Mark Gradeless Welding Scholarship

This award was created in 2021 to honor the life of Mark “Grady” Gradeless. A 1977 graduate of Columbia City Joint High School, he worked at Dana Corporation, where he tirelessly serviced machines from the age of 18 until his retirement.  “Grady” was a member of the United Auto Workers, Steelworkers Union and could often …

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Dean and Jordan Hoffman Whitley County 4H Beef Scholarship

This scholarship was established by friends and family in memory of Dean Hoffman. Recipient selected during the Whitley County 4-H Fair This scholarship will go to a Whitley County senior involved with 4-H Beef Club. Please contact the 4-H Extension Office for more information. The recipient will be selected during the Whitley County 4-H Fair.

Tiffany Parker Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established by family and friends in memory of Tiffany Parker, a student at from Columbia City High School and  a sophomore at Indiana University. The scholarship goes to a senior graduating from Columbia City High School planning to pursue a post-secondary degree. The individual must show a commitment to goals and education. …

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Becky J. Reed Scholarship Fund

Established by her parents, Lawrence (Corky) & Bonnie Reed and family, the award will honor Becky’s prestigious athletic career at Columbia City High School. Becky was a pioneer of Girls’ Track at Columbia City High School in the 1970s. In a time when girls were first allowed to participate in the sport, she led the …

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Tina Parker Award

This award was first given in 1975 to honor Tina Parker, a Columbia City student who died of Leukemia at 15 years of age.  The Tina Parker Award is given to the best female athletes, voted on by their teammates,  in each sport.  The overall female athlete, as voted on by the all of the …

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Lester & Joy Worrick Memorial Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was created in memory of Lester and Joy Worrick. It will be awarded to a Whitley County 4H participant that plans to pursue a degree in agriculture. Applications available through the 4-H office and Purdue Extension website. For additional information please call the Whitley County Purdue Extension office at (260) 244-7615.

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