Six HNHS students receive PROS Scholarships

Six students have been awarded 2013 scholarships from PROS (Parents Reaching Out at Salamonie.

The scholarships are awarded to Huntington North High School seniors who attended Salamonie Elementary School for at least four years.

This year's PROS Scholarships went to Catherine Elizabeth Moriarity, Mackinzie Marie Sharpe, Britney Thornsbury, Joshua Matthew White, Tess Karyn Widener and Andrew Kent Boxell.

Moriarity, the daughter of Daniel and Janet Moriarity, plans to study genetics at Purdue University. She is the stage crew manager for Varsity Singers and a member of the National Honor Society.

She volunteers at her church nursery and at a local food pantry.

Sharpe, the daughter of Larry and Anita Sharpe, plans to study psychology at Indiana University. She is a member of the National Honor Society, treasurer for the Pork Chop 4-H Club and a junior advisor for FFA.

She has also done landscaping for the Youth Services Bureau.

Thornsbury, the daughter of Tim and Regina Thornsbury, plans to attend Indiana University to study to be a dietitian. She is a member of the National Honor Society.

She is currently employed as a cashier at Kmart and has volunteered at a cancer benefit.

White, the son of Kevin and Carol White, plans to pursue a business degree at either Huntington University or Indiana Wesleyan University, with an ultimate goal of earning a law degree.

He is a member of the National Honor Society and Varsity Singers and volunteers with the Boys & Girls Club.

Widener, the daughter of Kimberly Widener-Nelson, plans to study elementary education at Ball State University.

She is a 10-year 4-H member, currently serving as president of the T-Bone 4-H Club, and is a member of Future Educators of America. She is also a first grade cadet teacher.

Boxell, the son of Ronnie and Shelley Boxell, was awarded the 2013 Linda Holdcroft Memorial Scholarship. He plans to study psychology at Purdue University.

He is a member of the National Honor Society, volunteers at the Knight-Bergman Center in Warren and has assisted with the Salamonie Summer Festival the past five years.