Scholarship Recipients

 

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

  • 2019 - Kaylyn Gimbel, Galion HS; Kyle Hamm, Bucyrus HS
  • 2018 - Alexandria Miller, Crestline HS; Taylor Niese, Buckeye Central HS; Kade Slagle, Bucyrus HS; Sydney Studer, Colonel Crawford HS; Cole Heinlen, Wynford HS
  • 2017 - Loarel Mollenkopf, Bucyrus HS; Tyler Sipes,  Crestline HS; Tyler Glowaski, Wynford HS; Alexus Burkhart, Colonel Crawford HS; Lucas Conner, Galion HS; Erin Baldosser, Buckeye Central HS
  • 2016 - Claire Miller, Bucyrus HS; Ashton Hawkins,  Bucyrus HS; Alex Crall, Wynford HS; Brandon Long, Colonel Crawford HS; Callie Ruffener, Colonel Crawford HS; Jada Klingenberger, Colonel Crawford HS
  • 2015 - Cole Murtiff, Bucyrus HS; Ellie Richmond, Wynford HS; Austin Patrick, Crestline HS; Cassie Sager, Colonel Crawford HS
  • 2014 - Logan Plumley, Bucyrus HS; KarLee Schiefer, Wynford HS

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

  • 2019 - Samantha Wilhite, 2017 Crestline HS grad
  • 2018 - Kennedie Winkler, Crestline HS
  • 2017 - Crystal Dean, G.E.D.
  • 2016 - Ashley Keener, Bucyrus HS

Daryl E. 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. Graduating seniors of Wynford High School with a minimum GPA of 2.5  and evidence of community service are encouraged to apply. An essay providing community service is required for this scholarship.

Daryl Stucky Scholarship Recipients (Wynford Graduating Seniors Only)

  • 2019 - Zoltan Feldman
  • 2018 - Hannah White
  • 2017 - Seth Hoffman
  • 2016 - Loagan Neal

Doug and Renee Leuthold Scholarship

This scholarship was started by Doug and Renee Leuthold at the end of 2018.  In 2019, it will award eight $2,500 scholarships and thereafter will award sixteen $2,500 scholarships annually.  Applicants must be a current or former resident of Crawford County who is graduating from or has graduated from a Crawford County high school (If the student is attending a vocational high school, such as PCTC or Tri-Rivers, that  student's home high school must be one of the Crawford County high schools) OR must be a current resident of Crawford County who has earned their high school diploma or passed an Ohio High School Equivalence Assessment and have been a resident of Crawford County for a minimum of 2 years at the time of application.  Applicants can be attending any college, university, trade school, or  certificate/technical program and can be entering any level of educational attainment.  Preference is given to those who can display financial need. This scholarship is renewable for all the years of post secondary education by reapplying and being chosen each year.

Doug and Renee Leuthold Scholarship Recipients

  • 2019 - Teresa House,  2018 Galion HS grad attending Mount Vernon Nazarene University; Alexandria Miller,  2018 Crestline HS grad attending Bowling Green State University; Desiree Naveja,  Crestline HS; Cieara Pfeifer, 2018 Colonel Crawford HS grad attending Kent State University; Thomas Smith, III, 2015 Wynford HS grad entering 1st year graduate school at Bowling Green State University; Alizhah Watson, Wynford HS; Kristen Vaughn,  Bucyrus HS; Callie Wildenthaler, 2017 Galion HS grad attending Ohio Wesleyan University

Dr. Laurie Anne Rhodebeck Memorial Scholarship

The Dr. Laurie Anne Rhodebeck Memorial Scholarship was established by the Friends of the Crawford Park District in memory of Dr. Laurie Anne Rhodebeck. Applicants can be entering any level of their educational attainment, attending any college, university, technical or vocational school, and entering any field of study.  Preference is given to those studying environmental sciences or other studies that correlate with the mission of the Crawford Park District and to those who can display community services activities. An essay on the environment is required. This scholarship is renewable for the entire time a student is in school as long as they reapply each year.

Dr. Laurie Anne Rhodebeck Memorial Scholarship Recipients

  • 2019 - Caitlin Harley, Crestline HS; Callie Wildenthaler, 2017 Galion HS grad attending Ohio Wesleyan University
  • 2018 - Spencer Kaple, Buckeye Central HS; Gregory Marsano, 2012 Crestline HS grad attending 2nd year of graduate degree at Vermont Law School

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

  • 2019 - Shelby Hale, Colonel Crawford HS; Connor Miller, Wynford HS
  • 2018 - Chloe Carman, Colonel Crawford HS; Jenna Coffman, Wynford HS
  • 2017 - Grant Carman, Colonel Crawford HS; Kerri Reynolds, Colonel Crawford HS; Hannah Crabtree, Wynford HS
  • 2016 - Michaela Lloyd, Wynford HS; Carli Fogle, Colonel Crawford HS
  • 2015 - Rachel Ehresman, Wynford HS; Karlee Koge, Colonel Crawford HS
  • 2014 - Logan Sager, Colonel Crawford HS; Mark Pfeifer, Wynford HS
  • 2013 - Natalie Alt, Colonel Crawford HS; Sara Gebhardt, Wynford HS
  • 2012 - Andrew Rehm, Colonel Crawford HS; Taylor Hoffman, Wynford HS
  • 2011 - David Roseberry, Colonel Crawford HS; Nathan Glowaski, Wynford HS
  • 2010 - Ryan Noblet, Colonel Crawford HS; Emily Hoffman, Wynford HS
  • 2009 - Chardonay French, Colonel Crawford HS; Stephanie Teets, Wynford HS
  • 2008 - Seth Cooper, Wynford HS; Morgan Bercaw, Wynford HS
  • 2007 - Hannah Grove, Wynford HS; Emily Lust, Colonel Crawford HS
  • 2006 - Craig Inscho, Wynford HS; Jeremiah Rader, Colonel Crawford HS; Dana Shifley, Wynford HS; Kelly Stuckman, Colonel Crawford HS
  • 2005 - Corey Cooper, Wynford HS; Natalie Lyons, Wynford HS; Nicholas McQuillen, Colonel Crawford HS; Brianna Wheeler, Colonel Crawford HS
  • 2004 - Matthew Eichhorn, Colonel Crawford HS; Brian Hartschuh, Wynford HS; Karley Pence, Colonel Crawford HS; Samantha Teets, Wynford HS
  • 2003 - Jessica Beal, Colonel Crawford HS; Craig Bishop, Wynford HS; Cale Garber, Colonel Crawford HS; Tessa Lutz, Wynford HS

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 further formal education beyond high school. Students who have a special appreciation for assistance they have received and those who exhibit a strong desire to improve themselves and/or contribute to the well-being of others are especially encouraged to apply. Must be a graduating senior of Wynford High School who resided in Wynford School District while attending Wynford.  Preference is given to individuals who exhibit a desire to improve themselves or contribute to the well-being of others. 

Holmes Liberty Alumni Scholarship Recipients (Wynford Graduating Seniors Only)

  • 2019 - Noah Smith
  • 2018 - Cole Heinlen
  • 2017 - Hannah Underwood
  • 2016 - Eric Thomas
  • 2015 - Hunter Miller
  • 2014 - Nathan Smith
  • 2013 - Amanda Sparks

James E. Huggins, Sr. and Margaret M. Huggins Agricultural Scholarship

Started in 1999 in honor of James E. Huggins, Sr. and 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. Preference is given to those who can show financial need and scholastic merit. This scholarship is renewable for an additional year, but applicants must reapply and be chosen.  

James E. Huggins, Sr. and Margaret M. Huggins Agricultural Scholarship Recipients

  • 2019 - Olivia Grove, Wynford HS; Emily Rudd, Wynford HS
  • 2018 - Kendra Stahl, Buckeye Central HS; Lydia Strouse, Colonel Crawford HS
  • 2017 - Jessica McCombs, Wayside Christian HS; Luke Scott, Wynford HS
  • 2016 - Kyle Hudson, Colonel Crawford HS; Taylor Lutz, Colonel Crawford HS
  • 2015 - Wesley Wingert, Colonel Crawford graduate attending OSU-ATI; Taryn Ramsey, Bucyrus HS
  • 2014 - Wesley Wingert, Colonel Crawford HS
  • 2013 - Kendra Hudson, Colonel Crawford HS
  • 2012 - None 
  • 2011- Nicholas Kalb, Buckeye Central HS; Tyler Shade, Buckeye Central HS
  • 2010 - Andrea Cole, Colonel Crawford HS; Rebecca Auck, Buckeye Central graduated attending OSU-ATI; Nickolas Kocher, Colonel Crawford HS
  • 2009 - Rebecca Auck, Buckeye Central HS; Nickolas Kocher, Colonel Crawford HS
  • 2008 - Jason Hartschuh, Wynford HS; Leanna Auck, Bucyrus graduated attending OSU-ATI
  • 2007 - Mark Cleland, Colonel Crawford HS; Leanna Auck, Bucyrus HS
  • 2006 - Heather Kocher, Colonel Crawford HS
  • 2005 - Corey Cooper, Wynford HS
  • 2004 - Brian Hartschuh, Wynford HS
  • 2003 - Gregory Hartschuh, Wynford HS; Michael Leitzy, Wynford HS; Ashley Shroll, Wynford HS
  • 2002 - Erin Scrimpf, Wynford HS
  • 2001 - Jessica Woodworth, Galion HS

Jeanne A. Miller Scholarship

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

Jeanne A. Miller  Scholarship Recipients (Wynford Graduating Seniors Only)

  • 2019 - Alizhah Watson
  • 2018 - Jenna Coffman
  • 2017 - Alexus Ross
  • 2016 - Kaleigh Swalley
  • 2015 - Brooke Miller
  • 2014 - Lindsay Rausch
  • 2013 - Garrett Shutler

John W. Brubaker, Jr. Scholarship

This scholarship is named in honor of Bucyrus High School Chemistry and Physics teacher, John W. Brubaker, Jr.  Graduating seniors from Bucyrus High School with a minimum GPA of 3.2 and pursuing a degree in a science or education related field that demonstrates a contagious love of learning areis eligible to apply. Preference is given to those who are attending The College of Wooster, Muskingum College, or Case Western Reserve University. 

John W. Brubaker, Jr. Scholarship Recipients (Bucyrus Graduating Seniors Only)

  • 2019 - Sarah Lipscomb
  • 2018 - Kade Slagle
  • 2017 - Loarel Mollenkopf
  • 2016 - Ashton Hawkins
  • 2015 - Cole Murtiff
  • 2014 - Haley Van Voorhis
  • 2013 - Marshall Pfahler
  • 2012 - Gabrielle Richardson
  • 2011 - Kristina Snouffer
  • 2010 - Emily Fruth
  • 2009 - Marika JoBeth Roll
  • 2008 - Barbara Purviance
  • 2007 - Taylor Bahm and William Roll
  • 2005 - Kristin Guss and Brennan McClain
  • 2004 - Elena Cooper and Micah Whitt
  • 2003 - Erin McMurray and Kelly McMurray
  • 2002 - Daniel Teynor, Brandon Watts and Lauren Whitt
  • 2001 - Andrea Pace

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.

Joseph M. Salvati Scholarship Recipients (Crestline Graduating Seniors Only)

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

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 for his gift of teaching the concepts of chemistry and mathematics to 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 (Buckeye Central Graduating Seniors and Past Graduates Only)

  • 2019 - Brandon Mann, Pioneer CTC; Darren Wurm; Makayla Aichholz, 2018 HS grad attending Bowling Green State University; Isabelle Biglin, 2017 HS grad attending The Ohio State University; Taylor Niese, 2018 HS grad attending Ohio Northern University; Emma Studer, 2017 HS grad attending The University of Findlay
  • 2018 - Addison Ackerman; Haley Kalb; Taylor Niese; Isabelle Biglin, 2017 HS grad attending The Ohio State University-Mansfield; Adam Paynter, 2012 HS grad attending Ohio University
  • 2017 - Joceyln Hepp; Sara Stacklin; Brianna Durnwald, HS grad attending The Ohio State University

Kevin A. Binau Scholarship

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

Kevin A. Binau Scholarship Recipients

  • 2019 - Sarah  Lipscomb, Bucyrus HS
  • 2018 - Kenneth Fernandez, Colonel Crawford HS
  • 2017 - Tara Zinser, Wynford HS
  • 2016 - Chloe Grove, Colonel Crawford HS
  • 2015 - Blake Miller, Crestline HS
  • 2014 - Hunter Music, Crestline HS
  • 2013 - Keith Cotsmire, Colonel Crawford HS
  • 2012 - Lindsey Pfeifer, Wynford HS
  • 2011 - Aaron Bishop, Wynford HS
  • 2010 - Melissa Hoffbauer, Buckeye Central HS
  • 2009 - Dustin Eckert, Crestline HS
  • 2008 - Emilee Fraizer, Galion HS; Jessica McClarren, Bucyrus HS
  • 2007 - Kaitlin Kalb, Buckeye Central HS; Rachel Roseberry, Colonel Crawford HS
  • 2006 - Sarah Everly, Crestline HS; Stephanie Newport, Colonel Crawford HS
  • 2005 - Mallory Delaney, Colonel Crawford HS; Kara Guss, Bucyrus HS; Emily Hiler, Buckeye Central HS; Mallory Wiggins, Galion HS
  • 2004 - Sara Henize, Bucyrus HS; Curtis Inscho, Wynford HS; Micah Witt, Bucyrus HS
  • 2003 - Amanda Crall, Colonel Crawford HS; Chelsea Swick, Galion HS; Amber Wells, Bucyrus HS

Kiwanis Kahle-Wenner Scholarship

The Kiwanis Kahle-Wenner Scholarship was transferred to the CF4CC in 2016. This scholarship honors Dr. Donald Wenner and Mr. Bill Kahle, long-time members of the Bucyrus Kiwanis Club.  Graduating seniors of Colonel Crawford, Bucyrus, Wynford, and Wayside Christian High School are encouraged to apply. Preference is given to students who can display financial need and to those who are entering the fields of forestry, health care or computer science. Scholarship recipients will be selected by the Bucyrus Kiwanis Club.

Kiwanis-Kahle-Wenner Scholarship Recipients

  • 2019 – Sarah Lipscomb, Bucyrus HS; Donna Richardson, Bucyrus HS
  • 2018 - Sydney Studer, Colonel Crawford HS; Kade Slagle, Bucyrus HS
  • 2017 - Emily Kemper, Colonel Crawford HS; Tanner Knepp, Wayside Christian HS

Larry Schiefer Memorial Scholarship

This 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 and was very passionate about the importance of education. One scholarship annually will be awarded to a graduating senior of Wynford High School. An essay providing evidence of community service and a minimum 2.5 grade point average is required for this scholarship.

Larry Schiefer Scholarship Recipients (Wynford Graduating Seniors Only)

  • 2019 - Caleb Rausch
  • 2018 - Samantha Strickland
  • 2017 - Haley Kessinger
  • 2016 - Aryn Copeland

Margaret and Donald Wenner, MD Scholarship

The Margaret and Donald Wenner, MD Scholarship has been established in honor of Dr. Donald Wenner and his wife, Margaret.  This scholarship was generously started by Dr. Wenner so that twenty $2,000 scholarships can be awarded annually to Crawford County high school graduates or graduating seniors who want to further their education. Applicants may be entering any level of their academic attainment including graduate school. Preference is given to graduates or graduating seniors of Bucyrus High School and to those who display financial need. This scholarship is renewable for all the years of a student’s educational attainment, but applicants must reapply and be chosen each year.

Margaret and Donald Wenner, MD Scholarship Recipients

  • 2019 - Jaden Deskins, Bucyrus HS; Gram Dick, 2018 Bucyrus HS grad attending Ohio Wesleyan University; Teresa House, 2018 Galion HS grad attending Mount Vernon Nazarene University; Caleb Johnson, Bucyrus HS; Katy Kegley, Bucyrus HS; Lauren Kohler, Bucyrus HS; Alivia Lewis, Bucyrus HS; Sarah Lipscomb, Bucyrus HS; Andrew Mee, Bucyrus HS; Alexandria Miller,  2018 Crestline HS grad attending Bowling Green State University; Jackson Moody, Bucyrus HS; Riley Moody, 2018 Bucyrus HS grad attending Mount Vernon Nazarene University; Cieara Pfeifer, 2018 Colonel Crawford HS grad attending Kent State University; Donna Richardson, Bucyrus HS; Kayleigh Seiber, 2017 Bucyrus HS grad attending The Ohio State University at Marion; Thomas Smith, III, 2015 Wynford HS grad entering 1st year graduate school at Bowling Green State University; Kylee Tighe, Bucyrus HS; MaKenzie Tighe, Bucyrus HS; Kristen Vaughn, Bucyrus HS; Callie Wildenthaler, 2017 Galion HS grad attending Ohio Wesleyan University
  • 2018 - Isadora Burling, Bucyrus HS; Gram Dick, Bucyrus HS; Mason Light, Bucyrus HS; Riley Moody, Bucyrus HS; Samantha Murtiff, Bucyrus HS; Alexandria Rule, Bucyrus HS; Kade Slagle, Bucyrus HS; Brooklyn Spears, Bucyrus HS; Kayleigh Seiber, 2017 Bucyrus HS grad attending The Ohio State University-Marion; Makayla Aichholz, Buckeye Central HS; Taylor Niese, Buckeye Central HS; Brianna Durnwald, Buckeye Central graduate attending The Ohio State University; Adam Paynter, Buckeye Central graduate attending Ohio University; Chad Johnson, Colonel Crawford Central HS; Cieara Pfeifer, Colonel Crawford HS; Alexandria Miller, Crestline HS; Keagen Sqrow, Crestline HS

Marvis Schaaf Scholarship

This 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, so a $3,500.00 will be awarded to two graduates of any Crawford County high school. Recipients of this scholarship will be chosen based upon the student's financial need and their academic qualifications.

Marvis Schaaf Scholarship Recipients

  • 2018 - Alizhah Watson, Wynford HS; Noah Smith, Wynford HS 
  • 2018 - Elizabeth Striker, Colonel Crawford HS; Cole Heinlen, Wynford HS
  • 2017 - Madysen Lawson, Galion HS; Tyler Sipes, Crestline HS

Merle and Peg Hutson Scholarship

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

Merle and Peg Hutson Scholarship Recipients (Crestline Graduating Seniors Only)

  • 2018 - Max Anatra, Brianna Briggs, Desiree Naveja, and Caitlin Harley 
  • 2018 - Michaela Jeffrey, Keagen Sqrow, Katlyn Stull, Lydia Tadda, and Kennedie Winkler
  • 2017 - Nicholas Buckner, Allyson Clark, Katelyn Davey, Jacob Martin, Tyler Sipes, Courtney Swanger, and Samantha Wilhite

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 (Wynford Graduating Seniors Only)

  • 2019 - Zoltan Feldman
  • 2018 - Shannon Crabtree
  • 2017 - Jack Reed

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. Preference will be given to students who are 1) entering Bluffton University or any campus of The Ohio State University, 2) intending to pursue the field of elementary or secondary education, with the intent of teaching in the public school system, and 3) can display financial need (e.g. evidence of student loans)

Nancy Angene Johnson Scholarship Recipients (Wynford Graduating Seniors and Past Graduates Only)

  • 2019 - Eleni Smock, 2018 HS grad attending The Ohio State University at Marion
  • 2018 - Allyson Crall, 2015 HS grad attending Bluffton University
  • 2017 - Tara Zinser

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

  • 2019 - Alivia Lewis, Bucyrus HS
  • 2018 - Victoria Hoerig, Wynford HS
  • 2017 - Kayleigh Seiber, Bucyrus HS

Pry Scholarship

The Pry Scholarship was established in honor of retired Executive Director of The Community Foundation for Crawford County, Janet P. Pry.  With over 30 years of combined experience as both a volunteer and the executive director of the foundation, Janet understands the struggles students face as they navigate the time and monetary commitment necessary for a post-secondary education.  The intent of this scholarship is to help the non-traditional student improve their life through continuing education.

This scholarship is intended for students attending any accredited certificate program or two year degree program at the Crawford Success Center of North Central State College OR any equivalent program in the counties surrounding Crawford County. Preference will be given to those attending the Crawford Success Center, those who have previously been awarded the scholarship and are reapplying for renewal, and to non-traditional students.  (A traditional student is considered a student who just graduated high school, is dependent on their parent(s), and does not have children.)  Those reapply for renewal of the scholarship may be attending any college or university. The applicant should be a graduate of any Crawford County High School, Pioneer Vocational School, or Tri-Rivers Vocational School OR if applicant did not graduated from a Crawford County high school, they must has been a resident of Crawford County for a minimum of three years.  In addition, a short essay explaining why the student is seeking this scholarship and how education will improve their life is required. Proof of a high school diploma or GED certificate is required along with a recommendation from a representative of the program/institution where the applicant is attending. The scholarship may be renewed via re-application the entire time the student is in school.  The deadline for application is one month prior to the beginning of classes at North Central State College each semester.

Pry Scholarship Recipients

  • 2019 Fall Semester - Katie Alspach, 2018 Bucyrus HS grad attending North Central State College; Carla Bennett, 1991 Bucyrus HS grad attending North Central State College
  • 2019 Summer Semester - Katie Alspach, 2018 Bucyrus HS grad attending North Central State College; Carla Bennett, 1991 Bucyrus HS grad attending North Central State College
  • 2019 Spring Semester - Katie Alspach, 2018 Bucyrus HS grad attending North Central State College; Tammy Beal, 1989 Barry Goldwater HS grad attending North Central State College; Carla Bennett, 1991 Bucyrus HS grad attending North Central State College; Sara Cress, 2005 Bucyrus HS grad attending North Central State College; Nicole Huber,  2009 GED certificate attending North Central State College; Ann Kilgore, 1982 Galion HS grad attending North Central State College; Dustin McMillen, 2005 Galion HS grad attending North Central State College  
  • 2018 - Katie Alspach, Bucyrus HS
  • 2017 - Traci Lohr, Townsend Community School; Crystal Dean, GED certificate; Kelsie Fleming, Bucyrus HS
  • 2016 - Teresa Dagher

Richard A. Miller Scholarship

The Richard A. Miller Scholarship Fund was established in honor of a vibrant young man, Richard (Dick) A. Miller, who lost his battle to multiple sclerosis at the age of 29.  The Crestline class of 1982 established this scholarship following his passing in 1994.

In high school, Dick was extremely active in multiple extracurricular activities, from National Honor Society and choir to football, basketball and tennis, all while being an straight A student. He graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a degree in Applied Math and Computer Sciences. In 2005, Dick was inducted into the Crestline Athletic Hall of Fame, and his football jersey (#90) was retired in 1994. The Crestline High School tennis courts are named in his memory. 

Graduating seniors of Crestline High School with a minimum GPA of 3.0 that exhibit a high level of character, work ethic, and a strong commitment to community service are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to students who participated in a minimum of 3 extracurricular activities. An essay is required for this scholarship.

Richard A. Miller Scholarship Recipients (Crestline Graduating Seniors Only) 

  • 2019 - Max Anatra 
  • 2018 - Lydia Tadda and Kevin Winkler, Jr.

Richard E. 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 E. Stearns Scholarship Recipients

  • 2019 - Isabelle Biglin, 2017 Buckeye Central HS grad attending The Ohio State University
  • 2018 - Emma Studer, 2017 Buckeye Central HS grad attending The University of Findlay
  • 2017 - Haley Van Voorhis, Bucyrus HS grad attending Ohio University
  • 2016 - Lyndsay Rausch, Wynford HS grad attending The Ohio State University

Robert Schwaderer Scholarship

The 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, Ohio.

Robert Schwaderer Scholarship Recipients (Buckeye Central Graduating Seniors and Past Graduates Only)

  • 2019 - Molly Geissman and Darren Wurm
  • 2018 - NONE
  • 2017 - Ashley Stockmaster, HS grad attending OSU-ATI; Eric Hanes, HS grad attending The Ohio State University

Rollie and Esther Wilson Scholarship

The Rollie and Esther Wilson Scholarship was established in 2015 by the Rollie and Esther Wilson family.  Rollie and Esther Wilson were happily married for 67 years, until the passing of Esther in 2012.  Rollie subsequently passed away in 2017.  This scholarship honors the memory of Esther and Rollie and commemorates Rollie’s dedication to the Colonel Crawford Girls Softball program.  For many years, Rollie operated the scoreboard and raised the flag at the Colonel Crawford High School Girls' Softball team games. One scholarship is awarded annually to a FEMALE athlete (particularly female SOFTBALL players) graduating from Colonel Crawford High School. Applicant must have a minimum 3.00 GPA and have attended Colonel Crawford High School for a minimum of her junior and senior years. 

 Rollie and Esther Wilson Scholarship Recipients (Colonel Crawford Graduating Seniors Only)

  • 2018 - Danielle Horsley
  • 2018 - Sydney Studer
  • 2017 - Abigail Teglovic
  • 2016 - Jada Klingenberger

Samuel Neff Fellowship for International Study Scholarship

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. Preference is given to Bucyrus students or graduates, applicants traveling to an area other than Western Europe, and to those who can show financial need. Exchange programs set up by other organizations, like Rotary or college semesters abroad, are applicable for this award. 

Samuel Neff Fellowship for International Study Scholarship Recipients

  • 2019 - Samantha Peck, Wittenberg University - Germany
  • 2018 - Emily Dotson, University of British Columbia – Canada; Michael Moser, Tchnische Universität Dresden – Germany
  • 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 - Paris
  • 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

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 (Colonel Crawford Graduating Seniors Only)

  • 2019 - Nicholas Barnes, Andrew Geiger, and Bailey Niedermier 
  • 2018 - Nicholas Motter and Elizabeth Striker
  • 2017 - Brad Bauer and Emily Kemper
  • 2016 - Chloe Grove and Brandon Long
  • 2015 - Megan Lyons and Jordan Studer
  • 2014 - Nicole Jones and Wesley Wingert
  • 2013 - Natalie Alt and Keith Cotsmire
  • 2012 - Claire Chandler and Hannah Yaussy
  • 2011 - Nathan Kemper and Alex Koons

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.  Graduating seniors from Buckeye Central High School are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to students who have had to overcome some educational or life situational hardship. The recipients for this scholarship are selected by the Buckeye Central School's scholarship committee.

Tyler Niese Memorial Scholarship Recipients (Buckeye Central Graduating Seniors Only)

  • 2019 - Layne Vanderpool and Allyson Sostakowski  
  • 2018 - Bailey Agin, Makayla Aichholz, Emily Roberts, and Paige Shealy
  • 2017 - Jocelyn Hepp, Erin Baldosser, and Emma Studer