EATON — Madelyn Haynes and Henry Kochensparger, 2022 graduates of Eaton High School, are each receiving a $1,000 G. Matthew Henry Memorial Scholarship.
Haynes, the daughter of Josh and Sara Haynes, plans to attend the University of South Carolina Honors College. Kochensparger, the son of Kevin and Amy Kochensparger, will be pursuing a degree in biochemistry at The Ohio State University.
The G. Matthew Henry Memorial Scholarship was established by Henry’s parents, George and Debbie Henry, and his sister, Michelle Lovely, in memory of Matt’s pursuit of integrity and academic excellence. Two $1,000 scholarships or one $2,000 scholarship will be awarded each year to a promising graduating senior(s) of Eaton High School.
In June of 2000, Matt Henry, at the age of 25, died while playing basketball. He was a loyal friend to many, a dedicated student, and a role model for his peers. Matt Henry graduated as Eaton High School’s valedictorian in 1993 and was a 1997 graduate of DePauw University. At the time of his death, he had a successful career as a Customer Team Finance Manager for Procter and Gamble.
Contributions may be made to the G. Matthew Henry Memorial Scholarship Fund, in care of the St. Clair Foundation, at LCNB, 110 West Main Street, Eaton.