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William Ammer Memorial Educational Trust Fund of the Pickaway County Community Foundation
Judge Ammer was born in Circleville on May 21, 1919, son of the late Moses S. and Mary Ammer. As a graduate of Circleville High School, he continued his education at The Ohio State University (OSU), where he received his bachelor’s degree in business administration. Following three and one-half years of service in the Army during World War II, he came back to OSU and completed a Juris Doctor degree. He served as Ohio Attorney General; Examiner, Industrial commission of Ohio; Assistant Attorney General of Ohio; Prosecuting Attorney in Pickaway County; and was later appointed by Ohio Governor William O’Neill as Common Pleas Judge, Pickaway County. Serving six terms, he handled more than 30,000 cases. After serving 37 years on the bench, Judge Ammer retired, but continued to support and provide service to his community. He was noted for his generous nature by belonging to nearly every civic and service organization in the community.
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Candidates must be graduating seniors from Circleville City Schools, Logan Elm City Schools, Teays Valley Local Schools, or Westfall School District.
  • Candidates must be pursuing post-secondary education at an accredited public or nonprofit independent college or university in the United States.
March 1, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. EST
Award Amount:
Minimum $500
Contact person for more information:
Guidance Office of the high school of one of the aforementioned school districts