The Friendship State Bank has been honoring the legacy of Wilke S. and James W. Lemon with a scholarship for more than 20 years. This year, the community bank will award nine high school seniors with a $1,000 scholarship for college.

Seniors from Madison, Batesville, Jac-Cen-Del, Rising Sun, Milan, South Dearborn, South Ripley, Lawrenceburg and Switzerland County are eligible to apply.

Seniors need to complete the application and write a short essay describing a community activity that made the biggest impact on them personally or on their community.

The deadline to apply is Friday, April 3. Applications are available at

For more information, contact Heather Davies at 812-667-5101 or