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LaGrange County REMC awards scholarships


LaGrange County REMC has announced the recipients of the 2012 LaGrange County REMC scholarships. This year the cooperative is awarding two $600 scholarships to worthy students in the community whose parents or guardians reside in LaGrange County REMC’s service territory.

Heather Mills of Prairie Heights is planning to attend Glen Oaks Community College in the fall to earn a degree in business management. She plans to become a realtor and open a dance studio on the side. She is the daughter of Sara and Richard Mills of Mongo.

Mills is active in various school activities. She participated on the dance team all four years of high school, played softball for two years, and is a member of the student council. She also works for a real estate agency through the Prairie Heights I.C.E. Program.

Austin Osbun of Westview is planning to attend Bethel College in the fall to earn a degree in business administration.  He is the son of Vernon Hochstetler and Paula Osbun of Topeka.

He was a four-year member of the soccer team and a three-year member of the baseball team as well as serving as a manager of the soccer team. He participated in show choir and served as a student ambassador. He has also participated in the LaGrange County 4-H Fair for nine years.

LaGrange County REMC hosts a scholarship golf outing every year and the proceeds are used to make these scholarships possible. This year the scholarship golf outing will be held on Saturday, July 28, at Heron Creek Golf Club in LaGrange. For more information or to sign up to golf, call Sherryl Rhinesmith or David Nelson at (260) 463-7165.