BGSU awards scholarships to area students

Staff report

BOWLING GREEN — More than 180 awards and scholarships were issued by Bowling Green State University’s College of Education and Human Development this spring.

Area students receiving awards were:

• The Laura E. Heston Scholarship for $250 was awarded to Megan Hemmelgarn, of North Star, a sophomore studying dietetics. Hemmelgarn is in the Honors College and a member of the Student Nutrition Association and is Committee Head of Rotaract. The 2013 graduate of Versailles High School is the daughter of Kenneth and Joyce Hemmelgarn, North Star.

• Kristina Jones, of Maria Stein, a junior studying inclusive early childhood education, was awarded the Joanne Bobey Scholarship in the amount of $1,250. The daughter of Keith and Carol Jones, Maria Stein, she graduated from Marion Local High School in 2011. She is the captain of the BGSU Club Bowling Team, a member of the Early Childhood Organization and has been honored on the dean’s list.

• Lindsey Hilgefort, of Fort Loramie, an adolescent to young adult integrated mathematics education major, was awarded the Howard S. and Joan H. Adams Education Scholarship of $2,000. The sophomore is a 2013 graduate of Fort Loramie High School and the daughter of Steve and Stacey Hilgefort, Fort Loramie. She is a member of the Bowling Green State University Council of Teachers of Mathematics, plays intramural volleyball, and has been honored on the dean’s list.

• Katelyn Seger, of Minster, a mild-intensive intervention services major, was awarded the George R. and Marvell S. Snyder Scholarship of $2,000. A sophomore, she is the daughter of Ken and Janice Seger, Minster, and a graduate of Fort Loramie High School. She is the president of the Early Childhood Organization, a Special Abilities Guardian Angels member, and the director of scholarship for Delta Gamma Sorority.

• Alexa Willis, of Sidney, was awarded the Myrna Byran and David A. Bryan Scholarship in the amount of $1,400. The mild/moderate intervention specialist major is a 2011 graduate of Troy High School and the daughter of Gene Willis, of Sidney, and Constance Willis, of Troy. She is a senior and involved in Dance Marathon and Kappa Phi.

Staff report