Kleinhelter Announces Sheriff’s Association Scholarships


By the herald’s staff

Dubois County Sheriff Tom Kleinhelter is pleased to present four students from Dubois County with an Indiana Sheriffs Association Scholarship. These students are among 40 selected from across the state of Indiana to receive a $ 750 scholarship to help them with their academic pursuits next school year.

“I am delighted that we have so many local students benefiting from this scholarship program,” Kleinhelter said. “I am sure that each of these students will make a great contribution to the law enforcement community in the years to come.

The scholarship winners are:

Jake Bègle, graduated from Forest Park High School in 2021. He plans to go to Vincennes Jasper University to study law enforcement.

Grace Helming, 2021 graduated from Jasper High School. She plans to attend Butler University to study criminology and psychology.

Elise herndon, graduated from Forest Park High School in 2021. She plans to attend Indiana University at Purdue University in Indianapolis to study criminal justice.

Logan lampert, graduated in 2021 from Northeast Dubois High School. He plans to attend Evansville University to study criminal justice and psychology.

The Indiana Sheriffs’ Association Scholarship Fund was established to provide financial support to students in Indiana pursuing both education and a career in law enforcement. Scholarship winners must be full-time students as well as Affiliate or Associate Members of the Association or a dependent child or grandchild of an active Affiliate or Associate member and a resident of Indiana. Winners must be attending college or university in Indiana.

“Congratulations to all of our fellows,” Kleinhelter said. “We wish these brilliant students the best of luck as they begin their college years.”

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