Legacy Scholarship Recipients
*Headshots and bios coming soon!
Austin Mahr is majoring in Biological Sciences in the Honors Tutorial College. Afterwards, he plans to attend the Ohio University Heritage College of Medicine to pursue his dreams in the field of medicine. In his free time, he enjoys golfing, playing with my dogs, and reading.
Noah Powell is a senior from Santa Clarita, California, studying cellular/ molecular biology. He is involved in biomedical research within the Diabetes Institute, where they investigate various aspects of adipose (fat) tissue. He also serves as an executive board member for the College of Arts and Sciences Student Ambassadors and as an RA in Adams Hall. Both of his parents and older sister attended Ohio University, which has strongly influenced his love for the university and the Athens community.
Cole Daniel Behrens
Cole Daniel Behrens is a senior studying journalism in the E.W. Scripps College of Communications. He also intends to achieve a specialization in classical history and romantic linguistics, as well as a minor in Spanish. He is passionate about Ohio and public affairs journalism. Professionally, Cole has completed internships with The Athens NEWS, The Columbus Dispatch, and The Cincinnati Enquirer. In 2020, Cole was awarded the White House Correspondents Association Scholarship. In his free time, Cole enjoys baseball, studying classical history, and bicycling.
Jaden Kenner is a first-year student from Brecksville, Ohio. She is majoring in Pre-Early Childhood Education. Class secretary of her high school’s Student Council and a member of the National Honor Society, Jaden was also active in Key Club and the St. Basil Life Teen. She was a member of the cross country team and flagline, earning varsity letters in both. Jaden follows in her mother’s and father’s footsteps as a student at OHIO.
Kelsey Rader is a sophomore from Hilliard, Ohio, studying chemical engineering in the Russ College of Engineering and Technology. During her first year at OHIO, she joined the American Institute of Chemical Engineers to further invest in her studies and form connections with fellow Bobcats. Outside of the classroom, Kelsey is a CPR-certified lifeguard. She has fond memories of Saturday morning Bobcat football tailgates with her parents who are OHIO alumni and is proud to continue their legacy.
Sean Hollowell of Hilliard, Ohio, is a junior, double majoring in environmental studies and geography in the Honors Tutorial College. At OHIO, Sean is continuing his passion for singing as a member of the Singing Men of Ohio and its Section Eight a capella group. He was selected as a research scholar for the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service’s GIS Team and served on Hall Council. Sean joins his parents and sister as proud Bobcats.
Hannah Graber is a senior from Hilliard, Ohio, studying communications in the Honors Tutorial College. She is involved in Student Alumni Board and Student Senate and mentored middle school students as part of OHIO’s Women’s Mentorship Program. Hannah has also invested in the broader community, serving as a project manager during Athens Beautification Day. Hannah’s parents and her aunt are Bobcat alumni, creating a unique family bond that she says makes OHIO feel even more like home.