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Tenney Family Scholarship

Anyone who has pondered how to leave a legacy needs to talk with Georgia Tenney. It’s no secret that a good chunk of Georgia’s heart is entwined in Whitko Schools. A lifelong Pierceton resident, she spent over 30 years as the Middle School Secretary and is currently serving her third term as an elected school …

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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.

Active Impact Scholarship

This award was created by the H.A.N.D.S. Foundation, a group of Whitley County students who are dedicated to championing philanthropy and building community. The recipient is selected by a committee of peers to recognize civic involvement, volunteerism, scholarship and educational aspirations.  Awarded to a student pursuing a 4-year degree. Students cannot be a HANDS Foundation …

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JAKES Scholarship

This award was created by generous members of the Whitley County hunting community who are mindful of conservation efforts to preserve wild turkeys and maintain hunting traditions and it is given to a senior pursuing a degree in conservation (including: biology, ecology, environment, land planning, etc.).  JAKES is a youth organization that is part of …

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