Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipient

The Cass County Community Foundation is pleased to announce Rachel Ann Rogers, a senior at Logansport High School as their 2022 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. Lilly Endowment Community Scholars are known for their community involvement, academic achievement, character, and leadership.

Rachel is the daughter of Kyle and Mary Jo Rogers and embodies all those characteristics. She plans to attend Purdue University and study aerospace engineering with a minor in business or architecture. Her long-term plans include a career in the aerospace industry with NASA or SpaceX. She currently has a 4.0 GPA on an unweighted 4.0 scale all while working a part-time job, volunteering in the community and numerous extracurricular activities and leadership positions. .

Each Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship provides for full tuition, required fees and a special allocation of up to $900 per year for required books and required equipment for four years of undergraduate study on a full-time basis leading to a baccalaureate degree at any eligible Indiana public or private nonprofit college or university.

Rachel is a member of many school organizations and active in 4H, vocal performance, instrumental performance, theater, and class government. She has served as Class Secretary and Class President. She has been elected to Student Council all four years, is a member of National Honor Society, Music Honor Society, Academic Science and Spell Bowl Teams and the Mayor’s Youth Council.

Rachel is the 21st recipient from Logansport High School and the 41st Lilly Scholarship Recipient for Cass County since the program began in 1998.

-Courtesy of the Cass County Community Foundation