Psi Iota Xi awards scholarships

Ella Hubster
Chloe Allen

The Jasper Chapter of Psi Iota Xi Sorority announced the recipients of the Suzanne Jane Kress Memorial Scholarship at Jasper High School’s Senior Honors Day on May 20. The scholarship is presented annually in memory of a founding member of the chapter whose life was cut short in an automobile accident while returning from a sorority convention.

This year’s winner is Ella Marie Hubster, who plans to attend Indiana University to study Speech and Hearing Sciences to become a Speech and Language Pathologist. She is the daughter of David and Stacy Hubster. Miss Hubster received a $2,000 scholarship, payable in annual installments over four years.

Chloe Ann Allen, who plans to attend Indiana Wesleyan University to study Social Work and Spanish, received an honorable mention award. She is the daughter of Melissa Allen and the late Christopher Allen. Miss Allen received a $500 scholarship.

Psi Iota Xi is a national philanthropic organization for women founded in 1897, with the Zeta Mu Chapter in Jasper founded in 1959. Its philanthropic mission focuses on speech and hearing, literacy, art, literature and music. The Jasper chapter holds a free Language and Literacy Camp each summer, and supports numerous additional community causes.

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