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Salem High School Alumni Association Scholarship Recipients


At the 2016 Salem High School Annual Reunion and Banquet, 116 scholarships totaling $365,425 were awarded to Salem High School graduating students, alumni, and current students. Since 1908, more than $6.5 million dollars has been given to more than 2500 recipients.


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ACADEMIC MERIT SCHOLARSHIP 2017
The Salem High School Alumni Association awarded its first scholarship in 1908. Since then, it has given more than $6.5 million to more than 2500 recipients. Academic Merit Scholarships are awarded to eligible graduating Salem High School students who have a GPA of 3.5 or better.
Graduates with GPAs of 4.1 or higher received $6,800: (from left, front row) Kole Zellers, Samantha Wilson (back row) Ashtyn Morris, Nathan Guest, and Olivia Bachmeier. Per SHSAA Guidelines, Guest received a $5,100 Academic Merit Scholarship because he attended SHS three years. Each of the others received a $6,800 Academic Merit Scholarship. Graduates with GPAs between 4.00 and 4.09 received $6,300: (from left, front row) Ayla Mroczkowski, Gabrielle Workman, Kobe Leininger, Anthony Anzevino, Joshua Andrews, Emma Minamyer, (back row) Taylor Sienerth, Emily Null, Zachary Martin, James Murray, Sidney Cushman, and Katelyn Dustman. Per SHSAA Guidelines, Leininger received a $4,725 Academic Merit Scholarship because he is receiving a tuition discount as the child of a college employee. Each of the others received a $6,300 Academic Merit Scholarship. Graduates with GPAs between 3.90 and 3.99 received $5,800: (from left, front row) Corey Griffith, Grace Shockey, Hunter Fields, Barbara Gross, (back row) Kylie Quinn, Jon Gerace, Grant Austin, and Garrett Dickey. Per SHSAA Guidelines, Fields received a $4,350 Academic Merit Scholarship because he attended SHS three years, and Gross received a $2,900 Academic Merit Scholarship because she attended SHS two years. Each of the others received a $5,800 Academic Merit Scholarship. Graduates with GPAs between 3.80 and 3.89 received $5,300: (from left, front row) Julieanna Fenton, Alexis Cresanto, McKenzie Martin (back row) Paige Jenkins, Katelynn Moore, and Collin Zimmerman. Graduates with GPAs between 3.70 and 3.79 received $4,800: (from left, front row) are Janna Berger, Margaret Cull, Ashley Faulkner, (back row) Lucas Madison, Helene Shontz, and Kasey Jamison. Per SHSAA Guidelines, Janna Berger received a $3,600 Academic Merit Scholarship because she is receiving an Ohio Army National Guard Scholarship. Each of the others received a $4,800 Academic Merit Scholarship. Graduates with GPAs between 3.60 and 3.69 received $4,300: (from left, front row ) Rase Shelhart, Clara Janofa, (back row) Erik Valiente, James Monigold, and Max Skidmore. Per SHSAA Guidelines, Monigold received a $3,225 Academic Merit Scholarship because his tuition is discounted as the child of a college employee. Each of the others received a $4,300 Academic Merit Scholarship. Graduates with GPAs between 3.50 and 3.59 received $3,800: (from left, front row) Mary Bayda and Elizabeth Aukerman, (back row) Brandon James, Anthony Zubay, and Cory Wolfe.
$ 6,800Olivia Bachmeier '17;  Ashtyn Morris '17;  Samantha Wilson '17;  Kole Zellers '17
$ 6,300Joshua Andrews '17;  Anthony Anzevino '17;  Sidney Cushman '17;  Katelyn Dustman '17;  Zachary Martin '17;  Emma Minamyer '17;  Ayla Mroczkowski '17;  James Murray '17;  Emily Null '17;  Taylor Sienerth '17;  Gabrielle Workman '17
$ 5,800Grant Austin '17;  Garrett Dickey '17;  Jon Gerace '17;  Corey Griffith '17;  Kylie Quinn '17;  Grace Shockey '17
$ 5,300Alexis Cresanto '17;  Julieanna Fenton '17;  Paige Jenkins '17;  Mckenzie Martin '17;  Katelynn Moore '17;  Collin Zimmerman '17
$ 5,100Nathan Guest '17
$ 4,800Margaret Cull '17;  Ashley Faulkner '17;  Kasey Jamison '17;  Lucas Madison '17;  Helene Shontz '17
$ 4,725Kobe Leininger '17
$ 4,350Hunter Fields '17
$ 4,300Clara Janofa '17;  Rase Shelhart '17;  Max Skidmore '17;  Erik Valiente '17
$ 3,800Elizabeth Aukerman '17;  Mary Bayda '17;  Brandon James '17;  Cory Wolfe '17;  Anthony Zubay Iii '17
$ 3,600Janna Berger '17
$ 3,225James Monigold '17
$ 2,900Barbara Gross '17

CHARLES FOX MEDICAL SCHOLARSHIP 2017
Born in Lisbon in 1903, Mr. Fox attended Lisbon public schools and East Liverpool Business School. He was employed by the Salem China Company from 1925 to 1950. He then began working at the Salem Label Company where he retired as secretary-treasurer in 1969. Upon his death in 1972, Mr. Fox designated the income from his estate be used to support the Community Concert Association and the scholarship fund of the Salem High School Alumni Association. This scholarship, designated for students going into medical fields, was first presented in 1993.
The $2,000 Charles Fox Medical Scholarship was awarded to eight alumni who are pursuing graduate degrees in healthcare fields. Fox Scholarship recipients (from left) Katherine Werner '08, Danielle Perry '11, and Dana Webb '09 attended the banquet. The other Fox Scholarship recipients are Taylor Fredrickson '11, Amy Scullion '10, Katherine Stiff '13, Paul Shivers '06, and Elizabeth Wirick '99.
$ 2,000Elizabeth Cole (Wirick) '99;  Katherine Ellis (Werner) '08;  Taylor Fredrickson '11;  Danielle Perry '11;  Amy Scullion '10;  Paul Shivers '06;  Katherine Stiff '13;  Dana Webb '09

DORIS TETLOW AWARD 2017
Doris Tetlow, Class of 1922, was a long-time junior high teacher for Salem City Schools. A talented singer, she was director of the junior high chorus. Miss Tetlow began teaching in 1925 at a time when teacher salaries were usually less than $1000 a year and women teachers were to be unmarried. When Doris died in 1982, she left the association $222,000. There is no separate application for this award. Instead, recipients are chosen from the total pool of other scholarship applications. The award is based on the merit and/or need of a student and on availability of funds.
Hunter Fields '17 and Abbey Minamyer '12 received the $2,000 Doris Tetlow Award.
$ 2,000Hunter Fields '17;  Abbey Minamyer '12

EMMA BAUMAN HOLMES VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP 2017
Emma Bauman Holmes '43, was a professor of education and child development. Although a strong advocate of higher education, Prof. Bauman Holmes pointed out that satisfying careers which contribute to society do not necessarily require university study and a bachelor's degree. The Emma Bauman Holmes Vocational Scholarship assists graduating Salem High School students who want to enroll in an accredited certification or vocational program designed to teach skills in a recognized field of employment.
Bethany Dotson '17 received the $5,000 Emma Bauman Holmes Vocational Scholarship.
$ 5,000Bethany Dotson '17

FLORENCE C. SCHAFER AWARD 2017
Florence C. Schafer, SHS Class of 1923, was a lifelong Salem resident. Her father Jesse Schafer owned and operated Schafer's Tavern and Restaurant at 330 East State Street, the location of the current Alumni Association office. For many years Miss Schafer had lived above the tavern on its second floor, which in 1993 became the location of the association's first office. Florence died in 1996 and left the SHSAA $231,000 for scholarships. There is no separate application for this award. Instead, recipients are chosen from the total pool of other scholarship applications. The award is based on the merit and/or need of a student and on availability of funds.
Cassandra Wood '14 received the $2,000 Florence C. Schafer Award.
$ 2,000Cassandra Wood '14

GREENISEN COLLEGE LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP 2017
Recognizing the importance of leadership, brothers Joel '54 and Philip '61 Greenisen and Philip's wife Marjory provided for this scholarship to honor the memory of Greenisen family members and to encourage leadership development in qualified candidates. A Salem High School graduate attending college will be selected annually for his or her leadership character traits based on the demonstrated ability to facilitate a group of individuals working together to accomplish a goal.
Emma Wilson '14 received the $5,000 Greenisen College Leadership Scholarship.
$ 5,000Emma Wilson '14

GREENISEN LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP 2017
Businessman Joel E. Greenisen '54 generously established this scholarship in loving memory of his father, mother, and paternal aunt, whose leadership characteristics inspired him. A graduating senior will be selected annually for his or her leadership character traits based on the demonstrated ability to facilitate a group of individuals working together to accomplish a goal.
Kole Zellers '17 received the $5,000 Greenisen Leadership Scholarship.
$ 5,000Kole Zellers '17

HOWARD (DOC) PARDEE COLLEGE MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP 2017
Howard 'Doc' Pardee was a longtime Salem High School band director. As a beloved instrumental music teacher, he was an inspiration and mentor to many SHS students. Former students, friends, and family established the Pardee Scholarships to benefit future generations of instrumental musicians from the Salem City Schools.
$ 1,000Edward Butcher '14

HOWARD (DOC) PARDEE MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP 2017
Howard 'Doc' Pardee was a longtime Salem High School band director. As a beloved instrumental music teacher, he was an inspiration and mentor to many SHS students. Former students, friends, and family established the Pardee Scholarships to benefit future generations of instrumental musicians from the Salem City Schools.
Benjamin Cross '17 (left) and Cody Tonkinson '17 received $1,500 Howard "Doc" Pardee Music Scholarships.
$ 1,500Benjamin Cross '17;  Cody Tonkinson '17

J. ROBERT SEBO ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP 2017
J. Robert Sebo '54, a noted businessman and philanthropist, provided the funding for this scholarship. At Salem High School, Sebo was an outstanding athlete who lettered three years in both football and track. He was also a four-year participant in the SHS Concert Band and an active member of Student Council. The criteria for this award reflect his belief that a student's extracurricular activities help lay the foundation for a successful life.
Receiving the $2,750 J. Robert Sebo Achievement Scholarship were (from left) Mary Double '17, Leah Menegos '17, and Tiera Moore '17 with J. Robert Sebo '54.
$ 2,750Mary Double '17;  Leah Menegos '17;  Tiera Moore '17

J. ROBERT SEBO BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP 2017
A Bowling Green State University graduate, J.Robert Sebo '54 is a noted businessman and philanthropist. He has maintained close ties to his college alma mater by serving on its board of trustees and by providing funds for an athletic center, a football scholarship, jazz studies scholarships, and other activities. Mr. Sebo funded this SHSAA scholarship, which is designated for a student who will be attending Bowling Green State University.
Mackenzie Kornbau '17 received the $3,000 J. Robert Sebo Bowling Green State University Scholarship. She was congratulated by J. Robert Sebo '54.
$ 3,000Mackenzie Kornbau '17

J. ROBERT SEBO COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP 2017
J. Robert Sebo '54, a noted businessman and philanthropist, has maintained close ties to both his college and high school alma maters and has generously funded scholarships and educational programs at both. The J.Robert Sebo College Scholarship was the first SHSAA for students already attending college and the first to emphasize need.
Receiving the $2,000 J. Robert Sebo College Scholarship were Emily Ehrenberg '15 (left) and Amanda Valiente '16 (right) with J. Robert Sebo '54.
$ 2,000Emily Ehrenberg '15;  Amanda Valiente '16

JOHN F. CONE HUMANITIES SCHOLARSHIP 2017
John Frederick Cone '44 was an educator and an author. He earned his bachelor's and master's degrees from Rutgers University and his Ph.D. in English from New York University. The John F. Cone Humanities Scholarship, funded from a $112,606.84 annuity for which SHSAA was named the beneficiary, was given for the first time in 2011. The criteria for the scholarship reflect Cone's interests in literature, music, art, and foreign languages.
Aarika Denton '98 received the $5,000 John F. Cone Humanities Scholarship.
$ 5,000Aarika Denton '98

JOHN MICHAEL POZNIKO ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP 2017
The John Michael Pozniko Engineering Scholarship Fund was established by Dorothy Pozniko Beam '52 and her husband, C. Richard Beam, in memory of her brother, John Michael Pozniko. Pozniko was a 1945 graduate of Salem High School, navy veteran, and lifelong Salem resident. During employment at several area firms, he attended Youngstown State University and earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering.
Corey Griffith '17, Emma Minamyer '17, and James Murray '17 each received the $1,700 John Michael Pozniko Engineering Scholarship.
$ 1,700Corey Griffith '17;  Emma Minamyer '17;  James Murray '17

LEON H. COLLEY AWARD 2017
Leon H. Colley was born in Tennessee in 1897 and came to Salem in 1926. Employed by the First National Bank in Salem in 1928, he rose through the ranks from cashier to vice president and by 1938 was named bank president, a position he held until 1967. Mr. Colley passed away in 1977 and bequeathed $601,000 to the Salem High School Alumni Association Scholarship Fund. There is no separate application for this award. Instead, recipients are chosen from the total pool of other scholarship applications. The award is based on the merit and/or need of a student and on availability of funds.
Olivia Bachmeier '17 received a $2,000 Leon H. Colley Award and Collin Zimmerman '17 received a $3,000 Leon H. Colley Award.
$ 3,000Collin Zimmerman '17
$ 2,000Olivia Bachmeier '17

LOIS A. PETERS MEMORIAL BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP 2017
The Lois A. Peters Memorial Business Scholarship is designed for students who will be seeking a bachelor's degree in business or accounting. A 1977 SHS graduate, Lois was a successful businesswoman and the Chief Financial Officer for Hickey Metal Fabrication Inc. After her death in 2013, this scholarship was established by the Hickey family to honor her memory.
Andrew Pasco '16 (left, front row) received a $2,500 Lois A. Peters Memorial Business Scholarship, and Ethan Bailey '17 (right, front row) received a $5,000 Lois A. Peters Memorial Business Scholarship. Representing the Hickey and Peters families were Ben K. Peters, Adam Hickey '06, Leo P. Hickey '74, and Nick A. Peters '98.
$ 5,000Ethan Bailey '17
$ 2,500Andrew Pasco '16

MAX FISHER ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP 2017
Max M. Fisher was an internationally known businessman, philanthropist, and political advisor. A member of the SHS Class of 1926, he attended The Ohio State University on a football scholarship. He graduated with a degree in business administration and soon became successful in the oil refining business. The 1972 Honored Alumnus, Mr. Fisher established in 1973 the first named SHSAA scholarship. Mr. Fisher passed away in 2005.
Seven 2017 graduates received the Max Fisher Athletic Scholarship. Jerod Carner, Jared McClish, and Joshua Cannon (from left, front row) each received $1,500. In the back row (from left) Mary Double received $1,800, Ethan Bailey received $1,800, and Leah Menegos and Dillon Bickerton each received $1,500.
$ 1,800Ethan Bailey '17;  Mary Double '17
$ 1,500Dillon Bickerton '17;  Joshua Cannon '17;  Jerod Carner '17;  Jared Mcclish '17;  Leah Menegos '17

MEMORIAL BOOK AWARD 2017
First presented in 2012, the Memorial Book Award honors the memory of donors who have contributed at least $10,000 but less than the $100,000 necessary for a named scholarship. Each year the life of one of those donors is highlighted at the banquet. There is no separate application for this award. Instead, recipients are chosen from the total pool of other scholarship applications. The award is based on the merit and/or need of a student and on availability of funds.
Memorial Book Award were awarded to the following: (from left, front row) Catherine Howell '16 ($1,000); Zach Morris '15 ($1,000); Julieanna Fenton '17 ($1,000); Samantha Wilson '17 ($1,000); Tori Rishel '17 ($750); (from left, back row) Brittany Skiba '14 ($1,000); Haley Carner '15 ($750); Dalton Cartwright '17 ($750); Aaron Robbins '17 ($750); Hannah Carner '14 ($750); and Taylor Sienerth '17 ($1,000).
$ 1,000Julieanna Fenton '17;  Catherine Howell '16;  Kelli-jo Little '14;  Mallory Maher '13;  Zach Morris '15;  Taylor Sienerth '17;  Brittany Skiba '14;  Samantha Wilson '17
$ 750Haley Carner '15;  Hannah Carner '14;  Dalton Cartwright '17;  Sadie Green '16;  Chase Little '16;  Tori Rishel '17;  Aaron Robbins '17

NANCY HICKEY MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE SCHOLARSHIP 2017
Created by the Robert Hickey family, the Nancy Hickey Memorial Healthcare Scholarship honors Nancy Howell Hickey '53. In the four years prior to her death in 2011, the Hickeys discovered the immense value of caregivers and decided that the creation of a scholarship for students entering healthcare fields, whether they are seeking a degree, a certificate, or a license, would be a way of 'paying forward' the kindnesses they had encountered from healthcare employees.
$2,500 Nancy Hickey Memorial Healthcare Scholarships were given to (from left, front row) Ayla Mroczkowski '17, Erica Fenton '14, and Clara Janofa '17. Representing the Hickey and Peters families (from left, back row) were Ben K. Peters, Adam Hickey '06, Leo P. Hickey '74, and Nick A. Peters '98.
$ 2,500Erica Fenton '14;  Clara Janofa '17;  Ayla Mroczkowski '17

NINA J. CONE AND STEPHEN F. CONE MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP 2017
John Frederick Cone '44 was an educator and an author. He earned his bachelor's and master's degrees from Rutgers University and his Ph.D. in English from New York University. Opera history was his avocation, and from his research, he wrote three books and numerous articles for scholarly journals and reference works. When Dr. Cone passed away in May 2009, he bequeathed the alumni association the residual of his estate, desiring that a music scholarship be established in memory of his parents. The Nina J. Cone and Stephen F. Cone Music Scholarship was awarded for the first time in 2012.
Mariah Lynn Cresanto '15 received the $2,000 Nina J. Cone and Stephen F. Cone Music Scholarship.
$ 2,000Edward Butcher '14;  Mariah Lynn Cresanto '15

PARDEE BAND CAMP SCHOLARSHIP 2017
Howard 'Doc' Pardee was a longtime Salem High School band director. As a beloved instrumental music teacher, he was an inspiration and mentor to many SHS students. Former students, friends, and family established the Pardee Scholarships to benefit future generations of instrumental musicians from the Salem City Schools. A designated amount of money was set aside to help Salem band students, grades 6-11, attend band camps.
$ 350Josiah Haas;  Kaitlynn Haas;  Lilly Kozma;  Andre Tonkinson;  Dana Tonkinson;  Kirill Tonkinson

SALEM HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1966 SCHOLARSHIP 2017
The Class of 1966 is committed to helping talented students who show exceptional academic excellence and outstanding promise. A graduating senior is selected annually based on demonstrated financial need and on academic ability and potential. This scholarship is distributed during the second year of college.
Gabrielle Workman '17 received the $5,000 Salem High School Class of '66 Scholarship. The class was represented by Superintendent Dr. Joe Shivers '66.
$ 5,000Gabrielle Workman '17

112 scholarships awarded totalling $369,000



SALEM HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP SUMMARY: 2017

ACADEMIC MERIT SCHOLARSHIP  $ 247,200  47 recipients
CHARLES FOX MEDICAL SCHOLARSHIP  $ 16,000  8 recipients
DORIS TETLOW AWARD  $ 4,000  2 recipients
EMMA BAUMAN HOLMES VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP  $ 5,000  1 recipients
FLORENCE C. SCHAFER AWARD  $ 2,000  1 recipients
GREENISEN COLLEGE LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP  $ 5,000  1 recipients
GREENISEN LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP  $ 5,000  1 recipients
HOWARD (DOC) PARDEE COLLEGE MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP  $ 1,000  1 recipients
HOWARD (DOC) PARDEE MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP  $ 3,000  2 recipients
J. ROBERT SEBO ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP  $ 8,250  3 recipients
J. ROBERT SEBO BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP  $ 3,000  1 recipients
J. ROBERT SEBO COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP  $ 4,000  2 recipients
JOHN F. CONE HUMANITIES SCHOLARSHIP  $ 5,000  1 recipients
JOHN MICHAEL POZNIKO ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP  $ 5,100  3 recipients
LEON H. COLLEY AWARD  $ 5,000  2 recipients
LOIS A. PETERS MEMORIAL BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP  $ 7,500  2 recipients
MAX FISHER ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP  $ 11,100  7 recipients
MEMORIAL BOOK AWARD  $ 13,250  15 recipients
NANCY HICKEY MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE SCHOLARSHIP  $ 7,500  3 recipients
NINA J. CONE AND STEPHEN F. CONE MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP  $ 4,000  2 recipients
PARDEE BAND CAMP SCHOLARSHIP  $ 2,100  6 recipients
SALEM HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1966 SCHOLARSHIP  $ 5,000  1 recipients
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TOTAL SCHOLARSHIPS  $ 369,000  112 recipients