Fund Category: COLUMBIA CITY

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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4-H Beef Club Fund

The 4-H Beef Club Fund, established by the Whitley County 4H Beef Club, provides educational scholarship support for any member of Whitley County 4-H intent upon studying Agriculture at an accredited college or university in pursuit of a 2 or 4 year degree in the field.

Alan Tio Advanced Manufacturing Scholarship

Established in honor of Alan Tio, a past Whitley County Economic Development Corporation President, this scholarship goes to a Whitley County senior that is pursuing an Advanced Manufacturing degree at Ivy Tech Community College. The recipient is chosen by Ivy Tech Community College.

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