Some of Edgerton High School’s best and brightest recently received a bevy of honors from their school district and beyond, while its senior class also received welcome funds to put toward their futures.

In all, $30,050 in Edgerton Area Foundation Scholarships, $68,850 in local scholarships and $507,196 in college scholarships — a total of $606,096 in educational funding — was distributed to 25 students.

AWARDS

Military Awards

U.S. Army Reserve National Scholar Athlete: Coral Picillo and Connor Thiel

Marine Corps Scholastic Excellence Award: Madison Smith

Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award: Faith Herman and Jaron Cape

West Point Leadership Award: Noah Landel and Trinity Snider

Athletic Awards

OHSAA Archie Griffin Sportsmanship Award: Emma Siebenaler and Nolan Swank

OHSAA Courageous Student Award: Coral Picillo

OHSAA Scholar-Athlete: Madison Smith and Eric Gruver

NFHS Award of Excellence: Faith Herman and Elliot Roth

OHSAA State Award: Greg Jennings

Deb Keppeler Award: Coral Picillo

Nancy Jo Bruce Memorial “Givers” Award: Emma Siebenaler

Music

The Marine Corps “Semper Fidelis” Award: Kaylee Miller

Sousa Award: Hannah Warner

National Choral Award: Nolan Swank

Arion Award: Hannah Warner

Academic Awards

Top 10 Percent: Coral Picillo, Carl Blalock, Connor Thiel, Madison Smith, Kaylee Miller and Eric Gruver

Honors Diploma: Lydia Adams, Joshua Apt, Carl Blalock, Ally Cape, Jaron Cape, Eric Gruver, Faith Herman, Cheri Hulbert, Heaven Imm, Serina Imm, Casey Leppelemeier, Kaylee Miller, Chase Osmun, Coral Picillo, Megan Rendleman, Elliot Roth, Emma Siebenaler, Madison Smith, Connor Thiel.

Outstanding Seniors: Kaylee Miller and Eric Gruver

Valedictorians: Eric Gruver, Kaylee Miller, Madison Smith and Connor Thiel.

Salutatorian: Carl Blalock.

SCHOLARSHIPS

Lydia Adams: Delbert & Lucille Palmer Scholarships, $500; NSCC, $13,800.

Josh Apt: Delbert & Lucille Palmer Scholarships, $100.

Carl Blalock: Delbert & Lucille Palmer Scholarships, $500; The Hicksville Bank, Edgerton Branch Scholarship, $500; International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, $1,000; Ohio University, $54,000.

Ally Cape: Trine University, $24,100.

Jaron Cape: Carolus Casebere, $500; Delbert & Lucille Palmer Scholarships, $2,500; Bryan Area Foundation Scholarship (Edgerton Scholarship), $750; Trine University, $56,000; Trine University, $2,500.

Eric Gruver: Firemen Scholarship, $500; Hartman & Thiel Memorial Scholarship, $500; Delbert & Lucille Palmer Scholarships, $3,500; Franklin B. Walter All-Scholastic Award, County Winner, $500; American Red Cross Scholarship, $500; Kiwanis Club Scholarship, $750; AMP Richard H Gorsuch Scholarship, $3,000; The Ohio State University, $4,000; The Ohio State University, $3,100.

Faith Herman: Never Let Go Ministries Scholarship, $500; Purdue Fort Wayne, $500.

Cheri Hulbert: Delbert & Lucille Palmer Scholarships, $500.

Heaven Imm: Owens State Community College, $32,976.

Serina Imm: Delbert & Lucille Palmer Scholarships, $1,000; Miss Edgerton Scholarship, $500; University of Toledo, $5,845; University of Toledo, $14,000.

Casey Leppelmeier: Jane Perry Memorial Scholarship, $500; Northwestern Electric Gertrude Studer Memorial Scholarship, $500; Delbert & Lucille Palmer Scholarships, $1,000; Bryan Church Women United Thrift Shop Scholarship, $300; Gamma Epsilon Sorority Scholarship, $500; Alice Flecker Memorial Scholarship, $500; Williams County Pork Producers Scholarship, $500; Williams County 4-H Endowment Scholarship, $700; Edon Farmers Cooperative (Randy Sindel Memorial Scholarship), $1,000.

Elizabeth Martin: Bryan Masonic Lodge Scholarship, $1,000; St Mary’s College, $72,000.

Kaylee Miller: Rotary Scholarship, $750; Delbert & Lucille Palmer Scholarships, $3,500; Bryan Church Women United Thrift Shop Scholarship, $300; Never Let Go Ministries Scholarship, $500; Frank and Elaine Lesnet Miseta Scholarship, $10,000; The Ohio State University, $1,250; The Ohio State University, $4,000

Grace Nye: Miss Edgerton Scholarship, $200

Chase Osmun: Marvin & Pauline Mast Family Scholarship, $500; Delbert & Lucille Palmer Scholarships, $500.

Coral Picillo: James L. Newman Jr. Scholarship, $500; Delbert & Lucille Palmer Scholarships, $2,500; Steel Dynamics Inc Scholarship, $20,000; Stan Perry Memorial Scholarship, $750; Trine University, $68,000; Trine University, $6,000.

Hunter Prince: Ohio Northern University.

Kenzie Purk: Delbert & Lucille Palmer Scholarships, $100.

Megan Rendleman: Central Michigan University, $7,500.

Emma Siebenaler: Firemen Scholarship, $500; Joanie Burke Memorial Scholarship, $500; Delbert & Lucille Palmer Scholarships, $1,000; Never Let Go Ministries Scholarship, $500

Logan Showalter: Steel Dynamics Inc Scholarship, $20,000; Ohio Northern University, $19,000; Ohio Northern University, $12,000.

Madison Smith: Alfred & Verna Wortkoetter Scholarship, $500; Delbert & Lucille Palmer Scholarships, $4,000; The Bryan Times Academic All Star, $100; National Wildlife Turkey Scholarship, $250; Bryan Church Women United Thrift Shop Scholarship, $400; Alice Flecker Memorial Scholarship, $500; Never Let Go Ministries Scholarship, $500; University of Toledo, Excellence Scholarship, $24,000.

Connor Thiel: G.D. Shoup Memorial Scholarship, $500; Delbert & Lucille Palmer Scholarships, $2,500; Edon Farmers Cooperative Scholarship (Joel Ulery Memorial Scholarship), $1,000; Trine University, $88,000.

Hannah Warner: Edgerton Education Association Scholarship, $200; Edgerton Music Boosters, $200.

Amanda Wayne: Delbert & Lucille Palmer Scholarships, $100; Bryan Area Foundation Scholarship (Dimensions Hardwoods), $1,000; The Ohio State University, $8,425.

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