Adriana George, a 2017 graduate of Springs Valley High School, has been selected as the 2017 Lilly Scholarship recipient. The daughter of Amy George lives in West Baden. Ranked third in her class of 51, she still worked more than 20 hours per week year-round for a number of years.

Planning to attend Indiana University, Adriana will major in Speech and Hearing Sciences. In school she was drum major/field commander of the Blackhawk Brigade, Vice-President of National Honor Society, team captain/catcher for the varsity softball team, and class President for four years. She was also President of the Student Council, Captain of the Academic Team, and served as President, Vice-President, and Reporter for the FFA. A member of the Science Club, she helped younger members with projects. Her volunteer activities included the local farmers’ market, tutoring before and after school, assisting special needs persons with fishing events, and distributing food boxes to the elderly and the needy.