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Area Agency on Aging 2022 Scholarship Program Award Recipients Announced

  Posted on May 17, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                       

Ontario OH - The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc. has selected the 2022 Scholarship Program award recipients.  Scholarships are made possible by the Annual Meeting Sponsorships.

Elizabeth Dvorak, of Huron County, currently attends the University of Akron and is pursuing a degree in Biomedical Science.  As a full-time student, she also works as an STNA and will be attending Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school.  Ms. Dvorak is the recipient of the $2,000 scholarship award.

Alexa Konkle, a resident of Wyandot County, is currently enrolled at North Central State College and is pursuing an associate degree in Respiratory Therapy.  Her goal is to help patients with chronic diseases live a healthy and fulfilling life.  Ms. Konkle is a recipient of a $1,000 scholarship award.

Emma Golling, of Seneca County, is a nursing student at Marion Technical College and plans to pursue her BSN.  Her passion for helping older individuals stems from observing her mother working and making a difference, as a Physical Therapy Assistant, in a nursing home.  Ms. Golling is a recipient of a $1000 scholarship award.

The Area Agency on Aging Corporate Board of Trustees elected to provide one (1) $2,000 scholarship for an individual enrolled in a course of study that benefits the aging network at a four-year University, one (1) $1000 award to an individual who is enrolled in courses benefitting the aging network at a technical or a two-year college, and one (1) $1000 award to an individual who is attending any higher institute of learning or certification that may benefit the aging network.  Board President Nate Roshon and CEO Duana Patton look forward to presenting these awardees during the July Board meeting.

For more information, contact Susie Danuloff at the Area Agency on Aging at 567-247-7105 or

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc., located at 2131 Park Avenue West in Ontario, provides leadership, collaboration, coordination and services to older adults, people with disabilities, their caregivers & resource networks that support individual choice, independence, and dignity.