Nicholas Otwinowski has been named as Blackford County’s 2020 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. The scholarship provides four years of tuition at an Indiana college or university plus a $900 book stipend each year. Otwinowski is the son of Richard (deceased) and Melinda Otwinowski. He is planning to study political science, international studies in agriculture or sports management.
Otwinowski was chosen from among six Blackford High School seniors who were finalists for the 2020 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. The other finalists will each receive a $1,000 scholarship from the Foundation. They are Bethany Elkins, Nolan McConnell, Ellie Langdon, Straton Stone, and Natalie Thurman.