KOSCIUSKO — The Kosciusko Board of REALTORS is pleased to announce their 2019 Scholarship winners.
From 1993 to date, KBOR has awarded $78,000 in scholarships. The KBOR scholarship is specifically designed to identify and encourage bright and motivated students in Kosciusko County. In assisting with their educational expenses KBOR hopes to help these students achieve all of their continuing education goals. REALTOR members are proud to help build a better community through programs such as this in hopes that these students make significant contributions in their chosen field. KBOR received applications from students throughout Kosciusko County and were chosen by members of KBOR’s Community Service/Scholarship Committee. Congratulations to our three outstanding Kosciusko County 2019 KBOR Scholarship Winners.
Tiffany Koble – Tiffany was a 2018 KBOR Scholarship recipient. KBOR is proud to continue support of her education at Indiana University-Fort Wayne (IUFW) majoring in dental hygiene. She is the daughter of Todd and Deanna Koble of Syracuse. Tiffany also continues her service to the community through various programs such as Special Olympics and church activities. Angie Metcalf, Kidz Cove Junior Director, North Webster Church of God shares, “One thing about Tiffany that stands out to me is that she is always helping others.” “Tiffany is full of love and compassion for all people.”
Makenzie Oldham – In addition to her monetary scholarship, Makenzie is the 3rd Annual Winner of “The Spirit of the Heart” Award. This award honors REALTOR® professionals who have been lost that touched their community throughout their lives. KBOR hopes to pass on their spirit of mission and purpose each year with this special award. Makenzie logged over 445 hours of community service including volunteering for the Sonlight Children’s Ministries and Camp We Can dedicated to enabling people with disabilities to enjoy a summer camp experience. Makenzie is currently a senior at Tippecanoe Valley High School with plans to attend Purdue University majoring in elementary education. She is the daughter of James Oldham and Heather Hartman.
Lucas Rhodes – Lucas attends Butler University majoring in finance with plans to enlist and become an officer in the United States Air Force with the ultimate goal of becoming a fighter pilot, a goal that requires a college degree. Dustin Schimp, Captain, USAF praised Lucas, as “a Cadet that truly stands out among his peer group. He is dedicated, responsive, principled and caring. He continues to excel and impress us with his leadership potential as a future US Air Force Officer.” Lucas is the son of Randal Rhodes and Kami Johnson.