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Awards for 2020-2021 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.Zoe Hillyer
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.Tyler Crowder (5th grade), Sophia Roysdon (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.Colton Brown

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.
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.Jack Hargan
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.Sorani Hernandez
Attica Alumni Association ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to an Attica High School senior pursuing a degree at a college or university.Ashley Crowder, Jordan Hodge
Attica Class of 1954 ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to an Attica High School senior pursuing an education in a vocational field.Will Mandeville
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.Jordan Hodge
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.Alison Amerman
Bradley Fishero Memorial ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to a Fountain Central High School graduate.Eric Medley
Bradley W. Johnson Memorial ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to graduates of Attica High School or Seeger High School in alternating years.Lydia Clark
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.Josh Little
Brandon Simmons ScholarshipFor students pursuing a degree in criminal justice, criminology, or law enforcement.Chastain Purple
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.Braden Haley
Carter H. & Olive E. Martin ScholarshipProvides a renewable scholarship to graduates of Attica High School with a 2.5 minimum GPA.Jordan Hodge, Ashley Snider (R), Kaitlyn Tague (R), Cheyenne Godby (R),
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.Jade Grubbs, Colby West
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.Grayson Kleist, Eric Medley
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.Elijah Royal
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.Kadian Brown
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.Ashlea Chubb
Covington Alumni Scholarship FundProvides scholarships for Covington High School graduates that exhibit a financial need.Matthew Walters
Covington Citizens' ScholarshipProvides funding for scholarships to graduates of Covington High School. Priority is given to students in the top 50% of the class.Faith Barnes, Colton Brown, Alexandria DeRoeck, Tanner Dreher, Matthew Fowler, Connor Hicks, Emily Hohenstein, Bryanna Jones, Madi Kilby, Grayson Kleist, Faith Lancaster, Madison Lawson, Hope Linville, Ryen Marrow, Nicolette McConnell, Chloe Morris, Abigail Swaney, Cori Wallace, Matthew Walters
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.Faith Barnes, Colton Crown, Grayson Kleist, Hope Linville, Corinne Moore, Chloe Morris, Caleb Ellmore, Emily Hohenstein, Daniel Keller, Madi Kilby, Ryen Marrow, Olivia McGurk, plus 40 renewals
Covington Faculty & Staff ScholarshipFor students pursuing a degree in Education.Nicolette McConnell
Covington Music Boosters ScholarshipsProvides scholarships to Covington High School graduates pursuing a major in a music related field.Nicolette McConnell
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.Abigail Swaney
Dave Sanders Memorial ScholarshipProvides scholarships to graduates of Fountain Central High School pursuing a career in teaching.Molly French, Alexis Nickle, Hallie Swenson
Don & Georgeanna Ford Volleyball ScholarshipProvides funding for graduates from Covington High School who have lettered in girls varsity volleyball.Faith Barnes
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.Mary Waugh
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.Bryann Jones
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
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.Jenna Myers
Elouise J. Shade ScholarshipProvides scholarships to graduates of Fountain Central High School majoring in special education, music education, elementary education, or secondary education.Lauren Bowling
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, Mason McCullom, Cole Myers, Chloe Shoaf
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.Connor Hicks, Sorani Hernandez
Gene & Nona Martin ScholarshipProvides scholarships to students residing in Kingman or Mill Creek Township.Brooke Crane, Alexis Griffin, Reagan Oswalt, Caitlin Rendon
George Curtis Green Memorial ScholarshipProvides scholarships to graduates of Attica High School pursuing a career in the field of education.Cameron Moore
George K. Domeika Jr. Memorial ScholarshipThis scholarship is awarded to a South Vermillion senior planning to obtain a degree in engineering or technology.Jenna Myers
Good Citizen AwardProvides a scholarship to the Covington Middle School Good Citizen Award recipient upon graduation from high school.Aiden Miller (8th grade), Faith Barnes (Senior)
H. Wilma Fisher Memorial ScholarshipProvides scholarships to graduates of Fountain Central High School pursuing a career in the Arts or Fine Arts.Gracie Lyons
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.Mallory Galloway
Harrison Steel ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to an Attica High School graduate attending a four-year Indiana college or university.Courtney Miller
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.Hannah Ellis
Helen VanDorn Shelby ScholarshipFor graduates of CHS and pursuing a four-year degree.Brock Wilson
Herman & Genevieve Simmons ScholarshipProvides scholarships to students residing in Fulton and Mill Creek Townships in Fountain County.Madison Lawson, Corinne Moore, Regan Oswalt, Sidney Wilson
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.Parker Strohm, Isaac Wanninger
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.Katelyn Runyan, Mary Waugh
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.Eric Medley
Hoffman Aesculapian ScholarshipProvides funding for graduates of Covington High School pursuing a degree in medicine or nursing.Madison Booe, Hadley Coffing, Alexandria DeRoeck, Ethan Engle, Alyssa Fairchild, Madi Kilby, Hope Linville, Abigail Swaney, Kyli Taylor, Kory Worden
Hoffman Trojan Scholars AwardProvides funding for scholarships to graduates of Covington High School.Matthew Fowler, Grayson Kleist
Horizon Bank ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to a graduate of Attica High School pursuing post-secondary education.
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.
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.Rachel Chubb
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.Logan MacLaren
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).Chloe Morris
Jackson Township ScholarshipProvides scholarships to Fountain Central High School students residing in Jackson Township.Josey Curtis, Madelyn Massey
Jamie Lynn Stockdale Memorial ScholarshipProvides scholarships to Fountain Central High School graduates pursuing a career in health care.Reagan Oswalt, Sidney Wilson
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.
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.Makayla Mickle
Jessica E. Coats Memorial ScholarshipProvides scholarships to graduates of Attica, Covington, Fountain Central and Seeger High Schools who are pursuing a career in Nursing.Shy Rahm, Emily Shrader, Abigail Swaney
Jim & Martha Wallace ScholarshipAwards scholarships to graduates of Covington High School who plan on attending Danville Area Community College and study music.Corinne Moore
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.Abby Pattengale
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.Faith Lancaster
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.Will Mandeville
Kevin L. & Marilyn M. Woodrow ScholarshipAwards scholarships to graduates of Covington High School in the top half of their graduating class.Ryen Marrow
Kirk Gentrup Memorial ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to senior athletes at North Vermillion High School or the Wabash River Conference who demonstrate upstanding moral character.Hannah Ellis, Emilee Heid, Josh Little
Layton W. Hathaway Memorial ScholarshipProvides a scholarship for a graduate of Fountain Central High School pursuing a vocational trade career pathway.Shy Rahm
Lilly Endowment Community ScholarshipProvides one full-tuition scholarship to a graduate of a Fountain and Vermillion County accredited high school.Lawrence "Eli" Kirkpatrick (Fountain), Jordan VanArsdale (Vermillion)
Lilly Interview FinalistProvides a scholarship to students selected as finalists for the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. (Vermillion County only.)Nathan Andrews, Amelia Bell, Jade Grubbs, Annabelle Redman
Malcolm C. Spencer, M.D. ScholarshipProvides funding for graduates of Fountain Central or Covington High School pursuing a degree in medicine or nursing.Elainy McCoy, Shy Rahm
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.Parker Crossley
Marguerite Smith Norman ScholarshipProvides funding for graduates of Attica High School pursuing a career in the field of education.Cameron Moore
Marvin & Dorothy Bodine ScholarshipFor Covington High School students pursuing a two- or four-year degree with preference to students entering into the teaching field.Cori Wallace
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.Hannah Ellis
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.Logan MacLaren
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.Parker Crossley
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.Abby Pattengale
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.Tanner Dreher
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.Lexi Odum
Pearce R. & Alice J. McKinney ScholarshipFor Fountain Central High School graduates pursuing a two- or four-year college or vocational trade school degree.Paityn Krout
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.Jade Grubbs
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.Hunter Marple, Emma Tucker
Potawatomi Festival ScholarshipFor those who exhibit leadership qualities and/or skills in school, community or church activities.Cameron Moore
Rafferty Memorial ScholarshipProvides scholarships to graduates of Fountain Central High School residing in the Hillsboro area.Eric Medley
Ralph & Nancy Tillotson, II ScholarshipProvides scholarships for graduates of Attica High School pursuing a degree in an agriculture related field.Seth Hartman
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.Mallory Hawkins
Raymond & Mildred DeSutter ScholarshipFor an Attica High School graduate with strong leadership skills, excellent scholarship effort, athletic talent, and exemplary citizenship characteristics.Jack Hargan
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.Colton Brown
Richard H. Newport Memorial ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to a South Vermillion senior pursuing a degree in math or a math-related field.Rylan Brown
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.Ashley Crowder, Caleb Ellmore, Alexis Griffin
Robert & Lucretia Shoaf ScholarshipTwo scholarships a year are awarded to graduates of Fountain Central High School.Alexis Griffin, Shy Rahm
Robert E. & Barbara J. Nehemiah Brown Memorial ScholarshipApplicants must be graduates of Attica High School.Ashley Crowder
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.Hannah Ellis
Southeast Fountain ScholarshipProvides scholarships to graduates of Fountain Central High School who exhibit a financial need and have at least a 2.75 GPA.Alexis Van Hook
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.Kamryn Gerling, Olivia Mcgurk, Chastain Purple, Gretchen Ratcliff, Morgan Sewell, Seirra White
Susan Fischer Memorial 4-H ScholarshipFor 10-year members of 4-H who are graduates of Attica, Covington or Fountain Central High School.Ashley Crowder
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.Elainy McCoy
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 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.Morgan Adams
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.Faith Barnes
Wade C. Harrison ScholarshipProvides a scholarship to an Attica High School graduate attending a four-year Indiana college or university.Mallory Galloway
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.Ashlea Chubb, Elijah Royal



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