Giving Back


Lead the Way Creative Scholarship

Deadline to apply is March 20.

A $5,000 scholarship program sponsored by CBC and Vectren Corporation to support our blood resource leaders of tomorrow. CBC and Vectren annually award $1,000 scholarships to five graduating high school seniors.

  • It is open to all graduating high school seniors in CBC's 15-county service area who are college bound and whose high school hosts a CBC blood drive during the academic year.
  • Applicants are asked to imagine themselves as the leader of their school's blood drive and are challenged to create a winning donor recruitment campaign.

Click here to meet the 2020 Lead The Way winners and see their work.

Click here to see the 2020 Lead The Way Scholarship winning video "Have the Courage of a Cowboy" by Kayla O'Daniel, Arcanum High School.

Click here to see the 2020 Lead The Way winning video "Impact of Blood Drive in Dayton Community" by Sammy Caruso, Oakwood High School.

Click here to see 2019 Lead The Way Scholarship Winning Video "I Want a Cute Phlebotomist for Christmas" by Madison Hildebrand, Newton High School

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