The Adams County Community Foundation recently awarded five $ 1,000 scholarships to local Adams County students for the 2021/22 school year. “We are grateful to our partner, the Scioto Foundation, for administering our scholarship program,” said Adams County Community Foundation president Paul Worley.
“These awards were provided by the Adams County Scholarship Fund, an endowment dedicated to providing financial support to citizens of Adams County pursuing post-secondary college or vocational studies. We are particularly proud that 10 outstanding citizens of Adams County have applied for the first scholarships available since the endowment fund was established in 2020. ”
The winners include two students from West Union High School. Haley Butcher will graduate with a business administration and marketing degree from Morehead State University, and Kendra Grooms will go to the University of Rio Grande to earn an education degree with a focus on science and chemistry.
Caymden Hughes graduated from Manchester High School and is a Nursing Student (BSN) at Northern Kentucky University. Two North Adams recipients are Alyssa Mays, who will attend Marietta College to major in biology and pre-medicine, and Roxie McNeilan (photo not available) who plans to earn a degree in social work at Southern New Hampshire University.
The Adams County Community Foundation, in partnership with the Scioto Foundation, will continue to support post-secondary education for citizens of Adams County interested in pursuing college or vocational training. Anyone can donate to the Adams County Scholarship Fund.
You can contribute to the fund through the website www.accfo.org or directly with a check payable to the Adams County Community Foundation, PO Box 185, West Union, Ohio 45693. When you give, the endowment increases forever for make more scholarships available. for our students. The Foundation also accepts a variety of assets, including appreciated stocks, real estate and other assets.
The Foundation encourages readers to “like” their Facebook page, visit their website at www.accfo.org or call with questions at (937) 544-8659.