Lusk awarded Kiwanis scholarships

Molly Lusk

The Kiwanis Club of Ferdinand and the Indiana Kiwanis Foundation announce that Molly Lusk of Ferdinand has been awarded a $1000 scholarship from the Indiana Kiwanis Foundation to an Indiana college of her choice. She was one of 120 applicants in the state of Indiana who vied for 24 $1000 scholarships awarded annually to deserving high school seniors by the Foundation. Molly was also the recipient of the Kiwanis Club of Ferdinand’s $750 scholarship. She will attend Indiana University to study biochemistry with the goal of preparation for medical school. She is the daughter of Jennifer and Dr. Kevin Lusk.

While at Forest Park, Molly was class valedictorian. She served as class president and president of the Beta Club and National Honor Society. She was active in a multitude of clubs including Student Council, Rangers for Christ, National Honor Society, Beta Club, and Students Against Destructive Decisions. Molly was an outstanding four-year member of the tennis and volleyball teams. She was awarded a Volleyball Mental Attitude Award, Academic All-PAC, Academic All State, a Tennis Mental Attitude Award and the Mary Kay Ruhe Blanket Award.

Molly is active in her community and school through volunteering at the YMCA and local Ferdinand festivals. She was also a volunteer junior high tutor. She is an active member of the Santa Claus United Methodist Church.

Kiwanis is an international service organization of men and women. Its defining statement is “Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world, one child and one community at a time. We believe that one volunteer can make a difference in the life of a child.” The Ferdinand Kiwanis meets the first and third Wednesdays of each month at Fleig’s at noon.

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