The Community Foundation of Boone County is pleased to announce that Jennifer Behrens and Tara Schulte have been selected as the first recipients of the Dr. Higgins Medical School Scholarship. The two scholarships, totaling $40,000, have been awarded from a fund established at the Community Foundation in memory of Dr. Otis C. and Blanche D. Higgins, to be used at any medical school in the U.S. for a student with strong ties to Boone or Tippecanoe counties.
Behrens will return this fall for her second year at Indiana University School of Medicine. She is a 2007 graduate of Lebanon High School and a 2011 graduate of DePauw University.
Schulte, who will enter her fourth year as a medical student, graduated from Zionsville High School in 2005 and Indiana University in 2009. She attends A.T. Still University – Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine.