The Chillicothe Evening Lions Club honored four area high school graduates and their families at its May 10 meeting at the Lions clubhouse. The recipients are Kelsey Bixler, Danielle Graham, Andrew Weisen-berger and Paige Hagley. A large Lions membership was on hand to meet the winners of the $1,000 scholarships.
Bixler is a senior at Chillicothe High School. Her mother, Jody Bixler, and her grandmother, Cindy Bixler, accompanied her. Bixler will be attending The Ohio State University in the fall, majoring in radiation therapy.
dena High School. She was accompanied by her mother, Nancy Graham, and will attend Indiana Wesleyan University, majoring in nursing.
Weisenberger is a senior at Zane Trace High School. His parents, Laura and Leon Weisenberger, and his sister, Mary Weisenberger, accompanied him.
Weisenberger will attend Wright State University, majoring in mechanical engineering.
Hagley is a senior at Chillicothe High School. She was accompanied by her mother, Kim Hagley, and will attend The Ohio State University, majoring in environmental science.
The four recipients and their comments impressed Lions President Alan Hamburger, Scholarship Chairman Richard Cox and a Lions group of 50 as they spoke to the club members.
Each of the scholarship winners has an outstanding record of achievement in school, with high academic grades, many extracurricular activities and excellent community service. They all had superb references from their schools and communities.
The Lions Club supports the scholarship program, along with other school related programs by using funds made through fish fries, posting hundreds of American flags around Chillicothe for holidays and special occasions and operating the Lions food booth at the Ross County Fair.