Trent Ware of Mogadore High School received the $1,000 Springfield Township Professional Fire Fighters Scholarship. The award goes yearly to a student graduating from Springfield, Mogadore, Lake, Green, Akron or Coventry who is interested in becoming an emergency medical technician or firefighter.
Kent State senior Frank Yonkof of Seville was one of 19 college students to receive a Google News Industry scholarship. He is a newspaper journalism major.
Mike Tomaschyk of Brunswick, a recruiter for Cuyahoga Community College's Western Campus, was recognized by the Brunswick Chamber of Commerce for his contributions to the community.
Walsh University senior David Newcomb received the Jerry Clark Memorial Scholarship and Internship from the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. Newcomb receives a $2,500 scholarship and an internship in the agency's headquarters in Washington, D.C. Newcomb is majoring in political science and is president of the university's College Democrats.
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