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Toledo Community Foundation

TCF Announces Recipients of Buckeye Broadband Telemundo and TV One Scholarships

Published on 06/01/2018 by Joanne Olnhausen

TOLEDO, OHIO, June 1, 2018 – The Board of Trustees of Toledo Community Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the Buckeye Broadband Telemundo and TV One Scholarships.

Ms. Italia Fernandez (South Toledo) from Toledo Early College High School 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. Marrissa Mangus
(North Toledo) from Waite High School is the recipient of a $1,500 Buckeye Broadband/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 Broadband’s Toledo service area to attend an accredited post-secondary institution of their choice.




Ms. Fernandez will attend The University of Toledo this fall where she plans to study bioengineering. While in high school, Ms. Fernandez participated in Young Women for Change, Spirit Club, Girls Who Code, Capture the Change, and was a member of Mock Trial and a Sex Trafficking Conference, among other activities. Her community and volunteer experience includes work with Clean Your Streams, Special Olympics, International Festival, Adelante’s Los Ninos After School Program and Summer Camp, and Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank.

This scholarship was established by Buckeye Broadband and Telemundo, one of the Spanish-language networks carried on Buckeye.

Ms. Mangus is undecided on her college choice at this time, but has an interest in focusing her studies on History and English. Active throughout her high school years, Ms. Mangus was involved in National Honor Society, Toledo Excel, Student Government and Toledo Youth Leadership. Her community service activities include volunteering for Food for Thought and Educare Daycare.

This Scholarship was established by Buckeye Broadband 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 Broadband’s
digital channel 186 and high-definition channel 680.

Applications for the Buckeye Broadband Telemundo and TV One Scholarships of the Toledo Community Foundation are administered online at www.toledocf.org. Applications for the 2019-2020 academic year will be available on or about November 1. Scholarship awards are announced in April.

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.

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

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