The 2016 Cassner Foundation Scholarship winners have been announced. They are Seth Allen, Zachary Blankenship, Morgan Knoblauch, Grace Larrick, Meredith Oglesby and Elizabeth Tamborski.
The Cassner Foundation Scholarship was established by Mr. and Mrs. Alvin B. Cassner. Six $3,500 a year scholarships are awarded annually to Highland County High School seniors. Scholarships are renewable for a four-year period upon evidence that a 2.0 grade point average is maintained.
Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement, personal qualifications, and stated goals and objectives. The final applicants are interviewed by a three-person screening committee before the committee awards the scholarships. Students can receive information about the scholarship from their school counselor.
Seth Allen is the son of Steve and Shelly Allen of Lynchburg and graduated from Fairfield Local High School. He plans to attend Wright State University and major in mechanical engineering.
Zachary Blankenship is the son of Ernie Blankenship and Amy Snider of Hillsboro and graduated from Lynchburg-Clay High School. He plans to attend Evangel University and major in business finance.
Morgan Knoblauch is the daughter of Dan Knoblauch of Hillsboro and graduated from Whiteoak High School. She plans to attend Wright State University and major in business management.
Grace Larrick is the daughter of Marvin and Christy Larrick of Leesburg and graduated from Fairfield Local High School. She plans to attend Capital University and major in biology.
Meredith Oglesby is the daughter of Tom and Lisa Oglesby of Hillsboro and graduated from Hillsboro High School. She plans to attend Ohio State University and major in agricultural communications.
Elizabeth Tamborski is the daughter of Dave and Mary Tamborski of Hillsboro and graduated from Hillsboro High School. She plans to attend Ohio State University and major in neuroscience.
Submitted by Charlotte Branscome, credit manager, Rotary Forms Press, Inc.