BGSU names Terry Memorial Scholarship winners

Incoming freshmen from Cuyahoga and Knox counties are recipients of the inaugural Clarence Terry Jr.
Memorial Scholarships at Bowling Green State University.
Jessica Glenn, of Oakwood Village, and Olivia Williams, of Howard, will each receive a $4,000 scholarship
for their first year of college. The nonrenewable awards honor the memory of Clarence Terry Jr., a
35-year BGSU employee who retired as director of multicultural recruitment not long before his death in
May 2008. Terry earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from BGSU as well, in 1973 and 1975,
respectively.
The scholarships are for incoming freshmen of African-American and Hispanic heritage who maintained a
high school grade point average of at least 2.7. Applicants were also required to submit an essay of up
to 500 words on the importance of multicultural students on the BGSU campus.
Glenn is a graduate of Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy, where she had a GPA of 3.03. She plans to major
in psychology at Bowling Green.
Williams intends to major in general/individualized business. She is a graduate of East Knox High
School-with a 3.61 GPA.
The university created the scholarships with Terry’s wife, Dr. Ardenia Jones Terry, who also earned
bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Bowling Green, in 1972 and 1973, plus a Ph.D. in higher education
administration in 2000.Incoming freshmen from Cuyahoga and Knox counties are recipients of the inaugural
Clarence Terry Jr. Memorial Scholarships at Bowling Green State University.
Jessica Glenn, of Oakwood Village, and Olivia Williams, of Howard, will each receive a $4,000 scholarship
for their first year of college. The nonrenewable awards honor the memory of Clarence Terry Jr., a
35-year BGSU employee who retired as director of multicultural recruitment not long before his death in
May 2008. Terry earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from BGSU as well, in 1973 and 1975,
respectively.
The scholarships are for incoming freshmen of African-American and Hispanic heritage who maintained a
high school grade point average of at least 2.7. Applicants were also required to submit an essay of up
to 500 words on the importance of multicultural students on the BGSU campus.
Glenn is a graduate of Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy, where she had a GPA of 3.03. She plans to major
in psychology at Bowling Green.
Williams intends to major in general/individualized business. She is a graduate of East Knox High
School-with a 3.61 GPA.
The university created the scholarships with Terry’s wife, Dr. Ardenia Jones Terry, who also earned
bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Bowling Green, in 1972 and 1973, plus a Ph.D. in higher education
administration in 2000.