Purdue Alumni Club of Kosciusko County is presenting scholarships to three students from the Purdue Scholars of Kosciusko County Fund. The fund was established through the Kosciusko County Community Foundation to provide financial assistance to deserving students from Kosciusko County who are beginning their third or fourth year at Purdue University.
Megan Hanson, Trenton Marshall and Andrew Shuter are this year’s recipients.
Hanson is being awarded a $750 scholarship. She will be a senior at Purdue, studying elementary education, to graduate in December 2013. She is a 2009 graduate of Warsaw Community High School and after graduating from Purdue plans to teach in a high need school district.
Marshall is being awarded a $750 scholarship. He will be a junior at Purdue, studying acoustical engineering, to graduate in May 2014. He is a 2010 graduate of WCHS and plans to enter the audio technology industry.
Shuter is being awarded a $500 scholarship. He will be a junior at Purdue, majoring in elementary education, to graduate in 2015. He is a 2010 graduate of WCHS and serves with the Indiana Army National Guard. He plans to teach in the Kosciusko County area.
Scholarship recipients will be recognized at the 10th annual meeting of the Purdue Alumni Club of Kosciusko County to be held Tuesday, Sept. 18, at Maple Leaf Farms world headquarters at 101 E. Church St., Leesburg. Tours of the facility and hors d’oeuvres will be offered at 6 p.m., followed by the business meeting and dinner at 7 p.m. Dr. Terry Tucker of Maple Leaf Farms will be the speaker. To conclude the evening, Purdue-themed items will be auctioned to the benefit the scholars fund.
Banquet tickets are $20 per person. For reservations, call Grant Magner at (574) 453-2177 by Sept. 10.