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Spencer Guerrero is recipient of Buckeye CableSystem/Telemundo Scholarship

May 14, 2009: The Board of Trustees of the Toledo Community Foundation, Inc. has announced that Spencer Guerrero of Northwood, Ohio is the recipient of a $1,500 Buckeye CableSystem/Telemundo Scholarship. This scholarship provides an annual, one-time award for graduating high school students of Hispanic heritage who are permanent residents of Buckeye CableSystem’s Toledo service area to attend an accredited post-secondary institution of their choice.

Mr. Guerrero will graduate this month from Northwood High School and will attend Ohio University this fall where he hopes to study athletic training/physical therapy.

Spencer Guerrero

While at Northwood High School, Mr. Guerrero was selected for the Northwest Ohio District Honors Choir and was a member of the All Ohio State Fair Youth Choir; he was selected Most Outstanding Choir Member of the Year at Northwood; and participated in both Youth Leadership Toledo and YIPEE (Youth in Philanthropy Encouraging Excellence).  Among other leadership roles, he was selected as HOBY (Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership) Ambassador for Northwest Ohio and a Buckeye Boys State Delegate.  Mr. Guerrero has volunteered for four years at Heartland Hospice.

The Scholarship was established by Buckeye CableSystem and Telemundo, one of the Spanish-language networks carried on Buckeye. Scholarship applicants are required to have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA and submit an essay addressing the theme “I’m Proud to be a Hispanic-American in Ohio.” 

Applications for the Buckeye CableSystem/Telemundo Scholarship of the Toledo Community Foundation are available through the Guidance Departments of high schools in the Buckeye CableSystem Toledo service area, generally after the first of the year. Scholarship awards are announced in April. 

For further information about the Foundation’s Scholarship program, please contact Joanne Olnhausen at the Toledo Community Foundation at 419-241-5049 or email [email protected].

The Toledo Community Foundation, Inc. is a public charitable organization created by citizens of our community to enrich the quality of life for individuals and families in our area.  In existence since 1973, the Foundation now has over 450 funds with assets of approximately $105 million.  The Foundation provides philanthropic services for individuals, families, businesses and corporations to meet their charitable giving needs. For more information on the Foundation, visit the organization’s website at www.toledocf.org.







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