(5-27-22) The members of The , of Mercer County are pleased to announce their selections of young women who are receiving scholarship grants totaling $7500 for the 2022 school year.

Coldwater High School Awards Ceremony on Monday, May 2, 2022. Left to right: Natalie Larkin; Ashlyn
Koester; Rachel Penno; and Sheila Baltzell-Linn

Parkway High School Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Left to right: Danielle Huff and
Sheila Baltzell-Linn.

The two $1,500 UWC – Evelyn Meyer’s scholarships for high school senior girls going into the field of Education were awarded to Coldwater High School’s Rachel Penno who is planning to attend Ohio Northern University in Early Childhood Education & Special Education; and Parkway High School’s Danielle Huff who is planning to attend University of Findlay with a double major of Early Childhood Education and Psychology.

The two $1,500 University Women’s Club of Mercer County Scholarships for high school senior girls (any field) were awarded to the two following Coldwater High School seniors: Natalie Larkin and Ashlyn Koester. Natalie will attend Purdue University at Ft. Wayne, IN majoring in Mechanical Engineering. Ashlyn  will attend Bowling Green State University majoring in Medical Laboratory Science.

The $1,500 Scholarship for a female COLLEGE Junior going into her Senior year, which requires a GPA above 3.0, an essay, and a college professor’s recommendation, for 2022, goes to: Kenzie Conn, from Celina, OH. Kenzie will be a senior in the Fall at Valparasio University in Valparasio, Indiana, and is majoring in Civil Engineering.

The UWC of Mercer County unites university graduates of the vicinity for mutual educational benefits and encourages high school women from Mercer County to continue their education. Contact Barb Phares at phares@bright.net for your  welcoming invite.