Gongaware Scholars: Class of 2012

Julie Alig

Hometown:  Portland, Indiana
Major:  Insurance and Risk Management

Julie AligJulie is the daughter of Paul and Margaret Alig of Portland and attended Jay County High School. In high school, she was a member of National Honor Society, Band, FFA, Campus Life - Youth For Christ, Volleyball team, and 4-H (Junior Leader two years). Her awards and honors include Academic Achievement Award (four years), Silver Medalist Recipient of ISSMA Music Competition 2007, FFA's Horticulturist of the Year 2006, Greenhand Farmer Degree 2005, and Chapter Farmer Degree 2006, State Farmer Degree 2007, as well as a Volleyball Varsity Letter Winner (one year).


Ryan Teppen

Hometown:  Evansville, Indiana
Major:  Insurance and Risk Management

Ryan TeppenRyan is the son of Larry and Nancy Teppen and attended William Henry Harrison High School. In high school, Teppen was involved in numerous activities, including Boy Scouts of America (Eagle Scout), the Eagle Scout Project, and Boys and Girls Club volunteer. He participated in Business Professionals of America, Spanish Club, National Honor Society and Academic Science Team. Teppen was a member of the varsity Football and Basketball teams (captain for both) all four years of high school, as well as the Baseball team and was named Offensive Most Valuable Player for the Football team. He graduated Magna Cum Laude in his graduating class.