Riverton Parke Senior, Robin Mathas, was recently named a First Generation Hope Scholar by The Salvation Army, Indiana Division. Mathas received the Beth Petrie Scholarship for $2,000. Recipients of these scholarships are the first in their families to attend college. Presentation of the 2020 Hope Scholarship Awards will take place at The Salvation Army’s International Staff Songsters Choral Concert on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 in Indianapolis.
Mathas said, “It is such an honor to receive this scholarship and with this I plan to attend Indiana State University and major in elementary education. I also would like to say thank you to everyone at the Salvation Army for granting me this opportunity to receive higher education.”
Pictured is First Generation Hope Scholar, Robin Mathas.