Each year the Central Ohio Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association awards a scholarship to a deserving incoming freshman from the Central Ohio area. All funds in our scholarship account come directly from the support of local alumni and friends. The award is named after one of our most distinguished area alumni, Frank Ingram ’63 Med, ’66 DEd, who was the driving force behind its establishment in 1996.


July 29, 2019

For Immediate Release

Contact: Bob Remy 614-209-8843, pghcol89@gmail.com

The Central Ohio Chapter of The Penn State Alumni Association has awarded the group’s 2019 Franklyn Ingram Spirit Scholarship to Grace Christman of Hilliard, Ohio. Christman is a 2019 graduate of Hilliard Bradley High School and will attend Penn State’s University Park Campus where she will study Kinesiology and Athletic Training. Grace is the daughter of Teri Christman and the late Mark Christman. At Hilliard Bradley High School, Grace was a member of the lacrosse and golf teams and maintained a 3.9 GPA.

The $2500 award is designed to benefit a deserving Central Ohio student attending Penn State.

The scholarship is named in honor of the late Dr. Franklyn C. Ingram who earned his masters and doctorate degrees from Penn State. Dr. Ingram was a long time chapter member and a driving force behind the scholarship. Those wishing to contribute to the scholarship can find more information at the chapter’s website; psucolumbus.org.

2019 The Franklyn C. Ingram Spirit Scholarship Winner