Gallia Academy seniors awarded scholarships


By Morgan McKinniss - mmckinniss@civitasmedia.com



Miles Cornwell

Miles Cornwell


Mesa Polcyn


Kirk Saunders


Jared Stevens


CENTENARY — Gallia Academy High School is set to hold the 2017 commencement ceremony on Friday, May 26 at 7 p.m. in the GAHS Gymnasium.

The student speakers who will be representatives of the top 10 percent of the class are: Miles Cornwell, Mesa Polcyn, Kirk Saunders, and Jared Stevens.

The graduating class has earned their fair share of scholarship money, totaling $1,113,402 towards post secondary education. A list of those scholarships appears below:

Devon Ray Barnes, Southern Ohio Agricultural Tobacco Base Scholarship $2,400. Gallia Academy Athletic Hall or Fame Scholarship $300.

Jeremy Ryan Brumfield, Ohio Focus Award $4,000; Gallia County Retired Teacher’s Association Scholarship $500.

Caitlin Courtney Paldwell, Gallia County Agriculture Center Scholarship $2,000. Gallia County 4-H Horse Committee Scholarship $500.

Ryleigh Noelle Caldwell, Ohio Achievement Scholarship $1 ,000. Ohio Distinction Scholarship $1,000. Par Mar Scholarship $1,000.

Colton Ryan Campbell, Eastern Michigan University Education First Opportunity Scholarship $46,120. GCLEA Scholarship $500; Race for College (Ann Sickels Memorial Scholarship) $500.

Sydney Ray Charnock, Ohio Achievement Scholar $4,000; Ohio Distinction Scholar $4,000; Gallipolis Emblem Club Scholarship $500; Race for College (Ann Sickels Mem rial Scholarship) $500.

Allie Jo Clagg, Gallia County Fair Board Scholarship $2,000; OAGC Foundation’s Dr. Gary Anderson Scholarship; CARTEEN’s Scholarship $500; K & J Memorial Scholarship $500; GAHS Athletic Hall of Fame Scholarship $300.

Wesley Alan Collins, University of Rio Grande Academic Excellence Scholarship-Music $4,000.

Miles Riley Cornwell, Beyond the Blue Scholarship $16,000; GKN National Merit Scholarship $4,000; Race for College (Ann Sickels Memorial Scholarship) $500; Gallia Academy Athletic Hall of Fame Scholarship $300.

Kaleb Michael Crisenbery, Athletic $20,000.

Joshua Bryant Davis, John Marshall Merit Scholarship $24,000; Beyond the Blue Scholarship $16,000; Honors College Scholarship $2,000; Buckeye REC Scholarship $ 50; Vietnam Veterans Memorial Scholarship $500; Holzer Health Science Award $300; Get Back in Action Scholarship $200; Voice of Democracy Scholarship $200.

Kimberly A. Edelmann, Father Chaminade Scholarship $48,000; Leadership in Service Scholarship $1 0,000; Study Abroad Scholarship $3,000; Textbook Scholarship $1,000; Emblem Club Scholarship $500; Knights of Columbus Scholarship $500; GAHS Athletic Hall of Fame Scholarship $300.

Mikayla R Edelmann, Emblem Club Scholarship $500; Knights of Columbus Scholarship $500.

Colton Bryce Fallon, 4-H Scholarship $2,000.

Joshua Grube, A. Michael Perry Scholarship $6,000; David V. Stinson Appalachian Community Action Scholarship $509; Gallia-Meigs Community Action $500; Gallipolis Rotary Club $750 Race for College (Ann Sickels Memorial Scholarship) $500; The Joshua Anthony Fairchild Scholarship $500.

Jenna Rose Hanning, Heald Scholarship $110,000; STEM Scholarship $41,000; IT Housing Scholarship $7,800.

Kristen Michelle Hannon, Provost’s Scholarship $40,000; Otterbein Towers Award $6,000; Legacy Award $4,000.

Hunter J Jacks, Men’s Wrestling Award $40,000; Lourdes Deans Scholarship $24,000; Scholars Housing Award $4,000.

Jordan Stone Johnson, Delma Roush Scholarship $16,000; OVB 4-H Scholarship $3,000; Gallia Soil & Water Conservation Scholarship $1,000.

Breanna Jordan Justice, Shawnee Success Award $16,000.

Sabrina Marie Manygoats, Voorhees Scholarship $17,000.

Cade Alan Mason, Ohio Achievement Scholarship $4,000; Ohio Distinction Scholarship $4,000.

Christian Gage Matthew, Board of Governors Merit Based Scholarship $12,000; Alumni Legacy Award $3,826.

Hannah Nichole McCormick, Beyond the Blue Scholarship $16,000; Gallia County 4-H Advisors Scholarship $500.

Allison Mackenzie McGhee, Marshall University $8,000; Fruth Employee Scholarship $2,800; Gallipolis Emblem Club #199 $2,000; Ohio Elks Association $2,000.

Candace Leigh McNeal, Jake Bapst $14,000 Race for College (Ann Sickels Memorial Scholarship) $500.

Jenna J Meadows, Kent State Trustee Scholarship $14,000; Kent State Public Health Deans Scholar Award $4,000; Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives’ Children of Member Scholarship $1,700; Buckeye Rural Electric Children of Members Scholarship $1,000; Gallipolis Rotary Club Scholarship $750 Shelly Company Annual Community Scholarship $500.

Trent Allen Miller, Ohio Achievement Scholar $1,000.

Elizabeth Rose Myers, Johnston Scholarship $2,000; Hixon-Mayes Scholarship $500.

Dylan Norris Nunn, Ohio Achievement Scholar $8,000; Ohio Distinction Scholar $4,000; Race for College (Ann Sickels Memorial Scholarship) $500.

Madison Nichole Oiler, University of Rio Grande Track & Field $10,000; niversity of Rio Grande Presidential Scholarship $8,000; Lyvonia Clark Bunce $4,000; University of Rio Grande Psychology Department $250.

Gabriel Scott Peck, Ohio Achievement Scholar $4,000; Ohio Distinction Scholar $4,000.

Megan Marie Phillips, University of Rio Grande Academic Excellence Scholarship-Music $3,000

Mesa Blue Polcyn, Beyond the Blue Scholarship $16,000; Trustees Scholarship $6,000, Hubert Harder Memorial Scholarship $3,000; Gallipolis Rotary Club Scholarship $750.

Warren Craig Riffle, Bowling Green Academic Scholarship $20,000.

Paxton Ann Roberts, The Rotary Club Scholarship $750; Andrea Bailes Memorial Scholarship. $500; Gallia County Local Education Association Scholarship $500; Kate Elberfeld-Blosser Memorial Scholarship $500; Gallipolis Lion’s Club Scholarship $500.

Garrett C Rogers, Gallia County Emancipation Celebration Scholarship 500.

Benjamin Thomas Rutherford, Achievement Scholarship $52,000; University Scholarship $15,408; Robert and Shirley Fuller Endowed Scholarship $1,500.

Kirkland Michael Saunders, Ohio Achievement Scholar $20,000; Ohio Russ Impact Scholar $15,584; Ohio Promise Award $8,000; Ohio Distinction Scholar $4,000; Johnson Sesquicenten Scholar $764.

Carley Ann Shriver, Volleyball Scholarship $16,000; Lynne Angel Scholarship $500; Ann Sickles Memorial Scholarship $500; The Joshua Anthony Fairchild Scholarship $500; GAHS Athletic Hall of Fame Scholarship $300; The Dr. Kelly Roush Get Back In Action Scholarship $200.

Jared Ross Stevens, President’s Scholar Award $60,000; Wiese Engineering Scholarship $10,000; Endowed Scholarship $1,000; M & G Scholarship $1,000.

Jenelle M Stevens, Blue & Grey Award $3,000; M & G Scholarship $1 ,000.

Mikah Joe Ann Walker, President’s Scholar Award $14,000; Race for College (Ann Sickels Memorial Scholarship) $500.

Mary Sharon Watts, President’s Scholar Award $60,000; GAHS Athletic Hall of Fame Scholarship $300.

Natalie Grace Wilcoxen, Gallia County Vietnam Veterans of America scholarship $400.

Caden Nicholas Wilt, President’s Scholarship $48,000.

Abigail Ellen Wood, Delma A. Roush Scholarship $16,000; Wiseman, Roach, Waugh Family Scholarship $2,000; American Ranch Horse Association Scholarship $500; Gallia County Horse Committee Scholarship $500.

Miles Cornwell
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Mesa Polcyn
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Kirk Saunders
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Jared Stevens
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By Morgan McKinniss

mmckinniss@civitasmedia.com

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