Ms. Wells graduates in June from Bowsher High School and will attend Miami University this fall where she hopes to major in psychology.
While at Bowsher High School, Ms. Wells has been a leader in Teen P.E.P. (Peers Educating Peers) and S.T.A.M.P. (Stay Tobacco-Free Athlete Mentoring Program), and has attended Latino Youth Summits.
She was also a member of the National Honor Society and French Club. Ms. Wells has volunteered for United Way programs, Jolly Roger Sailing Club, and the Toledo Zoo.
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.”
Buckeye CableSystem serves more than 130,000 customers in the greater Toledo area, offering 300 digital, high-definition, and analog channels of entertainments and information, as well as video on demand. The locally owned firm also offers Buckeye Tel, residential telephone service, and Buckeye Express high-speed Internet access.
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, contact Joanne Olnhausen at Toledo Community Foundation at 419.241.5049 or visit www.toledocf.org.