McCordsville student receives $1,000 scholarship

WEST LAFAYETTE — A McCordsville native was recently awarded a scholarship especially for first-year students.

Ashley Straut received a $1,000 Jo Ann Trow Scholarship from Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society for First-Year Students.

Each year, Alpha Lambda Delta awards 36 Trow scholarships to outstanding students from across the country. Selection is based on maintaining a 3.5 grade point average, academic records, participation in Alpha Lambda Delta activities, campus and community service activities and the applicant’s statement.

The Jo Anne J. Trow Scholarship was started in 1988 in honor of a past National President of Alpha Lambda Delta. Jo Anne J. Trow is the former Vice President for Student Services at Oregon State University.