Nick McWilliams reporting – The scholarship application period is now open to recognize students for their contributions to the Tuscarawas County YMCA.

The Tusc YMCA Thomas J. Patton Scholarship is intended to recognize recipients for volunteer leadership, staff leadership and service, community involvement, and academic achievement.

Established in 1989, the scholarships awarded each year total $10,000 in memory of Thomas Patton, who put forth 40 years of public service with the local YMCA.

Since 1990, 92 students have received the recognition.

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