Burnworth earns Robert Smith Scholarship

Megan Burnworth (front, third from left) is the recipient of the Robert J. Smith Scholarship awarded by the Huntington County Safety Council and Transwheel.
Photo by Cindy Klepper.

The 2009 Robert J. Smith Scholarship has been awarded to Megan Burnworth, of Huntington.

Burnworth is currently a senior at Huntington North High School. She plans to attend the University of Indianapolis, where she will pursue a degree as a physical therapy assistant.

The Huntington County Safety Council and Transwheel are the sponsors of the memorial scholarship.

The $1,000 scholarship is awarded annually to a high school senior who lives in Huntington County and wishes to pursue a career in a field related to health or safety. Selection is based on academics, ability and financial need.

Photo caption: Megan Burnworth (front row, third from left) is the recipient of the Robert J. Smith Scholarship awarded by the Huntington County Safety Council and Transwheel. With her are (front row from left) Glenda Smith, Robert Smith’s widow; Holly Sale, president of the Huntington County Safety Council; and Julie Burnworth, Megan’s mother; and (back row from left) Ed Crouse and John Whitmore, both of Transwheel.