RYAN TRUEMNER, Baker College of Owosso Director of Financial Services, congratulates Dayna Bancroft, of Ovid, the recipient of the $2,500 Ed Kurtz Leadership Scholarship. She is earning a bachelor’s degree in nursing and expects to graduate in 2018. (Courtesy Photo)

Baker College of Owosso officials have announced that Dayna Bancroft, of Ovid, is the recipient of the 2016 Ed Kurtz Leadership Scholarship award. The $2,500 scholarship is awarded annually to a Baker College of Owosso student who demonstrates academic achievement and either a commitment to community service or a successful balance of work, family, and school obligations. “Dayna exemplifies the spirit of the Ed Kurtz Scholarship through her drive to achieve her educational goals while remaining a dedicated parent, wife, and community volunteer,” said Aaron J. Maike, Baker College of Owosso president.

Bancroft is earning a 3.76 GPA in the Bachelor of Science nursing program and plans to graduate in 2018. She is married and the mother of three young sons and actively participates in their school and athletic activities. Most notable is her commitment to the Ovid-Elsie Youth Football (OEYF) program where she has served as secretary for the past three years. Among her achievements with OEYF was chairing the organization’s largest fundraising project. She also assists with matters requiring diplomacy and professionalism and is known for her optimistic and cheerful attitude.

Baker College of Owosso Ed Kurtz Scholarship was last modified: June 1st, 2016 by Karen Elford