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In Honor of Willis "Bing" Davis

In Honor of Willis "Bing" Davis

“Someone once told me to express best what is closest to us. I think creative expression is a human endowment. What I try to do when I make art is to make things that are uniquely my own, but yet make what I see and what I experience.”Willis “Bing” Davis The Miami...

Irene and Tom Malone Scholarship

Irene and Tom Malone Scholarship

The Irene and Tom Malone Scholarship fund was established in 1989 to benefit students in the Southeast Priority Board area to further their educational studies. Mrs. Malone was born in Dayton, Ohio and aspired to be an engineer but was discouraging from pursing this...

Jean Penny Scholarship

Jean Penny Scholarship

The Jean Penny Scholarship fund was established in 2022 to help students from the Miami Valley complete a college degree. Jean co-founded Penny and Penny Advertising in 1949 where she worked until retiring. She graduated from Miami University, loved to travel and...

Jefferson Township Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship

Jefferson Township Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship

The Jefferson Township Alumni Association (JTAA) is a social organization that promotes the wellbeing of its members through organization, communication, and celebration. The JTAA also supports the Jefferson Township Local Schools through continuing relationships...

Jerry Trimbach Scholarship

Jerry Trimbach Scholarship

The Jerry Trimbach Scholarship was established in 2004 by the Trimbach family to assist individuals to further their studies at Sinclair Community College. Jerry Trimbach graduated from Sinclair while parenting four young children. As one of the founding owners of...

JJR Solutions Starfish Scholarship

JJR Solutions Starfish Scholarship

JJR values grit which is courage and resolve to meet your goals despite life’s obstacles. Students with grit succeed despite their environment; the inspire us. These students are humble and have the character it takes to make a positive difference in their...

Joel Broering Memorial Scholarship

Joel Broering Memorial Scholarship

This award is given to a St. Henry High School graduating senior who participates in community service and plans to attend a college or university. It was created in memory of Joel Broering who died after a two-year battle with leukemia. Student must be registered...

John and Charlotte Michael Family Memorial Scholarship

John and Charlotte Michael Family Memorial Scholarship

THE JOHN AND CHARLOTTE MICHAEL FAMILY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND OF THE DAYTON FOUNDATION was established in 1995 to honor the commitment of this family to join together annually to celebrate its heritage by offering scholarships, in the name of their ancestors, to...

John J. Murphy - Vandalia Butler Foundation

John J. Murphy - Vandalia Butler Foundation

John J. Murphy Memorial Scholarship Fund (2005) assists Butler High School students in furthering their studies at an accredited institution of higher learning. Established by the Murphy family, it honors John J. Murphy, whose love for education kept him attending...

John W. Berry, Sr. Memorial Scholarship

John W. Berry, Sr. Memorial Scholarship

The John W. Berry, Sr. Memorial Scholarship was established in March 2001 to offer financial assistance to graduating seniors of Oakwood High School to continue their education at four-year institutions of higher learning. This fund honors the memory of John W....

Jonathan Dewberry Porter Memorial Scholarship

Jonathan Dewberry Porter Memorial Scholarship

The Jonathan Dewberry Porter Memorial Scholarship has been established by the family in memory of their brother Private First-Class Jonathan Porter, a Veteran of the U.S. Army and graduate of the Central State University (CSU) Upward Bound Program. According to...

Joseph A. Forte - Vandalia Butler Foundation

Joseph A. Forte - Vandalia Butler Foundation

The Joseph A. Forte Memorial Scholarship was established by his family and friends in 2007 for Vandalia students who plan to pursue a degree from an accredited Ohio college as a full- or part-time student. Applicants must have earned at least a 3.0 GPA. A 250 word...

Joseph Fanelli Scholarship

Joseph Fanelli Scholarship

The Joseph Fanelli Scholarship was established in 2019 to assist graduating seniors from Stivers High School for the Arts. Joseph is a 1943 graduate of Stivers and has been an active supporter ever since. After his graduation from Stivers, Joseph was not able to go...

Justin McCurdy Memorial Scholarship

Justin McCurdy Memorial Scholarship

The Justin McCurdy Scholarship Foundation was established to recognize Justin’s passion for learning. After receiving his Master’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering from Purdue University, Justin continued to build his knowledge and took courses in electrical,...

Kacie and Tom Hausfeld Scholarship

Kacie and Tom Hausfeld Scholarship

The Kacie and Tom Hausfeld Scholarship Fund helps Archbishop Alter High School graduates further their studies at the University of Dayton (UD). The fund was established by friends and family and serves to remember Tom Hausfeld, a retired business owner and active...

Kathern C. Hays and Stanley R. Kuck Scholarship

Kathern C. Hays and Stanley R. Kuck Scholarship

Kathern C. Hays and Stanley R. Kuck Scholarship Fund established in 2014 aids select Northridge Local Schools graduates in furthering their education. Esther Dennis Middle School staff created the fund in memory of two beloved Northridge educators, Kathern “Kathy”...

Kathleen J. Schmidt Memorial Scholarship

Kathleen J. Schmidt Memorial Scholarship

The Kathleen J. Schmidt Scholarship Fund of The Dayton Foundation was established in 2004 to offer financial assistance to high school seniors who attended Herman K. Ankeney Middle School, Beavercreek High School or Carroll High School and who plan to attend any...

Kathy Houston Clemens - Vandalia Butler Foundation

Kathy Houston Clemens - Vandalia Butler Foundation

The KATHY HUSTON CLEMENS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND was established by the family and friends of this Butler High School graduate, to award college scholarships to Butler graduates pursuing a degree in education. Kathy Clemens was a beloved third-grade teacher and the...

Ken Broo Memorial Scholarship

Ken Broo Memorial Scholarship

For 96 years, Ken Broo demonstrated strong work ethic, first in military service, then working as a cost accountant while earning dual degrees at Pace University. Ken excelled at his work and was promoted to sales manager, then VP of Sales. Ken mentored many junior...

Kettering Education Foundation - Catherine Riordon Memorial Scholarship

Kettering Education Foundation - Catherine Riordon Memorial Scholarship

The Catherine E. Riordon Memorial Scholarship honors Catherine E. Riordon who graduated from Baldwin-Wallace College and was a teacher in the Kettering City Schools from 1954 until her retirement in 1983. “Kay” taught music at Oakview Elementary in Kettering for the...

Kettering Education Foundation - Class of 1950 Scholarship

Kettering Education Foundation - Class of 1950 Scholarship

KETTERING EDUCATION FOUNDATION CLASS OF 1950 SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2018 to provide financial assistance to graduating seniors from Kettering Fairmont High School. This scholarship is being given by the Fairmont Class of ‘50. We were 72 boys and 72 girls who...

Kettering Education Foundation - Cookie Weeks Scholarship

Kettering Education Foundation - Cookie Weeks Scholarship

The Cookie Weeks Scholarship was established by Cookie Weeks to assist a graduating Fairmont senior who was also a graduate of Ms. Week’s Beavertown Elementary class. The award is a $1,000 one-year scholarship and will be given to a student who has a combination of a...

Kettering Education Foundation - Diane Patterson Memorial Scholarship

Kettering Education Foundation - Diane Patterson Memorial Scholarship

Diane enjoyed a life filled with love, learning, and service. Her passion for helping others was reflected throughout her career as a nurse, rehabilitation counselor, and educator. Diane was forever a champion of those seeking sobriety. After a lengthy nursing career...

Kettering Education Foundation - Doug Weikert Memorial Scholarship

Kettering Education Foundation - Doug Weikert Memorial Scholarship

The Dough Weikert Memorial Scholarship was established in 2021 to help students further their education at a two- or four-year college or university. Doug Weikert was a dedicated and enthusiastic math teacher who helped countless students at Van Buren Junior High...

Kettering Education Foundation - Fairmont Men's Soccer Brotherhood Scholarship

Kettering Education Foundation - Fairmont Men's Soccer Brotherhood Scholarship

Fairmont Men’s Soccer Brotherhood Scholarship was created to support the athlete who best demonstrates hard work and integrity in life and on the field. This scholarship was created by Caleb Berlon, who recognized the need to encourage the values of integrity and...

Kettering Education Foundation - Gail Latham Memorial Scholarship

Kettering Education Foundation - Gail Latham Memorial Scholarship

The Gail Latham Scholarship was established to honor Gail Latham, a long-time copy editor and manager at Cox Media Group Ohio, which publishes the Dayton Daily News and other newspapers. Gail served as president of the Dayton Newspaper Guild, the union for editorial...

Kettering Education Foundation - Jeff Guernsey Memorial Scholarship

Kettering Education Foundation - Jeff Guernsey Memorial Scholarship

Jeff was known as the guy who would give you the shirt off his back and would always be there to help when someone was in need. He loved life, and it showed in the way he lived it. More than anything, he was a true family man. He passed away on December 3, 2020,...

Kettering Education Foundation - John Pitstick Scholarship

Kettering Education Foundation - John Pitstick Scholarship

This scholarship was created to honor the spirit and memory of 1978 Fairmont West graduate John Pitstick. John was a varsity football player and student who enjoyed high school and made lifelong friends at Fairmont. John attended UC for a short time, then went on...

Kettering Education Foundation - Patricia Dudick Scholarship

Kettering Education Foundation - Patricia Dudick Scholarship

The Patricia Dudick Scholarship was established in 2018 to provide financial assistance to Kettering Fairmont High School seniors who were students in Mrs. Dudick’s 1st or 3rd grade class at Moraine Meadows or JFK Elementary School and who plan to further their...

Kettering Education Foundation - Ray Albrecht Scholarship

Kettering Education Foundation - Ray Albrecht Scholarship

The Ray Albrecht Scholarship was established by the family of Ray Albrecht as a memorial tribute to the hard work and dedication that he showed in all aspects of his life, and for his commitment to sending eleven kids and six grandkids through the Kettering School...