Bay Women's Club awards scholarships

Scholarship winners Sophie Dasko, Paige Kettren, Clinton Parsson, Meira Simolin, Ivan Slyepkan and Sam Warren.

Six graduating Bay High School seniors have each been awarded a $2,250 scholarship by the Bay Village Women's Club Foundation. The students were introduced at the Honors for Scholars Luncheon at the Cleveland Yachting Club on May 2 where they announced their college and major area of study.

Sophie Dasko will be majoring in history at John Carroll University and plans to go on to study law. She has been president of Model United Nations and is co-sponsor of the podcast "State Sponsored Programming."

Nursing will be the field of study for Paige Kettren at Cleveland State University. She has participated in Key Club all four years of high school, is a member of the National Honor Society, a Rockette for four years, and served in PAL, Peer Assistance in Learning.

Clinton Parsson will be attending the College of Wooster where he'll major in Environmental Science. At Bay High School, he was inducted into the National Honor Society, played football for the Rockets, and participated in Project Earth Club.

Meira Simolin is going to study Biochemistry at Penn State Behrend in Erie, Pennsylvania. She's been a member of A Cappella Choir, is in the National Honor Society and played tennis for Bay High.

Ivan Slyepkan will have a course of study in pre-med at The Ohio State University. He played in both the Jazz Band and the Symphonic Band in high school. He ran cross-country and was a member of field and track. Ivan is in the National Honor Society and on the Student Council.

Photojournalism will be the focus of study for Sam Warren at Ohio University. A member of the National Honor Society, Sam, who attained the level of Eagle Scout, ran in track and cross-country, was in the Film Club, worked on the year book and volunteered for the Village Project.

The scholars received a Certificate of Merit for outstanding scholastic achievement and extracurricular activity from the Bay Village Women's Club and Foundation at the Kiwanis Award Ceremony on May 20.

Mary Kay McLean

I am a member of the Bay Village Women's Club and publicize our events.

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Volume 11, Issue 10, Posted 10:31 AM, 05.21.2019