Waynesburg University has selected Tyler Garret Kunz as the 2023 recipient of the Jeffrey and Regina Taussig Ohio Honors Scholarship. He is the son of Dan and Candy Kunz of Alliance, Ohio.
I am looking forward to the firm foundation Waynesburg University has to offer me, not only in my education, but also in my faith.”
In the fall, Kunz will join Waynesburg University as a biology (pre-veterinary) major and plans to minor in biblical studies.
“I am looking forward to the firm foundation Waynesburg University has to offer me, not only in my education, but also in my faith,” said Kunz. “The individual attention will allow me to learn skills that will help me grow in these areas.”
Kunz will graduate from Marlington High School in June with over 50 college credit hours through the school’s college credit program. His extracurricular activities as a student include band and indoor/outdoor track. He is also a member of the Character Counts program.
Outside of school, Kunz participates in several activities and organizations. He is an active member of the Boy Scouts and attained Eagle Scout rank, and attends youth group at Chapel in Marlboro.
One of Kunz’s favorite pastimes is showing his dairy and market goats. A member of 4-H, he has participated on the Stark County Junior Fair Board and was named the 2021 Stark County Junior Fair King/Outstanding Youth. Kunz has also represented Stark County at the Ohio State Fair, where he received three champion awards for his sewing projects.
Kunz’s future plans include becoming a veterinarian or pursuing a master’s degree in animal nutritional sciences, where he can continue his love for agriculture.
Jeffrey and Regina Taussig Ohio Honors Scholarship
The Jeffrey and Regina Taussig Ohio Honors Scholarship is presented to one Ohio high school student interested in a career in mathematics or one of the sciences. Eligible students must display extraordinary academic, service and leadership skills.
The scholarship pays the complete tuition and fees for the student’s four years at Waynesburg University.