|Owens presents seniors with annual Academic Excellence Scholarships|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Thursday, 23 May 2013 09:10|
Area high school seniors recently were honored by Owens Community College's Board of Trustees for their outstanding achievements, receiving thousands of dollars in new scholarships through the Trustees' Academic Excellence Scholarship Program.
"Owens Community College is honored to recognize the Trustees' Academic Excellence scholarship recipients for their dedication to academic excellence and outstanding service to their respective schools and communities," said Richard Rowe, Owens chair of the board of trustees. "On behalf of the board of trustees, I would like to commend them on their accomplishments and welcome them to Owens Community College."
The Academic Excellence Scholarship Program was created in 1998 by Owens' Board of Trustees to recognize the outstanding achievements of graduating high school seniors. Each recipient will receive a $2,000 two-year scholarship.
The scholarship is available for four consecutive semesters with applicants being enrolled full-time and pursuing an associate's degree at the college, as well as maintaining a 3.0 grade point average each semester.
Wood County students receiving a Trustees' Academic Excellence Scholarship and their intended course of study at Owens include:
â€˘Â Â Â Henry Apple of Bowling Green, a Bowling Green High School graduate (business management)
â€˘Â Â Â Cassandra Hoffmann of Perrysburg, an Eastwood High School graduate (physical therapist assistant)
â€˘Â Â Â Brittany George of Wayne, an Elmwood High School graduate (physical therapist assistant)
â€˘Â Â Â Gabrielle Brandt of Fostoria, a Hopewell-Loudon High School graduate (registered nursing)
â€˘Â Â Â Emily Eikost of Walbridge, a Lake High School graduate (computer programming technology)
â€˘Â Â Â Jessica Walter of Bradner, a Lakota High School graduate (occupational therapy assistant)
â€˘Â Â Â Jacob Christensen of North Baltimore, a North Baltimore High School graduate (architectural engineering technology)
â€˘Â Â Â Kathryn Rygalski of Northwood, a Northwood High School graduate (diagnostic medical sonography)
â€˘Â Â Â Courtney Stone of Luckey, a Penta Career Center graduate (Caterpillar dealer service technician)
â€˘Â Â Â Paul Cieply of Rossford, a Rossford High School graduate (welding)
â€˘Â Â Â Georgia Kitchen of Fostoria, a St. Wendelin High School graduate (registered nursing)
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