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YIP Spotlight: Chloe Bretzlaff

Chloe Bretzlaff is a sophomore at Marian University studying biology and volunteering through Circle K, blood drives, and MU group work days. Just before she moved back to school this semester, Chloe finished her second internship with the Mayor’s office. Chloe has been a vital part of the exciting city council projects over the past  … Read more

YIP Spotlight: Hannah Bates

Hannah Bates graduated this summer from IU Bloomington with her master’s degree in Public Affairs focused in International Development and Non-Profit Management. She credits her non-profit minor to her time serving the community through Youth in Philanthropy (YIP). Her time in YIP stuck with her during college and has inspired her to try to always  … Read more

YIP Spotlight: Jenna Geise

Future teacher Jenna Geise is just starting out her freshman year studying elementary education at Marian University. Her involvement in Sacred Choir there allows her to lend her voice to weekly masses and her hands to her current community. She also volunteers through MU days of service and would like to join the community service  … 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

YIP Spotlight: Grant Colestock

Recent RCHS graduate Grant Colestock is just starting his freshman year studying public safety and psychology at IUPUI. Grant would like to become involved on IUPUI’s campus by doing the Recycle Ride and volunteering at Pa’s Closet. Pa’s Closet collects professional and business casual clothes for people to buy or borrow for important events, such  … Read more

#ScholarUpdate – Emilee Rogers

Instead of completing my spring semester at IU, I decided to experience the world and study abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark. So far, it has been the best decision I have ever made. Every day is a new adventure as I’m beginning to learn my way around the city and travel to various parts of Denmark  … Read more

#Scholar Update – Julie Vaughan

As I begin my final semester at Butler University, I am in disbelief at how quickly the time has gone. Starting from the moment I was fortunate to receive the amazing gift that is the Lilly Endowment Scholarship, this experience has been a whirlwind. I will be graduating in May with a Bachelor of Science  … Read more