Maria Linehan, senior, was one of 25 Indianapolis high school seniors nominated for The Kiwanis Club 42nd annual Abraham Lincoln Award.
According to www.indykiwanis.org the Abe Lincoln Scholarship Award is given to a high school senior who has faced and overcome challenges throughout their life.
Linehan, like the other recipients, were nominated by their high schools since the nominees have triumphed over hardships. Because Linehan was a finalist, she was awarded $250.
She stated “I was thrilled to be a finalist and even nominated for such an award and was very humbled by the experience.”