WILMINGTON — The Clinton County Business Advisory Council (BAC) awarded its Integrity
Scholarship to eight area graduating seniors who demonstrate academic promise, ethics, and ambition.
Established in 1998 as a way to make the cost of post-secondary education more affordable, the BAC
has since awarded 134 graduates scholarships totaling over $64,000. This year’s recipients were each
awarded $750 scholarships.
Scholarship recipients include Chloe Caplinger and Emma Gundler of Blanchester High School,
Bethany Brausch and Jocelyn Burton of Clinton-Massie High School, Like Meares and Olivia Wood
of East Clinton High School, and Alison Dooley and Bridgette Thompson of Wilmington High School.
The generosity of the following Clinton County businesses and community members has made this year’s scholarships possible:
Allen Color Craft, Air Transport Services Group, Inc.; American Equipment Service Inc.; BDK Feed & Supply, LLC; Clinton Memorial Hospital; Croghan AutoCare LTD; Curless Printing Company; D & E Equipment; David G. Chestnut, D.D.S.; EMSAR, Inc.; Gates Ford Real Estate, Honnerlaw Real Eastate Services, LLC; Jody W. Ames DDS, LLC; McCarty Gardens, LLC; McDonalds (Deerfield Road); Melvin Stone Company; Naylor’s Furniture, Inc., New Sabina Industries, Inc.; Phil & Vicki Snow; Smith-Feike-Minton, Inc.; South Central Ohio OB GYN INC; The First National Bank of Blanchester; and Thomas Woods Paving, Inc.
The BAC Scholarship Fund is administered by the Clinton County Foundation and the Southern Ohio Educational Service Center. The campaign for the 2018 scholarship drive will begin in October.