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Toledo Community Foundation

TCF Announces Buckeye CableSystem/TV One Scholarship Recipient

Published on 06/05/2014 by Joanne Olnhausen

TOLEDO, OHIO, June 5, 2014 – The Board of Trustees of Toledo Community Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce that Sydney St. Andre of West Toledo is the recipient of a $1,500 Buckeye CableSystem/TV One Scholarship. This scholarship provides an annual, one-time award for graduating high school students of African American heritage who are permanent residents of Buckeye CableSystem’s Toledo service area to attend an accredited post-secondary institution of their choice. 

Ms. St. Andre graduated from Springfield High School (Penta Career Center) this month, and will attend Bowling Green State University in the fall where she will study film production.

Active throughout her high school years, Ms. St. Andre was involved in National Technical Honor Society, Career Technical Student Organization, SkillsUSA, and Business Professionals of America. Her community activities include participating in The Church on Strayer, Cherry Street Mission Ministries, and Soles4Souls.  

The Scholarship was established by Buckeye CableSystem and TV One, a cable television network targeting primarily African American adults with a broad range of lifestyle and entertainment-oriented programming.  TV One is available on Buckeye CableSystem’s digital channel 186 and high-definition channel 680.  Buckeye CableSystem serves more than 130,000 customers in the greater Toledo area, offering 300 digital, high-definition and analog channels of entertainment and information, as well as video-on-demand and Buckeye TV Everywhere.  The locally owned firm also offers Buckeye Phone, residential telephone service, and Buckeye Express high-speed Internet access.

Scholarship applicants are required to have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA and submitted an essay addressing their career goals and how education/studies beyond high school will contribute to those goals.

Application for the Buckeye CableSystem/TV One Scholarship of the Toledo Community Foundation is administered online at www.toledocf.org.  Applications for the 2015-2016 academic year will be available in December. Scholarship awards are announced in April.  

For further information about the Foundation’s Scholarship program, please contact Joanne Olnhausen at Toledo Community Foundation, 419.241.5049 or visit www.toledocf.org. 

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