The Ivy Tech Foundation will present scholarships totaling $36,000 to 24 students at this year’s virtual version of its 19th annual Chancellors’ Scholarship Fundraising Event next week. This event, celebrating academic achievements of local Ivy Tech Community College students, will take place Oct. 1 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Guests will be entertained by Ivy Tech’s program chair for Paramedic Sciences, DJ Jeff Lawley, as the college honors its highest-achieving scholars. The Keynote Speaker for the evening will be Dr. Vanessa Allen McCloud, President & CEO of the Urban League of Northwest Indiana. Tickets cost $85 per person, which is 100% tax deductible, and can be purchased online at https://connect.ivytech.edu/chancellorsevent2020. Sponsor opportunities are available. The deadline for reservations and virtual ticket purchases is Sept. 28. For more information, please contact Cindy Hall at 219-476-4710 or email@example.com. Proceeds support Ivy Tech’s Chancellors’ Scholarship Fund, benefiting students at the Lake County campus, encompassing Crown Point, East Chicago and Gary, and at the Valparaiso campus, including the Michigan City and LaPorte sites.