Legion awards scholarships


For the Weekly Record Herald

TIPP CITY — The Tipp City American Legion Post #586 presented $500 scholarships to four area students on Tuesday July 26, 2016.

Zachary Burleson sponsored by his grandfather Don Williams was awarded a $500 scholarship to Wright State University. Zachary graduated from Troy High School this year with honors and with perfect attendance during his four

years of high school. He will be attending Wright State University this fall to pursue a career in scientific research.

Alexis Otstot sponsored by her great grandfather Woodrow (Woody) Peterson was awarded a $500 scholarship to Bowling Green State University. Alexis graduated from Troy High School this year carrying a 4.0 grade point for her entire Senior Year. She will be attending Bowling Green State University this fall majoring in Early Childhood Education.

Kendra Beckman sponsored by her grandfather Kenny Adkins was awarded a $500 scholarship to Wright State University. Kendra will be starting her third year of college at Wright State having been on the Honor Roll and Deans List her first two years. She will continue pursuing her degree in Social Science Education.

Isaiah Purves sponsored by his grandfather Harlan Purves was awarded a $500 scholarship to Ball State University in Indiana. Isaiah started his college education at Bowling Green State University last year majoring in Sports Management. He is changing his college to Ball State and his major to Environmental Management a field that he feels will allow him to have a significant impact in the future.

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