Jay Hershey Memorial Scholarship

Jay was involved with FCCLA for over 25 years and was a founding member of the endowment.  Creating and awarding scholarships to deserving members was Jay's passion.  Not only was Jay committed to FCCLA he also actively contributed to his community.  The scholarship defines the criteria of an endowment scholarship with family, school and community.  Ohio FCCLA Endowment is blessed to have had the contributions of Jay Hershey.  He is and will be missed.

2015 Recipient

Cheyenne Driskell

Fairlawn High School

University- Ohio University

Major- Family and Consumer Sciences Education


I plan on becoming a FCS teacher receiving my Bachelor’s Degree through Ohio University.  I love the FCCLA organization and a leader I like to help younger students.  This year my Dad was deployed it also showed how family mattered to me and family is a main aspect of the FCCLA organization.