SHS graduate receives scholarship from Association of Counties and SRI, Inc. PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 12 November 2013 00:00

Salem High School graduate Trent Pennington is the recipient of a $500 scholarship presented by the Association of Indiana Counties (AIC) and sponsored by SRI, Inc. The AIC presented the scholarship to Pennington in Washington County on Oct. 15.

Pennington was a three-sport athlete and participated in football, basketball and baseball. He served as treasurer of the National Honor Society and was a member of Student Council. He was also a member of the Science Club, Friends Against Bullying and Business Professionals of America.

Pennington attends Indiana University. He plans to study Sports Marketing and Management and hopes to one day work for a college or professional organization within the sports realm.

Four students from across the state were awarded $500 scholarships. Scholarship recipients are spring 2013 graduates from Indiana high schools who planned to attend a school of higher education in Indiana in the fall of 2013. Eligibility required applicants to be an employee of or the custodial child of an Indiana county employee of an AIC Affiliate Office.

The recipients were announced at the AIC’s Annual Conference and at a County Commissioners’ meeting in each winner’s home county. The conference took place in late September. Recipients were presented with their awards in October. For more information about the scholarships, please contact Karen Avery at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

The Association of Indiana Counties, Inc. is a nonprofit organization established in 1957 for the betterment of county government. The various functions of the AIC include lobbying the Indiana General Assembly on behalf of counties, serving as liaison among counties, state and federal agencies as well as providing technical assistance and training to county officials and employees.