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Toledo Community Foundation

Toledo Community Foundation Announces Recipient of Buckeye Broadband/Telemundo Scholarship

Published on 05/24/2017 11:59 am by Joanne M Olnhausen

TOLEDO, OHIO, May 24, 2017 – The Board of Trustees of Toledo Community Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce that Breann Zachel of Curtice, OH is the recipient of a $1,500 Buckeye Broadband/Telemundo Scholarship. This scholarship provides an annual, one-time award for graduating high school students of Latino heritage who are permanent residents of Buckeye Broadband’s Toledo service area to attend an accredited post-secondary institution of their choice.

Ms. Zachel will graduate from Clay High School on June 4th, and attend The University of Toledo this fall where she plans to pursue a nursing degree.

While in high school, Ms. Zachel participated in National Honor Society, Drama Club, International Club, Marching Band, Concert Band and Pep Band, as well as played tennis and held the position of captain of the varsity tennis team. Her community and volunteer activities include work with Bay Park ProMedica Hospital, Partners for Clean Streams, Children’s Summer Camp at Starr Center, and numerous church activities at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church.

This scholarship was established by Buckeye Broadband and Telemundo, one of the Spanish-language networks carried on Buckeye. Scholarship applicants are required to have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA and submit an essay addressing the theme “I’m Proud to be a Latino in Ohio/Michigan.”

Buckeye Broadband serves more than 120,000 customers in the greater Toledo area, offering 300 digital, high-definition, and analog channels of entertainment and information, as well as video on demand. The locally owned firm also offers Buckeye Phone residential telephone service, and Buckeye Express high-speed Internet access.

Application for the Buckeye Broadband/Telemundo Scholarship of the Toledo Community Foundation is administered online at www.toledocf.org. Applications for the 2018-2019 academic year will be available after November 1. Scholarship awards are announced in April.

For further information about the Foundation’s Scholarship program, please visit www.toledocf.org/main/scholarships/.

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