Scholarships awarded from educational fund

Area students were recently awarded Marie D. Berry Educational Fund scholarships.
The program awards scholarships to deserving students and provides them with financial assistance to further their post-secondary education.
To be eligible, students must be graduating from a state-chartered high school in Hancock County, demonstrate hard work, good citizenship, dependability and character, and demonstrate financial need.
The scholarship is renewable for three additional years.
For the 2014-2015 school year, scholarships were awarded in excess of $110,000 including $85,000 renewal scholarships to 51 students.
Awards were presented to 26 new recipients totaling $25,500.
Scholarships in the amount of $1,250 were awarded to: Chelsea Burkholder, Cory-Rawson High School, who will attend Ohio Christian University; Michelle Flanagan, Van Buren High School, who will attend University of Cincinnati; Jordan Freed, Arlington High School, who will attend Wright State University; Colton Huston, Vanlue High School, who will attend Ohio State University; Sarah Keefe, Arcadia High School, who will attend Mercy College of Ohio; Emmalese Nuerge, Findlay High School, who will attend the University of Cincinnati; Kiley Scott, Cory-Rawson, who will attend Ashland University; Rebecca Sharrer, Liberty-Benton High School, who will attend OSU; and Alyssa Willow, Arlington, who will attend Grace College.
Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 were awarded to: Hannah Ball, Arcadia, who will attend Owens Community College; Olivia Crawford, Liberty-Benton, who will attend Owens; Shelby Davis, McComb High School, who will attend Liberty University; Robyn Flick, Van Buren, who will attend Ashland University; Anthony Snider, Riverdale High School, who will attend Ashland University; and Rachel Wiseley, Vanlue, who will attend Owens.
Scholarships in the amount of $750 were awarded to: Mackenzie Briggs, Liberty-Benton, who will attend Tiffin University; Addison Cassady, Arlington, who will attend Woodbury University; Devin Hendricks, Vanlue, who will attend OSU; Carlie Hertel, Van Buren, who will attend Shawnee State University; Cammi McClurg, Ohio Virtual Academy, who will attend Olivet Nazarene University; Sarah Oler, Cory-Rawson, who will attend University of Cincinnati; Shelby Roether, Findlay, who will attend OSU; Abigail Schultz, Cory-Rawson, who will attend Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne University; Anna Schumm, Findlay, who will attend Ursuline College; Rachel Smith, Arlington, who will attend Ohio University; and Elizabeth Weaver, St. Wendelin High School, who will attend John Carroll University.

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