Local & Area Students Receive Teaching Scholarships

The Indiana Commission for Higher Education has awarded 200 scholarships to the sixth class of Next Generation Hoosier Educators.

Selected through a competitive process based on academic achievement and additional factors, recipients will receive $7,500 annually (up to $30,000 total) for committing to teach in Indiana for at least five years after graduating college.

Three of the scholarships will go to Daviess County students.

Hannah Bennington of North Daviess Jr-Sr High School will attend Ball State University.

Noah Meece of Washington High School will attend Indiana State University.

And Paige Byrd of Washington High School will attend the University of Southern Indiana.

Three scholarships will go to Knox County students.

Keanna Thomas of North Knox Jr-Sr High School will attend Vincennes University.

Mallory Obermeyer of South Knox Middle-High School will also attend Vincennes University.

And Trevor Kahre of North Knox Jr-Sr High School will attend Marian University in Indianapolis.

In Greene County, Lillie Oliver of Linton-Stockton High School will attend Indiana State University.

And Morgan Medina from Bloomfield High School will also attend Indiana State University.

In Sullivan County, Mary Mckinney from Sullivan High School will attend Indiana University/Purdue University in Indianapolis

In Dubois County, Grace Weidenbenner form Jasper High School will attend the University of Southern Indiana.

Grant Levy from Jasper High School plans to attend Oakland City University.

Kaitlyn Henke of Jasper High School will attend Indiana University Bloomington.

And Nicole Haefling from Northeast Dubois Jr/Sr High School plans to attend WGU Indiana.

 

For other scholarship recipients by county, click HERE