Local residents receive scholarships to attend BGSU Firelands

Huron, Ohio – Sydney Lynn Ebersole of Clyde has received the Pauline L. Wallace Memorial Scholarship to attend Bowling Green State University Firelands College. She will receive $412 towards tuition for the 2015-2016 academic year.

This scholarship was initiated by Wallace’s daughters, with the support of relatives and friends, in recognition of her professional prominence and dedication in the field of elementary education.

Ebersole is a 2013 graduate of Clyde High School.

She is a junior majoring in inclusive early childhood education at BGSU Firelands where she has been on the Dean’s List.

She is the daughter of Mike and Stacie Ebersole of Clyde.

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 – Justin J. Fulton of Norwalk has received the Civista Bank Scholarship to attend Bowling Green State University Firelands College. He will receive $500 towards tuition for the 2015-2016 academic year.

This award is available to students who are enrolled on either a full- or part-time basis. Students who demonstrate need and reside in Civista Bank’s marketing area are given special consideration for this award.

Fulton is a 2013 graduate of St. Paul High School.

He is a junior majoring in criminal justice at BGSU Firelands where he has been on the Dean’s List and active with the Criminal Justice Club.

He is the son of James Fulton Jr. and Jennifer Fulton of Norwalk.

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 – Jennifer Erin Jones of Bellevue has received the Dudley Allen White Scholarship to attend Bowling Green State University Firelands College. She will receive $878 towards tuition for the 2015-2016 academic year.

This scholarship, established in 2002 by Alice Rau, White’s sister, is available to a student who is a resident of Erie or Huron counties and is pursuing a bachelor of liberal studies. Involvement in school and community activities and financial need are considered.

Jones is a 2003 graduate of Swanton High School, Swanton, Ohio.

She is a junior majoring in liberal studies at BGSU Firelands where she has been recognized by the Champions Program.

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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New London resident receives scholarship to attend BGSU Firelands

Huron, Ohio – Janessa P. Kipp of New London has received the Richard P. “Dick” Smith Scholarship to attend Bowling Green State University Firelands College. She will receive $836 towards tuition for the 2015-2016 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.

Kipp is a 2013 graduate of New London High School where she was a member of the varsity volleyball, softball, and cheerleading teams, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, and Reach Our Youth.

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

She is the Daughter of Jessica Kipp of New London.

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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Berlin Heights resident receives scholarship to attend BGSU Firelands

Huron, Ohio – Amanda Marie Vartorella of Berlin Heights has received the BGSU Firelands Challenge Scholarship to attend Bowling Green State University Firelands College. She will receive $1,000 towards tuition for the 2015-2016 academic year.

This scholarship is sponsored by BGSU Firelands in recognition of the academic accomplishments of the high school teams that place first, second, and third in the Annual Firelands Challenge competition. One scholarship is awarded to a graduate of each of the three winning schools. Edison High School finished in first place, Port Clinton High School finished in second place, and St. Mary’s Central Catholic High School finished in third place.

Vartorella is a 2015 graduate of Edison High School where she earned the Presidential Award, Medal of Honor, and Art Student of the Quarter Award. While in high school, she participated in Key Club, Art Club, Math Club, Firelands Challenge, National Honors Society, and Spanish Honors Society.

She is a freshman at BGSU Firelands.

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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Port Clinton resident receives scholarship to attend BGSU Firelands

Huron, Ohio – Elizabeth Ann Showalter of Port Clinton has received the BGSU Firelands Challenge Scholarship to attend Bowling Green State University Firelands College. She will receive $1,000 towards tuition for the 2015-2016 academic year.

This scholarship is sponsored by BGSU Firelands in recognition of the academic accomplishments of the high school teams that place first, second, and third in the Annual Firelands Challenge competition. One scholarship is awarded to a graduate of each of the three winning schools. Edison High School finished in first place, Port Clinton High School finished in second place, and St. Mary’s Central Catholic High School finished in third place.

Showalter is a 2015 graduate of Port Clinton High School where she was involved in tennis, choir, Touch of Class, and Leadership Council. While in high school, she earned several awards and recognitions including the Tennis Sportsmanship Award, the Choir Service Award, and First-Team All SBC in doubles tennis.

She is a freshman majoring in nursing at BGSU Firelands.

She is the Daughter of Seth and Donna Showalter of Port Clinton.

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 – Amanda Lee Smith of Sandusky has received the BGSU Firelands Challenge Scholarship to attend Bowling Green State University Firelands College. She will receive $1,000 towards tuition for the 2015-2016 academic year.

This scholarship is sponsored by BGSU Firelands in recognition of the academic accomplishments of the high school teams that place first, second, and third in the Annual Firelands Challenge competition. One scholarship is awarded to a graduate of each of the three winning schools. Edison High School finished in first place, Port Clinton High School finished in second place, and St. Mary’s Central Catholic High School finished in third place.

Smith is a 2015 graduate of St. Mary’s Central Catholic High School where she participated in softball, track, basketball, National Art Honor Society, Debate Team, International club, and served as a school retreat leader. While in high school, she earned several varsity letters and was named Student of the Month.

She is a freshman majoring in criminal justice at BGSU Firelands.

She is the Daughter of Chad and Amberlee Michel 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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Bellevue resident receives scholarship to attend BGSU Firelands

Huron, Ohio – Colleen M. Valko of Bellevue has received the Grace L. Keller Scholarship to attend Bowling Green State University Firelands College. She will receive $886 towards tuition for the 2015-2016 academic year.

This endowed scholarship, created in honor of Grace Keller, supports her commitment to the field of education and recognizes the crucial and valuable role that BGSU Firelands holds in the community. The scholarship is available to a continuing student at BGSU Firelands. The recipient must possess a minimum 3.3 GPA and be studying in the College of Education and Human Development.

Valko is a 2012 graduate of Bellevue High School.

She is a Senior majoring in inclusive early childhood education at BGSU Firelands.

She is the Daughter of Greg and Linda Valko of Bellevue.

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.