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AHS Graduated Senior Martin Benencia Receives Southeast Ohio District Athletic Board Scholarship

2017 SEODAB Banquet Attendees

AHS graduated senior Martin Benencia was selected for a Southeast Ohio District Athletic Board scholarship.


See more detailed information below taken from the Southeast Ohio District Athletic Board website.


Back Row L to R: Chris Tatlonghari, South Point High School; Miles Cornwell, Gallia Academy High School; Cade Marquez, Waverly High School; Nathan Riehl, Valley High School; Cole Gilliland, Clay High School; Makayla Akers, Wheelersburg High School; Jett Facemyer, Eastern (Reedsville) High School; Jacob Isaac, Ironton High School; Alek Blevins, South Webster High School; T.J. Hoggard, Portsmouth West High School; William Hoover, Waverly High School; Dr. Dan Ross, OHSAA Commissioner


Front Row L to R: Caitlin Young, North Adams High School; Laura Pullins, Eastern (Reedsville) High School; Alexis Waits, Lynchburg High School; Hope Tira, Hillsboro High School; Emma Hoellrich, Fairfield Union High School; Avery DeLong, Circleville High School; Jordan Fick, Nelsonville-York High School; Makalia Mitten, Southeastern High School; Hagen Schaeffer, Notre Dame High School


The Ohio High School Athletic Association annually provides scholarships for outstanding
student athletes from its member schools. Each member high school may submit one senior
male and one senior female candidate for scholarship consideration. Each member high school
may also submit one senior female minority and one senior male minority candidate. The
scholarships are awarded to student-athletes who have excelled in the classroom as well as high
school sports.


At the state level, the OHSAA provides forty-eight scholarships across the six OHSAA athletic
districts. Thirty-six students receive $1,000 awards – including one student from each of the six
OHSAA athletic districts that will receive an Ethnic Minority Scholarship – the remaining
scholarships are awarded proportionately according to the number of schools in each athletic


In addition to the four scholarships awarded by the Ohio High School Athletic Association the
Southeast District Athletic Board (SEDAB) is proud to award an additional twenty-one
scholarships to the deserving scholar-athletes in Southeast Ohio. In conjunction with the
OHSAA, the SEDAB recently announced the 2017 Scholar-Athlete Scholarship awards at their
annual Scholar-Athlete Banquet on June 22, 2017 in Jackson, Ohio.

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