Congratulations to our five Ripley County Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Finalists: Abigail Blomer of Batesville High School, Alexandra Dudley of East Central High School, Joseph Hartman of Batesville High School, Gage Unrath of Jac-Cen-Del High School, and Sophie Wesseler of Oldenburg Academy. The winner will be awarded payment for four years of college tuition at an Indiana College. The remaining finalists will receive a $2,000 scholarship from the Ripley County Community Foundation for their freshman year of college. A scholarship will be awarded again during their sophomore year thanks to the Grateful Family Scholarship and Jane Deiwert Scholarship. The 2020 Lilly Scholarship winner will be announced in December.
Lilly Endowment Inc. has launched the eighth phase of its Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT) initiative, allocating up to $210 million to help Indiana