This fund will assist undergraduate and graduate college students of Serbian descent to achieve their academic goals, with a preference given to students of theology. While there is no formal requirement of repayment, it is the hope of the Trustees of this fund that recipients of this scholarship "when they rise to their position" recognize their moral obligation to give to others in need, whether through a gift to this fund or otherwise.
This scholarship was established by Terrence Larrimer to honor his grandfather, Thomas Larrimer (1879-1915), and his father, Richard Larrimer (1903-1987). Both men grew up and were educated in Washington Court House. When Thomas Larrimer died in a work related accident, Richard assumed responsibility for his own education and that of his two younger brothers. Richard Larrimer graduated from The Ohio State University Law School in 1925 and founded Larrimer & Larrimer, a Columbus law firm specializing in Worker's Compensation. Through this scholarship Terrence wishes to recognize his father's commitment to education and by focusing the scholarship on science and engineering, to emphasize the importance of these disciplines in our nation's future.
A scholarship for higher education was created to honor and recognize Betty Morse Minutilli, Marion Harding High School (1936-1939). The fund is made in recognition of her compassionate contributions in volunteer work supporting numerous causes, as a Registered Dietician, wife and mother, having demonstrated her caring, giving nature in abundance to her friends, family, and community.
The scholarship is given in memory of Greg Farnham, a Westerville North High School graduate. It supports Westerville North High School senior athletes who demonstrate excellence in academics and sportsmanship, and who plan to attend an Ohio college or university.
To provide scholarship awards to graduating seniors of the Columbus City Schools who will be majoring in any area of study with the exception of visual arts, have a stong interest in public service, and are participating in The John Glenn Institute Living Learning Program at The Ohio State University.
The Leslie Ann Yovan Scholarship was created by her family to honor the memory of their daughter and sister. Leslie was valedictorian of her graduating class in 1985. She completed all state requirements and graduated in just three years with a 4.0 grade point average. Upon leaving Grandview, she attended the Cleveland Institute of Music and then went on to earn her law degree at Georgetown School of Law. She became an associate attorney at Porter Wright Morris & Arthur law firm. Music, art, nature, and reading were Ms. Yovan's favorite activities, when she was not working.
The scholarship was created by donors with a firm belief in the value of education to encourage high school graduates who need financial assistance to pursue higher education. With many years of strong ties to the Grove City community, the fund provides financial assistance to academically talented students in the Grove City, OH community who otherwise might be unable to attend college.
Friends and family established this fund in memory of Dr. Gregory I. Brooks, a physician who was active in the Dublin, Ohio community for more than two decades. Dr. Brooks served as team physician for Dublin City Schools, leaving a lasting impact on the lives of many students and their families. This fund supports annual scholarships for graduates of Dublin City Schools.