New Haven High Student Receives Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship

New Haven High Student Receives Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship
Posted on 12/08/2016
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 New Haven High School student Brianna Rhodes was rendered speechless today. She was an honored recipient of the coveted Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. She was given the news among her classmates, family, and mentors. Brianna intends to draw from life experiences to help her on her career path. It is her desire to study social work, and addictions counseling. She is excited to attend Indiana Wesleyan in the fall. Bri says, “I was really worried that college wasn’t going to be an option, this is such a blessing, I am overwhelmed.”  This is New Haven High School’s second student in as many years to receive this prestigious award.

 

According to their website,” the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program was first offered in 1998. The Lilly Endowment Inc. awards full-tuition scholarships to selected students from each county in Indiana.  Each scholarship must be used to pursue a baccalaureate degree at any accredited public or private Indiana college or university. The Endowments hopes that this program will continue to encourage many of Indiana's most talented students to attend one of Indiana's fine higher education institution and after graduation consider pursuing occupations in Indiana.”

  Brianna will receive, Full-tuition, required fees, and book stipend for four years.  Recipients may attend any public or private, Indiana four year college or university.

 

Congratulations Brianna!

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