Halea Chubb Named Recipient of the 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship ~ Vermillion County


Halea Chubb has been named recipient of a four-year full-tuition scholarship at the Indiana public or private college or university of her choice and a $900 yearly stipend for required books and equipment as the recipient of the 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship – Vermillion County.

Halea is the daughter of Rick and Brenda Chubb of Hillsdale. She will graduate in June 2018 from South Vermillion High School with a Core 40 Academic Honors Diploma with a 3.9 GPA.  She has taken several AP classes as well as dual credit courses, honors classes and was a participate in the Hong Kong Cultural Exchange program.  Her rigorous coursework has prepared her well for her future career.  

Halea is in the process of auditioning to be accepted to a college or university to study in the field of music for education or music therapy.  She is very enthused and passionate about working with all ages of people in various settings.   

Halea participates in National Honor Society, Academic Honors I and II, community theater, 4-H and track. She is a 4-year swim team member, 2-year varsity cross country, basketball and golf team member.  Her leadership roles include SVHS drum major, two year co-captain of the SVHS basketball team, co-president of 4-H junior leaders and choir and treasurer of National Honor Society.  Halea was the 2017 SVHS delegate to Hoosier Girls State for the American Legion Auxiliary.  She is also band section leader, Allstate honor choir as number one soprano, Allstate jazz participate as number 1 soprano, a member for the International Music Ambassadors Association and NAFME All National honor choir performing in Orlando, Florida.  

Halea contributes to the community by being a 10 year 4-H member and involved in numerous community theaters in surrounding counties. She has performed in approximately 20 theater productions with her most recent being The Lion King, Jr.  She is a member of MAUMC theater and all proceeds from these performances goes to community service.  She has many roles as an active member of Wayside United Methodist Church.  

The scholarships are the result of a statewide Lilly Endowment initiative created to help Hoosier students reach higher levels of education since 1998.  The Endowment hopes that this program will continue to encourage many of Indiana’s most talented students to attend one of Indiana’s higher education institutions and after graduation consider pursing occupations in Indiana. 

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