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Newspapers Feature Two More Lilly Scholars with DePauw Plans

April 10, 2008

East College 07 Tulips.jpgApril 10, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - "I'm completely surprised, almost numb," said Brown County High School senior Brittany Wagler after learning she's the recipient of a Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. "Every worry about college is gone," she tells the Brown County Democrat, which reports that Wagler "will attend DePauw University, where she plans to study health and physical education or athletic training."

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"It wasn't like I expected it or anything," says Logansport High School senior Jacob Weinstein, another Lilly Scholar. "All of the finalists were deserving of it," he tells the Pharos Tribune, which reports that he "wants to major in either business or education at DePauw University. He said he was hoping to become a high school coach."

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Learn about Bryan Edwards, a senior at Indiana's Mitchell High School and another Lilly Scholar, in this previous story.

Begun in 1998, the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program offers four-year, full-tuition scholarships to Indiana students who intend to work toward a baccalaureate degree at any accredited public or private college or university in Indiana. The scholarship also provides $800 per year for required books and equipment.

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