Findlay Rotary Club Awards Scholarships

(From the Findlay Rotary Club)

The Findlay Rotary Club has awarded two $3,750 Rotary Club scholarships to Alexander Davis from Findlay High School and Michael Huffman from Van Buren High School.

Davis is the son of Anne and Richard McPherson. He plans to attend The Ohio State University majoring in Political Science/Pre-Law/Law. Huffman is the son of Jennifer Huffman. He plans to attend the University of Dayton majoring in Engineering.

Several other scholarships have also been awarded by the Club. A $1,000 John W. Hollington Scholarship has been awarded to Brynn Reese from Cory-Rawson High School. She is the daughter of Aaron and Jennifer Reese. She plans to attend Ohio Northern University majoring in Engineering and minoring in Business.

The $1,000 Beth Bradley Heck Memorial Scholarship has been awarded to Hannah Hiss from Liberty-Benton High School. She is the daughter of Robert and Kelly Hiss. She plans to attend Miami University majoring in Finance/Economics and minoring in Business.

Two area students have received $3,750 as second year renewals for the Findlay Rotary Club scholarship:

  1. Johanna Thacker, a 2022 graduate of Riverdale High School, is attending Ohio Northern University majoring in Mechanical Engineering. She is the daughter of Shaun and Kristie Thacker.
  2. Vera Turkina, a 2022 graduate of Findlay High School, is attending Columbus College of Art & Design majoring in Art. She is the daughter of Donovon Lee.

The Richard E. “Dick” Daugherty Scholarship was awarded to Nathan Haines. He is a 2023 graduate of Findlay High School and the son of Amy and Kenneth Haines. He plans to attend the Baldwin Wallace Conservatory of Music in the fall to pursue a degree in Music Education.

The Findlay Noon Rotary Club was founded in 1920 and is a member of Rotary International, an association of Rotary clubs around the world, which today numbers almost 32,000 clubs in over 200 countries. The Rotary Club of Findlay was founded by the city’s leaders in 1920, and continues with the leaders of today. The club also sponsors the Rotaract Club at The University of Findlay.