Salem High School Alumni Association, Ohio

Sustaining Friendships and Memories Since 1882

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                    330-332-1427 - info@salemohioalumni.org

Salem High School Alumni Association Scholarships


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.


SEARCH: Please enter year(s), scholarship name, and/or alumni name:


AWARD YEAR(s):   ALL: 1908-CURRENT   (enter as YYYY OR YYYY-YYYY)
SCHOLARSHIP:  
NAME: LAST/MAIDEN NAME:
FIRST NAME:
CLASS YEAR:


SCHOLARSHIPS - YEAR 2018


ACADEMIC MERIT SCHOLARSHIP 2018
Academic Merit Scholarships are awarded to eligible graduating Salem High School students who have a weighted GPA of 3.5 or better.
Graduates with GPAs of 4.1 or higher received $6,000: Seated from left, Georgia McLachlan, Grace Irey, Corrin Erskine, and Alyssa Koskinen. Standing, Jacob Thomas, Kate Yuhanick, and Jacob Pittman ($4,500, 75% award-full tuition). Graduates with GPAs between 4 and 4.09 received $5,300: Seated from left, Alyssa Laubacher, Feng Chen, Allee Davidson-Chuck, Paige Butcher, Emma Stiffler, and Dana Tonkinson. Standing, Erin Murphy, Nathan McFarland, Gustav Schuster, Logan Brine, Zachary Bezon, Noah Ivan, Braydon Gibson, and Lauren Manski. Graduates with GPAs between 3.90 and 3.99 received $4,800: Seated from left Jacob Maenz, Katelin Chilton, Alexandria Ripley, and Marly Zeigler. Standing, Rylie Zeigler, Adam Nash, Nathan Little, and Gabriel Fitch. Graduates with GPAs between 3.80 and 3.89 received $4,300: Seated from left, Sarah Hoffman, Kaitlin Hall, and Katherine Dierick. Standing, Rachel Kuttler, Kiersten Schell ($3,225, 75% award-3 years at SHS) and Sarah McIntosh ($3,225, 75% award-3 years at SHS). Graduates with GPAs between 3.70 and 3.79 received $3,800: Seated from left, Kasey Goodchild, Stephanie Fowler, Brogan Oller, and Angel Dong. Standing, Alexis VanHorn and Elijah Rothwell. Graduates with GPAs between 3.60 and 3.69 received $3,300: From left, Josette Theiss, Zachary Baker, and Michael Brant. Graduates with GPAs between 3.50 and 3.59 received $3,000: Seated from left, Dakota Wolfe, Mia Filaccio, Trista Robertson, and Destany Stephens ($1,500, 50% award-2 years at SHS). Standing, Kyle Spencer, Trevor Smith, and Jarrett Smith.
$ 6,000Corrin Erskine '18;  Grace Irey '18;  Alyssa Koskinen '18;  Georgia Mclachlan '18;  Jacob Thomas '18;  Kate Yuhanick '18
$ 5,300Zachary Bezon '18;  Logan Brine '18;  Paige Butcher '18;  Feng Chen '18;  Allee Davidson-chuck '18;  Braydon Gibson '18;  Noah Ivan '18;  Alyssa Laubacher '18;  Lauren Manski '18;  Nathan Mcfarland '18;  Erin Murphy '18;  Gustav Schuster '18;  Emma Stiffler '18;  Dana Tonkinson '18
$ 4,800Katelin Chilton '18;  Gabriel Fitch '18;  Nathan Little '18;  Jacob Maenz '18;  Adam Nash '18;  Alexandria Ripley '18;  Marly Zeigler '18;  Rylie Zeigler '18
$ 4,500Jacob Pittman '18 [75% Award- Full Tuition]
$ 4,300Katherine Dierick '18;  Kaitlin Hall '18;  Sarah Hoffman '18;  Rachel Kuttler '18
$ 3,800Angel Dong '18;  Stephanie Fowler '18;  Kasey Goodchild '18;  Brogan Oller '18;  Elijah Rothwell '18;  Alexis Vanhorn '18
$ 3,300Zachary Baker '18;  Michael Brant '18;  Josette Theiss '18
$ 3,225Sarah Mcintosh '18 [75% Award - 3 Years];  Kiersten Schell '18 [75% Award - 3 Years]
$ 3,000Mia Filaccio '18;  Trista Robertson '18;  Jarrett Smith '18;  Trevor Smith '18;  Kyle Spencer '18;  Dakota Wolfe '18
$ 1,500Destany Stephens '18 [50% Award - 2 Years]

CHARLES FOX MEDICAL SCHOLARSHIP 2018
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.
Awarded $2,860: Dana Webb '09 and Richard Samu '09. Absent Ryan Eisel '12, Taylor Fredrickson '11, Erin Murphy '07, Alexandra Shivers '11.
$ 2,860Ryan Eisel '12;  Taylor Fredrickson '11;  Erin Murphy '07;  Rick Samu '09;  Alexandra Shivers '11;  Dana Webb '09

DORIS TETLOW AWARD 2018
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.
Amanda Valiente '16 $1,500.
$ 1,500Amanda Valiente '16

EMMA BAUMAN HOLMES VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP 2018
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.
Koltyn Welch $3,500.
$ 3,500Koltyn Welch '18

FLORENCE C. SCHAFER AWARD 2018
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.
Kerry Dombroski '16 $1,500.
$ 1,500Kerry Dombroski '16

FLOYD AND CORA MAY REICH STONE VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP 2018
SHSAA's original vocational scholarship, The Floyd and Cora May Reich Stone Vocational Scholarship was first awarded in 1987. Floyd Stone was a successful coach and teacher at SHS before changing career paths and becoming a dentist. Over the course of many years, Dr. Floyd W. Stone and his wife Cora May Reich Stone '35 gifted the Salem High School Alumni Association $393,873 through a combination of cash, stocks, and bequests.
Allison Murphy $1,500.
$ 1,500Allison Murphy '18

GREENISEN COLLEGE LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP 2018
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.
Abbey Minamyer '12 $5,000 and Philip Greenisen.
$ 5,000Abbey Minamyer '12

GREENISEN LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP 2018
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.
Corrin Erskine $5,000 and Philip Greenisen.
$ 5,000Corrin Erskine '18

HICKEY METAL FABRICATION VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP 2018
The Hickey Metal Fabrication Vocational Scholarship was created in 2006 through the generosity of Bob Hickey '50, his wife Nancy Howell Hickey '53, their son Leo Hickey '74, their daughter Lois Hickey Peters '77, and Lois's husband Nick Peters '73. A love for their hometown and its schools and the recognition of the need for vocational training spurred the Hickey family to fund this scholarship, which was first awarded in 2007.
From left, Nick Peters, Ben Peters, Allison Murphy $3,500, Adam Hickey, and Leo Hickey.
$ 3,500Allison Murphy '18

HOWARD (DOC) PARDEE COLLEGE MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP 2018
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.
Awarded $1,500: Benjamin Cross '17, Cody Tonkinson '17.
$ 1,500Benjamin Cross '17;  Cody Tonkinson '17

HOWARD (DOC) PARDEE MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP 2018
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.
Dana Tonkinson $1,500.
$ 1,500Dana Tonkinson '18

J. ROBERT SEBO ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP 2018
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.
Dakotah Sommers $5,000 and Bob Sebo.
$ 5,000Dakotah Sommers '18

J. ROBERT SEBO COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP 2018
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.
Awarded $2,500: From left, Mason Filaccio '16, Emma Minamyer '17, Bob Sebo (presenter), and Catherine Howell '16. Absent Tiera Moore '17.
$ 2,500Mason Filaccio '16;  Catherine Howell '16;  Emma Minamyer '17;  Tiera Moore '17

JOHN F. CONE HUMANITIES SCHOLARSHIP 2018
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.
Alyssa Myers '11 $4,000. Absent Sarai Bodine '16 $2,000 and Maximillian Righetti '16 $2,000.
$ 4,000Alyssa Myers '11
$ 2,000Sarai Bodine '16;  Maximilian Righetti '16

JOHN MICHAEL POZNIKO ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP 2018
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.
From left, Alexandria Ripley $1,000, Grace Irey $1,000, Zachary Bezon $1,000, and Jacob Thomas $2,000.
$ 2,000Jacob Thomas '18
$ 1,000Zachary Bezon '18;  Grace Irey '18;  Alexandria Ripley '18

LEON H. COLLEY AWARD 2018
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.
Georgia McLachlan $1500.
$ 1,500Georgia Mclachlan '18

LOIS A. PETERS MEMORIAL BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP 2018
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.
Seated from left, Alexis VanHorn '18 $2,500 and Haley Carner '15 $2,500. Standing, Nick Peters, Ben Peters, Adam Hickey, and Leo Hickey.
$ 2,500Haley Carner '15;  Alexis Vanhorn '18

MAX FISHER ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP 2018
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.
From left, Dakotah Sommers $2,000, Haile Weir $1,750, Vanessa Galiffo $2,000, Kati Johnson $1,750.
$ 2,000Vanessa Galiffo '18;  Dakotah Sommers '18
$ 1,750Kati Johnson '18;  Haile Weir '18

MEMORIAL BOOK AWARD 2018
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.
Awarded $750: From left, Sterling Moffett, Lauren Sedmak, Feng Chen, Alexis Lawton. Absent Shelby Peters.
$ 750Feng Chen '18;  Alexis Lawton '18;  Sterling Moffett '18;  Shelby Peters '18;  Lauren Sedmak '18

NANCY HICKEY MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE SCHOLARSHIP 2018
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.
Seated from left, Allee Davidson-Chuck '18 $2,500, Jerrica Carl '12 $2,000. Standing, Nick Peters, Ben Peters, Adam Hickey, and Leo Hickey. Absent Listy Barnhart '15 $2,000.
$ 2,500Allee Davidson-chuck '18
$ 2,000Listy Barnhart '15;  Jerrica Carl '12

PARDEE BAND CAMP SCHOLARSHIP 2018
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.
Kirill Tonkinson $500.
$ 500Kirill Tonkinson

SALEM HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1966 SCHOLARSHIP 2018
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.
Dr.Joe Shivers and Alyssa Laubacher $5,000.
$ 5,000Alyssa Laubacher '18

SALEM HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1968 SCHOLARSHIP 2018
This award may be presented to a Salem High School graduate enrolling in an accredited four-year college or university with a major in education leading to a bachelor's degree and licensure. Examples of programs include, but are not limited to, early childhood, middle childhood, adolescent/young adult, physical and special education. This award is open to both graduating seniors and former graduates.
Rick Berg, B.J Abrams, Katelin Chilton $5,000, and Chuch Staub.
$ 5,000Katelin Chilton '18

97 scholarships awarded totalling $334,860



SALEM HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP SUMMARY: 2018

ACADEMIC MERIT SCHOLARSHIP  $ 228,950  51 scholarships
CHARLES FOX MEDICAL SCHOLARSHIP  $ 17,160  6 scholarships
DORIS TETLOW AWARD  $ 1,500  1 scholarship
EMMA BAUMAN HOLMES VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP  $ 3,500  1 scholarship
FLORENCE C. SCHAFER AWARD  $ 1,500  1 scholarship
FLOYD AND CORA MAY REICH STONE VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP  $ 1,500  1 scholarship
GREENISEN COLLEGE LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP  $ 5,000  1 scholarship
GREENISEN LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP  $ 5,000  1 scholarship
HICKEY METAL FABRICATION VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP  $ 3,500  1 scholarship
HOWARD (DOC) PARDEE COLLEGE MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP  $ 3,000  2 scholarships
HOWARD (DOC) PARDEE MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP  $ 1,500  1 scholarship
J. ROBERT SEBO ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP  $ 5,000  1 scholarship
J. ROBERT SEBO COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP  $ 10,000  4 scholarships
JOHN F. CONE HUMANITIES SCHOLARSHIP  $ 8,000  3 scholarships
JOHN MICHAEL POZNIKO ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP  $ 5,000  4 scholarships
LEON H. COLLEY AWARD  $ 1,500  1 scholarship
LOIS A. PETERS MEMORIAL BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP  $ 5,000  2 scholarships
MAX FISHER ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP  $ 7,500  4 scholarships
MEMORIAL BOOK AWARD  $ 3,750  5 scholarships
NANCY HICKEY MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE SCHOLARSHIP  $ 6,500  3 scholarships
PARDEE BAND CAMP SCHOLARSHIP  $ 500  1 scholarship
SALEM HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1966 SCHOLARSHIP  $ 5,000  1 scholarship
SALEM HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1968 SCHOLARSHIP  $ 5,000  1 scholarship
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
TOTAL SCHOLARSHIPS  $ 334,860  97 scholarships