$45,000 in Scholarships Awarded To 45 Local Graduates

Congratulations and good luck to all recipients.

(Rising Sun, Ind.) - The Rising Sun Regional Foundation was able to award $45,000 in scholarships to graduates of Ohio and Ripley Counties. 

To be eligible for the scholarships graduating students had to: 

  • Reside in Ohio or Ripley County or the City of Aurora 
  • Maintain a six-semester GPA of 2.75 or higher 
  • Plan to attend a post- secondary educational institution 

Winners were randomly drawn from the pool of applications submitted. 

The winners include:

Batesville Community School Corporation 

Chloe Bishop, Grace Eckstein, Nicole Fox, Lauren Gutzwiller, Aidan Jennewein, Rachel Kuntz, McKenzie Laker, Randy Powell, Grace Sarringhaus, Seirra Stapleton, and Jacob Wuestefeld 

East Central Community School Corporation 

Carson Bennett, Heath Brashear, Tyler Dickerson, Luke Doll, Elena Hall, Jessica Kincer, Marisol Martin, and Dylan Schutte 

Jac-Cen-Del Community School Corporation 

Chloe Busch, Luke Comer, Shelby Groth, Anna Hubbard, and Brent Ricke 

Milan Community School Corporation 

Sarah Bohley, Megan Brown, Delaney Bushhorn, Morgan Harris, Jared Rigdon, and Tyler Walke. 

Rising Sun/Ohio County Community School Corporation 

Ashley Bowne, Chris Bowne, Landon Cole, Chloe Fletcher, and Julee Sandlin 

South Dearborn Community School Corporation 

Marissa Lacey and Emily Rector 

South Ripley School Corporation 

Richard Block, Bryce Franklin, Kyla Jeffries, Isabel Peak, Sarah Taylor, and Simon Westmeyer 


Emerson Belew and Pamela Meneses 

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