Seymour SEPAC awards scholarships


The Tribune Staff Reports

The Seymour Special Education Parents Advisory Council recently awarded scholarships to two 2019 Seymour High School graduates.

Luke Champ, son of Marc and Sheryl Champ, was awarded a $500 scholarship. He will be entering Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus in the fall to become a radiology technician.

Champ was ranked 19th out of 331 in the 2019 graduating class and has attended several honor classes and multiple Advanced Placement (college level) courses.

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Champ was a middle distance runner and specialized in the 400-meter dash and 400-meter relay team events in track and field. In addition to his scholastic and extracurricular activities, Champ is employed as a crew member at White Castle.

Abigale “Abby” Wiggam, daughter of Trevor and Stacy Wiggam, was awarded the $500 scholarship that goes to a student who will be majoring in special education or a related field. She plans to attend Ball State University and major in elementary special education with an emphasis on mild intervention.

While attending Seymour High School, Wiggam was active in FFA and held the offices of vice president, secretary and reporter. She also was active in National Honor Society, archery, volleyball and the choral program and was a DARE role model.

Wiggam is a 10-year participant in 4-H, having served as president, vice president, secretary and treasurer. She also has been active in her church youth group.

Wiggam is employed at Tractor Supply Co. in Seymour. She is a part of Big Brothers Big Sisters and has met with her “Little” since her junior year.

Seymour SEPAC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and has awarded more than $23,000 in scholarships since 1990.

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