Starke County Community Foundation Announces Lilly Endowment Scholarship Finalists (10/13)

posted Oct 13, 2017, 8:21 AM by North Judson-Wayne Township Public Library
Posted on October 13, 2017
Author Jacque Ryan, WKVI 

Nearly 30 students applied for the 2018 Starke County Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship and recently, the Starke County Community Foundation announced the five students who were chosen as finalists.

Seniors from Knox High Community School, Culver Community High School and North Judson-San Pierre High School are in the running to receive the scholarship.

The student chosen from Culver was Cody Rieckhoff who plans to study criminal justice. The North Judson-San Pierre finalist is Ashley Rearden who wants to go into business management. Three finalists are from Knox Community High School and they are Elizabeth McEntee, who plans to study neuro-biology, Cassandra Waletzko, who is considering concentrations in biology and forensic science and Daniel Darda who plans to study animation.

The finalists will be interviewed and the recipient of the scholarship will be announced at a later date. The winner will have 8 semesters paid for by the Lilly Endowment and they can choose from any public or private Indiana institution. The recipient also receives a book stipend of approximately $900.