By: The Oliver W. Storer Scholarship Committee—
Muncie, IN—The Oliver W. Storer Scholarship Committee made up of the Delaware County public high school principals has announced, through its Secretary, Mark A. Ervin, the granting of 9 scholarships to Delaware County high school seniors.
The scholarships are granted annually to the limit of income available from the Storer Scholarship Foundation, which was created by the Muncie banker who died in 1953.
The Committee is instructed to choose graduates it considers have shown evidence of “scholastic ability, industry, integrity, courage and ideals as to give greatest promise of being enabled by a continuing education to become leading citizens of our community, state and nation.”
The award covers tuition at the college of the student’s choice, not to exceed $6,200 per year for new recipients, and full-time attendance at an accredited college is required.
This year the scholarships have been awarded to:
Miya Frances Morrison, Burris High School, daughter of Gregory and Michelle Morrison, will attend the University of Cincinnati where she will be working towards becoming a Speech Pathologist.
Zachary Thomas Abrell, Muncie Central High School, son of Thomas and Amy Abrell, will attend the University of Virginia where he will be studying Investment Banking.
Braydon Skyleigh Rose Hill, Cowan High School, daughter of William and Nancy Hill, will attend Hanover College and major in Business or Accounting.
Mackenzie Lynn Walker, Daleville High School, daughter of David and Sarah Walker, will attend Indiana Wesleyan University where she will be studying Pre-Med.
Samantha Grace Bilby, Delta High School, daughter of Aaron and Lisa Bilby, will attend Indiana Wesleyan University where she will majoring in Elementary Education.
Alexis Day McAllister, Heritage Hall, daughter of Benjamin McAllister and Bridget Firmani, will attend Ball State University where she will be studying to become a Crime Scene Investigator.
Sydney Jane Cook, Wapahani High School, daughter of Robert and Julie Cook, will attend Indiana Wesleyan University where she will major in Exercise Science.
Maria Ann Kelly, Wes-Del High School, daughter of Kevin Kelly and Rachel Harbison, will attend Purdue University where she will be studying Marketing and Public Relations.
Macy Lyn Brammer, Yorktown High School, daughter of William and Candace Brammer, will attend either Indiana University, Northwestern University, or Vanderbilt University where she will be studying to become a professor of Psychology or Neuroscience.