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FAO Announces New Jeff Cox and Jane Schumacher Cox Scholarship Opportunity

Application Deadline for theNew Jeff Cox and Jane Schumacher Cox Scholarship for Buckeye Trail and Monroe Central High School Students is March 31, 2012


Nelsonville, OH TheFoundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) announced the creation of the Jeff Coxand Jane Schumacher Cox Scholarship, a new scholarship opportunity focused onsupporting the pursuit of post-secondary education for students from BuckeyeTrail High School and Monroe Central High School. Additional informationregarding the scholarships, eligibility, and application guidelines can befound on FAO’s website at application deadline is March 31, 2012.


Established by Jeff Cox andJane Schumacher Cox, the scholarship will this year support one student fromBuckeye Trail High School and one student from Monroe Central High School whodemonstrate outstanding character, academic excellence, and involvement withextracurricular activities. With fond memories of their educations andextracurricular activities at their schools, Jeff and Jane established thispost-secondary scholarship to help others pursue their dreams of highereducation. 


Jeff Cox is a 1979 graduateof Buckeye Trail High School and a 1983 graduate of The Ohio State University.He completed his MBA degree in Finance from Wright State University in 1986.Jane Schumacher Cox is a 1981 graduate of Woodsfield High School and a 1985graduate of The Ohio State University.


“The Foundation welcomes thisnew scholarship into our family of funds supporting the region’s students,”said Cara Dingus Brook, the Foundation’s president and CEO. “FAO is alwaysprivileged to assist donors like Jeff and Jane who wish to create a legacyhonoring their educational experiences by creating opportunities for others.”


The Jeff Cox and JaneSchumacher Cox Scholarship joins many other post-secondary scholarshipopportunities also available through the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio.Additional information on scholarship opportunities, guidelines, and application forms can be found on FAO’s website. Completed applications and allaccompanying materials must be postmarked by March 31, 2012 and sent to theFoundation’s office at P.O. Box 456, Nelsonville, Ohio 45764.


Each year, the Foundation forAppalachian Ohio offers scholarships to students across the 32 counties ofAppalachian Ohio. For more information about how you too can contribute toscholarship resources and grow opportunities for the region’s students, visit or call740-753-1111.


About the Foundationfor Appalachian Ohio

TheFoundation for Appalachian Ohio is a regional community foundation serving the32 counties of Appalachian Ohio with the mission of enriching the region’scurrent and future quality of life. A 501(c)(3) public charity, the Foundationattracts contributions for programs and endowment, makes grants for charitableand civic purposes, and supports local efforts for positive change. For moreinformation about FAO, visit