The Southwest District Athletic Board honored thirty-six student-athletes at the annual Scholarship Recognition Program on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at the Dayton Marriott Hotel. This was the 27th Annual Reception hosted by the Southwest District, after being unable to meet the past two years. Recipients, along with their parents and school representatives, were honored with a dinner and presentation of awards.
Since 1993, the OHSAA has awarded scholarships to some of the top senior scholar-athletes. This year, the Southwest District received twelve OHSAA scholarships of $1,000.00 each, and four $1,000.00 minority athletes awards,
Since 1957, the Ohio Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association has awarded scholarships to deserving sons and daughters of active Ohio athletic administrators. Scholarships worth up to $500.00 per award are presented annually to graduating students who meet criteria including financial need, scholastic achievement, and leadership qualities. This year, the Southwest District recognized one recipient.
Special scholarships were awarded to nineteen seniors in the Southwest District in honor and memory of Southwest District Board members who have served on the board and many additional positions of OHSAA for a minimum of twelve years. Scholarships in honor of Mr. Andy Bixler, Mr. Gene Klaus, Mr. Bob Huelsman, Mr. Emerson Brown, Mr. Dale Creamer, Mr. Dave Gray, Mr. Scott Kaufman, and Dr. John Kronour were presented to senior recipients in addition to the scholarships in memory of Mr. Angus King, Mr. Harry Moore, Mr. George Rise, Mr. Harold Shank, Mr. Franklin Young, Mr. Bob Denney, Mr. John Rossi, and Mr. Fred Durkle.
It was a wonderful evening of celebration! Congratulations to our 2022 recipients!
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