2004 Alumni Laureate Scholars

2004 Alumni Laureate Scholars

Five incoming students earned Alumni Laureate Scholar distinction bases on their leadership, scholarship, citizenship, achievement, personal integrity and involvement. Created by the BGSU Alumni Association in 2002, the award requires that applicants have a grade point average of at least 3.5, an SAT score of at least 1100 and an ACT score of at least 27. Alumni Laureate Scholars participate in leadership workshops and community activities and actively work with alumni leaders.

Danielle Champney of New Middletown, Ohio, graduated from Springfield Local High School, where she had a 4.0 grade point average. She plans to major in mathematics education at BGSU. The daughter of Edward and Paulette Champney, she was treasurer of Student Council and the Spanish Club, and editor of the school newspaper and yearbook. She served as captain of the Academic Challenge team and as a member of the National Honor Society, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the Teen Action Group. She was a Commended Student in the National Merit Scholarship Program and attended the National Young Leaders Conference last year in Washington, D.C. Champney was also co-founder and president of the Future Educators of America Club at her school.

Megan Greenwald of Grafton, Ohio, plans to major in biology/pre-medicine at BGSU. She is the daughter of Edward and Linda Greenwald and attended Midview High School, where she carried a 4.0 grade point average. Greenwald completed several courses at Lorain County Community College and Ashland University as well. An Academic All-Ohio selection in soccer, she was a member of National Honor Society, a tutor in the OhioReads and Youth-4-Youth programs, and the first student ever appointed to the Midview Endowment Fund board. She is also active in 4-H and a volunteer at Elyria Memorial Hospital, where she was asked to participate in a new ER Ambassador program.

Bobby Hoffman of Marietta, Ga., carried a 3.5 grade point average at Walton High School and plans to major in business at BGSU. An Eagle Scout, he has been involved in scouting for 12 years and has earned 24 merit badges through his service activities. He was a member of the Walton lacrosse team and volunteered for Habitat for Humanity. He is the son of Michael ‘76 and Lynne (Steele) ’77 Hoffman.

Jamie Hoover of Frazeysburg, Ohio, was a 4.0 student at Tri-Valley High School and plans to major in child and family community services at BGSU. The daughter of Lynn and Janice Hoover, she was president of her class, vice president of the German Club, and secretary of the Ruriteen Club and Student Council. She also was a member of National Honor Society, the Drama Club, the Symphonic Choir and the District IX Honors Choir. Hoover, who started a Bible study group at her school with three classmates, was a service-learning volunteer and active in 4-H and the Meadowview Church of Christ.

Jenna Klamfoth of Bucyrus, Ohio, is the daughter of David and Joyce Klamfoth and plans to major in pre-nursing at BGSU. She had a 4.0 grade point average at Wynford High School, where she was a member of the varsity volleyball, basketball and softball teams. Captain of the volleyball team last fall, she was named to the all-North Central Conference second team and received honorable mention in the Northwest District. Klamfoth was class vice president and a member of the yearbook staff, National Honor Society and 4-H.  

For more information on Alumni Laureate Scholars, contact alumni affairs at 419-372-2701.