Metzger receives Irvin and Lorette Murphy Scholarship

Bippus State Bank recently awarded its 2009 Irvin Murphy and Lorette Murphy scholarships to two students.

Huntington resident Jason Metzger was one of the recipients of a $300 scholarship.

He is a junior at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne pursuing a degree in finance.

Metzger is the son of Jerry and Dianne Metzger, of Huntington.

The other recipient was Cathy Forrester, of Lagro.

Students were selected based on academic achievement and financial need. They also had to be a junior or senior college student and resident of Lagro Township, Wabash County, or Warren Township, Huntington County.