Newton grad receives Lions scholarship


PLEASANT HILL — Maria Evers of Newton High School was chosen as the Newton recipient of the Troy Lions Club Scholarship.

She will be majoring in Pre-Med at Ohio University this fall. The scholarship was awarded based on grades, public works, and her application essay on the importance of community service. Evers was valedictorian of her class, was in marching band, and enjoys art work. Evers also was the Leo Club treasurer, a service club sponsored by the Troy Lions. She recently attended a Troy Lions Club family picnic where she received her scholarship. The check presentation was performed by Leo Club adviser Scott Davis.

The Troy Lions Club is a non-profit community service organization serving Troy, Covington, Piqua, Pleasant Hill, Tipp City, and surrounding areas of Miami County since 1942. Their primary mission is vision health. They also support many other community programs. For more information see the Lions website at or call (937) 335-7345.

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