The Summit County Sports Hall of Fame is proud to announce that Benson Bonyo (Garfield), Jonathan Brunty (Norton), Ian McVey (Stow), Nicole Merchant (Norton) and Daniel Tassiello (Hoban) have been chosen as the 2015 recipients of the Bruce Buchholzer Scholarship. These student-athletes were honored and presented their $1,000 scholarship on June 30, 2015 at the Summit County Sports Hall of Fame Scholarship Luncheon at Firestone Country Club.
To qualify for this scholarship the recipient must be a high school senior student-athlete, of either gender, living in Summit County, have earned a varsity letter in an OHSAA recognized sport, have an overall 3.0 GPA or higher for four years of high school study, and be enrolled to attend college this upcoming fall. The Scholarship Committee, chaired by Jeff Sheeks, considered over 80 applications while evaluating the student-athlete's athletic participation, as well as their academic accomplishments and community service. To read more about the scholarship click here.
As the Summit County Sports Hall of Fame is the enshrinement of great, past athletes, the Bruce Buchholzer Scholarship is the organization’s investment in the future of Summit County athletics.