Evan Acree is this year’s recipient of the Don Horrall Scholarship which is awarded each year to a Mount Carmel High School graduating senior who will be attending Wabash Valley College. This year’s scholarship is in the amount of $1,000.
The Don Horrall Scholarship, in memory of Don Horrall, who was one of the original members and the first President of the Wabash Valley College Foundation, was established to encourage study in engineering, electronics or math.
Bob Horrall and his wife, Frances, made this scholarship possible through a generous donation to the Foundation in memory of his father, Don.
Acree is also a recipient of this year’s Lions Club Scholarship in the amount of $500. He plans to attend Wabash Valley College this fall and will transfer to a four-year university after graduating from WVC to further his education.
The Mount Carmel Lions Club is pleased to award scholarships each year to graduates of Mount Carmel High School. The Lions Club Scholarship is based on the student’s academic performance as well as the participation in extra-curricular activities, including other honors and accomplishments throughout high school.
Evan is the son of Kim and the late John Acree. He was on the High Honors List throughout high school and was selected for the National Honor Society his Junior year. He was a member of the Mount Carmel High School Golden Aces Basketball Team all four years. Evan was an escort for the Homecoming Queen Court and was a candidate for Prom King his Senior year.