September 27, 2018
VU Foundation names Oscar L. Dunn Memorial Scholarship recipients
VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University Foundation has
announced the recipients of the Oscar L. Dunn Memorial Scholarship for
the 2018-19 academic year. The recipients are Hannah Atwood, Grant
Hamilton, and Dalton Crabtree, all 2018 graduates of Vincennes Lincoln
Hannah Atwood is the daughter of Sara Atwood and the late
Timothy Atwood. Her achievements and activities include: Best Overall
Freshman 2014 for Pride of the Green Band; Best Overall Pit Percussion
member for Pride of the Green Band, two years; National Honor Society,
two years; Tri-M, one year; and Vincennes Indoor Percussion, four
years. Hannah is employed by Zip and Sip.
Grant Hamilton is the son of Eric and Angela Hamilton. His
achievements and activities include: National Honor Society, two
years; Vincennes Lincoln Football, four years; letter in football;
baseball, four years; and letter in baseball. Grant volunteers at the
Indiana Military Museum and the Spirit of Vincennes Rendezvous.
Dalton Crabtree is the son of Dwayne Crabtree and Angela
Crabtree. His activities and achievements include: Hoosier Boys State
Honor Band; Student of the Week; Artist of the Week; National Honor
Society, two years; Modern Music Masters, three years; Class
Treasurer, two years; Vincennes University Jazz Band, three years; Big
Bokeh Band; Pride of Green Marching Band, five years; Jazz Band, four
years; VIP Drumline, four years; Pep Band, four years; Indiana
Bandmaster Association Southwest All Region Honor Band; Indiana
Bandmaster Association All District High School; Grand Dougherty Award
Winner, 2015; Woody Herman Jazz Award, 2017; Pride of the Green
Outstanding Senior, 2017; and Hoosier Boys State. Dalton is employed
at Hardee’s, J.C. Penney’s, and as a Clark Middle School tutor.
ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP
Oscar L. Dunn was a dedicated teacher, educator, and
humanitarian who 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.
THE VU FOUNDATION
In advancing the University’s missions of higher education and
community service, the VU Foundation, through the generosity of its
donors, administers endowments and contributions established by
corporate and individual gifts as designated. During the 2017-18
school year the Foundation awarded in excess of $1.7 million dollars
in scholarships to more than 1,300 VU students.
Additionally, the VU Foundation coordinates department funds
and grants received by VU programs. More information is available by
visiting vinu.edu/foundation or calling 812.888.4510.
LINK to VU Online Newsroom, click HERE
VICKIE PUFFER, Communications Coordinator & Online Newsroom
812-888-4162 office, 812-887-4635 cell, VUNews@vinu.edu,
VINCENNES UNIVERSITY, Department of University