J. Gilbert Reese Next Generation Community Leadership Award
In an effort to honor and recognize J. Gilbert Reese’s incredible
legacy of visionary leadership and community support and inspire the next
generation of community leaders, Central Ohio Technical College, The Ohio State
University at Newark and the Newark Campus Development Fund have established a
new student award to be named the J. Gilbert Reese Next Generation Community
COTC and Ohio State Newark students who:
- exemplify a spirit
of volunteerism and community involvement,
- are involved in student
activities, clubs or organizations,
- have demonstrated leadership skills on-
or off-campus, and
- have a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.5 are invited to
apply for the award.
To be considered for this award for 2019-2020, interested
- Complete the application.
- Type an essay (750 words or less) summarizing your community
service experience, what you have learned through volunteerism and community
involvement, and how you plan to continue serving your community after
- Submit completed application and typed essay to the
Advancement Office (1179 University Drive, Newark OH 43055 OR the John Gilbert
Reese Center, Suite 105) no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 18th.
The award is presented annually to one COTC student and one
Ohio State Newark student during the Scholarship Breakfast in early November.
Each recipient receives a framed certificate and a $2,000 scholarship is
applied to their tuition for the following spring semester.