Scholarship Awards

2018 Scholarships Awarded

The following 75 scholarships totaling more than $70,000 were awarded by the Foundation to local Blackford County seniors in the Class of 2018.

Scholarship award winners are listed on this page in the order of the scholarship’s name.
If you prefer to view the winners in order of recipient’s last name instead, click here.

Dianna Alfrey Memorial Scholarship
Adrian D. Reidy
Physical Education at Ball State University
Parents James and Mary Jo Reidy

Bruce C. Bade Scholarship
Lyndsey M. Waters
Law at Butler University
Parents Tod and Melanie Waters

Robert Bales Memorial Scholarship
Jacob A. Jones
Diesel and Automotive Technology at the University of Northwestern Ohio
Parents Robert Jones and Lara Mayer

Blackford County Republican Committee Scholarship
Charlize A. Perkins
Law and Criminal Justice at IVY Tech Community College, Marion
Parent Andrew Perkins

Blackford Retired Teachers Association Scholarship
In memory of Sandy Strickland and Sue Lewellen
Adrian D. Reidy
Physical Education at Ball State University
Parents James and Mary Jo Reidy

Harry and Arlene Bohr Memorial Scholarship
Quinn C. Cunningham
English and Cinema Arts at Indiana University
Parents Dale and Anne Cunningham

Erma Bradford Memorial Scholarship
Megan A. Horton
Biology at Huntington University
Parents George and Amber Horton

Vincent F. and Anna C. Cimino Community Scholarship
Quinten P. Howard
Computer Science at Ball State University
Parents Jeffery and Jennifer Thomas and Steven Howard

Cline-Cooley Nursing Scholarship
Shanda N. Miller
Nursing at Anderson University
Parents Shonda Miller and Terry Miller (deceased)

Mike Collins and Jerald E. Snyder Hartford City Kiwanis Memorial Scholarship
Logan M. Stephens
Culinary Arts at IVY Tech Community College Muncie
Parent Candace Bartlett

Delta Theta Tau Scholarship
In Memory of Dorothy Gadbury
Jered M. O’Connell
Psychology at Ball State University
Parent Bobbie Perry

Lawrence H. and M. Irene Dick Memorial Scholarship
Andrew J. Thurman
Agronomy at Purdue University
Parents James and Jill Thurman and Amy Thurman (deceased)

David C. Ford Memorial Scholarship
Charlize A. Perkins
Law and Criminal Justice at IVY Tech Community College, Marion
Parent Andrew Perkins

Earl Greaf Memorial Scholarship
Isaac R. Stults
Music Education at Anderson University
Parents Jeremy and Jennifer Stults

Earl Greaf Memorial Scholarship
Alisha M. Watters
Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences at Purdue University
Parents James and Melissa Watters III

Hartford City Chamber of Commerce Scholarship
Kaitlyn M. McConnell
Nursing at IVY Tech Community College Muncie
Parents Dean and Kimberly McConnell

Hartford City Elks Lodge No. 625 Scholarship
Jacob A. Heine
Criminal Justice at Manchester University
Parents Michael and Jennifer Heine

Hartford City Kiwanis Scholarship
In Memory of Jim Evans
Sierra E. McPherson
Nursing at IVY Tech Community College Marion
Parents Russellina McPherson and Eddie Howard

Hartford City Kiwanis Scholarship
In Memory of Max Mecklenburg
Brittany M. Watson
Nursing at IVY Tech Community College Marion
Parents Michelle Watson and David Madley

Hartford City Kiwanis Scholarship
In Memory of Michael McDougall
Aspen N. Kilty
Physical Therapist Assistant at IVY Tech Community College Muncie
Parents Nathan Stephens and Kasey Kilty

Hartford City Rotary Scholarship
JD Hoover
Business at Anderson University
Parents Don and Lea Ila Hoover

Hartford City Rotary Scholarship
In Memory of E.P. Blackburn
Dayton M. Dow
Pre-Physical Therapy at Ball State University
Parents David and Melissa Dow

Hartford City Tri-Kappa, Beta Xi Chapter Scholarship
Hannah R. Reid
Animal Sciences at Purdue University
Parent Misty Reid

Hartford City Tri-Kappa, Beta Xi Chapter Scholarship
Landon Z. Nuckols
Technology at IVY Tech Community College Marion
Parents Wendy and Darrick Bennett-Walter and Marcos S. Nuckols

Hartford City Tri-Kappa Associates Scholarship
In Memory of Martha Archer and Arlo Fadely
Lyndsey M. Waters
Law at Butler University
Parents Tod and Melanie Waters

Ed and Ruth Henderson Memorial Scholarship
Katelynn R. Elkins
Dance/Business at Anderson University

Jones Family Farms Scholarship
Hannah C. Jenkinson
Physical Therapist Assistant at Ivy Tech Community College Muncie
Parent Cathenne Jenkinson Button

Jones Family Farms Scholarship
Sydney A. Stone
Nursing at IVY Tech Community College
Parents Jeremy and Paige Stone

Voyance &  Zella Kegerreis Memorial Scholarship
Brittaney A. Dillon
Nursing at Indiana Wesleyan University
Parents Wayne and Lisa Dillon

Travis Keplinger Memorial Scholarship
Catelynn A. Bennett
Exercise Science at Manchester University
Parent Chad Bennett

Clara C. Kitterman Memorial Scholarship
Tyler S. Cagle
Marketing at Indiana University
Parents Scott and Lindsey Cagle

Clara C. Kitterman Memorial Scholarship
Zachary J. Willmann
Marketing at Ball State University
Parents Gary and Leslie Willmann

Levy Educational Fund Scholarship
Brianna J. Phillips
Undecided at Ball State University
Parents Debra Phillips and Larry Phillips

Levy Educational Fund Scholarship
Hannah R. Reid
Animal Sciences at Purdue University
Parent Misty Reid

Levy Educational Fund Scholarship
Haylie J. Williamson
Biology and Pre-Dentistry at Indiana University South Bend
Parents Travis and Sandy Williamson

Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship
Bryce E. Parsons
Nursing and Intercultural Studies at Indiana Wesleyan University
Parents Tom and Kara Parsons

Lilly Finalist Scholarship
Shanda N. Miller
Nursing at Anderson University
Parents Shonda Miller and Terry Miller (deceased)

Lilly Finalist Scholarship
Isaac R. Stults
Music Education at Anderson University
Parents Jeremy and Jennifer Stults

Lilly Finalist Scholarship
Lyndsey M. Waters
Law at Butler University
Parents Tod and Melanie Waters

Lilly Finalist Scholarship
Alisha M. Watters
Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences at Purdue University
Parents James and Melissa Watters III

Lilly Finalist Scholarship
Helen M. Bennett
Pre-Medicine and Chemistry
Parents Jason and Wanda Bennett

Cindy K. Maddox Memorial Scholarship
Adrian D. Reidy
Physical Education at Ball State University
Parents James and Mary Jo Reidy

John R. and Jane C. Maddox Family Scholarship
Michaela D. Plumley
Nursing at Indiana Wesleyan University
Parents Michael and Amy Plumley

Guy C. and Grace Glancy Mahorney Memorial Scholarship
Jered M. O’Connell
Psychology at Ball State University
Parent Bobbie Perry

Ronald A. and Melanie J. Mason, Steve R. and Michelle Stafford, and G. Jewel Wilson Scholarship
Dylan J. Funkhouser
Biology at IVY Tech Community College Muncie
Parents Dennis and Debbie Funkhouser

Ronald A. and Melanie J. Mason, Steve R. and Michelle Stafford, and G. Jewel Wilson Scholarship
Logan M. Stephens
Culinary Arts at IVY Tech Community College Muncie
Parent Candace Bartlett

Thomas E. McGeath and Jesse Lee Reynolds Memorial Scholarship
Chance R. Stone
Welding at IVY Tech Community College
Parent Jamie Young

Thomas E. McGeath and Jesse Lee Reynolds Memorial Scholarship
Braxton L. Strait
Welding at Hobart Institute of Welding, Troy, OH
Parents Jeff and Aubrey Strait

Montpelier Alumni Association Scholarship
Autumn L. Miller
Expanded Functions Dental Assistant at Indiana-Purdue University Fort Wayne
Parents Todd and Christina Miller

Montpelier Alumni Association Scholarship
Blaine D. Riddle
Nursing at Indiana Wesleyan University
Parents Amy and Jerry Sargent and Jimmy Riddle

Montpelier Lions Club Scholarship
Blaine D. Riddle
Nursing at Indiana Wesleyan University
Parents Amy and Jerry Sargent and Jimmy Riddle

Geraldine McFerren Myers Scholarship
Jacob M. Ross
Political Science at Indiana University
Parents Scott and Michelle Ross and Misty Ross

Geraldine McFerren Myers Scholarship
Quenton T. Thurman
Business/Marketing at Ball State University
Parents Ed and Rhonda Thurman

Robert C. Neel Memorial Scholarship
Brittaney A. Dillon
Nursing at Indiana Wesleyan University
Parents Wayne and Lisa Dillon

Jorden W. Nickols Memorial Scholarship
Dillan M. Glawson
Geology at Ball State University
Parents Brenda and Richard Walker and George Glawson

Hal & Gretchen Oberholzer Scholarship
Michaela D. Plumley
Nursing at Indiana Wesleyan University
Parents Michael and Amy Plumley

June E. Overmyer Memorial Scholarship
Brianna J. Phillips
Undecided at Ball State University
Parents Debra Phillips and Larry Phillips

Pete Redmond Family Memorial Scholarship
Quinn C. Cunningham
English and Cinema Arts at Indiana University
Parents Dale and Anne Cunningham

Kevin Reichard Memorial Football Scholarship
Jacob A. Heine
Criminal Justice at Manchester University
Parents Michael and Jennifer Heine

Frances W. and Lucille Reidy Memorial Scholarship
Reece A. Jenkins
Dental Hygiene at IVY Tech Community College Marion
Parents Lee Jenkins and Lori Ford

Frances W. and Lucille Reidy Memorial Scholarship
Timothy A. Mitrikov
Information Technology at the University of Northwestern Ohio
Parent Valerie Mitrikov

Frances W. and Winifred Reidy Memorial Scholarship
Timothy A. Mitrikov
Information Technology at the University of Northwestern Ohio
Parent Valerie Mitrikov

Frances W. and Winifred Reidy Memorial Scholarship
Sydney A. Stone
Nursing at IVY Tech Community College
Parents Jeremy and Paige Stone

Betty L. and Robert W. Renner Community Scholarship
Preston I. Gordon
Parent Amber Gordon

Jean Ann Rhodes Memorial Baseball Scholarship
Jacob M. Ross
Political Science at Indiana University
Parents Scott and Michelle Ross and Misty Ross

Roth Family Scholarship
Brigett M. Phillips
Pre-Medicine
Parents Debra Phillips and Larry Phillips

William E. & Patricia A. Schantz Community Scholarship
Lyndsey M. Waters
Law at Butler University
Parents Tod and Melanie Waters

Miss Nancy S. Schorey, BSN, MSN, Registered Nurse Memorial Scholarship
Blaine D. Riddle
Nursing at Indiana Wesleyan University
Parents Amy and Jerry Sargent and Jimmy Riddle

Rich Scott Memorial Scholarship
Autumn L. Miller
Expanded Functions Dental Assistant at IPFW
Parents Todd and Christina Miller

Kim A. Stump Memorial Scholarship
Quinn C. Cunningham
English and Cinema Arts at Indiana University
Parents Dale and Anne Cunningham

Dr. Severino and Karen Sulit Charitable Foundation Scholarship
Zane C. Thompson
Nursing at IVY Tech Community College Marion
Parents Helen and Paul Leach and Jeremy Thompson

Trowel and Error Garden Club Scholarship
Andrew J. Thurman
Agronomy at Purdue University
Parents James and Jill Thurman and Amy Thurman (deceased)

Floyd and Leatha Warner Memorial Scholarship
Katlyn B. Cale
Pre-Dentistry/Biochemistry/Biology at Indiana Wesleyan University
Parents Patrick and Rebecca Cale

Floyd and Leatha Warner Memorial Scholarship
Andrew J. Thurman
Agronomy at Purdue University
Parents James and Jill Thurman and Amy Thurman (deceased)

Errol Washburn Memorial Scholarship
Katlyn B. Cale
Pre-Dentistry/Biochemistry/Biology at Indiana Wesleyan University
Parents Patrick and Rebecca Cale