The students were selected from surrounding school districts ranging from Indiana and Kentucky. The scholarship program has given more than $300,000 to around 170 students since 1993.
"We just felt like it's an important part of what we do is to give back to the community," said Scholarship Committee Chairman Ken Wempe, "and what better way than to give back to your young people who are your future leaders of tomorrow."
Mayor Lloyd Winnecke was tonight's guest speaker.
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