Nancy Ponce is recipient of Buckeye CableSystem/Telemundo Scholarship
June 6, 2011: The Board of Trustees of Toledo Community Foundation, Inc. is has announced that Nancy Ponce of Toledo 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 Latino heritage who are permanent residents of Buckeye CableSystem’s Toledo service area to attend an accredited post-secondary institution of their choice.
Ponce graduated this month from Bowsher High School and will attend The University of Toledo this fall where she will major in criminal justice.
While in high school, Ms. Ponce took part in many of the career programs offered, which is exemplified by her receiving the math, science, art, social studies and Spanish awards; she was also inducted into the National Honor Society. She has volunteered at the South Toledo Branch Library, helped organize several Cinco de Mayo programs, and with art events at Bowsher High School.
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 Toledo Community Foundation, 419.241.5049 or visit www.toledocf.org.
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 more than 525 funds with assets of approximately $150 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 or follow us on Facebook.