2017-07-25 / Front Page

Purdue Alumni Club holds golf tournament, awards scholarships


It was a beautiful day for some golf. Recently the Purdue Alumni Club of Putnam County held a golf tournament prior to the dinner and scholarship award ceremony. Coming in first place, shown above, left to right, Mike Dean, Andrew O’Hair, Clint Cooper and Jay Hopkins. The second place team consisted of Jerry Verplaetse, David Bonebrake, Dick Asbell and Shawn Guerrero. Third place honors went to Chet Clodfelter, Lance Clodfelter, Rick Satterfield and Jalen Satterfield. (Courtesy Photo) It was a beautiful day for some golf. Recently the Purdue Alumni Club of Putnam County held a golf tournament prior to the dinner and scholarship award ceremony. Coming in first place, shown above, left to right, Mike Dean, Andrew O’Hair, Clint Cooper and Jay Hopkins. The second place team consisted of Jerry Verplaetse, David Bonebrake, Dick Asbell and Shawn Guerrero. Third place honors went to Chet Clodfelter, Lance Clodfelter, Rick Satterfield and Jalen Satterfield. (Courtesy Photo) The Purdue Alumni Club of Putnam County recently announced its scholarship recipients. These awards are available to Putnam County students who attend Purdue University.

The four students receiving scholarships of $750 each are Allacyn Arnold, a 2015 South Putnam graduate, now a Purdue junior majoring in Pharmacy; Nathan Gobert, a 2017 Greencastle graduate, now a Purdue freshman who will major in Engineering; Lyndi Parent, a 2017 North Putnam graduate, now a Purdue freshman who will major in Pre-Medicine; and Alexandria Weliever, a 2017 Greencastle graduate, now a Purdue freshman who will major in Engineering.


Following the golf tournament, the Purdue Club of Putnam County held a dinner and announced the scholarship recipients. Shown above are two of the recipients and three Purdue guests. Left to right, Bob Ford, Director of Purdue President’s Council; Nathan Gobert, scholarship recipient; Alexandria Weliever, scholarship recipient; Calvin Williams, Associate Director Purdue Athletic Department; and Courtney Magnuson, Director Regional Alumni Outreach, Purdue Alumni Association. (Courtesy Photo) Following the golf tournament, the Purdue Club of Putnam County held a dinner and announced the scholarship recipients. Shown above are two of the recipients and three Purdue guests. Left to right, Bob Ford, Director of Purdue President’s Council; Nathan Gobert, scholarship recipient; Alexandria Weliever, scholarship recipient; Calvin Williams, Associate Director Purdue Athletic Department; and Courtney Magnuson, Director Regional Alumni Outreach, Purdue Alumni Association. (Courtesy Photo) The Purdue Club also administers the Barbara and Edward Brookshire Purdue scholarship for Putnam County students who major in an agriculture-related field.

Two students who received awards of $925 each are Megan Arnold, a 2016 South Putnam graduate, now a Purdue sophomore majoring in Agri-Business; and Heather Goss, a 2014 Cloverdale graduate, now a Purdue senior majoring in Ag Education and Crop Science.

Scholarships were first awarded in 2002, and since that time the club has awarded 49 scholarships for a total of $30,000.

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