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Bowers, Brewer, Garrett & Wiley, scholarships

Posted: Friday, June 1, 2018

The Huntington County law firm of Bowers, Brewer, Garrett & Wiley, LLP, has announced the winners of their 2018 educational scholarships. Matt Karst received the James W. Bowers Scholarship in honor of the late James W. Bowers. Karmen Koch, Tabitha Smith and Benjamin Warpup also received scholarships to be used toward their continuing education.

Matt Karst is the son of Kevin and Julie Karst, Huntington, and will be majoring in Marketing and Political Science at Belmont University. Karst has been active at Huntington North High School in tennis, Class Council, New Tech Council, National Honor Society and Freshman Mentoring. He has also been involved with the Huntington Youth Leadership, Youth for Christ, Love INC, YMCA, Pioneer Festival and the Huntington Parks Department.

Karmen Koch is the daughter of John and Joy Koch, Huntington, and plans to obtain a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree at Butler University. Koch has been involved at Huntington North High School as a four-year member of soccer, basketball and track, and National Honor Society, Student Athletic Board, Freshmen Mentoring, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Class Council and a math tutor. She has also been involved with Youth for Christ Student Leaders, 10 years as a 4-H member, 4-H Royalty, Junior Rotarian, sports camp instructor, Operation Backyard, Huntington Youth Leadership Academy, Union Church children’s worker and mission trips to Honduras and Toledo, Ohio.

Tabitha Smith is the daughter of Brent and Rachel Smith, Markle, and plans to attend Indiana University and major in elementary education. At Huntington North, Smith has been active in track and basketball, National Honor Society, Freshman Mentoring and has been a Peer Tutor. She has participated in Relay for Life, Karing for Kids, Blessings in a Backpack and missions trips to Mexico.

Benjamin Warpup is the son of Brian and Nicole Warpup, Warren. Warpup plans to attend Indiana University majoring in political science. While at Huntington North, Benjamin participated in Class Council, Student Council, Variety Show, DEKA and The Campus. He has been involved with Huntington Youth Leadership Academy, IDES food packer, Angel Tree, Church of Christ children’s ministry and youth group and has performed in five theatrical performances at Pulse Opera House.

Shown in the photo from left, are Karmen Koch, Matt Karst, Benjamin Warpup and Tabitha Smith.