Area students earn education and human development scholarships from BGSU


Over 180 awards and scholarships were issued by Bowling Green State University’s College of Education and Human Development this spring.

The largest award, the Robert and Wrey Barber Scholarship in the amount of $8,750, went to Alexandria Seimetz, a freshman from North Lawrence. Sophomore Joshua Scott of Port Clinton received two awards totaling $4,075, and Amanda Hunter of Waynesville was the recipient of the Bailey Family Foundation Scholarship in the amount of $5,000.

Area honorees include:

* Senior Adam Paynter, of Crestline, is the recipient of the $450 Martha Kumler Memorial Scholarship. The athletic training major is also the president of the Athletic Training Student Organization, a member of Pre-PT club, and is in the Honors College among other campus and community activities. He graduated from Buckeye Central High School in 2012 and is the son of David and Kathleen, 7950 Oldfield Road.

* Junior Cassandra Castle, of Galion, was the recipient of the Leslie J. Chamberlin Scholarship and the Orville F. and Naomi Fahle Scholarship, totaling $2,950. The adolescent to young adult integrated mathematics education major is a member of the President’s Leadership Academy, president of the Bowling Green Council of Teachers of Mathematics and is a math tutor at the Learning Commons. The 2012 graduate of Rutherford B. Hayes High School is the daughter of Ron and Tammie Castle, 700 Haymond Drive, and Freddie and Angel Matson, Delaware.

* Beth Jarvis, a sophomore majoring in Tourism, Leisure, and Event Planning, from Galion, was awarded the Abby Lynn Hettel Memorial Award in the amount of $2,850. She is a group leader for the Martin Luther King Junior Day of Service and a member of the the A Cappella Choir. Jarvis graduated from Galion High School in 2013 and is the daughter of John and Amy Jarvis, 135 Orange St.

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