WHITING | Lauren Markovich, a 2013 graduate of Whiting High School and the daughter of Robert Sr. and Mary Beth Markovich, was selected from among 60 applicants as the recipient of the Indiana DAR Scholarship.
She and her family were honored guests at the Indiana DAR State Conference held at the Indianapolis Mariott East. Her sponsoring chapter, the Timothy Ball Chapter NSDAR of Hammond, was also recognized.
Markovich will enroll in the Purdue University School of Engineering at West Lafayette to pursue a degree in chemical and environmental engineering.
"An exemplary student and the recipient of numerous scholastic awards, she is also a three-sport athlete," said Indiana DAR Scholarship Committee Chairman LaVonne Waldron. "Her numerous volunteer activities are making a difference in multiple ways in her school and her community."