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Padmanabhan awarded scholarship


Pranav Padmanabhan of Youngstown has been awarded a Stamps Scholarship and will attend Ohio State University this fall to study computer science and engineering.

Stamps Scholars are chosen for academic excellence, leadership experience and exceptional character.

Selected from nearly 300,000 applications, 230 students received this year's award.

The scholarship covers the total estimated cost of attendance for four years of undergraduate study at many of the 30 partner universities, and also includes an enrichment fund that scholars can use for academic and professional development ranging from study abroad to internships and independent research.

Dewine announces student ambassadors

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine recently announced that more than 300 students representing 52 Ohio counties have been named to his office's Teen Ambassador Board for the upcoming school year.

The participants represent more than 160 schools throughout the state. The mission of the board is to provide Ohio's future leaders with an inside look at law and government.

The board is open to high school juniors and seniors from public, private, home, charter, and online schools located in the state. Members advise the Attorney General's office on issues relating to teens and they work with their peers to develop solutions. They also attend presentations, hear from elected officials, interact with assistant attorneys general and have the opportunity to participate in events around the state.

This year's Teen Ambassador Board kick-off meeting will take place in August. A list of the 2018-19 board members and more information is available on the Attorney General's website at

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