Rick Shale Scholarship in English
The Rick Shale Scholarship in English was established by Rick Shale in 2016. Rick was born and raised in the Youngstown area and is a graduate of Boardman High School. He is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University and earned his Master of Arts and Ph.D. degrees in American Culture from the University of Michigan. As a Professor of English, Rick taught courses in film study and screenwriting until his retirement in 2011. He is the co-author of Idora Park: The Last Ride of Summer, Historic Mill Creek Park, and many others. His scholarship is awarded annually to a student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in English.