Adult scholarship winners named

| July 19, 2016

COSHOCTON – Winners of six adult or “non-traditional student” scholarships have been announced by the Coshocton Foundation.

Samantha Thompson was awarded the $2,000 Jones Metal Products Company Scholarship.  She is a student at Central Ohio Technical College, pursuing an Associate Degree in Radiologic Science Technology. The Jones Metal award was created in 2013 to honor the 90th anniversary of the company.

Betsy Alverson was named winner of the Ruby S. Hawthorne Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. She will be attending Ohio University’s RN to BSN program, seeking a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. The Hawthorne scholarship was established by Juliet Norris Lacy and Christyn Norris Kurtz in memory of their grandmother Ruby Hawthorne.

Marie Jungling was the winner of the Beulah Brownfield Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. She attends the Columbus College of Art & Design, pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts, majoring in Illustration. This award was established through the Last Will & Testament of Mrs. Brownfield, who died in 1977.

Roberta Moore was awarded the $1,000 Ruth Schooler Memorial Scholarship, established by Miss Schooler’s family for a student who intends to enter the field of business. She attends Ohio University in pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Business Management.

Shanae Mantel was named winner of the Eleanor Wade Custer Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. She is a pursuing an Associate’s Degree in Accounting.  The award was created through the Will of Monford D. Custer to honor his daughter Eleanor, and was first awarded in 1981.

Adam Turner was the winner of the two-year renewable $1,000 Kenneth Berry Memorial Scholarship. He will be attending The Ohio State University’s College of Dentistry seeking his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. The award was created to honor the memory of long-time Coshocton attorney Kenneth Berry.

In addition to these awards, the Coshocton Foundation grants 34 adult scholarships in the amount of $1,750 each through the Clarence and Grace Miller Fund to students at the Coshocton Campus of Central Ohio Technical College. Also, two scholarships in the amount of $1,750 each are offered to students in the master’s program at the Coshocton Campus of Muskingum University.

On the high school level, the Coshocton Foundation awards more than 100 scholarships annually to graduating seniors of the local high schools.


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