CENTENARY — Founded by sponsors, the Beyond the Blue Scholarship is awarded to students graduating from Gallia Academy High School for full-time attendance at The Ohio State University, Ohio University or Marshall University.
Student selections are based on character, maturity, motivation, background (extracurricular and employment activities), leadership potential, and academic performance. Eligible to receive $4,000. or $2,000. per year, Beyond the Blue is a scholarship which is renewable for four years of continued study.
Gallia Academy Principal Josh Donley and Assistant Principal Rob Neal announce the following dedicated students as the 2017 Beyond the Blue recipients: Mesa Polcyn, daughter of Michael and Leah Polcyn, $4,000. (The Ohio State University); Josh Davis, son of Scott and Cherie Davis, $4,000. (Marshall University); Miles Cornwell, son of Robert and Kim Cornwell, $4,000. (The Ohio State University); and Hannah McCormick, daughter of Lenny and the late Kate Blosser, $4,000. (The Ohio State University).
After congratulating the deserving winners, Donley encouraged the students to uphold their high standards for academic excellence.