Local students receive scholarships

TrueScripts Management Services, headquartered in Washington, Indiana, has awarded $17,500 in college scholarships for the 2019-20 academic year to full-time undergraduate students whose parents work for the company.

Four local students were awarded scholarships.


Sara Carpenter, a 2017 graduate of Jasper High School, received $2,500 for the 2019-20 academic year. She is a junior at Butler University, Indianapolis, studying communication sciences and disorders, with a minor in mild interventions. She plans to pursue a master’s degree in speech-language pathology. Carpenter is the daughter of Kurt and Cindy Carpenter. Her father is the chief information officer at TrueScripts.






Lindsey Mehringer, a 2018 graduate from Jasper High School, received a $1,250 scholarship for the fall semester. She is studying nursing at Indiana University, Bloomington, and hopes to care for sick children after completing her degree. Mehringer plans to continue her studies toward a nurse practitioner license. She is the daughter of Gary and Brenda Mehringer. Her father is an account coordinator.






Delany Merder, a 2016 graduate of Heritage Hills High School, Lincoln City, received a $1,250 scholarship for the spring semester. She graduated this summer from Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, with a degree in organizational leadership and entrepreneurship. She is the daughter of Dean and Donna Merder of Santa Claus. Her father is the chief experience officer.






Caragan Wessel, a 2019 graduate of Jasper High School, received a $1,250 scholarship for the fall semester. A freshman at Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis, she is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in tourism, convention and event management. Caragan is the daughter of PJ and Christie Wessel. Her father is a business analyst.






Other scholarships went to Alexandria Huebner, a 2018 graduate of Edgewood High School, Ellettsville; Nate Kaffenberger, a 2018 graduate of Vincennes Lincoln High School; Emily and Hannah Matthews, both 2018 graduates of Washington High School; and Katherine Matthews, a 2017 graduate of Washington High School.



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