Operation Round Up Scholarships Awarded

Kankakee Valley REMC Operation Round Up awarded six local high school seniors with scholarships totaling $4,000.  To be considered for the scholarship, students had to fill out an application identifying their involvement in both school and extracurricular activities, awards received and jobs held.  Applicants were also asked to write an essay from the point of view of an Operation Round Up director who had to distribute grant money to organizations seeking assistance. In addition, the students households must be a participant in the Operation Round Up program.

This year's scholarship recipients included:
$1,000 recipients
Josh Krsek, Culver Community High School
Aubrey Houser, John Glenn High School

$500 recipients
Hannah Swanson, South Central High School
Sara Rokosz, Washington Township High School
Melissa Rudolph, South Central High School
Leah Huffine, Crown Point High School