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CLEVELAND TOUCHDOWN CLUB CHARITIES ANNOUNCES 2022 MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Meaghan Blaker-Martin, Dhainne Gagarin Sublett and Jack Webster will each receive a $1,000 scholarship for the 2022-23 academic yearWe

Meaghan Blaker-Martin
 
Dhainne Gagarin Sublett
 
Jack Webster

CLEVELAND – Meaghan Blaker-Martin, Dhainne Gagarin Sublett and Jack Webster were named recipients of the 2022 Cleveland Touchdown Club Charities (CTCC) Memorial Scholarship, the organization announced on July 15 at its annual Gene Hickerson Memorial Golf Outing.

The CTCC Memorial Scholarships are awarded annually to graduating high school seniors who excel in the classroom, in the community and possess a strong ambition to succeed in college. Each individual will receive a $1,000 scholarship to use at an accredited college or university of their choice during the 2022-23 academic year.

Blaker-Martin, a recent graduate of Thomas W. Harvey High School (Painesville, Ohio) with a 3.524 GPA, was awarded the Dick Zunt Memorial Scholarship. She has excelled at cheerleading since the age of five, turning her passion for the sport into a program allowing children with disabilities in the Painesville City School District to take part I the Sparkle Cheerleading program. She is a member of the HHS marching and concert bands, as well as the National Honor Society. She plans to attend Cleveland State in the fall to study pre-dentistry.

Sublett, a classmate of a Blaker-Martin and graduate of Thomas W. Harvey High School, received the Morrie Kono Memorial Scholarship. She concluded her high school career maintaining a 3.5 GPA as a junior and senior while lettering in volleyball, trach and field, and cheerleading. She also participated in choir, was a member of the mentorship program and was part of Harvey Side Kicks, a program where students help kindergarten teachers. She will attend Lakeland Community College in the fall to start work on her nursing degree and plans to transfer to Cleveland State after her sophomore year.

Webster, this year’s John Peyton Memorial Scholarship, is a graduate of Mentor High School and posted a 4.392 GPA. He is passionate about academics, his school and his community, serving as a drum major with the marching band, was a member of the Science Olympiad team and was elected Senior Class President. He will head to John Hopkins University this fall to study Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Pre-Med.

This year’s scholarships are presented in honor of three gentlemen who have a rich history in Northeast Ohio football – Morrie Kono, John Peyton and Dick Zunt. More information on all three individuals can be found on the Cleveland Touchdown Club Charities website.

The CTCC Leo Murphy Memorial Field & Equipment Grant eligibility is limited to 501(c)(3) non-profit youth organizations and local schools in Cuyahoga, Lorain, Medina, Lake and Geauga counties. Grant funds are designated to make improvements to equipment and/or facilities, and to help improve the safety and overall quality of those programs.