Roanoke Kiwanis scholarships go to Ely, Goetz and Wygant

Tinisha Weigelt (left), Roanoke Kiwanis Club president, and Paul Roth (right), club secretary, recently presented scholarships from the club to (from left) Alexis Wygant, Morgan Goetz and Olivia Ely. Photo provided.

The Roanoke Kiwanis Club has awarded scholarships to Olivia Ely, Morgan Goetz and Alexis Wygant. Each scholarship is in the amount of $500.

The scholarships are awarded to students who have attended Roanoke Elementary School and who have excelled in a variety of areas, including academics, extracurricular activities and community service. One of the scholarships is named in honor of the late DeLoss Hartley, a founding member of the Roanoke Kiwanis and a civic leader in Roanoke.

Ely plans to attend St. Mary's College to study nursing. She is the daughter of Dennis and Michelle Ely, of Roanoke.

Goetz plans to study accounting at Anderson University. Her parents are Ron and Julie Goetz, of Huntington.

Wygant, the recipient of the DeLoss Hartley Memorial Kiwanis Scholarship, plans to study veterinary sciences at Indiana-Purdue University, Fort Wayne. She is the daughter of Brett and Karla Wygant, of Roanoke.