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FAIRBORN — The Ohio State University Alumni Club of Greene County will have its annual spring Scholarship Awards celebration 6-9 p.m. Thursday, May 15 at the Rona Church Social Hall in Fairborn, 1082 Rona Parkway. A sub supper will be served at 6:30 p.m.

Highlight of the evening will be honoring outstanding high school seniors of Greene County with OSU scholarship awards. The awards are made possible through the Alumni Scholars Program along with fundraising activities and contributions from local OSU club members. During the evening a raffle and silent auction will be conducted with featured Buckeye items.

Guest speaker for the evening will be Bernie Savarese, director of First Year Experience on The Ohio State University campus. Savarese earned a BA in Political Science and an MBA from The Ohio State University and an MA in College Student Personnel from Bowling Green State University. He provides leadership for all First Year Experience programs. He leads the team’s planning, promotion, implementation and evaluation to maximize the success of first-year students at OSU.

All area alumni and interested Buckeye friends are invited to attend the celebration honoring scholarship winners on May 15. The alumni club plans for the evening to be filled with Buckeye spirit. Dress is casual Buckeye wear. The famed OSU Buckeyeman, Larry Lokai, will be in attendance to lead cheers and to give his Buckeye necklaces and seedlings to award recipients. Mary Powers will provide an OSU teddy bear to awardees.

Reservation deadline is May 10. For more details contact Steve Lamb at 937-751-3163 or John Feltz at 937-878-2895. E-mail: JFeltz@aol.com for reservations by May 10 www.alumni-osu.org/greenecounty.

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