The Chamber Foundation of Sandusky County is a charitable 501c3 entity. Established during the Chamber of Commerce 60th Year Celebration in 2006, the foundation is a vehicle to enhance the quality of life in Sandusky County through the Chamber of Commerce and charitable organizations. Individuals, corporations and organizations wishing to make contributions to address community needs and opportunities can do so through the Chamber’s Foundation.
CHAMBER FOUNDATION OF SANDUSKY COUNTY
The Chamber Foundation of Sandusky County has awarded their 2016 scholarship to Samuel Detwiler of Fremont Ross High School.
The independent judging panel chose Detwiler based on the essay that was submitted because it spoke to the prompt which was to describe at least three ways that living in Sandusky County has benefitted his life thus far. Detwiler's essay, titled "The Person I am Today", had a good introduction, as well as a good summary, it was very well presented with no grammatical or spelling errors, and the presentation was very organized. The judges were also impressed with his outstanding GPA and the number of school and community activities he is involved with.
Those activities include: Football, Track, National Honor Society, FRTV News Anchor, Band, Jazz Band, Solo and Ensemble, Pit Orchestra, Little Shop of Horrors, Role of Lt. Brannigan and a Crap Shooter in Guys and Dolls, Led the school in the Pledge of Allegiance daily during Sophomore, Junior and Senior years. Community Activities that he is involved in include: playing guitar in Praise Band at Trinity United Methodist Church, performed for the Offertory at First Presbyterian Church on Guitar on the second Sunday of the month, Student Representative on the Learning and Liberty Foundation Board, performed with his band, The Drop, at Sacred Heart Festival, played in Fremont’s Got Talent.This is the 9th year in a row that the Chamber Foundation of Sandusky County has been able to award scholarships to graduating seniors from Sandusky County. The scholarship is made possible through the generosity of local businesses that support various events that are sponsored by the Chamber Foundation, which is the non-profit side of the Chamber of Commerce of Sandusky County.