Sixty-seven scholarships were awarded to 39 local Blackford County graduates at the end of May. The scholarships totaled $64,200. Winners are listed here.
These scholarships are provided through the generosity of the county’s residents, both past and present. Nearly 50 local families and civic organizations have established scholarships over the past twenty years that support students at colleges and vocational schools around the country. These scholarships are an avenue for families and civic groups to support local young people. In many cases, these scholarships also honor the memories of well-known community leaders and repected famil members. The Foundat is privieged to help Blackford County encourage its graduating seniors in pursuing their educational goals.