Recipients announced for 2019 Croft Brothers Scholarship

(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 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.

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