Academics, community service drive Lilly scholars


For Hallie Wright, a senior at Eastern Hancock High School, and Grant Gellert, a senior at Greenfield-Central, a commitment to helping others is just a part of life. (Tom Russo / Daily Reporter)

HANCOCK COUNTY — It doesn’t take long to see why Hancock County’s 2013 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars, Hallie Wright and Grant Gellert, are among the area’s best and brightest.

The two 18-year-old high school seniors from Eastern Hancock and Greenfield-Central, respectively, were selected by the Hancock County Community Foundation and Lilly Endowment Inc. from a deep field of applicants to receive full-ride college scholarships based on their academic performance and community service.

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