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Toledo Community Foundation

Jamie Farr Scholarship Recipients Announced

Published on 06/17/2011 by Joanne Olnhausen

TOLEDO, OHIO, June 17, 2011 The Board of Trustees of Toledo Community Foundation, Inc. recently awarded $48,000.00 in 2011-2012 college scholarships from the Jamie Farr Scholarship Fund of the Toledo Community Foundation. Since its inception in 1994, this scholarship fund has awarded $593,500 to 62 students from 42 different high schools in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan. 

New recipients, who each received $3,000.00 awards, include (institution attending in parenthesis): Toledo residents:  Carly Cassady from Central Catholic High School (University of Pittsburgh), Connor Kenney from Start High School (The Ohio State University) and Arika Knannlein, Central Catholic High School (Siena Heights University); and Tipton, MI resident:  Kiara Farrell-Starling  from Clinton High School (Michigan State University). 

Renewal scholarships were awarded in the amount of $3,000.00 each as follows:  BrookeAnne Blay, Graytown, OH (The Ohio State University); Heaven Burns, Toledo (Kent State University);  Katelyn Cody, Toledo (The Ohio State University); Jordan Fruchey, Archbold (Grand Valley State University); Anabel Gilbert, Tecumseh, MI (Ohio Northern University); Michael Hesselschwardt, Napoleon (University of Cincinnati);  Morgan Hill, Fostoria (Case Western Reserve University); Elizabeth Kent, Maumee (Indiana University);  Alexa Sanders, Temperance, MI (Miami University); Cassandra Shuff, Tiffin (Xavier University); Bethany Wentz, Napoleon (Ohio Northern University); and Jamieson Williams, Toledo (University of Cincinnati). 

The Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic Scholarship Fund was established in 1994 to assist deserving high school seniors from Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan in attending a post-secondary institution of their choice. Once awarded, the scholarship is renewable for up to three additional years of undergraduate study.

Applications for the Jamie Farr Scholarship are available through the Guidance Departments of over 100 high schools in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan, generally after the first of the year. Scholarship awards are announced in May.  For further information about the Foundation’s Scholarship program, please contact Joanne Olnhausen at Toledo Community Foundation at 419.241.5049 or visit www.toledocf.org.

CONTACT:                 Joanne M. Olnhausen

                                    Communications and Scholarship Officer

                                    Toledo Community Foundation

                                    (419) 241-5049



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