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Walbridge woman named Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellow
The top-quality teacher candidates who come from around the state, will prepare to teach math and science in high-need Ohio schools.
The Woodrow Wilson Ohio Teaching Fellowship recruits accomplished career changers and outstanding recent college graduates in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (the STEMM fields). The 2013 Fellows are the third class of new teacher candidates to be prepared through the program since the Fellowship was launched in Ohio in 2010.
Each Fellow will receive a $30,000 stipend while completing an intensive master’s-level teacher education program at one of seven participating Ohio universities. Flint, a 2011 graduate of the University of Toledo where she majored in applied mathematics, will attend The Ohio State University.
Local awardees include:
James DeMeo, of Oregon, was awarded the Achievement Scholarship. Son of Janet DeMeo and Matt DeMeo, he is a student at Clay High School and involved with National Honor Society, tennis, and basketball.
Angelica Krumnow, Elmore, was awarded the Achievement Scholarship. Daughter of Nathan Krumnow and Karri Krumnow and Samantha Klavinger, she is a student at Woodmore High School and involved with marching band, concert band, jazz band, basketball and youth group.
University of Cincinnati: Emily Kuzma, Katlyn Seimet, Joseph Tscherne, Lindsay Umstead, of Oregon;
University of Kentucky: Dayna LeAnn Ferguson
Selection criterion for acceptance into the honor society is based upon a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher for two consecutive full-time semesters or three-four part-time semesters. In addition, individuals must have taken at least one developmental education course at Owens.
Sarah Soncrant (accounting technology) and Jackie Wetmore, (medical assisting), of Northwood;
Ashley Helmke of Gibsonburg (marketing and sales technology),
Jeanie Spanyers of Luckey (environmental health and safety technology),
Brandi Schimming of Martin (exercise science),
Steven Campbell of Millbury (business management technology),
Kyle Hill of Pemberville (business management technology),
Lynne Long (office administration technology), Rebecca Nollendorfs (pre-pharmacy) and Morgan Taylor (office administration technology), of Walbridge;
Eunice Russell of Woodville (early childhood education).
Area high school seniors recently were honored by Owens Community College’s Board of Trustees for their outstanding achievements, receiving thousands of dollars in new scholarships through the Trustees’ Academic Excellence Scholarship Program.
The scholarship is available for four consecutive semesters with applicants being enrolled full-time and pursuing an associate’s degree at the college, as well as maintaining a 3.0 grade point average each semester.
Honorees and their high schools include:
• Cassandra Hoffmann, of Perrysburg, Eastwood;
• Emily Eikost, of Walbridge, Lake;
• Kathryn Rygalski, of Northwood, Northwood;
• Kaleb Maguire, of Oak Harbor, Oak Harbor;
• Courtney Stone, of Luckey, Penta;
• Mikayla Miller, of Toledo, Waite
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