Friday, April 4, 2014


Two Darke County Senior High Students were notified they are winners and will receive scholarships from the Greenville Business & Professional Women’s (BPW) Club.

The Scholarship Committee consisting of Dorothy Poeppelman, Brenda Miller and Shelly Sander canvassed all eight Darke County high schools for applicants for the scholarship. The senior girl finalists gave a speech about herself and her goals for the future to the BPW Club members at the March 13th meeting. The winners announced were: Taylor Bergman from Ansonia High School and Sarah Herzog from Greenville High School.

The winners received scholarships in the amount of $500.00. Other finalists included Taylor Amburgey and Nicole Manges from Greenville High School, Miranda Huddle, Kacie Lawrence, Olivia Schlater and Brooke Wehrkamp from Versailles High School and Cortney Moody and Samantha Shook from Ansonia High School.

The Greenville BPW Club’s mission is to achieve equity for all women in the workplace through advocacy, education, and information. The Club holds fund raisers throughout the year to raise money to grant scholarships to the young women of Darke County.

The Club meets the second Thursday of every month for a dinner meeting. The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, April 10, 2014. The Membership Committee is planning a luau themed meeting with a special guest from the Darke County Y. Those interested in learning more about the club can contact membership chair Gail Snyder at 937/423-4854 or

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