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The Ben E. Williams Scholarship Recipients Announced
The Ben E. Williams Academic Scholarship Program announced its 2019 recipients - Scott High School seniors Jeremyah Belcher and Yai’zierra Jelks. Both students will receive a $500 scholarship to assist with their college education. Jeremyah Belcher will be attending Owens Community College and Yai'zierra Jelks will be attending The University of Toledo.

Carnel Smith, Jeremyah Belcher, Yai'zierra Jelks, Ben E. Williams

The Ben E. Williams Academic Scholarship Program has been in existence since 1998 and awarded over $20,000 in academic scholarships to nearly 100 high school seniors in Toledo public, private, and parochial schools. Scott High School Principal Carnel Smith, EdD, and School Counselor Michael Mercurio selected the scholarship recipients based on criteria provided by the organization, which included the following:

• Must be a graduating senior (2019) of Scott High School• Have earned a 2.5 or better cumulative GPA• Consistently demonstrate high quality character and a commitment to community service• Be accepted to and attending a college or university in the summer/fall of 2019

Ben E. Williams Youth Services Incorporated [BWYS] is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to helping youth in the Toledo community make quality decisions that will affect their lives in a positive manner. Since its establishment in 1998, they have formed partnerships with several Toledo City Government agencies, local businesses, concerned citizens, and other youth-serving agencies in order to benefit the youth in the central city area. 




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