A Winamac Community High School Senior has been named the recipient of the 2014 Pulaski County Community Foundation 2014 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar.
Eric Newman will receive a four year full-tuition scholarship to an Indiana college of his choice. He will also receive a $900 yearly stipend for required books and equipment.
Newman has been involved in Student Council, Shakespeare Club, Key Club, FFA, National Honor Society, and the Robotics Team. He was also involved in sports and volunteered in the community. He has also received the DAR Good Citizen Award, Presidential award for service, Hoosier Boys State delegate, Distinguished Honor Roll, and the Hugh O’Brien award.
Newman was been accepted into the animal science program in the School of Agriculture at Purdue University. He plans to receive his bachelor’s degree and pursue a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine.
The Lilly Endowment Initiative made it possible for 143 students statewide to receive a Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship.