Adam Lyness Named National Merit Scholarship Finalists

The East Central High School senior excels in the classroom and participates in several extra-curricular activities.

Adam Lyness. Photo provided. 

(St. Leon, Ind.) – An East Central High School has been named a finalist for a prestigious scholarship.

On Wednesday, senior Adam Lyness was named a National Merit Scholarship finalist. Lyness is among 15,000 Semifinalists that have advanced to finalist standing.

All winners of Merit Scholarship® awards are chosen from the finalist group based on their abilities, skills, and accomplishments—without regard to gender, race, ethnic origin, or religious preference. 

Lyness has excelled in the classroom and participated in many extra-curricular activities during his time at East Central. He is a member of the National Honors Society, an officer of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, a dedicated member of Dearborn Hill UMC and has volunteered in many community programs.

Athletically, Lyness served as a captain for the boys soccer team this past fall, and was a member of the Trojans basketball team through his junior year.

Adam is the son of Pam and Jeff Lyness, of Guilford.

More from Local News


Ripley Co. Community Foundation Unveils New Mural in Versailles

The mural, titled "Stargazers," was created by artist Judy Eaton.

The Force is With Students at Jedi Knight Academy

Students from Southeast Indiana recently gathered at Oldenburg Academy for the three-day camp.

Kayla Roell Makes History with Win at Lawrenceburg Speedway

Roell won the sprint car race on Saturday night.

Harrison Stars Earn All-American Status at USA Wrestling National Championships

Raegan Briggs and Chloe Dearwester wrapped up their high school careers with great performances in Fargo.

Milan Grad Ben Riehle Wins Trojan Trot 5K

The next SIRC race happens this Saturday in Aurora.

On Air

Eagle Country 99.3 playing
Keith Urban - MESSED UP AS ME

Exile I Could Get Used to You 10:41
Jason Aldean She's Country 10:33
Toby Keith Made In America - Eagle ONLY No Intro 10:30
Tim McGraw Humble & Kind 10:26