Quartet earn HCCF Hohe IPFW scholarships

Pic tured from left, Jaclyn Hiner, Abigail Hoffman, Megan Leedy and Stephen Zahm
Pic tured from left, Jaclyn Hiner, Abigail Hoffman, Megan Leedy and Stephen Zahm Photos provided.

Jaclyn Hiner, Abigail Hoffman, Megan Leedy and Stephen Zahm have been awarded 2013 Dr. John and Marjorie Hohe IPFW Scholarships through the Huntington County Community Foundation.

Hiner, a graduating senior at Huntington North High School, is undecided on a major. She is the daughter of Lisa and Robert Hiner, of Roanoke.

During her high school career, Hiner has been involved in student and class councils, freshmen mentoring, Leading Leos, DEKA yearbook and is a National Honor Society member. She has also been involved in 4-H Junior Leaders and recreational softball.

Hoffman, a 2011 graduate of Huntington North, is majoring in art education. She is the daughter of Deanne and Mark Hoffman of Huntington.

A three-year employee of The Party Shop, Hoffman is currently volunteering at the YMCA teaching art in the Kids Corner.

Leedy, a 2012 graduate from Huntington North, is majoring in dental hygiene. She is the daughter of Susan and Thomas Leedy, of Huntington.

Her career plans have her working for a pediatric dentist or a periodontics practice. Leedy volunteers at the St. Mary Catholic Church Open Door food program and a summer speech camp.

Zahm, a 2012 graduate from Huntington North, is majoring in biology/pre-dentistry. He is the son of Jodi and Mark Zahm, of Roanoke.

A 2012 recipient of the Wabash Valley Soaring Eagle Award, Zahm is on the dean's list at IPFW and was recognized as an IPFW Chancellor's Distinguished Scholar. He continues to be involved in Boy Scout Troop 637 and his church and is a member of the IPFW Pre-Dental Club.

The Dr. John Hohe and Marjorie Hohe IPFW Scholarship was established in 1999 by Dr. John Hohe, a retired dentist, and his wife, Marjorie, for the purpose of providing financial assistance to students attending Indiana-Purdue University, Fort Wayne.