Locals awarded scholarships

HANCOCK COUNTY — Local students have received scholarships from a variety of areas, from banks, businesses and the schools they plan to attend. 

Six area students received scholarships from Harvest Land Co-op, an agribusiness owned cooperatively by farmers in several east central Indiana and southwest Ohio counties.

The winners of the $1,000 2016 Harvest Land scholarships are Conner Cross and Logan O’Neal from Eastern Hancock High School and Danielle Hunt and Dusty Cowart from Greenfield-Central High School. 

Matt Bowman, of Greenfield, was awarded an achievement scholarship from Defiance College. Matt, son of Heather and Marshall Bowman, is a student at Eastern Hancock High School.

Defiance College, chartered in 1850, is an independent, liberal arts institution in northwest Ohio. 

Jordan Martin, a 2016 New Palestine High School graduate, is the recipient of one of five $1,000 scholarships awarded by Toledo, Ohio-area Glass City Federal Credit Union, to Glass City member students who are attending a two- or four-year accredited post-secondary institution during the 2016-17 school year. Martin is planning to attend Ball State University this fall as a legal studies major. She has received several New Palestine High School awards including the Academic Excellence Award and the Academic Athletic Award. She has volunteered in the community for several organizations including the Humane Society, Hope House and the local food pantry.