Jessica Jachim is the Recipient of This Year’s Lilly Endowment Scholarship

Jessica Jachim

A North Judson-San Pierre High School student has been named the recipient of a full four year scholarship as the Starke County Community Foundation 2011 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. Jessica Jachim will receive full tuition to the Indiana college of her choice and an $800 yearly stipend for required books and equipment. Jessica is the daughter of Michael and Sherri Jachim and she plans to study English Literature or Journalism.

She is a member of the National Honor Society and is President of SADD. A representative of Hoosier Girls State, Jessica has shown her leadership skills in community and church fund raising activities and on the field as a four year member of the Blue Jay Girls Softball team.

She was chosen from eighteen applicants by the Starke County Community Foundation Scholarship Committee. The committee was restricted to awarding only one scholarship this year. In previous years, they have awarded two or even three per year.

There were 142 scholarships awarded statewide.