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Abby Denham Named 2016 Greene County Lilly Scholarship Winner

Last updated on Friday, December 9, 2016

(SWITZ CITY) - White River Valley senior Abby Denham was named the 2016 Greene County Lilly Scholarship winner.

Greene County Foundation Grants and Scholarship Manager Brandon Sparks presented the full-ride scholarship to Denham Thursday morning. The scholarship also provides $900 per year in book stipends.

Lilly Endowment Inc. awards full-tuition scholarships to selected students from each county in Indiana. Each scholarship must be used to pursue a baccalaureate degree at any accredited public or private Indiana college or university. The Endowments hopes that this program will continue to encourage many of Indiana's most talented students to attend one of Indiana's fine higher education institution and after graduation consider pursuing occupations in Indiana.

These scholarships are awarded through and administered by the network of community foundations throughout the state. ICI oversees the statewide administration of the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program.

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