VU Foundation names Oscar L. Dunn Memorial Scholarship Recipients

VU Foundation names Oscar L. Dunn Memorial Scholarship Recipients

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October 01, 2021

VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University Foundation has announced the recipients of the Oscar L. Dunn Memorial Scholarship for the 2021-22 academic year. The recipients are Blaine Tabler, Olivia Kroeger, and Quentin Seger, all of Vincennes.

Blaine Tabler

Blaine Tabler, son of Randy and Stacie Tabler, is a 2021 graduate of Vincennes Lincoln High School. His achievements and activities include: Section Leader of Drumline since sophomore year, voted Best Overall Band Member in junior year, Baseball Letter, Honor Roll for all 4 years of high school, and he received two gold medals at ISSMA for solo and ensemble with one being a perfect score. Blaine is employed by Jay C Foods.

Olivia Kroeger

Olivia Kroeger, daughter of Gregory and Kerry Hamilton, is a 2021 graduation of Vincennes Lincoln High School. Her achievements and activities include: Lettered in Varsity Girls Basketball all four years of high school and was a member of Youth Leadership Knox County. Olivia volunteers with Head Start/Early Head Start, United Day of Caring, and Shop with a Cop.

Quentin Segar

Quentin Segar, son of Kurt Seger and Donna Seger, is a 2021 graduate of Vincennes Lincoln High School. His school activities and achievements include: National Honor Society, Tennis Varsity Letter, Academic Letter, Band Letter, Best Battery – Percussionist, Pride of the Green Marching Band and Indoor Drumline. Quentin is employed at Jay C Foods.


Oscar L. Dunn was a dedicated teacher, educator, and humanitarian. He taught mathematics and music to generations of Vincennes Lincoln High School and Vincennes University students. The scholarship was established in his memory to offer assistance to qualified students graduating from Vincennes Lincoln High School attending Vincennes University for the purpose of pursuing a higher education.

Recipients are selected on the basis of their scholastic record and/or financial circumstances by the Oscar L. Dunn Scholarship Committee. The scholarships are for two years, provided the students maintain the required academic credentials.

In advancing the University’s missions of higher education and community service, the VU Foundation, through the generosity of their donors, administers endowments and contributions established by corporate and individual gifts as designated. During the 2020-21 school year, the Foundation has awarded in excess of $780 thousand dollars in scholarships to over 600 VU students.

Additionally, the VU Foundation coordinates department funds and grants received by VU programs. More information is available by the VU Foundation, or by calling 812-888-4510.