Westlake Council of PTAs awards 21 scholarships

Westlake Council of PTAs (Westlake Council) and its member PTAs are proud to announce 21 recent Westlake High School graduates as recipients of their 2016 PTA scholarships. Each recipient exhibited academic success, as well as community and/or school involvement through participation in athletics, music, clubs, service and employment. Each student received a $1,000 award from the respective PTA unit, totaling $21,000 in scholarships awarded. 

This year's recipients were:

Westlake Council of PTAs Scholarship

  • Michelle Appel
  • John Bogart
  • Allison Cantrall
  • Matthew Hom
  • Elise Kennedy
  • Katie Liggett
  • Ryan Zubricky
  • Anna Parchem (Arts)
  • Alex Ikezawa (Challenge)
  • Catherine Tsuei (Technology)

Bassett Elementary School PTA Scholarship

  • Emma Steinman

Dover Elementary School PTA Scholarship

  • Rebecca Essig

Hilliard Elementary School PTA Scholarship

  • Alexis Mance

Holly Lane Elementary School PTA Scholarship

  • Thomas Bowles

Dover Intermediate School PTA Scholarship

  • Rebecca Prexta

Lee Burneson Middle School PTA Scholarship

  • Bradley Katcher

Westlake High School PTSA Scholarship

  • Nathaniel Hofford
  • Jessica Hook
  • Elise Illius
  • Harleen Shergill
  • Jackson Routhier (Service)

Jackson Routhier also received the Ohio PTA Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $500.

Westlake Council of PTAs consists of 8 local PTAs organized under the authority of Ohio PTA for the purpose of promoting conference, communications, leadership development, and the coordination of the efforts of its member PTAs. Since 1968, Westlake Council has continued the proud tradition of awarding scholarships to deserving Westlake High School seniors who plan to pursue higher education at a college, university or technical school. The Westlake Council and its member PTAs fundraise for these scholarships in many ways, including the annual Dollars for Scholars event, membership drives and programming.

Mary Essig

2016-2017 Westlake Council of PTAs President

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Volume 8, Issue 23, Posted 9:40 AM, 11.29.2016