One Harrison County student has been named a recipient of a four-year, full-tuition scholarship as the Harrison County Community Foundation 2012 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. Miranda Kaake will receive full tuition to the Indiana college of her choice and a $900 yearly stipend for required books and equipment. Miranda intends to study Biology.
The significant recovery facing Southern Indiana communities from tornadoes early this month leaving a 50-mile trail of damage received a boost today as the Indiana Association of United Ways announced a grant of $3.15 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. for disaster recovery. IAUW will administer the grant designed to help communities and individuals.
Not long after search and rescue missions ended, did volunteers start showing up in the affected communities. The amount of volunteers has delighted the officials who are over-seeing the clean-up process. They hope the outpouring continues.