2012 "Hoosier Heroes" Essay Contest Winners Announced

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22 MAR 2012
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Indiana Dollars for Scholars, a program of Scholarship America, congratulates the following students and Hoosier Heroes. These students' essays, celebrating the achievements and inspiration of the Heroes that they nominated, are the 10 winners of Hoosier Heroes scholarship awards for 2012, and will be honored at the 2012 Hoosier Heroes Celebration. The celebration will be held on Thursday, May 10th at U Indy Hall on the University of Indianapolis campus (1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46227).

Category: Arts/Athletics
Brittany Belkiewitz

Senior, LaPorte High School
Hero: Yvonne Elshout

Benjamin Gareth Scott Uebelhoer
Senior, Bloomington High School North
Hero: David Tanner

Category: Business/Science/Technology
Therese Detablan

Senior, Fishers High School
Hero: Mary Ellen Keith

Song Kim
Senior, Homestead High School
Hero: Jum Kim

Category: Education
Ashleigh Lindsey

Senior, Edgewood High School
Hero: Judy Morran

Zachary Moore
Senior, Terre Haute South Vigo High School
Hero: James Mann II

Category: Personal Inspiration
Edward Sinitsky

Senior, International School of Indiana
Hero: Yelena Sinitsky

Megan Durochik
Senior, Lake Central High School
Hero: Courtney Crozier

Category: Service
Josey Richart

Senior, Loogootee High School
Hero: Othmar Mathias

Madeline Demeter
Senior, Crawfordsville High School
Hero: Mary Ludwig, MD

Contact
Nicole Alexander
866-877-1172
nalexander@scholarshipamerica.org

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