Jordyn Kieft of EGHS Named 2018 Lilly Scholar

We are thrilled to announce that Jordyn Kieft, a senior at Eastern Greene High School, has been named Greene County’s 2018 Lilly Scholar!  As the recipient of the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship, Jordyn will be awarded full tuition for four years to her choice of any accredited public or private nonprofit college or university in Indiana, plus a yearly stipend of up to $900 for required books and equipment.

The Greene County Foundation Scholarship Committee, comprised of volunteer members from throughout the county, selected 5 finalists to interview for the scholarship. These finalists were forwarded to Independent Colleges of Indiana, Inc. (ICI) for confirmation of the recipient.  ICI is a nonprofit corporation that represents 30 regionally accredited degree granting, nonprofit, private colleges and universities in the state of Indiana.  See the ICI website,, for more information.

Jordyn joins the ranks of a group of top Greene County students who have been awarded with this great honor in past years; see our Lilly Scholarship page for more information.  Warmest congratulations to Jordyn – we wish her all the best!