Embry, Howell Named 2021 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars

(MITCHELL) – Abigail Embry, daughter of James and Robyn Embry, has been named the Lawrence County Community Foundation’s 2021 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. Abigail will receive a full-tuition scholarship to a four-year accredited public or private nonprofit college or university in Indiana, with an annual $900 stipend for required books.

Abigail, a senior at Mitchell High School, plans to pursue post-secondary studies next fall in a medical or biology-related field, possibly nursing. She is undecided as to what college she will be attending, but has applied to Purdue University and the University of Southern Indiana, as well as several others.

Alyssa Howell, daughter of Chris Howell and Mike and Misty Newland, has been named the Martin County Community Foundation’s 2021 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. Alyssa will receive a full-tuition scholarship to a four-year accredited public or private nonprofit college or university in Indiana, with an annual $900 stipend for required books. 

Alyssa, a Shoals High School senior, plans to pursue post-secondary studies next fall in the field of nursing at the University of Evansville.

The Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship program provides scholarships for full tuition, required fees, and a special allocation of up to $900 per year for required books and equipment for four years of undergraduate study on a full-time basis, leading to a baccalaureate degree at any Indiana public or private college or university accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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