The following candidates were awarded a $4,000 scholarship:
Lauren Comer is from Georgetown, Indiana. Lauren graduated from Columbus East High School and is attending Purdue University. Her major is Chemical Engineering. Lauren was also awarded the 2019 Donald E. Jones Scholarship, in the amount of $1000, in memory of the true “Pioneer.”
Tyler Goedde graduated from Gibson Southern High School in Fort Branch, Indiana. Tyler attends Missouri University of Science & Technology. His major is Petroleum Engineering.
The following candidate was awarded a $1,000 scholarship:
Braden Henning is a graduate from Mt. Vernon High School and will be attending Indiana University College with his major in Earth Science with a focus on Geology.
The requirements for the scholarship are:
Be a graduating high school senior or currently enrolled in a post-secondary education program.
Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
Have a financial need determined by the scholarship committee.
Plan to pursue a career in the oil and gas industry.
Be attending college in the coming fall.
Be a resident of Indiana and attending an accredited college.
Be pursuing a bachelor's degree, with preference given for Earth Sciences, Petroleum Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Geology majors.
Submit a short essay which describes the applicant’s interest in the oil and gas industry and which career path the applicant is planning to pursue.