The family of Aurella Hofmockel created this scholarship to honor her memory and her commitment to education. Aurella was a life-long resident of the Sunman/Ripley County area and a teacher in the community for many years. Despite having limited means, Aurella saw that all five of her children graduated from college. She truly believed in the value of a college education
Recipients are only eligible one time; Be a graduating senior of East Central High School; Be a resident of Sunman, Indiana; Demonstrate financial need, after all other scholarships, grants and awards are considered; Be the first generation in family to attend college or university; Be interested in entering the field of education; AND, Have an outstanding scholarship/activities record, especially in prior two years involvement in local community activities.