August

10th: Lilly Kickoff Event

24th: Board Meeting

31st: Lilly Scholarship Applications Due By 4:30 p.m.

September

4th: Office Closed for Labor Day

20th: Lilly Top 10 Candidates Identified

28th: Board Metting

October

2nd: Grant Applications Due By 4:30 p.m.

2nd: Lilly Top 10 Banquet at 6:00 p.m.

16th: Lilly Finalist Interviews 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

18th: Professional Advisors Seminar

24th: Grants Committee Meeting

26th: Board Meeting

 

Quotes from the 1st Annual Lilly Scholars Picnic:

“It’s not every day you receive a Lilly Scholarship, but it will change your life every day after.” -Amanda Short, 2011 Lilly Recipient

“Being a board member has opened my eyes to the needs of our county.” -Lyle “Skip” Overmyer, Board Member

“The Lilly Scholarship has allowed me to pursue my goals in education without worrying about the enormous debt that comes with higher education.” -Kyle Lehman, 2001 Lilly Recipient

“The scholarship selection process gives me the opportunity to meet fine young people with bright futures, and to feel I’ve participated in their educational process.” -Sheryl Thurston, Board Member

“It’s a great thing to honor great kids.” -Anonymous Board Member