GRANVILLE — The 2020 Hopkins Alumni Scholarship winners have been announced. Tianna Green received a $1,500 scholarship award, and Katrien Holocker, Lucas Olson and Dylan Zupec each received $1,000 scholarships.
Green is the daughter of Tami Green of Standard. Her family includes an older brother, Dominick. During her four years at Putnam County High School, she participated in Panteras, National Honors Society and PACC. She volunteered service at junior high track meets, church pancake breakfasts and senior center activities as well as working part-time at Target. Her future plans are to attend Illinois Valley Community College and then pursue a degree in business and psychology at a four-year university.
Holocker is the daughter of Aaron Holocker and Alexis Chambers of Granville. Her family includes two younger siblings, Mavrick and Enzo Holocker. She has attended all 12 years of school in the Putnam County school district. During her years at Putnam County High School, she has participated in Panteras, track, theatre and National Honors Society. Her volunteer work includes helping with local area run/walks, church Sunday schools and blood drives for NHS as well as working part-time at Target and Tastee Freez. Her future plans are to attend Illinois Valley Community College and transfer to Northern Illinois University for a degree in elementary education and a minor in psychology.
Olson is the son of Michael and Amy Olson of Granville. His family includes his brother, Chad, and sister, Payton. He has attended all 12 years of school in the Putnam County school district. During his four years at Putnam County High School, he has participated in basketball, baseball, golf, PACC and National Honors Society. During the summer, he has also been a volunteer Little League coach as well as doing part-time custodial work for the school district. His future plans are to attend a junior college while playing baseball and then a four-year university to study pharmacy or law.
Zupec is the son of John and Kelly Zupec of Granville. His family includes his sister, Ashley, and brother, Devin. He has attended school in the Putnam County school district since second grade. During his four years at Putnam County High School, he has participated in Illinois state Sen. Sue Rezin’s Youth Advisory Council and National Honors Society; did an independent study of computer science and programming; and also volunteered at the Putnam County Food Pantry. His future plans are to attend Illinois Valley Community College and then transfer to a four-year university to study electrical engineering.