|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Saturday, 14 June 2014 01:42|
Elmwood's Beaverson earns national FFA scholarship
The Elmwood FFA recently learned that graduating senior Mitch Beaverson has earned a $2,000 National FFA Scholarship from Rabo Agrifinance.
Beaverson plans to attend Bowling Green State University and pursue an interest in construction technology. Upon graduation from college, he plans to farm full time with his family and run a small woodworking business.
While in the FFA, he experienced many successes in a number of areas. He was the first place individual in the state Ag. Mechanics Skills CDE and Outdoor Power Equipment CDE. He was a member of the chapter's preliminary first place state Ag. Engineering CDE team and earned several crop proficiency awards. He earned his State FFA Degree as a junior and served as the chapter's sentinel this past year.
Outside of the FFA, he was a member of student council and National Honor Society.
Otsego's Stough is top scholar in ACTION program at BGSU
Alexandria Stough, a recent graduate of Otsego High School, has been accepted as a top scholar into the Science and Math Education in ACTION program at Bowling Green State University as an incoming freshman for fall 2014.
As a four-year scholarship recipient, she will receive a total of nearly $20,000 toward college expenses.
Scholarships are provided to assist undergraduate students who are enrolled in the College of Education and Human Development and intend to become science or mathematics teachers at the middle or high school levels. Participants engage in hands-on learning experiences throughout the program. They also complete a community internship and conduct research projects related to science, math, and education.
Drahosh earns Northwood's Mahaney award
Alex Drahosh of Northwood has been awarded the 2014 Mrs. Mahaney Scholarship in the amount of $300.
The scholarship is given in memory of Paulette Mahaney who taught many years at Lake Local Schools. The award was open to any of her former students who are graduating from Lake Local Schools this year and will go on to attend college. The recipient was decided by considering high school GPA, extracurricular activities, leadership positions held and a response to a short essay question.
Drahosh plans to major in chemistry at the University of Toledo.
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