Local residents receive scholarships to attend BGSU Firelands

Huron, Ohio – Andrea Ann Warren of Sandusky has received the Erie-Ottawa Mental Health Education Fund Scholarship to attend Bowling Green State University Firelands College. Warren will receive $1,710 towards tuition for the 2012-2013 academic year.

This endowed award was presented to BGSU Firelands to ensure funding into perpetuity for students pursuing mental health professions, and in memory of all those who served on the Board, as staff members, or those who used the services of the Erie-Ottawa Mental Health Center. Students from Erie and Ottawa counties who are attending at least part time and planning to pursue a degree in mental health are eligible for this award. Juniors and seniors are given primary consideration and financial need is considered as well.

Warren is a 1990 graduate of Sandusky High School.

She is a senior majoring in social work at BGSU Firelands where she has been on the Dean’s List.

She is the daughter of Ken Warren and Gloria Veliz-Warren.

For more information about this and other scholarships available at BGSU Firelands, contact Debralee Divers, director of enrollment management and student retention services, at 419-433-5560 or 800-322-4787. Email: divers@bgsu.edu.

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Huron resident receives scholarship to attend BGSU Firelands

Huron, Ohio – Kellen Alexandra Spies of Huron has received the Laura C. Keller Scholarship to attend Bowling Green State University Firelands College. Spies will receive $813 towards tuition for the 2012-2013 academic year.

Laura Keller received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Bowling Green State University in education. During her teaching career, she taught pre-school, kindergarten, grades 1 through 8 and served as an assistant college administrator. She currently is involved in organizations centered on improving education both domestically and internationally. She continues to be active in the President’s Club and the President’s Club Advisory Committee. This scholarship was established to promote quality education and to increase the significant influence of teachers in today’s society. This scholarship is available to a continuing student. The recipient must possess a 3.3 GPA , be pursuing a major in the college of education and human development, and demonstrate leadership skills as exhibited by past or current extracurricular, civic, or work involvement.

Spies is a 2008 graduate of Huron High School where she was on the honor roll every semester. She was involved in National Honor Society, Model United Nations, choir, Troubadours, bell choir, Spring Art’s Festival, peer tutoring, and junior varisty volleyball. She earned the President’s Award for Academic Excellence and she received the superior rating Solo and Ensemble compitions.

She is a senior majoring in early childhood education at BGSU Firelands where she has been on the Dean’s List and a member of the Firelands Chapter of the Ohio Student Education Association.

She is the daughter of Daniel Spies and Ann Steinemann.

For more information about this and other scholarships available at BGSU Firelands, contact Debralee Divers, director of enrollment management and student retention services, at 419-433-5560 or 800-322-4787. Email: divers@bgsu.edu.

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Milan resident receives scholarship to attend BGSU Firelands

Huron, Ohio – Julie Nicole Mesenburg of Milan has received the Richard P. “Dick” Smith Scholarship to attend Bowling Green State University Firelands College. Mesenburg will receive $1,000 towards tuition for the 2012-2013 academic year.

This award is funded through an endowment by Dick and Connie Smith in recognition of the special challenges adult learners overcome while pursuing their higher education goals. The scholarship is available to nontraditional students who have completed their first year of study at BGSU Firelands. Financial need is a factor.

Mesenburg is a 1995 graduate of Edison High School.

She is senior majoring in liberal studies at BGSU Firelands where she has been on the Dean’s List and received the Rudinger Foundation Creative Writing Award.

For more information about this and other scholarships available at BGSU Firelands, contact Debralee Divers, director of enrollment management and student retention services, at 419-433-5560 or 800-322-4787. Email: divers@bgsu.edu.

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Sandusky resident receives scholarship to attend BGSU Firelands

Huron, Ohio – Carl F. Baum of Sandusky has received the William Randolph Hearst Scholarship to attend Bowling Green State University Firelands College. Baum will receive $2,353 towards tuition for the 2012-2013 academic year.

This scholarship is funded through an endowment given to BGSU Firelands by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation. The Hearst Foundations were established in the mid 1940s by publisher and philanthropist William Randolph Hearst. The foundations are independent, private philanthropies operating separately from the Hearst Corporation. The charitable goals of the foundations reflect the philanthropic interests of Hearst; education, health, human service, and culture. Academically qualified students with financial need are given special consideration for this award.

Baum is a 1998 graduate of Perkins High School.

He is a sophomore majoring in business at BGSU Firelands.

He is the son of Charles and Carol Baum of Sandusky.

For more information about this and other scholarships available at BGSU Firelands, contact Debralee Divers, director of enrollment management and student retention services, at 419-433-5560 or 800-322-4787. Email: divers@bgsu.edu.

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Norwalk resident receives scholarship to attend BGSU Firelands

Huron, Ohio – Dana Brooke Bouck of Norwalk has received the William Randolph Hearst Scholarship to attend Bowling Green State University Firelands College. Bouck will receive $2,353 towards tuition for the 2012-2013 academic year.

This scholarship is funded through an endowment given to BGSU Firelands by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation. The Hearst Foundations were established in the mid 1940s by publisher and philanthropist William Randolph Hearst. The foundations are independent, private philanthropies operating separately from the Hearst Corporation. The charitable goals of the foundations reflect the philanthropic interests of Hearst; education, health, human service, and culture. Academically qualified students with financial need are given special consideration for this award.

Bouck is a 1998 graduate of Edison High School where she earned the Scholar Athlete Award, was a member of the Quill and Scroll Honorary Society, and participated in varsity cheerleading, Chargerettes, Varsity E Club, newspaper, and yearbook.

She is a junior majoring in liberal studies at BGSU Firelands.

She is the daughter of Edward and Barbara Smialowski of Milan.

For more information about this and other scholarships available at BGSU Firelands, contact Debralee Divers, director of enrollment management and student retention services, at 419-433-5560 or 800-322-4787. Email: divers@bgsu.edu.

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Huron resident receives scholarship to attend BGSU Firelands

Huron, Ohio – Nicki Jo Chavarria of Huron has received the William Randolph Hearst Scholarship to attend Bowling Green State University Firelands College. Chavarria will receive $2,353 towards tuition for the 2012-2013 academic year.

This scholarship is funded through an endowment given to BGSU Firelands by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation. The Hearst Foundations were established in the mid 1940s by publisher and philanthropist William Randolph Hearst. The foundations are independent, private philanthropies operating separately from the Hearst Corporation. The charitable goals of the foundations reflect the philanthropic interests of Hearst; education, health, human service, and culture. Academically qualified students with financial need are given special consideration for this award.

Chavarria is a 1996 graduate of Sandusky High School.

She is a sophomore majoring in human services at BGSU Firelands where she has been on the Dean’s List three times.

She is the daughter of Francsisco and Dottie Chavarria.

For more information about this and other scholarships available at BGSU Firelands, contact Debralee Divers, director of enrollment management and student retention services, at 419-433-5560 or 800-322-4787. Email: divers@bgsu.edu.

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Sandusky resident receives scholarship to attend BGSU Firelands

Huron, Ohio – Melissa R. Fetter of Sandusky has received the William Randolph Hearst Scholarship to attend Bowling Green State University Firelands College. Fetter will receive $2,353 towards tuition for the 2012-2013 academic year.

This scholarship is funded through an endowment given to BGSU Firelands by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation. The Hearst Foundations were established in the mid 1940s by publisher and philanthropist William Randolph Hearst. The foundations are independent, private philanthropies operating separately from the Hearst Corporation. The charitable goals of the foundations reflect the philanthropic interests of Hearst; education, health, human service and culture. Academically qualified students with financial need are given special consideration for this award.

Fetter is a 2001 graduate of River Valley High School in Caledonia.

She is a junior majoring in liberal studies focusing in pre-med at BGSU Firelands where she has been on the Dean’s List four times, a member of the Firelands Science and Environmental Club, and is a student tutor.

She is the daughter of Steve and Chris Fetter of Marion.

For more information about this and other scholarships available at BGSU Firelands, contact Debralee Divers, director of enrollment management and student retention services, at 419-433-5560 or 800-322-4787. Email: divers@bgsu.edu.

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Bellevue resident receives scholarship to attend BGSU Firelands

Huron, Ohio – Megan M. Green of Bellevue has received the William Randolph Hearst Scholarship to attend Bowling Green State University Firelands College. Green will receive $2,353 towards tuition for the 2012-2013 academic year.

This scholarship is funded through an endowment given to BGSU Firelands by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation. The Hearst Foundations were established in the mid 1940s by publisher and philanthropist William Randolph Hearst. The foundations are independent, private philanthropies operating separately from the Hearst Corporation. The charitable goals of the foundations reflect the philanthropic interests of Hearst; education, health, human service, and culture. Academically qualified students with financial need are given special consideration for this award.

Green is a 2008 graduate of Bellevue High School.

She is a senior majoring in liberal studies at BGSU Firelands where she has been on the Dean’s List eight times and earned an associate of arts degree with highest distinction. She is a member of the Golden Key International Honor Society and Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society.

She is the daughter of Keith and Tena Green.

For more information about this and other scholarships available at BGSU Firelands, contact Debralee Divers, director of enrollment management and student retention services, at 419-433-5560 or 800-322-4787. Email: divers@bgsu.edu.

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Huron resident receives scholarship to attend BGSU Firelands

Huron, Ohio – Michael Patrick Holt of Huron has received the William Randolph Hearst Scholarship to attend Bowling Green State University Firelands College. Holt will receive $2,353 towards tuition for the 2012-2013 academic year.

This scholarship is funded through an endowment given to BGSU Firelands by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation. The Hearst Foundations were established in the mid 1940s by publisher and philanthropist William Randolph Hearst. The foundations are independent, private philanthropies operating separately from the Hearst Corporation. The charitable goals of the foundations reflect the philanthropic interests of Hearst; education, health, human service, and culture. Academically qualified students with financial need are given special consideration for this award.

Holt is a 1992 graduate of Margaretta High School.

He is a senior majoring in liberal studies at BGSU Firelands where he has been on the Dean’s List and earned several awards including the Achievement in Art Award, the BGSU Firelands College Theatre Meritorious Service Award, and Outstanding Theatre Participation Award. He is a member of the Speech Activities Organization-Theatre, the Women’s Resource Group, and Omicron Kappa Delta.

He is the son of Patrick Holt and Joyce Hemmer.

For more information about this and other scholarships available at BGSU Firelands, contact Debralee Divers, director of enrollment management and student retention services, at 419-433-5560 or 800-322-4787. Email: divers@bgsu.edu.

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Huron resident receives scholarship to attend BGSU Firelands

Huron, Ohio – Talon Edward Smith of Huron has received the William Randolph Hearst Scholarship to attend Bowling Green State University Firelands College. Smith will receive $2,353 towards tuition for the 2012-2013 academic year.

This scholarship is funded through an endowment given to BGSU Firelands by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation. The Hearst Foundations were established in the mid 1940s by publisher and philanthropist William Randolph Hearst. The foundations are independent, private philanthropies operating separately from the Hearst Corporation. The charitable goals of the foundations reflect the philanthropic interests of Hearst; education, health, human service, and culture. Academically qualified students with financial need are given special consideration for this award.

Smith is a 1996 graduate of Sandusky High School.

He is a junior majoring in criminal justice at BGSU Firelands where he has been on the Dean’s List five times, earned an associate of applied science in criminal justice with honors, and is a member of the Criminal Justice Club. He has volunteered for Theresa Flores’ S.O.A.P. community outreach program to raise awareness of human trafficking by delivering more than 2,000 specially-labeled bars of soap to local area hotels and motels. He has organized and participated in two bake sales to raise money to fight human trafficking. He has participated in WLEC’s Coats for Kids charity drive to garner donations from the community for winter coats, jackets, hats, gloves, and boots for needy children.

For more information about this and other scholarships available at BGSU Firelands, contact Debralee Divers, director of enrollment management and student retention services, at 419-433-5560 or 800-322-4787. Email: divers@bgsu.edu.

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Sandusky resident receives scholarship to attend BGSU Firelands

Huron, Ohio – Brandi Zankel of Sandusky has received the William Randolph Hearst Scholarship Fund Scholarship to attend Bowling Green State University Firelands College. Zankel will receive $2,353 towards tuition for the 2012-2013 academic year.

This scholarship is funded through an endowment given to BGSU Firelands by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation. The Hearst Foundations were established in the mid 1940s by publisher and philanthropist William Randolph Hearst. The foundations are independent, private philanthropies operating separately from the Hearst Corporation. The charitable goals of the foundations reflect the philanthropic interests of Hearst; education, health, human service and culture. Academically qualified students with financial need are given special consideration for this award.

Zankel is a 1997 graduate of South Fayette High School.

She is a junior majoring in early childhood education at BGSU Firelands where she has been on the Dean’s List and she is a member of the Firelands Chapter of the Ohio Student Education Association.

For more information about this and other scholarships available at BGSU Firelands, contact Debralee Divers, director of enrollment management and student retention services, at 419-433-5560 or 800-322-4787. Email: divers@bgsu.edu.