The Kaskaskia College Foundation is pleased to announce that Lisa Sarchet of Vandalia was recently named the recipient of the Frank M. Denny Memorial Scholarship. Lisa is a graduate of Vandalia Community High School and is a pursuing an Associate Degree in Nursing. She is the daughter of James and Lori Sarchet.
Denise Denny Corbell endowed the Frank M. Denny Scholarship Fund through the Kaskaskia College Foundation. The funds will generate a scholarship award each year for a full-time Kaskaskia College student. Recipients should be residents of Fayette County and graduates or impending graduates of high schools within Fayette County.
Frank Denny was Mrs. Corbell’s father, and was a well-known business and community leader in Vandalia, Illinois. Denny owned and operated Denny’s Department Store, was president of many service and social clubs, and served on several bank boards. He also served on the Vandalia School Board and the Illinois Association of School Boards for many years.