The Bill Nelson Scholarship Endowment has awarded four scholarships, each in the amount of $2,500. The recipients for this year’s award are: Mr. Bret Hopf of Jasper, IN; Ms. Dagnika Main of Shinglehouse, PA; Mr. Ms. Abigail Weber of Newburgh, IN; and Ms. Shelby Winner of Santa Claus, IN.

  • Mr. Bret Hopf graduated from Jasper High School this year and strives to obtain an undergraduate degree in biology/ pre-med.  Bret’s mother, Karla, is employed by The Ariens Company.
  • Ms. Dagnika Main attends the University of Pittsburg where she currently holds a Bachelor’s degree in English and is continuing her studies to obtain an accounting and finance degree.  Dagnika is currently employed by D.E. Errick, Inc.
  •  Ms. Abigail Weber graduated from Castle High School this year and will attend Indiana University in the fall to pursue dual major in Animal Behavior and Biology.  Abigail’s father, Richard, is employed at Rotary Corporation.
  • Ms. Shelby Winner currently attends the University of Indianapolis where she is studying to obtain a Bachelor’s in Accounting with a Master’s in Business Administration.  Shelby is a part-time employee of Stens Inc.

The Bill Nelson Scholarship Endowment would like to extend its appreciation to all the outstanding scholarship applicants for 2016, and their affiliated OPEAA member companies.


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