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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…

2019 scholarships update

The club has awarded $23,000 to 11 recipients who will be attending Ohio State in the fall of 2019. Included in the total amount, is our first-year renewable scholarship, “The Big 10 Thousand”. The selected student will receive $10,000 over their four years of undergraduate study. The first recipient of this new award is Sarah…

Goodie bags for scholarship recipients

This fall, our ten 2018 scholarship recipients received goodie bags to help get them through finals week.  Audrey Spearman presented a goodie bag to Seth Lawhorn at the Christmas Parade while he was home for Thanksgiving break. We’re proud to present $12,000 in scholarships to ten local Knox County students attending Ohio State.

2018 Mount Vernon Parade recap

The Ohio State Alumni Club of Knox County was joined by the Ohio State University Alumni Marching Band to help celebrate the 2018 Mount Vernon Christmas Parade on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018.  Seventy-eight floats and three marching bands led the way for the stars of the annual event — Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus.  This…

Food for the Hungry event

On Dec. 8, 2018, the Ohio State Alumni Club of Knox County supported Knox County Food for the Hungry. Every year, Knox County comes together for one day to raise money and food for local food pantries. This year, Knox County community raised over $250,000 and 25 truckloads of food during the drive. Our club…

2018 Knox County game day celebration

Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 was a really cold day to watch the Buckeyes beat Michigan State. Lots of Ohio State Alumni Club of Knox County members, friends and community joined in this fun event.  Teaming with David Stein of Stein Brewing Company, our gathering was held at the new SBC Tap Room.  The SBC food…

2019 scholarship update

Thanks to the generosity of our members, we’ll begin to award a renewable scholarship. This scholarship will be named the Big Ten Thousand Award. If the award recipient meets certain criteria, they have the potential to receive $10,000 over their undergraduate career. As in years past, we’ll award an additional 10 scholarships to top applicants….

Knox County Alumni Club receives top alumni awards

We’re proud to share that the Knox County Alumni Club received two awards at this year’s Club and Society Leadership Symposium. The annual event is hosted by The Ohio State Alumni Association to celebrate its more than 170 alumni groups around the world. We were awarded the Outstanding Alumni Club Program of the Year for…

Recap: Summer Send-Off

Sunday, Aug. 5 was a great sunny summer day for our 2018 student send-off event at The Public Square of Mount Vernon. Ohio State students and their families enjoyed great music from The Derek Posey Band, fun games with Buckeye Man, and Velvet ice cream furnished by “The Joint” of Mount Vernon. A good time…

President’s Raffle

The OSU Knox County Alumni Club will be offering community members an opportunity to participate in this year’s “presidents raffle”…..by making a $25 donation to the Mount Vernon Community Fund the donor will receive an opportunity to earn a chance to purchase a pair of football tickets to an OSU home football game this 2018-2019…