Fayette grads announce future plans 6.3.09

Written by David Green.

Diplomas were awarded to 28 members of the Fayette Class of 2009 at Commencement services Sunday.

More than $230,000 in scholarships was awarded to the new graduates. Following are college choices and scholarships awarded.

Sullivan University:

Joseph Alvarez

Melinda Wyse

University of Toledo:

Trisha Bates—Jack R. Gleason Memorial Scholarship, Rocket Scholar Award, Fayette Area Foundation Scholarship.

Cody Brown

Dakota Shay—Rocket Scholar Award.

Danielle Wyse—Fayette Area Foundation Scholarship, Rocket Scholar Award.

Defiance College:

Mary Kate Borer—Defiance College Scholarship.

Ohio University:

Caleb Brinegar—Ohio University ROTC Scholarship.

Ohio State University:

Shelby Franks—GFTA Scholarship, Shane Kunkle Memorial Scholarship.

Austin Hylander—GFTA Scholarship, Fayette Athletic Boosters Scholarship.

Hannah Schrock—Fayette Athletic Boosters Scholarship, Franklin B. Walter Scholarship, the Ohio State University Scholarship.

Brittany Seiler—Lions Club Scholarship, William K. Humbert Scholarship, the Ohio State University Scholarship.

Kalley Martin (ATI 1)

Parker Stockburger (AT1)

Columbus College of Art and Design

Alexandria Goeltzenleuchter—Columbus College of Art and Design Scholarship.

Northwest State Community College:

Jessica Goodson

Benjamin Kovar—Fayette Area Foundation Scholarship.

Ashley McNamara

Kent State University:

Logan Keefer—Kent State University Scholarship.

Owens Community College:

Eliott Richardson

Chelsea Mynhier

Shenae Nuoffer

Mercy College:

Mara Raker—Lions Club Scholarship, Mercy College Scholarship.

Graduates who plan to attend college but have not decided where are Miranda Bible, Jennifer Moore and Rebbecca Stites.

Other graduates are Benjamin Arreguin and Coty Griffiths.

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