Katie Troyer Elmore graduated from Ashland University in 2018 with a degree in Middle Grades Education - Math and Science. She is now the 7th Grade Math Teacher and Middle School Girls Basketball Coach at Garaway. She absolutely loves being part of the Pirate community again!
Alexis Miller, 2015 GEF Scholarship recipient, received her certification for Medical Instrument Sterilization and is currently work at Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital in Dover. We love to see our grads in action, congratulations Alexis!
Caleb Morehart graduated cum laude in December with a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Toledo. He will be working at Applied Sciences, Inc., as a Project Engineer. Caleb received the ProVia Scholarship in 2015. Congratulations Caleb!
Amber Immel received the 2015 Mason Mutschelknaus Scholarship. Amber graduated from Walsh University with a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education/Early Childhood Intervention Specialist. She is currently working at Miller Avenue Elementary as a K-3 Intervention Specialist in the Cross Categorical Unit. She has also enjoyed being Assistant Coach for Garaway Cross Country. Welcome back to Garaway Amber!
Austin Yackey graduated December 2019 from West Liberty University with a degree in Secondary History Education and a minor in Special Education. Austin is the recipient of the 2015 Brown Family Scholarship. Best wishes in future endeavours!
Ellie Zumbach graduated from Malone University with a degree in Creative Writing. She also extensively studied theatre and is now working with Blue Gate Musicals as an actor at the Ohio Star Theatre in Sugarcreek, Ohio. She spent most of her senior year writing the book and lyrics to her first full-length original musical called A Mess of Flowers that premiered in March 2019. Ellie received the Jerry & Laura Jacobson Scholarship in 2015.
Ashlie Landis Yoder graduated from Kent State Tuscarawas with a degree in Veterinary Technology. She is currently employed as the Registered Veterinary Technician at the Tuscarawas County Humane Society. Ashlie was a 2015 recipient of the GEF Sugarcreek Rotary Scholarship. Congratulations Ashlie!
Logan Erb received an Associate’s Degree in Livestock Science and a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science from the Ohio State University. He is currently working on his Master’s Degree in Animal Science: Nutrition and Feed Manufacturing at Penn State. Best wishes Logan as you continue your education! Logan received the Baltic Alumni Scholarship in 2015.
Bailey Goedel graduated May 2019 with her Bachelor’s in the Science of Nursing. She is currently working at Mercy Medical Center in their Cardiac Stepdown Unit. Bailey received the Schneider-Ladrach Scholarship from the GEF in 2015. Congratulations!
Brooke Shetler graduated from Mount Vernon Nazarene University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work. She now works as a Human Trafficking Survivor Advocate at Crime Victim Services in Lima, Ohio. Brook received the Kathryn Klingler Scholarship in 2015. Congratulations Brooke!
Katie Walter graduated with degrees in Entrepreneurship and Professional Writing from Miami University. She is now in the Bay Area, working for Shutterfly as a copywriter on the creative marketing team. Katie received the GEF Shumaker Scholarship in 2015. Enjoy your experience Katie, best wishes as you build your career!
Sam Wentworth majored in Business Administration at Milligan College and is now attending law school at the University of Cincinnati. Sam received the “Dickie Joe” Burkey Scholarship in 2015. Best wishes with your future studies!
Katie Wright attended Kent State University of Tuscarawas and received an Associate’s Degree of Applied Science in Nursing. She was inducted into the Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honors Society and is an active member of the Nursing Club as Secretary of her class. Katie is currently work at Aultman Hospital as an R.N. and plans to obtain her bachelor’s degree to become a Nurse Practitioner. Katie received the First Federal Bank Scholarship in 2015.
Kaitlyn Miller received the Baltic State Bank Scholarship in 2015. She graduated in 2019 from Ashland University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Kaitlyn is currently working as an RN at Akron Children’s Hospital in the neonatal ICU. Congratulations Kaitlyn, what a blessing you will be to new parents and their special babies.
Brandi Alexander, recipient of the GEF Brown Family Scholarship in 2015, attended Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA. Brandi graduated in May of 2019 with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology with a concentration in Criminology, and minored in Psychology, Philosophy, and English. She’s currently taking a gap year to decide on a direction for graduate school. Her career passions would take her in one of two directions, to become a prosecuting attorney or to become a military Psychiatrist. Best wishes to you Brandi as you make your decision!
Cara Boyd received a GEF Scholarship in 2014 and graduated from Mount Vernon Nazarene University majoring in Music with a minor in Intercultural Studies. Best wishes in your future endeavors Cara!
Anna Havranek, 2014 GEF Scholarship Recipient, graduated from Shawnee State University Summa cum Laude and majored in Biology with a concentration in Medicine. She is currently attending The Ohio State University Doctoral of Physical Therapy Program for the class of 2021. Good luck Anna!
Congratulations to Cassie Yoder, 2014 Rotary GEF Scholarship Recipient, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Food and Nutrition Sciences and a minor in Business Administration from Ohio University. Cassie is currently working on a Masters of Science in Dietetics while doing a Dietetic Internship through Marshall University. Best wishes!
2014 GEF Scholarship Recipient, Taylor Troyer, graduated from The Ohio State University receiving an honorary Bachelor's Degree of Agriculture with a minor in Agricultural Business. She also holds an honorary Associates Degree in Horse Science from The Ohio State University ATI. Taylor is employed by Weaver Leather as their Online Marketing Associate. Congratulations Taylor!
Betsy Fender, 2013 GEF Scholarship Recipient graduated from Kent State University majoring in Mathematics. Best wishes in your future endeavors Betsy!
2013 GEF Scholarship Recipient, Jon Stingel, graduated summa cum laude with university honors from the University of Mount Union, receiving a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering. Jon is continuing his education in pursuit of a Doctor of Philosophy in mechanical engineering at Stanford University. Congratulations and good luck with your continued studies!
Brady Yoder, 2013 GEF Scholarship Recipient, received his Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Malone University where he graduated summa cum laude. Currently he is the district manager for Aldi. Awesome job!
2013 GEF Scholarship Recipient, Carly Dummermuth, graduated from Kent State University Tuscarawas with distinction in 2015. She received an Associate's of Applied Science Degree in Veterinary Technology. Carly is currently a registered veterinary technician after passing national testing. Congratulations!
Natalie Bunn, 2013 GEF Scholarship Recipient, received her Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from Indiana Wesleyan University. Currently she is working with adolescent human trafficking survivors. Best wishes Natalie!
2013 GEF Scholarship Recipient, Allyson Chapman, graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Medical Technology from Kent State University. She is a certified medical laboratory scientist. Best of luck Ally!
Rachel Teague, 2011 GEF Scholarship Recipient, Graduation from Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio, Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor's of Science in Middle Childhood Education, with concentrations in English Language Arts and Science. Great job Rachel!
Andrea Kettlewell, 2011 Scholarship Recipient, graduated summa cum laude with a BSN from the Kent State Honor's College of Nursing. Congratulations Andrea!
2011 GEF Scholarship Recipient, Rose Troyer, graduated from E.W. Scripps School of Journalism majoring in Strategic Communications with a minor in Political Science. Best of luck to you Rose!
The GEF would like to congratulate Greg Moomaw, one of the 2010 GEF Scholarship Recipients, on his graduation from Otterbein University! Greg has a degree in Sports Management with a minor in Business.
Cambrea Schlarb graduated from the University of Indianapolis with a Human Biology major with an Honors College concentration. She also graduated as Magna Cum Laude with Distinction. Way to go! Congratulations Cambrea!! (2010 GEF Scholarship Recipient)
Congratulations to another 2010 GEF Scholarship Recipient, Jess Miller, who graduated from Ohio University's E.W. Scripps School of Journalism where she majored in magazine journalism and political science. Jess will be going to Chautauqua, New York, this summer where she will be a copy editor for the Chautauquan Daily.