Four Shiners receive 2019 OCCF scholarships

Four Rising Sun High School seniors have been named the 2019 recipients of the Ohio County Community Foundation Scholarship administered by the Ohio County Community Foundation.

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2  Four Rising Sun High School seniors have been named the 2019 recipients of the Ohio County Community Foundation Scholarship administered by the Ohio County Community Foundation. 

   Sydney Bostic, Danyka Groover, Nick Koons and Noah Pflum will each receive a $4,000 scholarship for being named Ohio County Community Foundation Scholars. The scholarship will be paid up to $1,000 a year over four consecutive years of study and may be used at any post-secondary educational institution such as a technical school, a community college or a four-year college or university. The scholarship must be used for books or tuition. 

   The four Rising Sun High School seniors were awarded the Ohio County Community Foundation Scholarship for being selected out of a pool of eight applicants as one of the five finalists of the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship process. The Ohio County Community Foundation Board of Directors and the Ohio County Community Foundation Scholarship Selection Committee recognizes the achievements of those students chosen to advance to the interview process of the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. 

  The Ohio County Community Foundation Scholarship was established, in 2000, by the Ohio County Community Foundation Board of Directors to provide the financial means to assist outstanding students in their pursuit of a higher education. Since 2000, the Ohio County Community Foundation has awarded a total of $241,000 to seventy Rising Sun High School students for being named recipients of the scholarship.

   Sydney Bostic is the daughter of Noel and Jennifer Bostic. Danyka Groover is the daughter of John and Carrie Groover. Nick Koons is the son of Shane and Darla Koons. Noah Pflum is the son of Jerry and Dianne Pflum. 

  The Ohio County Community Foundation would like to congratulate these four remarkable Rising Sun High School students on their achievement. The Ohio County Community Foundation is located at 330 Industrial Drive, Rising Sun, Indiana. For information concerning the Ohio County Community Foundation Scholarship programs, please call 812-438-9401.