Greene County college students awarded $21,100 in scholarships

Amidst the uncertainty of recent times, the Greene County Foundation has been working hard to support students within the community.

The Foundation is happy to award $21,100 in scholarships to four Greene County students for the recent College Student Scholarship Cycle.

Sierra Kirkley was awarded the Helen Hunter Upper-Level Scholarship as well as the Kenny and Ruth Richardson Scholarship.

Skylar Tucker was the recipient of the Helen Hunter Upper-Level Scholarship, while Nicole Hudson received the Helen Hunter Graduate Student Scholarship.

Crislyn Woods was the recipient of the Linton Tri Kappa Scholarship.

These scholarships were available to students who had completed at least one full year of their college degree and are planning on finishing their degrees.

According to Sherri Knieriem, executive director, “We’re very proud of the Greene County Foundation Scholars, and all the hard work they’re putting in towards their education. We believe that investing in our youth is more important than ever.”

For more information, visit their website at Please contact Sherri Knieriem, executive director, if you have any questions or ideas at

The Greene County Foundation exists for charitable individuals to leave a lasting legacy to the community they love. Through the establishment of endowments, donors can support the local causes important to them, for generations to come. The Greene County Foundation has had a charitable impact in every school, library, and community in Greene County. The Foundation annually awards over a quarter million dollars in grants through fund payouts, competitive grants, and student scholarships. For more information, visit or call (812) 659-3142.

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