MOUNT VERNON — The Ariel Foundation has announced two recipients of the James P. Buchwald Engineering Scholarships for the 2016/2017 academic year. As Knox County residents when graduating from high school, holding a 3.0 grade-point average or above in an accredited college or university engineering school, both Alan Noble Orr and Matthew Grant McDaniel have been awarded a $5,000 scholarship.

Orr is the son of Joseph and Katrinka Orr of Centerburg and attends the Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis, Ind., seeking a Bachelor of Science degree in motorsports engineering.

McDaniel is the son of Thomas and Renee McDaniel of Howard, and attends the University of Toledo pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering.

For more information about The Ariel Foundation James P. Buchwald and Tom Rastin $5,000 Engineering Scholarships, visit or call 740-392-0364. The application deadline for those seeking the 2017/2018 scholarship is July 15, 2017.


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