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3 Albion seniors awarded scholarships by Rotary Club

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 4 June 2015 at 12:00 am

Photo by Tom Rivers

ALBION – Three seniors at Albion High School were presented $2,000 in combined scholarships by the Albion Rotary Club today. The trio includes, from left: Adryan Cheeseboro, Kellie O’Hearn and Logan London.

Adryan Cheeseboro was awarded the $1,250 Dick Eddy “Service Above Self” Scholarship. It is given in memory of Eddy, a local businessman and community leader. The scholarship goes to a student who demonstrates a commitment to community service and leadership, and displays a high potential for future accomplishment. Cheeseboro plans to attend SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry in Syrcause, where she will major in environmental studies. Cheeseboro has been active at Albion in cheerleading, chorus, the National Honor Society and other community service projects.

Kellie O’Hearn was awarded the Edward B. Archbald Memorial Scholarship in memory of Archbald, who was a 70-year member of Rotary, a farmer, an outdoorsmen and philanthropist. The scholarship goes to a senior with a love of sports, community service and work experience. O’Hearn played soccer, softball, basketball and tennis at Albion. She was on the mock trial team and in Rotary Interact. She plans to major in business administration at Grove City College in Pennsylvania.

Logan London was awarded a $250 “Rotary Career Advancement Prize” for a student entering a field that doesn’t require a traditional college education. London has been in the FFA, Rotary Interact and the marching band, while working in jobs outside of school. She also is involved with the Clay Crushers, a youth trapshooting team. London enlisted with the Army last October and ships out to Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri on Aug. 18. She wants to become a professional dog handler after her Army career, providing working dogs for veterans and people with disabilities.