School News – July 11

Scholarship available for local students

Local students who volunteer with a public safety organization may be eligible for a scholarship.

The Indiana Homeland Security Foundation is now accepting applications for the Secure Indiana Scholarship Program.

Applicants must plan to or attend an accredited Indiana college, have a 2.8 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale and volunteer with a public safety organization such as a fire department, emergency management, police or emergency medical services.

The deadline to apply is Friday.

Interested students can contact the Indiana Department of Homeland Security Grants Management office at

A $2,000 scholarship is available for full time students and $1,000 is available for part-time students.

School supplies available for local families

A local cellular store is giving out school supplies to local families.

TCC’s annual School Rocks Backpack Giveaway will be between noon and 3 p.m. July 30 at local stores at 120 W. Smith Valley Road, Ste. E., Greenwood, 81 N. State Road 135, Greenwood and 2199 N. Morton St., Franklin.

Families can pick up a backpack filled with pencils, paper, a pencil box, folders, glue and more.

About 1,300 chains of the store will be participating across the country.