Tiffin, Ohio —The Fraternal Order of Eagles, Tiffin Aerie #402 and the Eagles Auxiliary #402 have announced the winners of their 34th annual Outstanding Young Scholar Awards.
Two four-year scholarships worth $3,000 each were created in 1988 to honor Harold Shuff and Tom Lynch. A four-year scholarship worth $3,000 was created in 1998 to honor Richard “Dick” Shuff, and an additional four-year scholarship worth $3,000 was created in 2002 to honor Sarah Welty.
The Harold Shuff Scholarship was established by his co-workers at American Standard after his retirement with 44 years of service and was continued by the Eagles Club and Auxiliary honoring his years of service to the Eagles as an officer an a trustee.
The Tom Lynch Memorial Scholarship was created by the Eagles Club and Auxiliary honoring his 35 years of service as secretary of the Eagles Club.
The Sarah Welty Memorial Scholarship was created by the Eagles Club and Auxiliary honoring her years of service to the 300 Club and the Eagles Auxiliary.
The 2022 presentation of these scholarships was held on Tuesday, May 17 at a dinner at the Eagles Club. Dr. Lillian Schumacher, president of Tiffin University, was the speaker for the event.
The 2022 winners are:
- Harold Shuff Memorial Scholarship: Trey Shuey, senior from Tiffin Columbian High School. Trey plans to attend the University of Toledo and study pharmacy.
- Tom Lynch Memorial Scholarship: Jaden Myers, senior from Tiffin Columbian High School. Jaden plans to attend University of Mount Union to obtain a bachelor’s degree in sports business/sports broadcasting.
- Sarah Welty Memorial Scholarship: Jillian Stover, senior from Old Fort High School. Jillian plans to attend Bowling Green State University to major in finance.
- Dick Shuff Memorial Scholarship: Luc Busdeker, senior from Tiffin Columbian High School. Luc plans to attend The Ohio State University to major in pre-medicine.
Due to a gift from Michael Shuff, a second Harold Shuff Memorial Scholarship was awarded this year. The winner of the second Harold Shuff Memorial Scholarship is Tyler Yandura, a senior from Tiffin Columbian High School who plans to attend the University of Toledo and pursue a pharmacy degree.
The Eagles Scholarship Committee consists of Jim Homan, Sr., Alta Distel, Jean Eckelberry, Jan Panuto, Jim Homan, Jr., Ken Clason, and Steve Shuff.
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