Six are named Scott Breiner Scholarship recipients


Pictued from left, Elizabeth Blinn, Onna Doering, Cheyanne Geideman, Colin McIntire, Kelsey Smart and Rebecca Smith Photos provided.

The Huntington County Community Foundation announces that Elizabeth Blinn, Onna Doering, Cheyanne Geideman, Colin McIntire, Kelsey Smart and Rebecca Smith have been awarded 2013 Scott Breiner Scholarships.

Blinn, a 2012 graduate of Huntington North High School, currently attends Purdue University majoring in agribusiness management, with the goal of working in agricultural accounting.

She is the daughter of Kathy and Brad Blinn, of Warren.

At Purdue, Blinn is a member of the Agribusiness Club and Collegiate FFA, participated in the Ag Economics Quiz Bowl and was honored as a Top 7 Ag Economics Freshman.

Doering, a graduating senior at Huntington North, will be attending Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis majoring in biomedical engineering and Spanish.

She is the daughter of Robin Doering and Rick Doering, both of Huntington.

At HNHS, Doering was a National Honor Society member, freshman mentor and an algebra tutor while participating in cheerleading, swimming and as a thrower in track and field. She has volunteered with the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Helping Paws, Parks Department and SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.

Geideman, a graduating senior from Huntington North, will be attending Purdue University majoring in psychology.

She is the daughter of Mona Geideman, of Huntington, and E. Scott Geideman, of Fort Wayne.

She has been involved in Girl Scouts, Student Council, German Club, Leading Leos, recreational softball and freshman mentoring. Her volunteer efforts have revolved around leadership positions in Girl Scouts and the Andrews Lions Club.

McIntire, a 2011 graduate of Huntington North, is a junior at Ball State University majoring in computer science.

He is the son of Denise and Joe McIntire, of Warren.

Outside the classroom McIntire plays power soccer for the Ball State club team and plans to try out for the United States national team. He has been on the dean's list each semester and his career goal is to work as a computer programmer.

Smart, a 2011 graduate of Huntington North, currently attends Ball State University majoring in exercise science/pre-physical therapy, with a minor in sports medicine. Her plans are to earn a doctorate in physical therapy and then work with injured military and athletes.

She is the daughter of Lisa and David Smart, of Huntington.

At Ball State she is a member of the Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society and the Exercise Science Club, as well as on the dean's high honors list. Her volunteer activities include the Minnetrista Multicultural Center and Cornerstone Art Center.

Smith, a graduating senior from Huntington North, will be attending Purdue University majoring in animal science/pre-vet.

She is the daughter of Krystal and Jon Smith, of Warren.

Her school activities include FFA, freshmen mentoring, math tutoring and variety show, as well as softball and volleyball. Smith's volunteer interests include the Mt. Etna youth group, FFA and 4-H.

The Scott Breiner Memorial Scholarship was established by Jim & Nancy Breiner in memory of their son, Scott. The purpose of this scholarship is to support Huntington North or Northfield high school graduates who plan to pursue an education major.