WILMINGTON — The Clinton County Business Advisory Council (BAC) awarded its Integrity Scholarship to nine area graduating seniors who demonstrate academic promise, ethics and ambition.
Established in 1998 as a way to make the cost of post-secondary education more affordable, the BAC has since awarded 126 graduates scholarships totaling over $58,000. This year’s recipients were each awarded $750 scholarships.
Scholarship recipients include Anna Tobler and Christian Woodyard of Blanchester High School; Mallory Homan and Nikki Settlemyre of Clinton-Massie High School; Hanna Fosbrink and Harley Koch of East Clinton High School; and Megan Borton, Allison Brooks and Sawyer Kratzer of Wilmington High School.
The generosity of the following Clinton County businesses and community members made this year’s scholarships possible: Air Transport Services Group, Inc., American Equipment Service Inc., BDK Feed & Supply, LLC, Bush Auto Place, Clinton Memorial Hospital, Croghan AutoCare LTD, Curless Printing Company, D & E Equipment, David G. Chestnut, D.D.S., Ferno Washington, Inc., First National Bank, Gates Ford Real Estate, Health First of Clinton County, Jody W. Ames DDS, LLC, McCarty Gardens, LLC, McDonalds (Rombach Avenue and Interstate 68 Locations), Morgan Insurance, Naylor’s Furniture, Inc., New Sabina Industries, Inc., Phil & Vicki Snow, R & L Carriers, Inc., Smith-Feike-Minton, Inc., and Vital Fitness.
The BAC Scholarship Fund is administered by the Clinton County Foundation and the Southern Ohio Educational Service Center. The campaign for the 2017 scholarship drive will begin in October.
Information for this article was provided by Diana Miller, who coordinates communications for several area schools.