Batt second-place winner of PHP scholarship program

Kaitlyn Batt, of Huntington, was the second-place winner in the 2008-09 scholarship program sponsored by the Physicians Health Plan of Northern Indiana, Inc., (PHP), a local managed-care organization.

Batt receives a one-time scholarship of $2,000. She will graduate next month from Huntington North High School and plans to pursue biology and psychology degrees at Duke University.

David Deist, of Zionsville, placed first and receives a one-time scholarship of $3,000. Justin Sanders, also of Zionsville, placed third in the program, receiving a one-time scholarship of $1,000.

This was the 21st year that PHP has provided scholarship opportunities to high school seniors who are pursuing a career in a health-related field.