Three IPS students were awarded scholarships on Thursday, March 21, during the Center for Leadership Developmentā€™s 39th Annual Minority Achievers Awards and Scholarship Gala.

The annual event was held in the Sagamore Ballroom at the Indiana Convention Center.

IPS Students Awarded Scholarships

  • Alexis Dunlop (Crispus Attucks High School) received two tuition scholarships from Purdue University totaling $76,000 for up to four years.
  • Jaala Weaver-Young (Herron High School) received a scholarship from Purdue University totaling $48,000.
  • Allen Johnson Jr. (Shortridge High School) received a merit-based scholarship from Wabash College totaling more than $175,000 for up to four years.

Theses IPS scholars are among 71 students in schools throughout Central Indiana who received a combined total of more than $5 million in full and partial scholarships.