Carroll County Foundation Celebrates Record-Breaking Year

Carroll County Foundation awarded a record-breaking $73,000 in academic scholarships to Carroll County students for the 2018-2019 Academic Year. To date, the Foundation has awarded over $350,000 in scholarships since inception.

“Our community values education and this milestone is a testament to the generosity of many individuals, families and businesses in Carroll County who have established scholarship funds to help students pursue their educational dreams,” said John Childers, chair of Carroll County Foundation.

This year’s scholarship recipients include:

John Henry and Nancy May Bell Allensworth Scholarship Fund
Samuel A. Atkinson
Mariah S. Bell
Emily L. Brown
Kaitlyn E. Budinsky
Elizabeth G. Domer
Rebecca G. Gromley
McKenzie D. Morrison
Jay D. Stoneman

Church of Christ (Christian Disciples) Memorial Scholarship Fund
Grace E. Bartlow
Angela M. Bregenzer
Austin P. Bregenzer
Emily Kean

Loris and Merle Coe Scholarship Fund
Madeline E. Halley
Christopher D. Pfefferle

Russel and Henry Cole Scholarship Fund
Diana P. Gomez
Cailee Husted

Lola Coleman-Ralston Family Memorial Scholarship Fund
Samuel A. Atkinson
Rebecca G. Gromley
Shelbee N. Stidom

Alice J. Foit Scholarship Fund
Emily L. Brown
Alexis A. Colletti
Diana P. Gomez
Erica P. McCauley

Richard C. and Joyce J. Hannon Scholarship Fund for the Arts, Literature and Communication
Samuel A. Atkinson
Elizabeth G. Domer
Bethany K. Leggett

Kampfer Family Scholarship Fund
Robert Dickson
Jonathan Logan
Angela Starre

Jay C. and B. Nadine Leggett Charitable Fund
Amber M. Adkins
Tanner R. Berg
Keaton E. Carrothers

Perry Township School Memorial Scholarship Fund
Bryce Ferrell
Maysie Rogers
Danielle Scott
Dakota Walters

Howard and Edith Robertson Malvern Rotary Scholarship Fund
Kristi Meenan
Isaac Moser
Jacob Wise

Scholarship 19 Fund
Samuel A. Atkinson
Ashley Luyster
Zara Pyles

Velma Shotwell Griffin Memorial Scholarship Fund
Bethany K. Leggett

Melvin L. and Frances E. Tolson Scholarship Trust Fund
Samuel A. Atkinson

If you are interested in creating your own scholarship fund to support our leaders of tomorrow, contact John Childers at 330-627-4770. You can also support Carroll County’s most pressing needs with a gift in any amount to The Carroll Community Fund. Contributions can be made online at or mailed to Carroll County Foundation, 400 Market Avenue North, Suite 200, Canton, Ohio 44702.

About Carroll County Foundation
Carroll County Foundation was established in 1994 by local leaders to encourage philanthropy and secure resources to address local issues. The Foundation brings together charitable donors, community leaders, and nonprofit organizations to make positive impacts throughout Carroll County. Since inception, the Carroll County Foundation has distributed $6.3 million in grants. Learn more at

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