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Posted on by Kristi RhuleRockport, Indiana This year, donors to the Spencer County Community Foundation are again making scholarship awards available through the Foundation’s Community Scholarship Program. “Many foundation donors have honored their loved ones, high schools, or professions by endowing scholarship opportunities through the Foundation,” says Emily Davis, the Foundation’s Regional Director of Community Engagement and Impact. “We […]Read More
Posted on by Kristi Rhule(Spencer County, Indiana) The Spencer County Community Foundation recently presented a pair of grants, totaling over $13,000 to 2 organizations serving Spencer County. The Saint Meinrad Chamber of Commerce received a $6,530 grant and the Spencer County 4H Association received a $6,699 grant. The grants were made possible by people and organizations establishing to and contributing […]Read More
Posted on by Kristi Rhule(Rockport, Indiana) The Spencer County Community Foundation has announced that Ethan Roos is the recipient of the 2020 Spencer County Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. The scholarship provides full-tuition, required fees, and an annual stipend of up to $900 for required books and equipment for four years of full-time undergraduate study leading to a baccalaureate degree. Ethan is the son of Daniel and Krista Roos of Santa Claus. He is a senior at Heritage Hills High School and plans to […]Read More