Gilpin, Jones earn Dorothy Coll Scholarships from foundation

Pictured (from left) Max Gilpin and Savannah Jones.
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The Huntington County Community Foundation announces that Max Gilpin and Savannah Jones are recipients of 2019 Dorothy M. Coll Scholarships totaling $1,100 each.

Gilpin, a graduating senior from Huntington North, will be attending Purdue University, West Lafayette, majoring in engineering with a minor in computer science. His parents are Alethea and Todd Gilpin, of Roanoke.

A member of the National Honor Society, his extracurricular activities have included tennis and robotics. His community service work has involved tutoring, 4-H, 4-H robotics and 4-H FIRST Lego League.

Jones, also a graduating senior from Huntington North, will be attending Purdue University majoring in wildlife biology with a minor in forestry. She is the daughter of Miranda and Malcom Jones, of Huntington.

Her high school career included participating in FFA, 4-H, Junior Leaders and Class Council. She also is a member of the National Honor Society. Jones volunteered with Meal Ministry, Champion’s League, Shop with a Cop and Operation Christmas Child.

Mrs. Coll designated that a portion of her estate through a charitable remainder trust be donated to HCCF to establish this scholarship in her name. Its recipients must be residents of Huntington County and full-time college students majoring in a science-related field.  

For more information regarding this scholarship or other scholarships awarded by HCCF, visit www.huntingtonccf.org.