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Niccole Chandler-Wright Memorial Scholarship

Written by Kay Bouyack The Scioto Foundation is pleased to announce the creation of the Niccole Chandler-Wright Memorial Scholarship, established by David and Debra Nourse Chandler to honor their daughter who lost a battle with cancer when she was 29 years old. A teacher at CAO Head Start, Chandler-Wright passed away on May 22, 2021. […]

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Contributions for 2023 was the highest in the history of Scioto Foundation’s existence

Written by Kay Bouyack The Scioto Foundation is thrilled to announce that the total of contributions for 2023 was the highest in the history of its existence, amounting to $7,253,788. The major credit for that achievement goes to several strong and very generous women who lived or grew up in Portsmouth: Linda Lawson, Linda Barry

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South Webster UCAN – Sherry Canter Memorial Scholarship

Written by Kay Bouyack The Scioto Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of a new $500 scholarship created by Dru and Bryson Canter, two brothers from Ironton, Ohio, in memory of their grandmother. The Sherry Canter Memorial Scholarship is the third scholarship set up through the Scioto Foundation by youth in the Scioto County

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New Future for Scioto County Scholarship Fund

Written by Kay Bouyack The Scioto Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of the Future for Scioto County Scholarship Fund created by Ohio State University senior Austin Meyers for the benefit of local students throughout Scioto County.  A 2020 graduate of Wheelersburg High School, Meyers is one of a number of young people in the

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Appalachian Marketing and Media Scholarship

By Kay Bouyack The Scioto Foundation is pleased to announce the creation of the new Appalachian Marketing and Media Scholarship Fund, established by Audrey and Ryan Schiesser who are making the scholarship available to students who are interested in pursuing a career in marketing or business.  To be eligible for the Appalachian Marketing and Media

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The Friends of Adams County 4-H & Extension Endowment Fund

Written by Kay Bouyack A new organizational fund, The Friends of Adams County 4-H & Extension Endowment Fund, has been established at the Adams County Community Foundation in partnership with the Scioto Foundation. The Friends of Adams County 4-H & Extension was established as a 501c3 in February of 2021. The new fund has been

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