Local Students Receive Kiwanis/Pacers Scholarship

INDIANAPOLIS — Dan Scofield, a senior at Lawrence North High School, and Samuel Elmore (not pictured), a senior at Scecina Memorial High School, each received a $1,000 Indiana Pacers Boys Basketball Academic All-Star Scholarship by the Kiwanis Club of Indianapolis supported by the Indiana Pacers at the 67th annual Indiana State High School Boys Basketball Finals Luncheon on March 21 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The luncheon, sponsored by the Kiwanis Foundation of Indianapolis , honors the eight state finalist basketball teams. John Padgett (Perry Meridian), and Wade Stallings (North Central) each received a scholarship, which recognizes the importance of academic excellence in athletics and are given to five senior Marion County basketball players who maintain the highest career grade point averages. C.J. Harrington (Park Tudor, not pictured) received the $1,500 Jim Mills Memorial Scholarship, given to the All-Star who is selected MVP (Most Valuable Player).