The Wyandot County 4-H Endowment Fund committee recently announced its scholarship recipients for 2012. Each recipient completed an application and was chosen by members of the committee.
Caitlin Grafmiller, a daughter of Bruce and Gena Grafmiller, of Upper Sandusky, was awarded a Schoenberger scholarship. Grafmiller will be attending Bowling Green State University, where she plans to major in accounting. She has been an eight-year member with Upper Go-Getters and Jackson Country 4-H clubs.
Adam Bils, a son of Tom and Joy Bils, of Harpster, will use his Schoenberger scholarship to attend the University of Northwestern Ohio to pursue a degree in agricultural equipment technology. He has been a member of the Pipetown 4-H Club for 12 years.
Zachary Funkhouser, a son of Joe and DeAnn Funkhouser, of Upper Sandusky, was presented by the Courtright family, along with the endowment fund. He is attending Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute to study beef and sheep management and production. Funkhouser has been a member of Marseilles Livewires for the past 10 years.
Paige Roszman, a daughter of Mike and Eileen Roszman, of Carey, was awarded the Catherine Horn scholarship, along with the endowment fund. She will attend Kent State University to major in fashion design. Roszman has been a member of The Challengers 4-H Club for 12 years.
Alex Damschroder, a son of Robert and Susan Damschroder, of Vanlue, received the Indian Mill Antique Association endowment fund scholarship. He will be studying at Heidelberg University for secondary mathematical education. Damschroder has been a member of The Challengers 4-H Club for 12 years.
Funds for these scholarships are from the interest earned on money invested by the Endowment Fund in local banks and, in the case of the Schoenberger scholarship, at OSU.
Anyone who is interested in making a donation may send it to the Wyandot County OSU Extension Office.
Area students named to OSU honor roll
COLUMBUS — Several area students recently were named to the spring quarter honor roll at The Ohio State University. Students are listed by their hometowns. The asterisk (*) indicates a 4.0 GPA.
Carey: Healy Batton* and Ila Elizabeth Lynch*.
Forest: Kylie Lee Brown, Andrew Enrique Gil* and Michelle Frances Miller* .
Upper Sandusky: Frank Daniel McCulloch, Morgan Serrina Dunnam*, Todd Steven Karg, Rakay Dee Kin, Mackenzie Noel McClain, Lauren Ainslie Miller, Jordan Alexander Patton, Cheri Linn Schoenberger, Joseph Paul Sebenoler, Alicia Ashley Shumaker* and Gwyneth Ashley Voorheis.
McCutchenville: Ellen Sue Gilliland.
Nevada: Jennifer Lynn Piatt and Ashley Renee Roberts.
Area students graduate from OSU
COLUMBUS — Several area students recently were awarded degrees during spring quarter commencement at The Ohio State University. Students are listed by hometown along with their degrees.
Carey: Paul Josiah Anderson, Bachelor of Science in education.
Forest: Natasha Eileen Brown, Bachelor of Arts, cum laude; Michelle Frances Miller, B.S., summa cum laude; and Aleta Marie Willoughby, B.S. in social work, magna cum laude.
Harpster: Sierra N. Harper, Associate of Arts.
Upper Sandusky: Laura Jean Bowman, Juris Doctor, cum laude; Stephanie Lynn Brant, Master of Arts; Morgan Serrina Dunnam, B.A., cum laude; Kyle Nathaniel Fout, B.A.; Brianna Marie Hawkins, B.A.; Danielle Morgan Myers, B.A. in journalism; Bethany Welch Parsell, B.S. in nursing; Johnathon T. Searfoss, Master of Education; Joseph Paul Sebenoler, B.S. in construction systems management; and Valeria Walton, A.A.
Nevada: Irene Jasmine Meadows, B.A., cum laude; and Jennifer Lynn Piatt, B.A.
Area students take part in UF symposium
FINDLAY — Four Wyandot County residents recently participated in the University of Findlay’s Symposium for Scholarship and Creativity.
Senior theatre performance major Maranda Knepp, of Nevada, presented “The Lives of Women” to a group of her peers, professors and community members. Knepp is a 1994 graduate of Haysi High School.
Senior middle childhood education major and 2001 Upper Sandusky High School graduate Nikki Mooney named as a graduating senior with a GPA of 3.6 or higher. She is a daughter of Peggy and Carson Mooney, of Nevada.
Megan Rhoades, a 2009 USHS graduate and junior social work major, was recognized for being a member of Eta Theta Chapter of Phi Alpha Honor Society. She is a daughter of Cheryl Rhoades, of Upper Sandusky, and Wayne Rhoades, of Ohio.
Master of business administration student Sandra Smith, of Forest, presented “Chocolate Wars: Hershey Foods vs. Ferrero — Competitors, Collaborators or Both?” Smith, a graduate of Kenton Senior High School, participates in Findlay Area Human Resource Association and Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society.