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BUCYRUS -- The Community Foundation for Crawford County has announced  recipients of the 2020 Spring Semester Pry Scholarship.

This scholarship can be awarded for the summer, fall and spring semesters, and preference is given to students attending North Central State College (NCSC) and/or the Crawford Success Center (CSC).

Most recipients are non-traditional students.

Recipients announced are:

Katie Alspach – Katie is a Bucyrus High School graduate studying occupational therapy at NCSC. Her favorite aspect of college life is meeting new people every semester and experiencing all of the different activities on campus.

Carla Bennett – Also a Bucyrus High School graduate, Carla is studying nursing at NCSC and hopes to be able to help cancer patients as an RN. According to Carla, "It is never too late! Your age and experience are something of value that you bring to the table."

Chalena McAleer – Another Bucyrus High School graduate, Chalena attends classes at the CSC and is studying to become a nurse (LPN).  "I chose my major because I wanted to do something in my career that is challenging, interesting, and makes a difference in people’s lives daily," she said.

The deadline to apply for the Pry Scholarship for the summer semester is April 17. Most of the Foundation’s other scholarships are available for online application until March 2. Visit

Established in 1984 with the generous help of the Timken Foundation, the Community Foundation for Crawford County bridges philanthropy with causes that improve Crawford County’s quality of life.

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