Warsaw Alumni Scholarship winners named

| June 12, 2013

WARSAW – At the recent 103rd annual Warsaw Alumni Banquet, nine 2013 River View graduates received a total of $8,750 in scholarships. This awards program began in 1992 and since its inception; $65,475 has been presented to River View grads.

This year three students received $1,000 Warsaw Alumni Scholarships. The award winners were Samantha Straits, daughter of David and Sharyn Straits; Ashton Clarke, daughter of Craig and Marianne Bowman Clarke; and Taylor Spang, daughter of Michael Spang and Rhonda Davis Ringwalt.

Justine Moran received the Clodaugh Brenneman Cline Scholarship of $1,000. She is the daughter of Brian and Karin Barrick Moran. The Davis Family Educational Grant of $1,000 was awarded to Rachel Duncan, daughter of Daryl and Sally Duncan.

The Honor Class of 1963 collected enough money to award the largest class scholarship in the history of the program. They collected $2,000 and gave two $1,000 scholarships. These awards went to Colestone Pope, son of Curt and Tammy Pope and Tori Holder, daughter of Chester and Lisa Green.

The annual Alton and Mozell Kirch Agricultural Scholarship of $500 was presented to Marion Stutzman, son of Nelson and Mary Stutzman.

The Richard and Mary Daugherty Lawrence Scholarship of $750 was awarded to Allison Conrad. She is the daughter of Richard and Renee McFarland Conrad. In addition, the Buxton Honorary Memorial Scholarship of $500 was divided between Samantha Straits and Conrad.

This program began in 1992 with a dream and has collected $79,501 in 1,310 total contributions. This does not include the monies donated for the Cline Scholarship that is administered through the Coshocton Foundation. All of this is indicative of the generosity of Warsaw Alumni, teachers and friends of the community. The committee thanks all who have donated to this program.

The 2013 awards selection committee this year was: Robert Chase, former teacher; Mary Ann Conrad Gill, ’63; Jon Husted, ’57; Berenice Buxton Lehner, RV ’66; and Jean Davis Haumschild, RV ’70.

Any person desiring to donate to this fund should contact Jim Lawrence, P.O. Box 166, Warsaw, OH 43844. Most donations are made in memory or honor of graduates, former teachers or friends of the community.

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