Rising Sun Regional Foundation Awards $32,000 in Scholarships

Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at 12:21 PM

By Rising Sun Regional Foundation, news release

Thirty-two graduating seniors who reside in Ohio and Ripley counties or the City of Aurora received a $1K scholarship.

(Rising Sun, Ind.) - The Rising Sun Regional Foundation announced that it has awarded a total of $32,000 in scholarship grants to 32 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 

Josh Honnert, Will Nuhring, Sophia Panzer, Carley Pride, Olivia Raab, Kyle Salatin, and Vicky Zheng

East Central Community School Corporation

Sophie Allen, Drake Mitchell, and Lara Moster

Jac-Cen-Del Community School Corporation

Machaela Cobler and Cloey Simon

Milan Community School Corporation

Karley Bushhorn, Autumn Riley Clark, Lydia Clark, and Adam Volz

Rising Sun/Ohio County Community School Corporation Josie Bell, Madelyn Bovard, Taylor Carrigan, Ella Eldridge, Gavin Gilb, Elizabeth Kate Jenkins, Anabel Lillie, Jordan Parsons, Cora Poling, and Halle Shorten

South Dearborn Community School Corporation

Katelyn Routhier

South Ripley School Corporation

Kaybree Christner, Lanie Nicholson, Edward Rodriguez II, and Madelyn Tompkins


Dylan Potter

All graduating seniors who reside in Ohio and Ripley counties and the City of Aurora maintain a six-semester grade point average of 2.75 or higher, and plan to attend a post-secondary educational institution were eligible to apply for these scholarship awards. Winners of these scholarships were drawn at random from the pool of applications that 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.

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