POMEROY — Linnie Taylor Scholarships of $2,000 each have been awarded to two Meigs High School graduates.
The recipients are Steven Mahr and Rebecca Fortner. Mahr will be attending Ohio State University where he is enrolled in the College of Engineering with plans to pursue a degree in aerospace engineering with the possibility of attending law school in graduate studies. Fortner will be attending the University of Rio Grande to pursue an associates degree in nursing and entering the work force as a registered nurse.
The scholarship fund was created in 1974 under the will of the late Linnie B. Taylor to assist children in Rutland to attain a college education. She was a school teacher. Numerous graduates have benefited from her generosity over the past 33 years.