The Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association is awarding 14 scholarships, totalling $15,000, to college and postgraduate students for the 2022-2023 academic year.
The OHHA Scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors and students enrolled in a degree or certificate program. Graduate students are eligible if they are enrolled in a harness racing-specific graduate or professional-level program. The scholarships are based on academic merit and financial need and must be used towards the cost and expenses directly related to coursework and a degree being pursued at a college or university. In addition, the applicant or a family member must be an OHHA member.
This year’s recipients are: Amy Corfman, David Justice, Lauren Lane, Dylan Materni, Taylor McKean, Victoria Moore, Clara Nemeth, Dani Nesselroad, Deric Nesselroad, Elizabeth Snyder, Lexi Twaddle, Meadow Twaddle, Jennifer Wallace and Summer Zubkoff.
Amy Corfman of Fremont, Ohio is a graduate of Old Fort High School and is currently attending Heidelberg University. The daughter of Daniel and Fayanne Corfman, Amy is majoring in music education.
David Justice of Marysville, Ohio is the son of Roy and Laurie Justice and is a graduate of North Union High School. David is attending the Troy Price Horseshoeing School with a goal of becoming a farrier.
Lauren Lane of Chillicothe, Ohio is the daughter of TC and Shannon Lane and is a graduate of Zane Trace High School. She is attending classes at The Ohio State University and plans on earning her law degree.
Dylan Materni of Mason, Ohio is the son of Jeff and Dawn Materni and is a graduate of William Mason High School. Dylan plans to study business at Mississippi State University.
Taylor McKean of Mercer, Pennsylvania graduated from Lakeview High School and is attending The Ohio State University. The daughter of Guy McKean and Shari Rabold, Taylor has plans on becoming an equine veterinarian.
Victoria More, the daughter of Ellen and Jeremy Moore is from Washington Court House, Ohio. A graduate of Miami Trace High School, Victoria is attending Wilmington College with a goal of becoming a pediatric occupational therapist.
Clara Nemeth of Mason, Ohio is the daughter of Scott and Winnie Nemeth. A graduate of William Mason High School, Clara will attend Texas A&M University studying Business Administration in Marketing and riding for the school equestrian team.
Dani Nesselroad of Stockport Ohio is the daughter of Eric and Dawn Nesselroad. Dani graduated from Morgan High School and is attending Marietta College, majoring in sports medicine.
Dani’s brother Deric is also a recipient of an OHHA scholarship. Deric has been attending West Liberty University studying Zoo Sciences with Applied Conservation. He plans to attend graduate school and obtain a master’s degree in marine conservation.
Elizabeth Snyder of Meadow Lands, Pennsylvania graduated from Chartiers Houston High School and is attending the University of Kentucky. The daughter of Doug and Jan Snyder is currently studying marketing.
Lexi and Meadow Twaddle of Canonsburg, Pennsylvania both have been awarded OHHA scholarships. The daughters of Timothy and Sophia Twaddle graduated from Canon-McMillan High School. Lexi is attending Walsh University and majoring in Biology, while her sister Meadow is attending Washington and Jefferson College studying to become a physician assistant.
Jennifer Wallace of Mechanicsburg, Ohio is the daughter of Michael and Vicki Wallace. A graduate of Mechanicsburg High School, Jennifer is attending nursing school at Clark State Community College.
Summer Zubkoff of Toledo, Ohio is a graduate of Southview High School and is attending Owens Community College. The daughter of Anthony Zubkoff and Cheryl Pickens is studying in the dental hygiene program.
(Ohio Harness Horsemen's Association)