The OTA Scholarship Program commenced in 2005 with a generous donation from former board member Paul Smith and his wife Ethel.  Today, three $1,500 scholarships are awarded annually.  Applicants must be a high school senior planning to attend a two or four-year Ohio college or university the following fall.


Thank you to all those who applied for the scholarships, the 2016 scholarship winners have been selected and letters are being mailed by April 1, 2016.  


The scholarships are funded by donations from County Township Associations, personal donations and proceeds from the Annual Golf Outing.  Please see below for past winners.


Local Government Achievement

2013:    Clay Parlette, Allen Township/Ottawa County

             Alyssa Tomcho, Monclova Township/Lucas County


2014:    Tyler Gorbett, Sandusky Township/Richland County

             Alexis Gonyer, Milton Township/Wood County


2015:    Julie Matz, Liverpool Township/Medina County

            Alexandra Watkins, Weathersfield Township/Trumbull County


2016:    Brianna Sanborn, Twinsburg Township/Summit County

            Crystal Gasser, Canaan Township/Wayne County




Academic Achievement

2013:    Kenneth Turscak, Montville Township/Medina County
2014:    Connor Speck, Perrysburg Township/Wood County
2015:    Julianna Cajka, Webster Township/Wood County
2016:    Colin Harshbarger, Westland Township/Guernsey County


Golf Outing

Thank you to the 2015 Golf Outing sponsors, who helped raise a total of $4,500 for the OTA Scholarship Program.  


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