Bauer receives Dexter Royer scholarship

Reece Bauer

DUBOIS — Northeast Dubois High School 2020 graduate Reece Bauer received this year's $1,000 Dexter Royer Sports Memorial Scholarship. 

Bauer is the son of Greg and Jennifer Bauer of Dubois. He gradued with academic honors, was team captain of the tennis and basketball teams for two years and captain fo teh baseball team for one year.

Bauer's basketball awards were: First Team Academic All-State, First Team Small School All-State, two-time Hoosier Basketball Coaches Association Basektball All-Region Selection, First Team All-Conference and two-time most valuable player. His awards for tennis were: honorable memtnion Academic All-State, First Team All-District, four-time First Team All-Conference, two-time Most Valauble PLayer and Tennis Hustle. His awards for baseball were: First Team All-Conference three year award and Most Valuable Player. He also won the Mike Bair All Sports Award.

His volunteer activites were: Natural Helpers, Adopt-A-Highway, church greeter, reading to elementary school students and attending a youth service gathering in Houston, Texas.  He was secretary of the Fellowship of Christian Catholics and former secretary of St. pual's Luthern Church's Lutheran youth Organization. 

He will attend Wabash College in Crawfordsville to major in economics and minor in business. There, he will lay for the Wabash Little Giants baseball team.

Royer, a 2009 graduate of Northeat Dubois, was a multi-sport athlete. He earned varsity letters in basketball, baseball and ran cross conty. After a logging accident claimed his life in 2011, his family established the scholarship to assist students who are athletes with higher education costs. 

Students graduating from Northeast Dubois who earned varsity letters in two sports during their senior year were eligible. Recipients were determined by written essays.

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