Gems of Hope, a local nonprofit which focuses on bringing hope to cancer patients and their families is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 “Gifts of Education” scholarships.
The winners awarded include: The program is supported by grants, donations and fundraising efforts conducted by Gems of Hope and the Gems of Hope Youth Advisory Board. Gems awarded eight, $750.00 scholarships to area high school seniors. The recipients have been personally affected by cancer, meaning the student has been previously diagnosed with cancer or has had an immediate family member who has had cancer (sibling, mother, or father).
Samantha Kragel Linn-Mar High School
Gabbie Meiss Linn-Mar High School
Jared Eivins Jefferson High School
Erin Kuba Jefferson High School
Rebekah Ruley Washington High School
Jessica Alderson Vinton-Shellsburg High School
Paige Janney Xavier High School
Connor Ties Xavier High School