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46 Seniors Get RSRF’s Help Paying For College

Posted On June 20, 2014

Press release from Rising Sun Regional Foundation

(Rising Sun, Ind.) – The Rising Sun Regional Foundation announced that it has awarded a total of $46,000 in scholarship grants to 46 graduating seniors who reside in Ohio and Ripley counties and the City of Aurora, the foundation’s southeastern Indiana grantmaking region. Each student has received a $1,000 scholarship award.

Recipients of these RSRF scholarships are:

 

Batesville Community School Corporation

Payton Charlton, Amanda Garcia, Leo Giesey, Andrew Grossman, Whitney Lambert, Benjamin Meer, Deepan Saravanan, and Nicholas Vodzak.

 

East Central Community School Corporation

Dustin Gindling, Katherine Hartman, Edward Oehlman, Devin Richter, Miranda Richter, and Kristen Weber.

 

Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities

Melissa Mulford.

 

Jac-Cen-Del Community School Corporation

Alexis Bushhorn, Jillian Gehl, Deanna Gunter, Emily Gunter, Lindsey Sutton, and Austin Wagner.

 

Milan Community School Corporation

Sara Sellers.

 

Oldenburg Academy

Rachel Billingsley, Sarah Billingsley, and Hannah Teaney.

 

Rising Sun-Ohio County School Corporation

Sidney Barkley, Sydney Elliott, Alexandria Koons, Sebastian Mathis, Taylor Mullen, Cody Weaver, and Cayla Yocum.

 

South Dearborn Community School Corporation

Hannah Ascherman, Kayla Barrett, Jessica Benton, Megan Neuendorf, Lorieanne Rinehart, and Tara West.

 

South Ripley School Corporation

Garrett Adkinson, Kristen Bailey, John Boyken, Hayley Fossett, Ryan Lengerich, Kendall Miller, Trenton Moorhead, and Samantha Wilhoit.

 

All graduating seniors who reside in Ohio and Ripley counties and the City of Aurora, who have maintained a six-semester grade point average of 2.75 or higher, and who plan to attend a post-secondary educational institution, were eligible to apply for these scholarship awards. The number of scholarships awarded was based on the respective senior class populations in the seven public high schools located in the foundation’s grantmaking region and the total number of applications received from those eligible students attending private/parochial secondary schools. Winners of these scholarships were drawn at random at each school from the pool of applications which were submitted to the Rising Sun Regional Foundation with official transcripts.

The Rising Sun Regional Foundation is funded by the Rising Star Casino Resort, owned by Full House Resorts, Inc., which makes monthly contributions to the foundation based on a percentage of its Adjusted Gross Revenue.