Their romance led to an enduring legacy for education Many Buckeyes associate the name Arps with the building on campus. Most don’t know the Arps family’s long-standing history with the university, or how a love story catalyzed a scholarship that has supported hundreds of education students. The building, circa 1926, was named after the third […]
Ten Weiler Scholars have received full tuition and college expenses. Many now teach in schools or are completing graduate degrees or military service.
The Archie and Bonita Griffin Scholarship to help coaches master the art of making champions BY ROBIN CHENOWETH Archie Griffin remembers climbing into the back of a mile-long El Camino in the early ’70s and settling onto artificial turf, cut to line the steel bed. In the cab, a teammate sat shotgun next to Woody […]
A surprise scholarship changed her life. Now, she’s passing on the blessings. BY ROBIN CHENOWETH It came from nowhere. In 1948, Wanda Neeley Coldiron learned she received a scholarship for which a teacher applied on her behalf. Before graduating from high school, she had contemplated being a secretary, staying in her hometown of Fremont, Ohio, […]