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Secretary Husted Speaks to Choose Ohio First Scholars

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COLUMBUS – Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted tomorrow will address the 2016 Choose Ohio First Scholars. This year’s class of 40 students will also present their open exhibits prior to the event.

WHO:            Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted, Ohio Department of Higher Education and Choose Ohio First Scholars

WHAT:          Choose Ohio First Scholar Showcase

WHERE:      Columbus State Community College
Center for Workforce Development
315 Cleveland Avenue, 4th Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215

WHEN:         Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 1:00 P.M.

Secretary Husted as House Speaker led the creation of the Choose Ohio First Scholarship program. This program seeks to provide support to students pursuing careers in STEMM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) fields.

To date, more than 28,000 Choose Ohio First scholarships have been awarded to scholars enrolled in 49 Ohio public and private institutions. The scholarships have leveraged more than $107.7 million in matching funds from Ohio colleges and universities and their business partners.

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