The Shelby Foundation awards $72,250 in scholarships to Shelby Seniors

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The Shelby Foundation awards $72,250 in scholarships to Shelby Seniors

On May 18, Shelby Seniors were rewarded for their academic achievements during the annual recognition assembly. Because of the generosity of donors, $72,250 from 21 scholarship funds housed at The Shelby Foundation was awarded to worthy graduates. While each fund has its own criteria for candidate selection, most are based on academic merit, financial need, community involvement, career choice, and extracurricular activities. Scholarship recipients are determined by selection committees generally comprised of fund representatives and educators.

This year’s scholarships and recipients are:

Eric T. Baird Memorial Scholarship awarded $1,000 to Rachel Ensman

Ann Bly Memorial Scholarship awarded $1,000 to Rachel Ensman and $250 to Brianne Wagoner

BOE/Moody Scholarship awarded $3,000 each to Rachel Ensman and Michael Mayer, and $2,000 each to Sarah Harding and Emma Hlad

Lillian Bowman Scholarship awarded $1,500 each to Kristen Means and Claire Yetzer

Class of 1947 Educational Scholarship awarded $2,500 each to Katherine Davis, Faith Gosser, Savannah Howard, and Sidney Wolfe

Leon and Mildred Cline Memorial Scholarship awarded $2,000 each to Konnar Lamb and Zacory Mosley

Paul D. Champion Agricultural Scholarship awarded $4,000 to Morgan Vogt

Arthur B. Cornell Scholarship awarded $1,000 each to Zach Eldridge and Jack Gregson

Mark and Virginia Lowmiller Scholarship awarded $1,500 to Sidney Conn

Jackie Metzger Scholarship awarded $750 each to Jackie Garrett and Karli Ingle

Charles L. Niese Agricultural Scholarship awarded $1,000 to Morgan Vogt, and $500 each to Madalyn Fidler and Faith Gosser

Mason Ream Memorial Scholarship awarded $1,000 each to Karli Ingle and Michael Mayer

Fred and Harriet Rose McKinney Scholarship awarded $500 to Haylee Holbrook

Reynolds Family Memorial Scholarship awarded $1,000 each to Chelsea Barnd an Alexandria Hurst

Derrick Ross Scholarship awarded $1,000 to Cameron Smedley

Shelby Educators Scholarship awarded $4,000 to Jacob Holloway

Shelby Home & Public Health Endowment Scholarship awarded $1,500 to Raychel Sorgenfrei

Shelby 4-H Scholarship awarded $750 each to Sarah Harding and Warren Rehberg

Harryet F. Snyder Scholarship awarded $1,250 each to Chelsea Barnd and Jaimie Blunt

Lowell and Marjorie Strauch Agricultural Scholarship awarded $500 each to Hannah Finnegan and Warren Rehberg

John and Helen Yetzer Memorial Scholarship awarded $4,000 each to Danny Friebel, Elizabeth Gregory, Kaylee Payne, and Allison Workman

Congratulations to the graduating class of 2017. Scholarship funds are a beautiful way to honor or remember a loved one. For more information on establishing a scholarship fund or about The Shelby Foundation, call Carrie Kemerer at 419-342-3686 or email to carrie@theshelbyfoundation.org.

2017-05-18T19:09:44+00:00 May 18th, 2017|News|