Scholarship Recipients

 

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The Kevin A. Binau Scholarship

The Binau Scholarship, named in honor of Kevin A. Binau, former President & CEO of Ohio Mutual Insurance Group, places its main emphasis on students' community service activities.  Students from any Crawford County High School are eligible to apply.

Binau Scholarship Recipients

  • 2017 - Tara Zinser, Wynford High School
  • 2016 - Chloe Grove, Colonel Crawford High School
  • 2015 - Blake A. Miller, Crestline High School
  • 2014 - Hunter C. Music, Crestline High School
  • 2013 - Keith Cotsmire, Colonel Crawford High School
  • 2012 - Lindsey E. Pfeifer, Wynford High School
  • 2011 - Aaron Bishop, Wynford High School
  • 2010 - Melissa Hoffbauer, Buckeye Central High School
  • 2009 - Dustin Eckert, Crestline High School
  • 2008 - Emilee Fraizer, Galion High School; Jessica McClarren, Bucyrus High School
  • 2007 - Kaitlin Kalb, Buckeye Central High School; Rachel Roseberry, Colonel Crawford High School
  • 2006 - Sarah Everly, Crestline High School; Stephanie Newport, Colonel Crawford High School
  • 2005 - Mallory Delaney, Colonel Crawford High School; Kara Guss, Bucyrus High School; Emily Hiler, Buckeye Central High School; Mallory Wiggins, Galion High School
  • 2004 - Sara Henize, Bucyrus High School; Curtis Inscho, Wynford High School; Micah Witt, Bucyrus High School
  • 2003 - Amanda Crall, Colonel Crawford High School; Chelsea Swick, Galion High School; Amber Wells, Bucyrus High School

The John W. Brubaker, Jr. Scholarship

The Brubaker Scholarship is named in honor of Bucyrus High School Chemistry & Physics teacher, John W. Brubaker, Jr.  Any students from Bucyrus High School pursuing a degree in a science-related field are eligible to apply.

Brubaker Scholarship Recipients

  • 2017 - Loarel Mollenkopf, Bucyrus Secondary School
  • 2016 - Ashton Hawkins, Bucyrus Secondary School
  • 2015 - Cole Murtiff, Bucyrus Secondary School
  • 2014 - Haley Van Voorhis, B,ucyrus Secondary School
  • 2013 - Marshall Pfahler, Bucyrus Secondary School
  • 2012 - Gabrielle Richardson, Bucyrus Secondary School
  • 2011 - Kristina Snouffer, Bucyrus Secondary School
  • 2010 - Emily Fruth, Bucyrus Secondary School
  • 2009 - Marika JoBeth Roll, Bucyrus Secondary School
  • 2008 - Barbara Purviance, Bucyrus Secondary School
  • 2007 - Taylor Bahm, Bucyrus High School; William Roll, Bucyrus High School
  • 2005 - Kristin Guss, Bucyrus High School; Brennan McClain, Bucyrus High School
  • 2004 - Elena Cooper, Bucyrus High School; Micah Whitt, Bucyrus High School
  • 2003 - Erin McMurray, Bucyrus High School; Kelly McMurray, Bucyrus High School
  • 2002 - Daniel Teynor, Bucyrus High School; Brandon Watts, Bucyrus High School; Lauren Whitt, Bucyrus High School
  • 2001 - Andrea Pace, Bucyrus High School

The Susan Campbell Memorial Scholarship

The Campbell Scholarship is named in honor of Colonel Crawford High School teacher, Susan Campbell. Any student from Colonel Crawford High School exhibiting high academic standards and a strong commitment to community service are eligible to apply. 

Susan Campbell Memorial Scholarship Recipients

  • 2017 - Brad Bauer, Colonel Crawford High School; Emily Kemper, Colonel Crawford High School
  • 2016 - Chloe Grove, Colonel Crawford High School; Brnadon Long, Colonel Crawford High School
  • 2015 - Megan Lyons, Colonel Crawford High School; Jordan Studer, Colonel Crawford High School
  • 2014 - Nicole Jones, Colonel Crawford High School; Wesley Wingert, Colonel Crawford High School
  • 2013 - Natalie Alt, Colonel Crawford High School; Keith Cotsmire, Colonel Crawford High School
  • 2012 - Claire Chandler, Colonel Crawford High School; Hannah Yaussy, Colonel Crawford High School
  • 2011 - Nathan Kemper, Colonel Crawford High School; Alex Koons, Colonel Crawford High School

The Crawford Forward Scholarship

The Crawford County Young Professionals (CCYP) established the Crawford Forward Scholarship in 2015 to be awarded to a current Crawford County resident working toward an Associate's or Bachelor's degree from a college or university in Crawford or surrounding counties.

Crawford Forward Scholarship Recipients

  • 2017 - Crystal Dean, Crawford Success Center
  • 2016 - Ashley Keener, Bucyrus Secondary School 

The Crawford County Sports Hall of Fame Scholarship

The Crawford County Sports Hall of Fame Scholarship was established in 2010 to help Crawford County students as they pursue their goals of higher education at the college level. Students from any Crawford County High School are eligible to apply.

Crawford County Sports Hall of Fame Scholarship Recipients

  • 2017 - Loarel Mollenkopf, Bucyrus Secondary School; Tyler Sipes,  Crestline High School; Tyler Glowaski, Wynford High School; Alexus Burkhart, Colonel Crawford High School; Lucas Conner, Galion High School; Erin Baldosser, Buckeye Central High School
  • 2016 - Claire Miller, Bucyrus Secondary School; Ashton Hawkins,  Bucyrus Secondary School; Alex Crall, Wynford High School; Brandon Long, Colonel Crawford High School; Callie Ruffener, Colonel Crawford High School; Jada Klingenberger, Colonel Crawford High School
  • 2015 - Cole Murtiff, Bucyrus High School; Ellie Richmond, Wynford High School; Austin Patrick, Crestline High School; Cassie Sager, Colonel Crawford High School
  • 2014 - Logan Plumley, Bucyrus High School; KarLee Schiefer, Wynford High School

The Kenneth Cummins Scholarship

The Kenneth Cummins Scholarship was transferred to the CF4CC in 2016. It was established to express a sense of gratitude for Dr. Cummins and his gift for teaching the concepts of chemistry and mathematics in students as well as conveying the thrill of learning to others.  This scholarship is specifically designed to help graduating students of, or students who have already graduated from, Buckeye Central High School.

Kenneth Cummins Scholarship Recipients

  • 2017 - Brianna Durnwald, Buckeye Central High School Graduate, Current Student at OSU; Joceyln Hepp, Buckeye Central High School; Sara Stacklin, Buckeye Central High School

The Holmes-Liberty Alumni Scholarship

The Holmes-Liberty Alumni Scholarship was established in 2013 to help graduating students of Wynford High School who might not otherwise consider any formal education beyond high school. 

Holmes-Liberty Alumni Scholarship Recipients

  • 2017 - Hannah Underwood, Wynford High School
  • 2016 - Eric Thomas, Wynford High School
  • 2015 - Hunter Miller, Wynford High School
  • 2014 - Nathan Smith, Wynford High School
  • 2013 - Amanda Sparks, Wynford High School

The James E. Huggins, Sr. & Margaret M. Huggins Agricultural Scholarship

Started in 1999 in honor of James E. & Margaret M. Huggins, this scholarship is available to any graduate of a Crawford County High School.  Students must be entering an accredited institution of higher education in an agricultural-related program, either at the graduate or undergraduate level.

Huggins Agricultural Scholarship Recipients

  • 2017 - Jessica McCombs, Wayside Christian High School; Luke Scott, Wynford High School
  • 2016 - Kyle Hudson, Colonel Crawford High School; Taylor Lutz, Colonel Crawford High School
  • 2015 - Wesley Wingert, OSU-ATI; Taryn Ramsey, Bucyrus High School
  • 2014 - Wesley Wingert, Colonel Crawford High School
  • 2013 - Kendra Hudson, Colonel Crawford High School
  • 2012 - None 
  • 2011- Nicholas Kalb, Buckeye Central High School; Tyler Shade, Buckeye Central High School
  • 2010 - Andrea Cole, Colonel Crawford High School; Rebecca Auck, Buckeye Central High School; Nickolas Kocher, Colonel Crawford High School
  • 2009 - Rebecca Auck, Buckeye Central High School; Nickolas Kocher, Colonel Crawford High School
  • 2008 - Jason Hartschuh, Wynford High School; Leanna Auck, Bucyrus High School
  • 2007 - Mark Cleland, Colonel Crawford High School; Leanna Auck, Bucyrus High School
  • 2006 - Heather Kocher, Colonel Crawford High School
  • 2005 - Corey Cooper, Wynford High School
  • 2004 - Brian Hartschuh, Wynford High School
  • 2003 - Gregory Hartschuh, Wynford High School; Michael Leitzy, Wynford High School; Ashley Shroll, Wynford High School
  • 2002 - Erin Scrimpf, Wynford High School
  • 2001 - Jessica Woodworth, Galion High School

The Merle and Peg Hutson Scholarship

The Merle and Peg Hutson Scholarship Fund is named in memory of “Coach” Merle Hutson, beloved football coach and educator for many years at Crestline High School. This scholarship is available to any senior graduating from Crestline High School.

Merle and Peg Hutson Scholarship Recipients

  • 2017 - Nicholas Buckner, Crestline High School; Allyson Clark, Crestline High School; Katelyn Davey, Crestline High School; Jacob Martin, Crestline High School; Tyler Sipes, Crestline High School; Courtney Swanger, Crestline High School; Samantha Wilhite, Crestline High School

The Nancy Angene Johnson Scholarship

The Nancy Angene Johnson Scholarship was established in 2016 in honor of Nancy Angene Johnson.  Applications are open to graduating students of Wynford High School planning to attend any college or university. Students who graduated not more than six years earlier from Wynford High School may also apply. Students who display a strong desire to continue their education are encouraged to apply.

Nancy Angene Johnson Scholarship Recipients

  • 2017 - Tara Zinser, Wynford High School

The Kiwanis-Kahle-Wenner Scholarship

The Kiwanis Kahle-Wenner Scholarship is awarded through the Bucyrus Kiwanis Club. It was transferred to The Community Foundation for Crawford County in 2016.

Kiwanis-Kahle-Wenner Scholarship Recipients

  • 2017 - Emily Kemper, Colonel Crawford High School; Tanner Knepp, Wayside Christian High School

The Noah Skylar Lear Scholarship

The Noah Skylar Lear Scholarship is named in memory of Noah Skylar Lear, a Bucyrus High School student who passed away in 2016. One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded annually to a student who is graduating from (or graduated from) any Crawford County school. The applicant can be entering any level of their educational attainment (i.e. graduating senior, first semester of 1st year, 1st semester of 2nd year, etc.). This scholarship may be awarded repeatedly to the same individual, provided the student has reapplied and is deemed most worthy of that year's applicant pool.

Noah Skylar Lear Scholarship Recipients

  • 2017 - Kayleigh Seiber, Bucyrus Secondary School

The Jeanne A. Miller Scholarship

The Miller Scholarship is named in honor of Jeanne A. Miller, a beloved teacher for the Wynford School District. This scholarship for graduating seniors of Wynford High School encourages applicants who might not otherwise consider a post-secondary education. Preference is given to first generation post-secondary students. 

Jeanne A. Miller  Scholarship Recipients


  • 2017 - Alexus Ross, Wynford High School
  • 2016 - Kaleigh Swalley, Wynford High School
  • 2015 - Brooke Miller, Wynford High School
  • 2014 - Lindsay Rausch, Wynford High School
  • 2013 - Garrett Shutler, Wynford High School

The Mount Zion Milton Harmon Scholarship

The Mount Zion Milton Harman Scholarship was created in honor of Milton Harman, a long time Superintendent of Mount Zion School. The alumni of Mount Zion created the $1,000 scholarship to be awarded annually to a Wynford High School graduate who has completed the first half/semester of their first year at an accredited college, university or trade school.

Mount Zion Milton Harman Scholarship Recipients

  • 2017 - Jack Reed, Wynford High School

The Joseph M. Salvati Scholarship

Joseph M. Salvati was born in Shelby on August 11, 1983 and graduated from Crestline High School in 2002.  He was an outstanding athlete while at Crestline and is rememberd as an athlete who led by example rather than with words.  He was a leader by his actions and will always be remembered for that.  He was also a family-oriented person and dedicated to his faith.  He loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter.  His life was cut short by a fatal accident and he died on August 14, 2002.  The Scholarship was set up to memorialize this outstanding young man.  This scholarship is no longer available.

Past Salvati Scholarship Recipients

  • 2010 - Natalie Ronk
  • 2009 - Matt Hartings, Brittanae Hauck, Aaron Livingood, Garrett Looney
  • 2008 - Anthony Johnson, Mallory Lash, Jeffrey Scarbro, Joanna Vincent
  • 2007 - Emily Hatfield, Elizabeth Weithman, Leslie Wirick
  • 2006 - Sarah Everly, Seth Hasting, Meghan Ronk, Cory Stover
  • 2005 - Kristi Schwechheimer, Michael Schwechheimer, Christopher Wozniak
  • 2004 - Maggie Heiby, Brittany Kick, Amanda Ronk, Jacob Sheldon
  • 2003 - Krystal Jeffrey, Brett Smith

The Samuel Neff Fellowship for International Study

The Neff Fellowship is intended for any Crawford County High School student, or graduate of any Crawford County High School, that is pursuing an educational experience outside the United States.  Exchange programs set up by other organizations, like Rotary, or college semesters abroad are applicable for this award.

Neff Fellowship Recipients

  • 2017 - Taylor Baumberger, Kent State University – Italy
  • 2016 - Haley Kocher, OSU – Brazil; Amy Rietschlin, Kent State University – Italy; Jacob Glowaski, Miami University – China
  • 2015 - Haley McCarthy, Miami University – Thailand; Kristin Schiefer, Bluffton University - Haiti
  • 2014 - Emily Dotson, Cleveland State University
  • 2013 - None
  • 2012 - Nathan Glowaski, Miami University
  • 2011 - Padraic Stanley, University of Findlay
  • 2009 - Edward J. Higgins, Capital University
  • 2008 - Kelsey A. Binau, Loyola University-Chicago
  • 2007 - Kristina Bishop, Kent State University
  • 2006 - Kelly McMurray, Wittenberg University
  • 2005 - Joseph Dagher, Virginia Tech
  • 2004 - Rachel Sherer, Colonel Crawford High School
  • 2003 - Ryan Binau, Miami University; Whitney Morrison, Wittenberg University; Marna Romanoff, Ohio University
  • 2001 - Michelle Dagher, Miami University

Emma Studer, Buckeye Central High School

College Attending: University of Findlay

Anticipated Major: Psychology, Occupational Therapy

The Tyler Niese Memorial Scholarship

The Niese Scholarship is named in memory of Tyler Niese, a young man from Buckeye Central High School who passed away in 2016.  The recipients for this scholarship are selected by the Buckeye Central School's Scholarship Committee. 

Niese Scholarship Recipients

  • 2017 - Jocelyn Hepp, Buckeye Central High School

The Marvis Schaaf Scholarship

Schaaf Scholarship Recipients

The Schaaf Scholarship was established to honor the memory of Marvis Ann Schaaf, a generous member of several organizations in Crawford County.Marvis generously provided for this scholarship in her will.

  • 2017 - Madysen Lawson, Galion High School; Tyler Sipes, Crestline High School

Holmes-Liberty Alumni Scholarship Recipients

  • 2017 - Emily Kemper, Colonel Crawford High School; Tanner Knepp, Wayside Christian High School

The Larry Schiefer Memorial Scholarship

The Schiefer Scholarship was established to honor the memory of Larry E. Schiefer, a beloved father, grandfather, and teacher. Larry taught business and accounting for many years at Wynford High School; he was very passionate about the importance of education.

Larry Schiefer Scholarship Recipients

  • 20217 - Haley Kessinger, Wynford high School
  • 2016 - Aryn Copeland, Wynford High School 

The Robert Schwaderer Scholarship

he Robert Schwaderer Scholarship was transferred to the CF4CC in 2016. This scholarship is specifically designed to help graduating students of, or students who have already graduated from, Buckeye Central High School. Students may apply during any level of their educational attainment. Applicants must be pursuing an agricultural field of study at either The Ohio State University OR OSU's Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI) in Wooster, OH.

Robert Schwaderer Scholarship Recipients

  • 2017 - Ashley Stockmaster, Buckeye Central High School Graduate, current student at OSU-ATI; Eric Hanes, Buckeye Central High School Graduate, current student at OSU.

The Richard Stearns Scholarship

The Richard E. Stearns Scholarship Fund has been established in honor of retired Crawford County elementary education teacher, Richard E. Stearns. Mr. Stearns generously started this scholarship so that $1,000 can be awarded annually to a Crawford County high school graduate who is entering his or her junior or senior level at an accredited institution of higher learning, with a major in an educational or medical field of study.

Richard Stearns Scholarship Recipients

  • 2017 - Haley Van Voorhis, Bucyrus Secondary School Graudate, Ohio University Current Student
  • 2016 - Lyndsay Rausch, Wynford High School Graduate, OSU Current Student 

The Daryl Stucky Memorial Scholarship

The Daryl Stucky Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established in memory of Daryl E. Stucky, a life-long resident of Crawford County. Mr. Stucky spent his adult life as a farmer and retired after 20 years as an employee at BuE Comp.-Lykens, Ohio. Mr. Stucky loved to attend the sporting events of his grandchildren and understood the importance of continuing education beyond high school.

Daryl Stucky Scholarship Recipients

  • 2017 - Seth Hoffman, Wynford High School
  • 2016 - Loagan Neal, Wynford High School 

The Dustin T. Stover Memorial Scholarship

Named in honor of Dustin T. Stover, this scholarship is given to two graduating seniors, one at Colonel Crawford High School and one at Wynford High School, going on to any type of further education.  Recipients are selected based solely on their essay prompted by several questions related to inspiration.

Dustin T. Stover Scholarship Recipients

  • 2017 - Grant Carman, Colonel Crawford High School; Kerri Reynolds, Colonel Crawford High School; Hannah Crabtree, Wynford High School
  • 2016 - Michaela Lloyd, Wynford High School; Carli Fogle, Colonel Crawford High School
  • 2015 - Rachel Ehresman, Wynford High School; Karlee Koge, Colonel Crawford High School
  • 2014 - Logan Sager, Colonel Crawford High School; Mark Pfeifer, Wynford High School
  • 2013 - Natalie Alt, Colonel Crawford High School; Sara Gebhardt, Wynford High School
  • 2012 - Andrew Rehm, Colonel Crawford High School; Taylor Hoffman, Wynford High School
  • 2011 - David Roseberry, Colonel Crawford High School; Nathan Glowaski, Wynford High School
  • 2010 - Ryan Noblet, Colonel Crawford High School; Emily Hoffman, Wynford High School
  • 2009 - Chardonay French, Colonel Crawford High School; Stephanie Teets, Wynford High School
  • 2008 - Seth Cooper, Wynford High School; Morgan Bercaw, Wynford High School
  • 2007 - Hannah Grove, Wynford High School; Emily Lust, Colonel Crawford High School
  • 2006 - Craig Inscho, Wynford High School; Jeremiah Rader, Colonel Crawford High School; Dana Shifley, Wynford High School; Kelly Stuckman, Colonel Crawford High School
  • 2005 - Corey Cooper, Wynford High School; Natalie Lyons, Wynford High School; Nicholas McQuillen, Colonel Crawford High School; Brianna Wheeler, Colonel Crawford High School
  • 2004 - Matthew Eichhorn, Colonel Crawford High School; Brian Hartschuh, Wynford High School; Karley Pence, Colonel Crawford High School; Samantha Teets, Wynford High School
  • 2003 - Jessica Beal, Colonel Crawford High School; Craig Bishop, Wynford High School; Cale Garber, Colonel Crawford High School; Tessa Lutz, Wynford High School

The Rollie & Esther Wilson Scholarship

The Wilson Scholarship was established by the family of Rollie and Esther Wilson, who were happily married for 67 years, until the passing of Esther in 2012. This scholarship will honor the memory of Esther and the dedication that Rollie has shown to the Girls Softball program at Colonel Crawford High School.

Rollie & Esther Wilson Scholarship Recipients

  • 2017 - Abigail Teglovic, Colonel Crawford High School
  • 2016 - Jada Klingenberger, Colonel Crawford High School