PHH Guild awards scholarships to Brunner and Reed

The Parkview Huntington Hospital Guild has awarded two $1,000 scholarships to Huntington North High School seniors Seth Brunner and Lacey Michelle Reed.

Brunner, 18, is an Eagle Scout, is active in his church and the church's youth group, and is a Sunday School teacher. This year he will be a 10-year 4-H member and is active in Future Leaders, holding the office of vice president.

He played on the football team at HNHS for four years, lettering his junior and senior years. He was chosen for the All-Conference team, led the team in tackles and earned the Viking Integrity Award, awarded to a senior who shows leadership on and off the field. He tutors students at the high school and was a freshman mentor. Brunner also works part time at Domino's Pizza in Huntington.

Brunner is 40th in his class of nearly 500 students. He plans to attend either Purdue University or Manchester College to major in athletic training and pre-physical therapy. He is the son of David and Sarah Brunner, of Huntington.

Reed, 18, has received three Super Student Awards, is on the honor roll and will receive an Academic Honors Diploma when she graduates. She has served in several leadership positions, such as state delegate for Indiana Hoosier Girls, and she is a member of the National Honor Society and was Class Council vice president her sophomore year.

She was a member of the HNHS bowling team for three years, the marching band for one year and has been a member of the Class Council for four years. She was also a freshman mentor.

Reed has given to the community many volunteer hours, including helping out with Parkview Huntington Hospital's Homebound Meals program, assisting at Red Cross blood drives, volunteering at continuing care facilities and at several other organizations as well. She is active in her church, where she is involved in Bible study, the Alive Christian Concert Retreat and other programs.

She also participates in a three-period health services vocational class, during which she receives education on a broad spectrum of health care-related issues. Reed works part time at Maurice's clothing store in Huntington. She will attend Ball State University in Muncie, where she will seek a bachelor's degree in nursing. She is the daughter of Robert and Tina Reed, of Huntington.

Scholarship applicants must be a relative of a current Guild member, a relative of a current Parkview Huntington Hospital employee or they must be an employee of Parkview Huntington Hospital. Preference is given to students pursuing education in a health-related field, and scholarships are awarded based on financial need.