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Hoosier Uplands Gives Scholarships To Local Graduates
Updated June 19, 2017 8:14 AM | Filed under: Education
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(UNDATED) - This year marks the 25th year that Hoosier Uplands has given scholarships to local graduating high school seniors from Crawford, Lawrence, Martin, Orange and Washington counties.

"One $1,400 scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior for each of the 11 high schools in the five counties we service," says Ginger Knight, Director of Administrative Services/Coordinator of Hoosier Uplands Scholarship Program.

This year 11 scholarships have been awarded bringing the total of scholarships since 1993 to 209 with a total of $279,850 awarded.

The students were recognized Sunday at a reception at the Hoosier Uplands Board of Directors meeting.

Winning Hoosier Uplands scholarships for 2017 are:

Crawford County

  • Abigal Pierson, of Crawford County High School

Lawrence County

  • Rainen Harper, of Bedford North Lawrence High School
  • Chloe Cox, of Mitchell High School

Martin County

  • Abby Barker, of Loogootee High School
  • Kenady Bratton, of Shoals High School

Orange County

  • Caitlin Rutherford, of Orleans High School
  • Leitha Levi, of Paoli High School
  • Kaitlynn Crane, of Springs Valley High School

Washington County

  • Patrick Parrish, of Eastern High School
  • Haley Gross, of Salem High School
  • Taylor Garrison, of West Washington High School

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