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2019 Beavercreek High School Scholarship Winners

In an awards program at Beavercreek High School on May 13, 2019, Missy Mae Walters presented eight graduating seniors $1000 each.  Each one had submitted an application and had interviewed with a panel of high school teachers, a counselor, and community representatives.  Each was highly recommended by the committee.  The recipients may use the funds for tuition, lab fees, and books.

   (Photo courtesy of Easterling Studios)
Left to right:  BWL President (2018-2019) Missy Mae Walters,
     Madilynn Taylor-Harrison, Elizabeth Clary, Tanner Bundy, 
     Theresa Wilhelm, Maya Deaton, Abigail Arntz, Bree Meers, Aakifah Patel

Each of these ladies received a check for $1,000.00 in Scholarship from BWL on May 13, 2019:

  • Abigail Arntz is going to The Ohio State University to study occupational therapy.  She has been a Girl Scout for 12 years and earned her Silver Award.  She is in National Honor Society and has done much volunteer work for Scouts and NHS.  Abigail played the clarinet in the band all 4 years.  She is an accomplished gymnast with 4 varsity letters, MVP, team captain, and three times state qualifier.
  • Tanner Bundy is going to the University of Dayton to study pre-med.  She has a partial scholarship and will live at home.  Tanner hopes to become an emergency room or combat doctor.  She has already earned 12 hours in CCP classes.  She was on the volleyball team all 4 years and earned her varsity letter.  Peer listening and volunteering at 4 Paws for Ability and a nursing home are some of activities.
  • Elizabeth Clary is planning to go to Ohio Northern to study pharmacy.  She hopes to work in a hospital.  She has earned 21 hours of GCCP.  Elizabeth was in color guard all 4 years and believes the group showed her how to work with others.
  • Maya Deaton is going to the University of Kentucky to study special education at the high school level.  She has earned 6 hours in CCP and was on the yearbook staff for 2 years.  Maya played oboe and percussion for all 4 years in several bands.  She was on the All Stars Dance Team, started the board game club, and volunteered at Soul Center, PALS, and Peer Helper.
  • Bree Meers is a triplet with 2 brothers – all going to college and expected to pay their own ways.  Bree is going to Bowling Green State University to study business management.  She works 30-40 hours per week.  Her volunteer work included Camp Joy, humane society, and Crayons for Classrooms.
  • Aakifah Patel is enrolled at the University of Cincinnati to study neuro science/pre med and hopes to be a family doctor.  As a member of NHS she volunteered at Soin and Miami Valley Hospitals.  Aakifah participated in Speech and Debate at state in international extemporaneous on topics about Venezuela, Africa, and the yellow vest protests in France.
  • Madilynn Taylor-Harrison is starting at Sinclair and will then transfer to Wright State University.  She is studying early childhood education and wants to be an intervention specialist in homes or a hospital.  She has been a peer helper for 4 years and plans to keep her part-time jobs when she goes Sinclair.
  • Theresa Wilhelm will continue her education at Wright State as a sophomore where she has already earned 28 hours in CCP.  She is majoring in social work and hopes to give children the opportunity to see what a loving family is like.  She ran track and was a cheerleader for 3 years, earning 2 varsity letters.  Theresa volunteered at Trebein Elementary and baby sat for the PTO there.  She has a job working 25-30 hours per week.