NELSONVILLE — The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) is proud to guidance the region’s students, from Clermont to Ashtabula counties, in pursuing put up-secondary education. This 12 months, a lot more than $517,000 in scholarships have been awarded by around 480 awards so significantly to help students in obtaining their desires.
These awards had been produced feasible by the persons and pals of Appalachian Ohio, who know that location students up for results is just one of the most advantageous points they can do for the region’s young men and women and their communities. That is why lots of FAO donors have alongside one another established scholarship resources concentrated on encouraging the pursuit of put up-secondary training. This year, 200 donor-proven FAO scholarship funds have awarded grants to Appalachian Ohio pupils.
Four scholar were awarded 2021 FAO scholarships in Meigs County.
This year’s recipients are all graduates of Meigs Superior School and received the Forrest Bachtel Scholarship, which honors the memory of Forrest Bachtel, a longtime instructor and coach at Middleport Large School in Meigs County. This endowed fund was made via a generous bequest by Dr. Harry Keig to honor his close friend, Coach Bachtel, and every single year the fund awards both equally academic and athletic scholarships.
This year’s recipients consist of:
Hannah Durst, who received the Bachtel athletic scholarship and will attend Ohio University
Wyatt Hoover, who obtained the Bachtel athletic scholarship and will show up at Washington Condition Group College or university
Zachery Searles, who acquired the Bachtel educational scholarship and will attend Washington Condition Local community School and
Tresiliana Smith, who gained the Bachtel tutorial scholarship and will go to the College of Kentucky.
The complete listing of FAO’s 2021 scholarship recipients is offered at https://appalachianohio.org/2021scholarships
Each individual yr FAO functions with donors and its volunteer Scholarship Committee to award scholarships via a competitive software procedure for learners across the 32 counties of Appalachian Ohio pursuing assorted paths of submit-secondary schooling. In this way, FAO works to honor the legacy and tale guiding every single of our donor-recognized scholarship resources.
The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio’s mission is to generate opportunities for Appalachian Ohio’s citizens and communities by inspiring and supporting philanthropy. A central part of this function is to assistance communities, in partnership with local community associates like the Meigs County Community Fund, throughout parts crucial to group and regional good quality of lifestyle. For far more details pertaining to FAO’s scholarships, stop by www.AppalachianOhio.org/Scholarships.
If you are interested in how you can help learners pursue their goals by supporting educational options, get in touch with the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio at 740.753.1111.
Information and facts provided by the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio.
Forrest Bachtel Scholarship recipients were Zachery Searles, Tresiliana Smith, Hannah Durst and Wyatt Hoover.