Scholarships

2021 Scholarship Award Recipients

  • Shane Barnes Sami Sunshine Scholarship

  • Ashley Dalrymple Fley Family Scholarship

  • Mark Gibson Doug Jauch Memorial Scholarship

  • Kylie Hicks Jean Ackermann Memorial Scholarship

  • Tiffany Lau Boyd E. Smith Scholarship

  • Kennedy Moore Humphrey Family Scholarship

  • Kennedy Moore Jim Quatman Memorial Scholarship

  • Abigail Nehlen Will Family Scholarship

  • Logan Schell Imbus Family Scholarship

The Milford Schools Foundation carefully reviewed all scholarship applications from the Class of 2021 and selected eight seniors to receive a $5,000.00 scholarship. In addition, the Jim Quatman family awarded an additional $2,000 scholarship to one of the 2021 students selected by the Scholarship Committee to receive one of the $5,000 scholarships. The criteria for the scholarships include academic achievement, community service, and financial need. Any senior who excelled in any of these areas was encouraged to apply.

The foundation thanks the community and the Fley, Humphrey, Imbus, Jauch, Robinson, Quatman, and Will families for their financial support, which makes these scholarships possible.

Boyd E. Smith Scholarship (Established 2012)

A $5,000 scholarship given in honor and in memory of former Milford superintendent Boyd E. Smith. Criteria: Academic achievement, community service, financial need.

  • 2021: Tiffany Lau

  • 2020: Alexa Rouse

  • 2019: Ellen Victory

  • 2019: Madison Chitwood (letter of appreciation 2/29/21)

  • 2018: Brian Wang

  • 2017: Amanda Lee

  • 2015: Anna Guo, Ohio State University

  • 2014: Corbin Hooker, Vanderbilt University

  • 2013: Kelsey Kremwinkel, Ohio State University

  • 2012: Alyssa Moore, University of Kentucky

Doug Jauch Memorial Scholarship (Established 2020)

This $5,000 scholarship is given by Carolyn Jauch, in honor of her late husband, Doug Jauch, who was a 1972 graduate of MHS. This scholarship will be awarded to student who will be pursuing a degree in one of the STEM areas.

Criteria: Academic achievement, community service, and financial need.

Fley Family Scholarship (Established 2015)

This $5,000 scholarship is made possible by a posthumous donation from Jo Ann Fley, a 1948 Milford graduate and daughter of former Milford superintendent James H. Fley.

Criteria: Academic achievement, community service, financial need.

  • 2021: Ashley Dalrymple

  • 2020: Kate Lane

  • 2019: Sophie Elleman

  • 2018: Caitlyn Singerman

Humphrey Family Scholarship (Established 2021)

This $5,000 scholarship is given by Ed and Janice Humphrey Janice in honor of their family. Ed is a MHS alumnus, Class of 1962 and has been recognized by the Milford Schools Foundation as an “Outstanding Alumni”. The scholarship is awarded to a student pursuing a degree in the medical field.

Criteria: Academic achievement, community service, and financial need.

  • 2021: Kennedy Moore

Imbus Family Scholarship (Established 2015)

This $5,000 scholarship is given by John Imbus, MHS alumnus, Class of 1959. The scholarship is awarded to a student planning to pursue a degree in engineering at a college or university in the state of Ohio.

Criteria: Academic achievement, community service, financial need.

  • 2021: Logan Schell

  • 2020: Jordan Rieger

  • 2020: Reddick Herbert

  • 2019: Megan Pierce

  • 2018: Josh Pinchek

  • 2015: Matthew Halcomb

Jean Ackermann Memorial Scholarship (Established 2020)

This $5,000 scholarship is awarded in honor of Jean Ackermann, a 1957 MHS alumna and one of the founders of the Milford Schools Foundation.

Criteria: Academic achievement, community service, and financial need.

Jim Quatman Memorial Scholarship (Established 2021)

This scholarship is given by the Quatman family to honor Jim Quatman, who served as an administrator in the Milford School District. The amount of the scholarship is determined annually and it is given as a “Bonus” to one of the recipients of the year’s other scholarships.

  • 2021: Kennedy Moore

Milford Schools Foundation Scholarship

The Milford Schools Foundation is an independent, not-for-profit organization with goals to enhance and enrich educational opportunities for students. These scholarships are made possible by our many sponsors, donors and fund raising events that are held throughout the year.

  • 2020: Mason Craft

  • 2020: Lesley Webster

  • 2019: Alyssa Hargis

  • 2019: Catherine Gottsaker

  • 2019: Lydia Krage

  • 2018: Sean Vonderhaar $5,000

  • 2018: Connor Hart $3,000

  • 2018: Elisabeth Miller $3,000

Rick & Suzie Blackburn Music Scholarship (Established 2013)

A $5,000 scholarship given in memory of 1960 MHS grad Rick Blackburn, who became an executive with several major music companies. Criteria: Pursuing a college degree in some field of music, academic achievement, community service, financial need.

  • 2013: Jessica Lucas, Northern Kentucky University

Sami Sunshine Scholarship (Established 2021)

Given by Debi and Curt Robinson, MHS alumni, in honor of their daughter Sami. A need based $5,000 scholarship for a Clermont County Special Education student to assist with educational expenses. Scholarship money will be paid to the educational provider.

  • 2021: Shane Barnes

Will Family Scholarship (Established 2021)

This $5,000 scholarship is given by Mary Anne Will in honor of her family. Mary Anne is a MHS alumna, Class of 1958, and has served as president of the Milford Schools Foundation since 2011.

Criteria: Academic Achievement.

  • 2021: Abigail Nehlen


2020 Scholarship Award Recipients

The 2020 scholarship recipients are a diverse group.

  • The Senior ranked number 1 in the class is studying chemical engineering at The Ohio State University.

  • The Senior ranked number 2 in the class is studying chemistry and neuroscience at Miami University.

  • The Senior ranked number 3 in the class is studying engineering at the University of Dayton.

  • The Senior ranked number 8 in the class is studying engineering and math at The Ohio State University.

  • The Senior ranked number 24 in the class is studying environmental studies at the University of Kentucky.

  • The Senior ranked number 27 in the class is studying engineering at The Ohio State University.

  • The Senior ranked number 36 in the class is studying biomedical engineering and Chinese at The Ohio State University.