The 33 Forever Scholarship In Honor of Danielle Leedy — 2022 Guidelines

Scholarship Description:
  • A $1,333 one-time award (payable directly to the college or institution) to high school graduating seniors as follows:
    • Lexington High School senior (1 award);
    • Ontario High School senior (1 award);
    • Any other Richland County high school senior (1 award total); and 
    • Any Pickaway County high school senior (1 award total).          

for the purpose of pursuing post-high school education. It is awarded based on the criteria below (not financial need). 

Scholarship Criteria & Application Requirements:
  • Minimum 2.0 HS GPA (must include official transcript)
  • The applicant must be attending a 2 or 4 year degree-granting accredited institution the following school year and must be seeking a bachelor’s or associate’s degree (identify institution and program to be pursued)
  • A written essay or short video (4 minutes maximum) describing either: (1) an obstacle the applicant has overcome OR (2) ways in which the applicant has had to demonstrate resilience OR (3) how a mental health issue/challenge has affected someone the applicant may know. It should also describe how the above has impacted the applicant and the applicant’s future or how they live their life as a result or why they are the person they are. It should also describe the applicant’s future goals or aspirations – both short and long term. 
  • A description and/or demonstration of the applicant’s involvement in a community service project or program or some other activity supporting others in the community (required).
  • A listing/description of the applicant’s school, community and/or work activities during high school.
  • The online application is available at:  

Applications must be received by 33 Forever on or before 5:00 pm, April 1, 2022 by hand delivery or e-mail to: 

33 Forever, Inc.

1 Marion Ave., Suite 215

Mansfield, OH 44903

E-mail submissions to:

Scholarship recipients will be selected by the 33 Forever, Inc. Board of Directors (or an appointed committee of the Board) and announced at each school’s senior awards days preceding graduation. 

33 Forever, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation based in Mansfield, Ohio. For more information about 33 Forever and Danielle Leedy, visit or on the 33 Forever Facebook or Instagram pages.

To Guidance Offices:  For more information, contact:  Jeff Heck, 33 Forever, Inc., 419-564-6441 (mobile), E-mail: