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Building a Lasting Legacy
Whether you are a Diamond, Raider, Eagle or Golden Eagle, the Alumni Association is a strong organization whose purpose is to keep Plain Local alumni, faculty and friends connected both to each other and to the school district. Your donation is appreciated and may be directed for specific use by the foundation. On behalf of Plain Local Schools Foundation & Alumni Association and Plain Local School District, we thank you for contributing to our students, faculty and district’s continued success.
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Abbey E. Foltz Memorial Scholarship Fund
Abbey Foltz, a 1999 GlenOak graduate, lost her courageous battle to cancer in August 2000. Abbey’s parents and family, all of whom were also Plain Local graduates, have established this $500 scholarship for GlenOak students to commemorate Abbey’s love for music and to honor her memory.
Alumni Association / Drenta Family Scholarship Subfund
Awarding $500 scholarships each year, the PLSAA / Drenta Family Scholarship was established to award GlenOak High School graduating seniors who are the child, or grandchild, of any member of the Plain Local Schools Alumni Association. The scholarship honors Vic and Darlene Drenta, whom are both alumni and career educators of the Plain Local School District.
Bill Mease Memorial Scholarship Subfund
Dedicated to a former Plain Local Superintendent and educator, the $1,000 Bill Mease Memorial Scholarship honors the man who strived to improve the educational opportunities of thousands of children in this community.
Brocathlete Scholarship Fund
Bryce Winkler and several other young alumni have come together to create the Brocathalon and compete to be the Ultimate Male. Along with the annual event, this year they also created the Brocathlete Scholarship.
Florence Barr Memorial Subfund
This $1,000 scholarship is in memory of Florence Barr. She was not only an outstanding female athlete, but also a revered educator in the Plain Local School District.
Jim Hillibish Memorial Scholarship Subfund
This $1,000 scholarship was established in memory of Jim Hillibish, who worked for the Canton Repository for parts of five decades, writing stories, feature and entertainment articles, editorials, and general interest commentaries, as well as columns on gardening, cooking, and computers. At Glenwood High School, he studied journalism and became the Editor-in-Chief of the school newspaper, The Eagle’s View, his senior year.
Jon R. Gheen Scholarship Subfund
Jon grew up in Plain Township and loved his high school years playing basketball at Glenwood High School. In addition, he and Barb met at Glenwood, married in 1965, and lived in Plain Township until 2006. Both of their children graduated from GlenOak. At age 15, Jon began working in the family business, VeeGee Enterprise Corporation, and he eventually became president of the company.
Mary Tydin Miller Memorial Subfund
Tydin Miller, a 2005 graduate of GlenOak High School, embraced the many challenges she faced. Tydin’s family and friends have established this $500 scholarship to celebrate the life of a young woman who helped others, worked so hard and never gave up.
Sydney Kleptach Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sydney was a 2018 graduate of GlenOak High School, and a student at the University of Mount Union. She was a very active student, majoring in biology, French and playing on the women’s soccer team. The Glenoak High School National Honor Society and Student Council have created this $1,000 scholarship from the proceeds of a Winter Wonderland Semi-Formal Dance that took place on January 5th for all GlenOak High School students.
Teachers Association Harry Timpe Scholarship Subfund
This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to graduating seniors who will be entering the education field and demonstrate the characteristics of an outstanding educator. Harry Timpe was a dedicated and passionate career-educator in the Plain Local School District. The effects that Timpe had on his students were everlasting and changed the face of education in Plain Local.
Delaney Grace Riley Memorial Scholarship Subfund