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[caption id="attachment_17568" align="alignleft" width="211"] Kevin King[/caption] A few weeks ago, Kevin King visited the Huntington County Community Foundation office to chat and update us on his life since being named Huntington County's 2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. He had just returned from his Taylor University Summer...

[caption id="attachment_17545" align="alignleft" width="134"] Weston Close[/caption] [caption id="attachment_17544" align="alignleft" width="134"] Lucas Sunderman[/caption] For many years, the Huntington Firefighters Association has been awarding scholarships to Huntington County students utilizing proceeds from their annual golf outing. Early in 2013, the Firefighters came to the Foundation searching for a way...

[caption id="attachment_17554" align="alignleft" width="231"] George & Garnet Bergman[/caption] Since 1841, the Glancy-H. Brown & Son Funeral Home has been serving the Warren, IN community making it one of the oldest continuously operated funeral homes in Indiana and the oldest continuously operated business in Huntington County. George...

[caption id="attachment_17536" align="alignleft" width="201"] The Larr Family[/caption] After graduating from Huntington North in 2003, Heather (Willems) Larr attended Indiana University where she graduated in 2007 from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs with a major in Nonprofit Management. She is grateful to the Lilly Endowment...

[caption id="attachment_17537" align="alignleft" width="200"] Dave Reeves[/caption] Established in 2004, the Dave Reeves Athletic Scholarship was created by Marsha Reeves "to celebrate Dave's love for the athletes he worked with over the years and to help a male or female thrower with education costs." Dave Reeves taught...

[caption id="attachment_17526" align="alignleft" width="150"] Kenneth Manes[/caption] Distinguishing himself as a man of dignity and compassion, Kenneth "Kenny" Manes served the Huntington community with duty, honor and pride during his 47 years of employment with the United States Postal Service. After his passing in 2009, his wife,...

[caption id="attachment_17496" align="alignleft" width="237"] Martha & H.L. Daugherty[/caption] In 2009, David L. Daugherty and the Daugherty Companies, Inc. created the Daugherty Family Scholarship in honor of long-time Warren business owners Martha and H. L. (Hack) Daugherty. The Daugherty family has always believed in helping their employees...

Created in November of 2015, the Citizens Telephone Scholarship has become one of the largest scholarship awards offered through the Huntington County Community Foundation (HCCF). Each year two graduating high school seniors are awarded $5,000 each to go towards their college tuition and required fees....

[caption id="attachment_17469" align="alignleft" width="150"] Thomas J. Uecker[/caption] In 2007, Janet Uecker along with her son, Scott, created the Thomas J. Uecker Memorial Scholarship in memory of the long-time Huntington North High School math teacher. Applicants must be planning a post-secondary education in a math-related field and have...

[caption id="attachment_17461" align="alignleft" width="300"] Kayla at the Unfinished Block P Statue. The statue "serves as an ever-lasting reminder that one's educational journey is never complete."[/caption] Four years ago, Huntington County's 2013 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar Kayla Patrick dreamed of working in the aerospace industry. After two...