Austin resident Pamela Rowden is awarded a scholarship for $1,000 from Scott County Community Foundation Board Chairman L.L. Lowry. Rowden is attending Ivy Tech Community College, where she is majoring in early childhood education. The scholarship was available to adult students and is made possible through the Education Matters Southern Indiana (EMSI) initiative. EMSI is a program of the community foundations in Scott, Clark, Floyd, Harrison and Washington counties and seeks to increase the educational attainment of adults with some form of post-secondary education but no degree or certification. For more information, visit www.educationmatterssi.org.