On April 10, Doniphan County high school seniors and their families were invited to a special open house on the campus of Highland Community College.

The evening event featured tours of campus, college-readiness sessions and a dessert reception where 2 students were drawn as winners of $1,000 scholarships from business owners in Doniphan County.

“Doniphan County is home for Highland Community College, and we like to be able to give back to our community. We’d also like to thank local businesses Consumer Oil and Propane and Pierce Heating and Cooling for their support of our students and mission,” said Stephanie Peterson, Director of Admissions at HCC.

Barbara Ernzen, a senior at Troy High School, Troy won a $1,000 scholarship sponsored by Pierce Heating & Cooling of Bendena.

Haley Miller, a senior at Riverside High School, Wathena, won a $1,000 scholarship sponsored Consumer Oil & Propane of Bendena & Atchison.

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