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Summit County Sheriff's Office

Posted on: April 5, 2022

Summit County Sheriff's Office Announces Scholarship Recipient



Date:  April 4, 2022                                     

Contact: Christine Duplan, Public Information Officer

(970) 423-8901



Summit County Sheriff Jaime FitzSimons, is pleased to announce Summit High School Senior Faith McMahon, is this year’s recipient of the Summit County Sheriff’s Office Leadership Scholarship Award.

 Each year, the Summit County Sheriff’s Office awards a Summit High School Student with a $500 scholarship to be used towards their college education for the upcoming school year. A committee from the Summit County Sheriff’s Office comprised of various members of Sheriff’s Office staff, made their selection based upon criteria including leadership, merit, character, involvement, purpose and need. 

 Faith is a shining example of someone who has demonstrated perseverance, an excellent work ethic, and a willingness to help others. An International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme student, Faith has an impressive list of academic and volunteer achievements. She is also certified in mental health first aid through the Red Cross and trained in their Sources of Strength program. Faith is also a peer counselor, and taught suicide prevention to all grades at the local middle school and led peer discussion groups. 

Sheriff FitzSimons said, “Summit County is a better place because of the leadership demonstrated by Faith McMahon, who through her incredible accomplishments has inspired others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more. Congratulations Faith!”



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