The Kiwanis Club of Scottsburg and the Indiana Kiwanis Foundation proudly announces that Evan Howser of Scottsburg, IN has been awarded a $1,200 scholarship from the Indiana Kiwanis Foundation to attend Purdue University and study materials science engineeringEvan is one of 134 applicants in the state of Indiana vying for twenty-four $1,200 scholarships awarded annually to deserving high school seniors by the Foundation.  Evan is a graduate of Scottsburg High School in Scottsburg, IN.  He has been active in Student Council, Model UN Club, Soccer, Science Olympiad, and the English, Social Science and Interdisciplinary Academic Teams at school and out of school activities include being a member of the Scott County Youth Grantmaking Council, County Soccer Club and worked part time at Ace Hardware.  The Indiana Kiwanis Foundation is funded by donations from Kiwanis Club members and other sources.  The Foundation also funds worthwhile service projects in the form of grants to local clubs.  The Scottsburg Kiwanis Club is an international service organization of men and women.  Some of our projects include the Bring Up Grades (BUG) Program in all five elementary schools in Scott County and sponsoring the Scottsburg High School Key Club, Scottsburg Middle School Builders Club and Vienna Finley Elementary School K-Kids Club.  They will charter a new Key Club at Austin High School this fall.  The club participates in Kiwanis One Day each year conducting their service project at the CASA House.  On Kiwanis One Day, Kiwanis Clubs all over the world conduct a service project on the same day every year.  They also conducted a service project at CRADLE during the Scott County United Way Day of Caring.  The Kiwanis meet on Thursdays at 6:30 PM at the Quality Inn in Scottsburg.  Visitors arewelcome any time.  The Kiwanis defining statement is “Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world, one child and one community at a time.”  Kiwanis believe that one volunteer can make a difference in the life of a childFor more information contact David Wilson, davidwilson1408@gmail.com.


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