News From Terre Haute, Indiana

September 27, 2012

Harrison College announces recipients of Working Moms Scholarships


TERRE HAUTE — Ten new Harrison College students have been awarded Working Moms Scholarships in the amount of $2,500 each.

The Working Moms Scholarship is awarded to women who are working or looking to re-enter the workforce, have at least one dependent child, and are enrolling in the college for the first time.

Harrison College first awarded Working Moms Scholarships in 2011.

The two winners from the Wabash Valley, and there majors:

• Jaime Blaine, Terre Haute, medical assistant,

• Anastasia Scott, Terre Haute, medical assistant.

Each scholarship recipient submitted an essay with the topic “Why I Want to Earn a College Degree and How It Will Benefit My Family.”

The $2,500 award will be disbursed over the students’ first three terms of enrollment.

The students are enrolled beginning with Harrison College’s fall term, which started Monday.

Harrison College makes more than $500,000 in scholarships available to its students every year.