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FBW Scholarship Recipients 2021

Last Updated: 4/30/2021 6:57 PM

2021 Franklin B. Walter Recipients

The statewide Franklin B. Walter All-Scholastic Award ceremony was held on April 27, 2021, in virtual format.  The Ohio Educational Service Center Association sponsors the state awards.  Southern Ohio Educational Service Center presented awards to the top students from each county in the region consisting of Adams, Clinton, Fayette, and Highland counties.  

The Franklin B. Walter All-Scholastic Award was established in 1989 to recognize student achievement and promote academic accomplishment. One senior from each of Ohio’s eighty-eight counties receives this prestigious honor each year. Recipients are selected by virtue of their academic achievement, personal accomplishments, and community service.

The Franklin B. Walter All-Scholastic Award was established in 1989 by Ohio’s County Superintendents to recognize student achievement and promote academic accomplishment. One senior from each of Ohio’s eighty-eight counties receives this prestigious honor each year. Recipients are selected by virtue of their academic achievement, personal accomplishments, and community service.

The award bears the name of Dr. Franklin B. Walter, who served as State Superintendent from 1977-1991. During his tenure, Dr. Walter worked with three governors, significantly improved public education in the state, and brought Ohio’s schools to the forefront of the nation’s attention. He received numerous honors and has earned the respect and admiration of educators nationwide. His integrity, leadership, optimism, and commitment serves as an example for all. Dr. Walter passed away on September 15, 2010, at the age of 80. He left behind a storied legacy that includes this award.

SOESC Superintendent Beth Justice said, “These four students truly represent the best of the best in the region, and I want to congratulate them on their many accomplishments. 

 

Preston Grooms

Carter Stevens

Siara Eggleton

Emma Stegbauer