. Shade ScholarshipProvides scholarships to graduates of Fountain Central High School majoring in special education, music education, elementary education, or secondary education.Adison Hawk
Evan Cork Model T ScholarshipFor Jackson Township residents pursuing a two- or four-year college or vocational trade school degree.Josey Curtis, Ashlynn Geigle, Rachel Lewis, Marley Massey, Mason McCullom, Chloe Shoaf
Fountain County EMS Association ScholarshipFor a current graduating high school senior from an accredited Fountain or Warren County High School. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Must be pursuing a degree/career in Emergency Services and/or Emergency Medical Services.Clarence Yager
Gene & Nona Martin ScholarshipProvides scholarships to students residing in Kingman or Mill Creek Township.Brooke Crane, Alexis Griffin, Adison Hawk, Gretchen Ratcliff, Lydia VanHuysen, Clarence Yager
George Curtis Green Memorial ScholarshipProvides scholarships to graduates of Attica High School pursuing a career in the field of education.Isabella Watkins
George K. Domeika Jr. Memorial ScholarshipThis scholarship is awarded to a South Vermillion senior planning to obtain a degree in engineering or technology.Callie Travioli
Good Citizen AwardProvides a scholarship to the Covington Middle School Good Citizen Award recipient upon graduation from high school.Benton Berger
H. Wilma Fisher Memorial ScholarshipProvides scholarships to graduates of Fountain Central High School pursuing a career in the Arts or Fine Arts.Lexy Nickle
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.Emma Blankenship
Harrison Steel ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to an Attica High School graduate attending a four-year Indiana college or university.Burke Tuggle
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.Peyton Crowder, Madison Norman
Helen VanDorn Shelby ScholarshipFor graduates of CHS and pursuing a four-year degree.Erin Reynolds
Herman & Genevieve Simmons ScholarshipProvides scholarships to students residing in Fulton and Mill Creek Townships in Fountain County.Abbigail Allen, Adison Hawk, Kenzie Richardson, Delaney Whitaker, Clarence Yager
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.Addyson Lindsey, Callie Travioli
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.Nicholas Fossi, Allysha Sergent
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.Cole Kirkpatrick
Hoffman Aesculapian ScholarshipProvides funding for graduates of Covington High School pursuing a degree in medicine or nursing.Alexandria DeRoeck. Morgan Dexter, Daisy Goeppner, Madie Kilby, Elainy McCoy, Jon Caleb Stalcup, Amanda Strawser, Kyli Taylor
Hoffman Trojan Scholars AwardProvides funding for scholarships to graduates of Covington High School.John Kiger, Jessalynn Simpkins
Horizon Bank ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to a graduate of Attica High School pursuing post-secondary education.Brandte Gayler
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.Lillian Ramirez
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.Frankie Riley
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.Alexa Gilman
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).William Royce
Jackson Township ScholarshipProvides scholarships to Fountain Central High School students residing in Jackson Township.Stella Jones, Marley Massey
Jamie Lynn Stockdale Memorial ScholarshipProvides scholarships to Fountain Central High School graduates pursuing a career in health care.Ashlynn Ingalsbe, Colton Robinson
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.
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.Ella Peterson
Jessica E. Coats Memorial ScholarshipProvides scholarships to graduates of Attica, Covington, Fountain Central and Seeger High Schools who are pursuing a career in Nursing.Allyson Bailiff, Sawyer Keeling, Keragan Townsend
Jim & Martha Wallace ScholarshipAwards scholarships to graduates of Covington High School who plan on attending Danville Area Community College and study music.
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.Allyson Bailiff
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.John Kiger
Judith Woodrow Memorial ScholarshipProvides scholarships to Covington High School graduates who attend the Covington United Methodist Church and major in teacher education.Sarah Smaltz
Julie Williams ScholarshipFor a graduating student of Attica High School pursuing a career in the field of education.Isabella Watkins
Keith & Steven Barnhart ScholarshipProvides support for a scholarship for an Attica High School graduate.Dustin Marlatt
Kevin L. & Marilyn M. Woodrow ScholarshipAwards scholarships to graduates of Covington High School in the top half of their graduating class.Benton Berger
Kirk Gentrup Memorial ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to senior athletes at North Vermillion High School or the Wabash River Conference who demonstrate upstanding moral character.Brookelyn Brown, Blade Bridges
Layton W. Hathaway Memorial ScholarshipProvides a scholarship for a graduate of Fountain Central High School pursuing a vocational trade career pathway.Daniel Adams
Lilly Endowment Community ScholarshipProvides one full-tuition scholarship to a graduate of a Fountain and Vermillion County accredited high school.Carson Eberly, Chloe Rippy
Lilly Interview FinalistProvides a scholarship to students selected as finalists for the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. (Vermillion County only.)Lucas George, Laney Glass, Addyson Lindsey, Rylee Williamson
Malcolm C. Spencer, M.D. ScholarshipProvides funding for graduates of Fountain Central or Covington High School pursuing a degree in medicine or nursing.Sawyer Keeling, Keragan Townsend
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.
Marguerite Smith Norman ScholarshipProvides funding for graduates of Attica High School pursuing a career in the field of education.Reed Goodwin
Marvin & Dorothy Bodine ScholarshipFor Covington High School students pursuing a two- or four-year degree with preference to students entering into the teaching field.William Royce
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.Rylee Williamson
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.Allison Scawitsch
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.
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.
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.Reed Goodwin
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.
Patricia (Scherer) Leath ScholarshipFor an Attica High School graduate pursuing a career in the field of educationReed Goodwin
Paul G. Ingersoll ScholarshipProvides scholarships to graduates of Fountain Central High School in their second year of college.Paityn Krout
Paula J. Morrison Memorial ScholarshipThis scholarship is provided to a Southmont High School senior attending an Indiana college or university for education.Alex Doyle
Pearce R. & Alice J. McKinney ScholarshipFor Fountain Central High School graduates pursuing a two- or four-year college or vocational trade school degree.Audrey Houmes
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.
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.Alivia Gilman, Keegan Mackey
Potawatomi Festival ScholarshipFor those who exhibit leadership qualities and/or skills in school, community or church activities.Brandt Gayler
Rafferty Memorial ScholarshipProvides scholarships to graduates of Fountain Central High School residing in the Hillsboro area.Gracie Foxworthy
Ralph & Nancy Tillotson, II ScholarshipProvides scholarships for graduates of Attica High School pursuing a degree in an agriculture related field.Burke Tuggle
Randall G. Shoaf ScholarshipApplicant must be a current graduating student from Attica, Covington, or Fountain Central High School and is pursuing a degree thru Rose Hulman Institute of Technology.Alex Black
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.Allysha Sergent
Raymond & Mildred DeSutter ScholarshipFor an Attica High School graduate with strong leadership skills, excellent scholarship effort, athletic talent, and exemplary citizenship characteristics.Ella Peterson
Reagan & Hazel Mallett ScholarshipProvides a scholarship for an Attica, Covington or Fountain Central High School graduate majoring in agribusiness operations or agriculture economics.Benton Berger
Richard Ashton ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to a Covington High School graduate.Alex Black
Richard H. Newport Memorial ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to a South Vermillion senior pursuing a degree in math or a math-related field.Abigail Grange
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.Katelyn Duncan, Reed Goodwin, Adison Hawk, Logan McFatridge
Robert & Lucretia Shoaf ScholarshipTwo scholarships a year are awarded to graduates of Fountain Central High School.Justin Butts, Sawyer Keeling
Robert E. & Barbara J. Nehemiah Brown Memorial ScholarshipApplicants must be graduates of Attica High School.Emma Blankenship
Ron & Carolyn Howard & Family Scholarship FundProvides 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.Asa Hohenstein, Audrey Houmes
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.
Southeast Fountain ScholarshipProvides scholarships to graduates of Fountain Central High School who exhibit a financial need and have at least a 2.75 GPA.Nathan Summers
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.Sawyer Keeling, Olivia McGurk, Morgan Sewell, Gretchen Ratcliff, Keragan Townsend
Susan Fischer Memorial 4-H ScholarshipFor 10-year members of 4-H who are graduates of Attica, Covington or Fountain Central High School.
Susie McLain ScholarshipScholarship is open to all North Vermillion High School seniors from Eugene Township pursuing a career in education (especially elementary education). The applicant must have a GPA of 2.5 or better.
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.Abigail Swaney
Vermillion County Farm Bureau 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.Brookelyn Brown, Samantha Sexton
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.William Royce
Wade C. Harrison ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to an Attica High School graduate attending a four-year Indiana college or university.Dustin Marlatt
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.Jaryn Boyles, Eli Taylor
Yale & Orthanna Yager ScholarshipFor graduates of South Vermillion High School with a 3.5 on a 4.0 grading scale and receiving an Academic Honor Diploma or equivalent.Lucas George



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