Scholarship Awards

IAHA has been awarding financial scholarships to individuals that are residents of our housing authorities.  The three geographic Councils within IAHA have an application process and they determine who the qualified recipient is.

In 2019/2020 the following scholarships were awarded:

Miss Devyn Buttry is a 2018 graduate from Jersey Community High School.  She is currently preparing to start her last semester of pre-requisites for the associate degree nursing program at Lewis and Clark Community College.  She has passed her HESSI placement test.  Ms. Buttry has been able to maintain a 3.5GPA while going to school full time and working.  Miss Buttry was a 2018-2019 recipient of the IAHA-CICHO educational grant.   She is grateful for the generous assistance that she has received through the IAHA-CICHO educational grant.

 

Miss Morgan Williams is a 2017 graduate from Jersey Community High School.  She was 2018-2019 recipient of the IAHA-CICHO educational grant.  She is currently attending Lewis and Clark Community College.  She will be entering into the Medical Assisting program this fall.  She currently has a 2.755GPA.  Miss Williams is a hard working student and put forth every effort to excel in her studies along with working.  She also is very grateful for the assistance from the IAHA-CICHO educational grant.

Miss Arianna Miller is a 2016 graduate from Jersey Community High School and is attending Lewis and Clark Community College.  She is pursuing a degree in nursing.  Miss Miller current GPA is 2.644.  She is working full time, going to school and also co-parenting her boyfriend’s young son.  She is a remarkable lady that has overcome so many obstacles in her young life.  She is admired by all whom know her.  She is extremely grateful for receiving the 2019-2020 IAHA-CICHO educational grant. 

 

 

In 2018 the following scholarships were awarded:

Jersey County Housing Authority is pleased to announce the following recipients of the IAHA-Central Division Educational Grant (CICHO) for 2018-2019. The housing authority is extremely proud of each of these young ladies and all of their accomplishments. 

Miss Devyn Buttry will be graduating this month from Jersey Community High School. Her current GPA is 4.623. She is a member of the National Honor Society, volunteers in the Panther Pals program at the high school and participated in track and field, while holding down a job for the past two and half years. Ms. Buttry will be pursuing a degree in nursing through Lewis and Clark Community college. Ms. Buttry received a $1,500.00 educational grant from CICHO.

Miss Devyn Buttry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ms. Cierra Howell graduated from Jersey Community High School in 2005 with a 4.9 GPA and was a member of the National Honor Society. She received her associate’s degree from Barton Community College in Kansas in 2015 and just recently graduated from SIUE with a Bachelors of Exercise Science with a 3.62 GPA. Ms. Howell has been accepted into the Physical Therapy program at Southwestern Illinois College. Ms. Howell has accomplished all this while being a wife and mother of two children. Ms. Howell also received a $1,500 educational grant from CICHO.

Miss Cierra Howell

Miss Ashley Long, will be graduating this month from Jersey Community High School with a 4.585 GPA, she is a member of the National Honors Society and also volunteered in the Panther Pals program. Ms. Long plans to attend Lewis and Clark Community College to receive her associates degree and then transfer to either SIUE or Monmouth College to major in child psychology. Miss Long received a $1,500.00 educational grant from CICHO.

Miss Ashley Long

Miss Morgan Williams is a 2017 graduate from Jersey Community High School with a 3.61 GPA. She is currently a student at Lewis and Clark Community College obtaining her prerequisites for the nursing program at Lewis and Clark Community College. Miss Williams received a $1,000.00 educational grant from CICHO.

Miss Morgan Williams

Gaberial Rabich is the daughter of JaiLynn and Bradley Perrine. Gabby will graduate from Staunton High school in May of 2018 and plans to attend Indiana State in the fall where she will be majoring in Psychology. Gabby has been a member of Exhale youth group at St. Paul for two years and plans on going on mission trip for the second time this summer. She has also been a member of girl scouts for 12 years, choir for 7 years, art honors society for 4 years, and scholastic bowl for 1 year. She has been in the school yearbook club for 3 years and recently made yearbook editor. She has also been involved with the school homecoming, spring, and fall plays as well as the musicals.

Miss Gaberial Rabich

 

 

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