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The Journal Gazette

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 10:32 am

Rhodes, Lucas E.

Lucas E. Rhodes has received an Air Force Reserve Officers' Training Corps scholarship to attend Butler University, Indianapolis, Ind. Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, physical fitness, specific performance or accomplishments, and leadership abilities, as well as personal interviews.

The scholarship entitlements include tuition and fees, an annual allowance of $600 for textbooks and a monthly stipend for up to 10 months of each school year that the cadet completes at the host college or university. 

Upon graduation from the host college and completion of the ROTC program, the cadet receives a bachelor's degree and a commission as a second lieutenant in the Air Force. He or she also incurs a military service obligation of four years (10 years for pilots) of active-duty enlistment.

Rhodes is the son of Kami J. Johnson of Winona Lake, Ind., and grandson of Linda K. and Timothy F. Johnson of Pierceton, Ind.

He is a 2018 graduate of Warsaw Community High School, Warsaw, Ind.