Northeast grads receive scholarshipsMay 19, 2020
DUBOIS — Northeast Dubois High School has awarded its winners of the Steven M. Seger memorial scholarships in the amount of $2,000 each.
The recipients were Reece Bauer, Shelby Livingston, Chloe Terwiske and Jared Young.
Seger, a 1971 graduate of Jasper High School, was a multi-sport athlete and honor student. He earned varsity letters in golf, baseball, football and wrestling and was a member of the National Honor Society. After an accident claimed his life in 1984, his family established the scholarships to assist students who are both scholars and athletes with higher education costs.
Students who lettered in at least two varsity sports their senior year were eligible to apply. Other determining factors were academic achievement, SAT and ACT scores and involvement in extracurricular activities.
Bauer, son of Greg and Jennifer Bauer of Dubois, graduated with academic honors. During high school, he was team captain of the tennis and basketball teams two years and baseball team captain one year. Sports awards being named for basketball were First Team Academic All-State, First Team Small School All-State, Hoosier Basketball Coaches Association Basketball All-Region Selection, First Team All-Conference and Most Valuable Player; tennis, Honorable Mention Academic All-State, First Team All-District, First Team All-Conference, Most Valuable Player and Tennis Hustle; baseball, First Team All-Conference (three-year award) and Most Valuable Player. His volunteer activities involved being a Natural Helper, helping with Adopt-A-Highway, being a greeter at church, attending a youth service gathering in Houston, Texas, and reading to elementary-school students. He was secretary of Fellowship of Christian Catholics and former secretary of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church’s Lutheran Youth Organization. He worked at the Wabash Valley Produce-Skyview Chicken House. He will attend Wabash College in Crawfordsville to major in economics and minor in business. He also will be a member of Wabash baseball team.
Livingston is the daughter of Adam and Jan Livingston of Jasper. While attending high school, she was a member the Spanish Club and Fellowship of Christian Athletes four years, Student Council and Natural Helpers three years, and Beta Club and Art club two years. She also was a member of the cross country, earning the mental attitude award, and the track and field, earning the most valuable runner award. Livingston was named Miss Congeniality of the Dubois County 4-H Fair and 2020 Northeast Dubois Homecoming Queen. She volunteered at the Dubois County Humane Society and nursing homes. She participated in roadside cleanups, helped with senior banquets and participated in Honor Mail Flight by making cards for veterans and active service members. She will attend the University of Evansville to major in biology and would like to continue her education at a dental school, becoming a dentist at the end of her college career.
Chloe Terwiske is the daughter of Bruce and Tina Terwiske of Jasper. During high school, Terwiske was a member of the Beta, French and Spirit clubs, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Student Council and basketball, volleyball and tennis teams. She was junior class vice president and French and Spirit Club vice presidents. Volleyball awards she earned were varsity letter, assists award, serving awards, All-Conference, North versus South Indiana All-Star game (underclassmen and senior), Academic All-State and team captain. She received a varsity letter in basketball and was a member of a sectional team. Honors in tennis were a varsity letter, Most Valuable Player, most wins, All-Conference and All-District, tennis individual sectional champion and tennis team sectional champion. (Due to the COVID-19, the 2020 spring tennis season was canceled by the IHSAA, so records are based only on three years of competition.) She also earned the French I and II, Biology I and II and geometry academic awards. Volunteer work included serving as president of the Lutheran Youth Organization at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Haysville, service projects and attending a youth gathering in Houston, Texas. She helped with the church picnics at both St. Paul Lutheran and St. Raphael Lutheran churches in Dubois, Sommerfest in Haysville, NDHS youth summer tennis camp instructor and community help. She worked at Meyer Distributing Human Resources, City of Jasper and Kimball Electronics through Co-op. She plans to attend Midway University in Lexington, Kentucky, to major in psychology and finance with a minor in business administration and a concentration in pre-law. She will also be playing tennis while in college.
Jared Young, son of Jayson and Michelle Young, was named valedictorian. During high school, Young was a member of the Spanish, Beta and Drama clubs, Student Council, Natural Helpers, Friends of Rachel, Strings, Peer Mentor, academic bowl, and soccer and track field teams. He was manager of the swim team and belonged to the 4-H. While attending the Beta Club Convention, he was state champion, champion and runner-up in social studies. He was presented the Advanced-Placement Chemistry Class, First Team Academic All-State, Hoosier State nomination and honor roll awards. Volunteer work included peer mentoring, reading camp volunteer at Lutheran Hills, Morgantown, and Honor Flight card thank-you card writing in Dubois. He worked at Wabash Valley Produce in Dubois and Pete Dye Golf Course in French Lick. He will be attending Purdue University to study pre-veterinary medicine.
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