ANGOLA – Tommy Feddeler, a junior from Trine University in Wheatfield, is the 2021-2022 recipient of the General Lewis B. Hershey Scholarship.
The General Lewis B. Hershey Scholarship was established in 1988 by Army, Navy, and Air Force veterans in the United States and Canada to honor General Lewis B. Hershey, an alumnus of Tri-State College (now Trine University) and former director of Selective Service for the United States. Hershey Hall, the home ground of Trine University, is named in his honor.
The scholarship is awarded annually to a Trine University graduate or graduate student who has demonstrated academic achievement, with a minimum 3.0 grade point average and leadership potential.
Feddeler is the son of Thomas Feddeler Jr. and Noel Feddeler, and a graduate of Kankakee Valley High School in Wheatfield. He is concurrently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Accounting and a Masters of Business Administration at Trine. He plans to obtain a CPA license.
He is president of the Trine Accounting Club and is currently a full-time intern with BKD LLP in Fort Wayne.
Trine University, a private, coeducational, internationally recognized residential institution, offers associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees at the Allen School of Engineering & Computing, Ketner School of Business, College of Graduate and Professional Studies, at the College of Health Professions. , Franks School of Education, Jannen School of Arts & Sciences and Rinker-Ross School of Health Sciences.
Trine is a member of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association and offers 36 intercollegiate sports, 27 of which compete in NCAA Division III. Its golf program includes the university-owned 18-hole Zollner Championship Golf Course.
Founded in 1884 and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org), Trine operates a 450-acre main campus in Angola, Indiana, and the College of Health Professions in Fort Wayne, with education centers in Detroit, Michigan and Phoenix, Arizona, and programs available worldwide through TrineOnline.