#LillyBlooms


Lilly Scholar Blossoms into a Philanthropist: Kelly Morgan

Since graduating from Franklin College in 2003, Kelly Morgan has worked at Jane Smiley, CPA in Rushville. While she attended Franklin College, Kelly was a Lilly Scholar. Being blessed with the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship was a huge help for Kelly and her family. Kelly has tried to keep her good fortune in getting this  … Read more

Lilly Scholar Blossoms into a Philanthropist: Josh Hoeing

When he isn’t working at Bastian Automation Engineering, Josh Hoeing is enjoying every moment with his new baby girl. Being a new dad is so exciting, and Josh is already setting an amazing example of philanthropy for his daughter. Josh gives back to his church, St. Simon’s, and former baseball team at his alma mater,  … Read more

Lilly Scholar Blossoms into a Philanthropist: James Brashaber

Former Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship recipient James Brashaber graduated in 2017 from DePauw University and currently works as a financial advisor at Valeo Financial Advisors. James describes receiving the Lilly scholarship as something unlike anything in his lifetime and an award that taught him a great deal about generosity. In fact, James would like to  … Read more

Lilly Scholar Blossoms into a Philanthropist: Spencer Abrams

Former Youth in Philanthropy (YIP) member and Lilly Endowment Scholarship recipient Spencer Abrams currently resides in Brownsburg, Indiana, works in the software industry, and volunteers with his church and alma mater Purdue University. Spencer’s sense of purpose with philanthropy developed while he was in YIP because this organization taught him that if he wanted to  … Read more