Dr. Grace B. Yackee and friends

This scholarship was established by Edward Banachowski’s daughter, Dr. Grace Yackee.

Banachowski was discharged from the Navy at the end of World War II and attended the University of Toledo through the GI bill, majoring in business and marketing. His degree was put on hold when he took a job with Sears Roebuck and Co. for 35 years, finally earning an associate of technical studies of business from UT at the age of 76. He is very committed to education, family, and the community.


2007-2008 Kevin Beilman
2008-2009 Tara Hubbard
2009-2010 Jeannie Connely
2010-2011 Jenna Manor
2011-2012 Lauren Wells
2012-2013 Ashley Stotz
2014-2015 Amber Goodnough
2016-2017 Megan Taylor
2017-2018 Bayleigh Cook
2018-2019 Maria Laurell