Five local students earn scholarships from Andrews First Christian

The Huntington County Community Foundation has announced that Kourtney Johnson, Kelly Myers, Zen Hess, Alyson Hess and Justin Dolby have been awarded Andrews First Christian Church Memorial Scholarships.

Johnson, a senior at Huntington North High School, will be attending Manchester College to major in Accounting. She is the daughter of Kenneth and Marla Johnson, of Andrews. While at Huntington North, Kourtney was on the honor roll every year, was a member of the National Honor Society, was elected into office as president of Student Council, and also served as vice president.

Myers, a senior at Huntington North High School, will be attending Ball State University to major in Radiology. She is the daughter of Terry and Barbara Myers, of Andrews. While at Huntington North High School, Myers was a member of the National Honor Society, was a scholar athlete, and has achieved Academic Honors. She was also a Parkview Hospital volunteer.

Zen Hess, a 2009 graduate of Huntington North High School, will be majoring in Secondary English Education. He is the son of David and Kimberly Hess, of Andrews. He was an IUPUI Speech Night semi-finalist. While at Huntington North, he was a member of the National Honor Society and Chess Club. He received an Academic Honors Diploma. Zen took a mission trip to West Virginia and participated in Operation Backyard.

Alyson Hess, a 2007 graduate of Huntington North High School, will be majoring in English. She is the daughter of David and Kimberly Hess, of Andrews.
She has participated in resident assisting, the IPFW student housing, as a writing consultant in the IPFW Writing Center, a staff writer for the IPFW Communicator newspaper, and Women of the World. She has also been an honor student, a Farm Bureau Scholar, and an Andrews First Christian Scholar. Alyson has been a Move On member and part of the World Wildlife Fund.

Justin Dolby, a senior at Huntington North High School, will be majoring in Criminal Justice and Criminology.
He is the son of Timothy and Tricia Dolby, Huntington. While at Huntington North, Justin has participated in band, football, and basketball.

He is a member of the National Honor Society and 4-H. He has volunteered with Garden Volunteer service, and been involved with Huntington County Baseball, Intramural Basketball, and the Youth Leadership Academy.

The Andrews First Christian Church Memorial Scholarship Fund was created Aug. 28, 2006 in memory of the church that closed in October 2005.

The scholarship is offered to students living in Dallas Township and/or north of the Salamonie River in Polk Township or a member, child of a member, or grandchild of a member of the Andrews First Christian Church at the time of church closing in October 2005.

Applicants may be part-time students attending a college, university, junior college, vocational school or graduate school.