Sorority awards four scholarships

The Delta Chi Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa, an Indiana sorority that promotes charity, culture and education, awarded four $1,000 scholarships on May 17. Those scholarships honored four deceased members, Jorene Brewer, Ann Knies Boeglin, Carolyn Wendholt Buehler and Karen Place Schwinghammer. In order to qualify for the scholarships, the students must exhibit outstanding moral character, a strong academic record, participation in extracurricular activities and community service.


Lucas Bauer, son of Kenneth Bauer, was awarded the Jorene Brewer Memorial Scholarship. While attending Jasper High School, he was the Class of 2019 vice president, a member of the National Honor Society, Student Council and Congress, Spanish Club and Business Professionals of America. Bauer also competed in cross country and track and field. The Well Teen Ministry, Optimist Club, Habitat of Humanity, Food Bank and Camp Illiana were recipients of volunteerism from Bauer. He plans to attend Purdue University to major in chemical engineering.






The Ann Knies Boeglin Memorial Scholarship goes to Caleb Metcalf. He is the son of Stacey and Keith Metcalf. He plans to enter Purdue University to major in civil engineering. During his high school years, Metcalf was active in the National Honor Society, Octagon Club, Key Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Students Against Destructive Decisions and captain of the Motorsports Supermileage. He is active in the Redemption Christian Church, vacation Bible school and elementary school teacher’s assistant. He has looked after children for Tri-Cap and set up the Avenue of Flags for patriotic holidays.






Gabrielle Budd is the recipient of the Karen Place Schwinghammer Memorial Scholarship. She was a member of the National Honor Society, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Spanish Club, Business Professionals of America, Student Congress and peer mentors. She also was a member of the high school girls soccer team and dance team. She is a member of the board of directors for Child Hunger Ending Workshop, involved with the high school soccer kids camp and a member of the Shiloh United Methodist Church. She is the daughter of Holly and Joshua Budd and will major in biology at Indiana University.





The Carolyn Wendholt Buehler Memorial Scholarship winner is Haley Schroeder. She was a member of the National Honor Society, Student Council, Spanish Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, SADD, Key Club and a Hoosier Girls State delegate. She also was a varsity golf team member and baseball bat girl for four years. She also took time to volunteer at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center, raise funds or the Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center and Coaches versus Cancer while working part-time at the German American Bank. She is the daughter of Julie Schroeder and Terry Schroeder. She will be attending Western Kentucky University.





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