During Senior Awards at Plymouth High School last week, the largest majority of scholarships were local scholarships presented by community organizations, businesses and philanthropic organizations. JoElla DePra and Connie Lemler from 1st Source Bank presented the Stanley Scholarships. PHS students receiving a scholarship included: Meghan Caine, Emily Cochern, Cortni Cook, Bailey Eveland, Kaylee Hartz, Trey Heckaman, Audrey Himes, Grace Morris, Sydney Morris, Maggie Nate, Jennah Nifong Jaquelyn Peynado, Trever Pletcher, Makenzie Quissell, Kendra Rhodes, McKenzie Scheetz and Autumn Wilson.
The Eugene and Florence Stanley Scholarship was established by its creators to benefit Plymouth High School students who are in the top 15% of their class, demonstrated excellence in academics, character and extra cricular activities so they could obtain a college education. Since its inception the Stanley Scholarship has awarded over $2.5 million in scholarships to students at PHS.
The second scholarships announced by the ladies from 1st Source was the Hieser Scholarship. Recipients were: MacKenzie Barnhart, Meghan Caine, Emily Cochern, Cortni Cook, Aleczandra Dolan, Taylor Drake, Bailey Eveland, Kaylee Hartz, Trey Heckaman, Audrey Himes, Gabriela Luna Carrillo, Grace Morris, Sidney Morris, Maggie Nate, Jennah Nifong, Jaquelyn Peynado, Trevor Pletcher, Makenzie Quissell, Kendall Rhodes, McKenzie Scheetz and Autumn Wilson.
The Richard F and Betty J Heiser Scholarship was established to provide scholarships to deserving students of Plymouth High School who demonstrate scholar scholastic ability and character. Since inception the scholarship has given over $470,000 in scholarships for Plymouth High School.
Also on behalf of 1st Source Bank and the Hazel Del Neff Smelser Scholarship, PHS Band Director Bryan Ames presented Autumn Wilson with the annual renewable scholarship which was created for a student pursuing music as a career. This scholarship is for students in both Marshall and Saint Joseph Counties. They are required to do both a live audition and interview for the scholarship. This year Autumn Wilson received the scholarship. She will be pursuing a degree in Music Therapy at Saint Mary of the Woods College. Autumn will be receiving a $2,000 which is renewable for four years