Chaya Lynch wins 2020 Blakesley Scholarship
Community Foundation of Elkhart County has awarded the eighth John G. Blakesley Mathematical Excellence Scholarship for 8th Graders to Chaya Lynch. She is the daughter of Katrina Wedel and the late Michael Lynch. She is a graduating eighth grade student Northridge Middle School.
This is a renewable scholarship applied toward a four-year degree at an accredited United States college or university following Chaya’s high school graduation. The John G. Blakesley Mathematical Excellence Scholarship for 8th Graders awards $1,250 a year for each of four years for a total award of $5,000.
Each public and private middle school/junior high in Elkhart County was invited to nominate one student that demonstrated exceptional aptitude in mathematics and completed math honors coursework. Nominees were evaluated on the basis of academic performance (including grades and course load), extracurricular and civic involvement, career goals and unusual circumstances.
May 20, 2020