Past winners of Fields of Learning Scholarships:
2013 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS:
Brett Bejcek, Stow-Monroe Falls
|"It's a Sport, Not a Stereotype"|
Bejcek and Merritt Waters at Stow Public Library |
Ryan Culross, Ashland Mapleton High School
Most Important Lesson I've Ever Learned"|
and Bruce Ferguson |
Kelsie Hinds, Newcomerstown High School
|"Finding My Place Under the Friday Night
and her parents |
Alicia Nelson, Medina High School
with her plaque, headed to OSU! |
Nicholas Senita, Ashtabula Lakeside High School
Ferguson, Nick, and Patrick Colucci, Superintendent |
Alonzo Burt, Copley High School, "Fields
of Learning Essay"
Michael Craffey, Lake Catholic High School, "Austin,
A Difference Maker"
Brett Dawson, Trinity High School, "Plow Through
Thomas Fanning, St. Ignatius High School, "Marked for Life"
Megan Fenton, Midpark High School, "Never Too Tough to Care"
Griffin Fillippi, Trinity High School, "The Mud, the Blood and the Cheers"
Christopher Grant, Rocky River High School, "Scholarship Essay 2013"
Josh Iammarino, Kirtland High School, "David and Goliath"
Kestranek, Kenston High School, "Beyond the Pole"
Emily Kist, Lakeside
High School, "Winning is not Everything"
Elissa Kuharich, Brecksville
High School, "You Only Get One Senior Night-Choose to Participate"
LaManna, St. Ignatius High School, "48 Seconds and 3 Time Outs"
Moffat, Riverside High School, "Agree to Disagree"
Nicholas Mog, Padua
High School, "Heartbreak and Redemption"
Thomas Murtaugh, Chagrin
Falls High School, "From the Football Field to the Science Lab"
Nicholson, Oberlin High School, "Football and Life"
Bay Village High School, "When the Rockets Go Flying In"
Reichart, Hudson High School, "Eternally Grateful"
Beachwood High School, ""Band of Brothers"
Gretchen Sauder, Crestview
High School, "Football and Its Fans: The Fantasy World of a True Family Sport"
Shane Sheredy, Wickliffe High School, "Man Maker"
Simonis, Highland High School, "Best Unpredicted Experience"
Tompkins, Lake Catholic High School, "What I Learned in Football Season"
2012 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS:
|I Believe in Myself, in My Teammates, in a Win
|Bruce Ferguson with Marissa Floran at Eastlake North High School
|Trenton High, Medina High School
|Trenton with his mom and younger brothers
|Ben Kinsel, Perkins High School--Becoming a Man
|Ben and Merritt Waters at PHS Awards Night
|Help, I Need Somebody!
|Kortney Nyegard with Bruce Ferguson at Chardon HS
|Marching Beyond the Missteps
|Zach Schwartz of Solon HS with Merritt Waters and Lacey Ferguson
Andrew Cuffman, Ashland
Mapleton - What I Learned From High School Football
Karlie Daff, Aurora - The Twelfth Man
Abby Filer, Columbia Station Columbia - Midnight Madness
Joseph Ginley, State
Champion St. Ignatius - Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary
Jennifer Hall, Jefferson Area - Those Final Moments
Eric Kelly, State Champion
Kirtland - They...Could...Go...All...The...Way...
Kevin Kennedy, Medina Buckeye - One Field, One Community
Lauren McBride, Ravenna - The 12th Player
Dillon McCrea, Ashland
Mapleton - High School Football Made Me Who I am Today
Adam Paynter, New Washington Buckeye Central - It's About More Than
David Shapiro, Beachwood - The Value of Pain
Matthew Thomas, Ravenna - Learning from a Mistake
2011 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS
|Joe Krivos, St. Ignatius|
|Joe with his College Counselor |
|TJ O'Brien, St. Edward, "Choose to Cry"|
|TJ and his plaque|
Elyria, "Leaving the Field"|
Bruce Ferguson, Lacey Ferguson, Candace Carruthers
|O'Neal West, Garfield Heights, "First and Ten"|
Catherine Ferguson, O'Neal West, Bruce Ferguson
|David Rutan, "Everyone Can Do Their Part"|
|David and his plaque||
Jack Corrigan, St. Ignatius, "You Can't Win On Tradition Alone"
Alex D'Angelo, St. Edward, "Rebirth and Revolution"
Patrick Furnas, Avon, "Becoming a Man"
Lanese, Trinity, "To Play Or Not to Play"
Annie Latsko, Lakewood,
"This One Time at Band Camp"
Jake Leber, Mentor, "Boom
Goes the Dynamite"
Jameson McGovern, Rocky River, "Teamwork"
Caleb Miller, Bucyrus Wynford, (no title)
Patrick Nagorski, Mentor, "My Lifelong Lessons from Football"
Mario Palmisano, Willoughby South, "The Size of One's Heart"
John Ringer, Ashtabula Edgewood, "Overcoming Adversity"
Robie, Brecksville-Broadview Heights, "What I've Learned from Playing Football"
Ethan Scheck, Akron Ellet, "Bittersweet"
Spaetzel, Elyria Catholic, "Starting at the Twelfth Man: A 5'4" Senior"
Michael Timas, Cardinal, "Winners Never Quit and Quitters Never Win"
Jessica Tyree, Black River, "Lessons Learned On the Football Field"
Mariah Wright, West Geauga, "From
Red Beret to Tiara"
2010 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS
Matt Osborne, Jefferson Area, "Character is Built on Life Experiences"
Zach Thomas, Ravenna, "Trust"
Kaitlin Fields, Ravenna, "And, It's Good!"
Jessica Jurcak, Olmsted Falls, "Stepping in Their Skin"
HONORABLE MENTION: 2010
Mary Ankrom, Geneva,
"The Growing Traditions"
Kaira Battista, Notre Dame Cathedral Latin, "Good
Marie Latsa, Eastlake North, "Ranger Danger";
Timothy Ochmann, Olmsted Falls, "What I Learned My Freshman Year"
Reed, Wadsworth, "My Highlight Tape"
Chuck Seymour, Mentor, "The FCMB Experience"
Matthew Shannon, Mayfield, "Lessons From the Locker Room"
Stylski, Bay Village, "My Life in Football"
Scott Taylor, Chardon, "Risk
Everything, Regret Nothing";
Kari Trivisanno, Mentor, "Living in the Spotlight"
SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS - PRE-2010
Devin van Der Maas of Berkshire HS
with Bruce Ferguson