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Scholarship applications are open

Knox County students, families and friends of students: check out the new scholarship application link below. The application is open today and please apply by Februrary 1, 2021. We want to make OSU a reality for you and celebrate the great work of future Buckeyes! https://www.osu.edu/alumni/pay-forward/alumni-scholars-program/

Students, welcome to our Buckeye family!

Alumni clubs offer you an outlet for support and guidance while at Ohio State. Whether you’re on campus or spending time back home, know that we’re here for you. The Alumni Club of Knox County serves students from Knox County area high schools through: Annual scholarship opportunities Reach out to us! We wish you nothing…

2019 Mount Vernon Christmas Parade Recap

On a cloudy, cold afternoon, the Alumni Club of Knox County and Alumni TBDBITL joined over 67 other floats and entries welcoming the holiday season and Santa to Mount Vernon, Ohio.  The Ohio State football team had just won the Big Ten Championship the night before, so there was a lot of “O-H-I-O” and Go Bucks…

Recap: 2019 Food for the Hungry

The Alumni Club of Knox County once again supported Food for the Hungry of Knox County. The community event, held on December 14, 2019, supports Interchurch Social Services and the Salvation Army by raising funds and canned food for local food pantries. Over 25 club members and their families joined together to work on this…

Helping local teens

Alumni Club of Knox County members are hitting a home run in their effort to assist local teens. Our club provides hygiene bags to Mount Vernon Middle School guidance counselors to use as needed to assist local kids. The bags are stitched with Ohio State fabrics and scarlet and gray colors. Items in the bags…

Fall Semester Goodie Bags

We love our scholarship recipients! Every finals term, our club presents a goodie bag filled with snacks to our scholarship recipients. We collect goodie bag fillers while several board members enjoy meeting up with the scholars to deliver the bags. Sarah Lord (pictured) was presented with her first goodie bag. Sarah is the first recipient…

Rutgers game watch recap

It’s always fun when Buckeye fans join to cheer on the team.  On Saturday, November 16th fans and Alumni members joined to cheer on the team for another great victory.   The trivia questions were awesome – there were a couple of questions that stumped the “best!” There were great prizes for trivia winners.  Everyone was invited…

Alumni Band a huge hit

The Ohio State Alumni Club of Knox County hosted The Ohio State University Alumni Band for a community concert at Ariel Foundation Park on June 22, 2019.  Over 600 community members and their guests filled the Schnormeier Event Center on a hot summer night to “get the Buckeye fever.” The concert was held in conjunction with…

Knox County Buckeyes help with ACS Pan Ohio Hope Ride

On July 26th, club members helped over 300 bike participants in The American Cancer Society (ACS) Pan Ohio Hope Ride. The riders began their journey in Cleveland with several stopovers throughout the state en route to their final destination of Cincinnati. All the miles biked were to raise funds for ACS. Our members assisted in…

Alumni Club of Knox County hosts 2019 Summer Send-off

Knox County students who are headed to Ohio State campuses for fall semester enjoyed well-earned recognition at Alumni Club of Knox County Summer Send-off.  The event was held at Mazza’s Italian Restaurant in Mount Vernon.  We saluted our scholarship winners and all Knox County students who will be headed to Ohio State later in August.  It…