MOUNT CARMEL — Evan Acree is this year’s recipient of the Don Horrall Scholarship which is awarded each year to a Mount Carmel High School graduating senior who will be attending Wabash Valley College. This year’s scholarship is in the amount of $1,000.00.
The Don Horrall Scholarship, in memory of Don Horrall, who was one of the original members and the first President of the Wabash Valley College Foundation, was established to encourage study in engineering, electronics, or math.
Bob Horrall and his wife, Frances, made this scholarship possible through a generous donation to the Foundation in memory of his father, Don.
Evan is the son of Kim and the late John Acree. After WVC, he plans to transfer to a four-year university to further his education. Evan was on the High Honors List throughout high school and was selected for the National Honor Society his Junior year. He was a member of the Mount Carmel Golden Aces Basketball Team all four years. Evan was an escort for the Homecoming Queen Court and was a candidate for Prom King his Senior year.
He, along with the Class of 2020, officially graduated from Mount Carmel High School on Aug. 2.