This scholarship award was established in 1995 by the Board of Directors of The National Ice Cream Retailers Association (NICRA) to honor a man whose fifty+ year commitment to the ice cream and frozen dessert industry is unparalleled. An applicant for the award can pursue any course of study, as long as the educational institution criteria are met. The course of study is not limited to something of benefit to the retail ice cream and frozen dessert trade.
Leon and Lillian H. Eichel established this fund by their will for the benefit of graduates of Logan High School (Ohio), who are pursuing higher education in technical, vocational, college, or university courses of study.
Jayne Jakobsen, or "Mrs. J" as she was affectionately called by students and staff, was Librarian at Linden McKinley High School in Columbus, Ohio from 1960 through 1982. She inspired students and colleagues to achieve far beyond their expectations. She created and amintained many traditions at Linden McKinley High School, procured the school system's largest library of African-American History articles while giving freely of her time, energy, and life experiences to help anyone she could.
Katherine K. Stravelakis established this fund to honor the memory of her husband, Konstantinos (Gus) Stravelakis, and her son, George K. Stravelakis. Gus was born in Kardamyla, Chios, Greece. He emphasized that education was the key to doors of opportunity to his three children. George was pursuing graduate work at West Georgia College to become a clinical psychologist at the time of his death. This scholarship will benefit an active member of a central Ohio Greek Orthodox Church who plans to pursue graduate or professional studies.
The scholarship was established as a tribute to the tireless efforts of George Jenkins and Howard Hennen on behalf of Cadiz High School Athletes. This scholarship benefits graduating seniors or graduates of Harrison Central High School, with preference for students of the former Cadiz High School District.
Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world, one child and one community at a time. There are more than 8,000 clubs worldwide, in 80+ countries.
Kiwanis Club of Columbus was founded in 1916, and is the fifth oldest club. We are an engaging, vibrant group of volunteers involved in hands-on projects right here in downtown Columbus. Our Kiwanis Club encourages camaraderie and fellowship through weekly luncheon meetings, featuring world-class speakers tackling timely topics. In addition, the Kiwanis Club of Columbus provides a wide range of opportunities to volunteer time and talent to make a difference in our community.
This scholarship fund honors the memory and values of Sally Miller Ling, who passed away December 25, 1997 due to breast cancer. Sally taught school in Wisconsin, Michigan, Brazil, and Connecticut, and wherever she taught, she earned the love and respect of her colleagues and her students. This scholarship provides awards to deserving students who are graduates of Cambridge High School in Cambridge, Ohio.