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Myron Fishel Scholarship Applications Open March 1

Applications Due March 31, 2017

Cambridge, OHGuernsey County students attending or planning to attend an accredited post-secondary institution in Ohio are invited to apply for the 2017 Myron Fishel Scholarship. Applications open March 1, 2017 and are available from the guidance offices at Cambridge, Meadowbrook, Buckeye Trail, and John Glenn High Schools in addition to US Bank in Cambridge and online at Applications must be postmarked by March 31, 2017 to the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio, PO Box 456, Nelsonville, OH 45764.

Dr. Waite Phillip Fishel, a former chemistry professor at Vanderbilt University, established the scholarship in 1974 to honor the memory of his only son, Myron, who was killed in action during World War II. The Myron Fishel Scholarship Fund joined the Guernsey County Foundation’s Family of Funds at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) in late 2016.

Questions regarding the Myron Fishel Scholarship and the 2017 application process can be directed to Jenny Taylor at 740.432.1302 and Jeff East at 740.432.1334 at US Bank or the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio at 740.753.1111 or

Joel Blue, Guernsey County Prosecutor, David Bennett, Guernsey County Commons Pleas/Probate Judge, and Jeff East, Market President of US Bank, serve as trustees for the Myron Fishel Scholarship Fund.

Gifts to the Myron Fishel Scholarship Fund are tax deductible and can be made in many ways, including cash, bequests, and life insurance. Donations can be made online at by designating the Myron Fishel Scholarship Fund when donating. To mail your donation, please designate the Myron Fishel Scholarship Fund and mail to PO Box 456, Nelsonville, Ohio 45764.

To learn more about how you can honor the legacies of people in your life while supporting what’s closest to your heart, please visit or call 740.753.1111.

About the Guernsey County Foundation

The Guernsey County Foundation receives contributions and bequests of all sizes from individuals to assist in the funding of projects and charitable organizations. Through this unique collaboration with the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio, the Guernsey County Foundation extends its philanthropic efforts throughout our community. More information can be found at or

About the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio

The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) is a regional community foundation serving the 32 counties of Appalachian Ohio. A 501(c)(3) public charity, the Foundation creates opportunities for Appalachian Ohio’s citizens and communities by inspiring and supporting philanthropy. For more information about FAO, visit