(L-R) Mikenzi Bushue, Alyssa Cunningham, Lauryn Douthit
Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation is pleased to announce that three Effingham County students have been awarded the Croft Brothers Scholarship.
Mikenzi Bushue is a 2019 graduate of Effingham High School. She plans to attend Southern Illinois University to study English. She received a $3,000 scholarship.
Alyssa Cunningham received a $3,000 scholarship. She is currently enrolled at National Louis University to earn a P.A.C.E. Certificate of Completion and plans to pursue a career as a teacher’s aide. Alyssa is a 2017 graduate of Effingham High School.
Lauryn Douthit is a 2019 graduate of Effingham High School. She plans to attend the University of Missouri to study Business Administration. She received a $2,500 scholarship.
The Croft Brothers Scholarship was established by Terry Croft, a self-employed Effingham businessman who died in 2010. Mr. Croft established the Effingham County scholarship fund in honor of his late brother, Larry.