Annual Franklin B. Walter All-Scholastic Awards Program and Luncheon
The Franklin B. Walter All-Scholastic Award Program was established by the Ohio Educational Service Center Association (OESCA) to promote and recognize outstanding academic achievement. One senior from each Ohio county who is nominated by an ESC is eligible to receive this honor each spring.
2023 Franklin B. Walter Awards
April 18, 2023
Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center, Lewis Center, OH
Applicant must be a high school senior enrolled in a public school district (local, city, exempted village, Joint Vocational School District/Career Technical Center or STEM) - within the ESC’s service region. Recipients should demonstrate outstanding academic achievement as indicated by high school grades, test scores, community service, and school activities and awards. Educational Service Centers shall select one awardee per ESC (multi-county ESCs may select one awardee per county for local recognition but only one awardee per county will be recognized at the state-level event).
Award winners will be invited, along with guests, to attend a special recognition luncheon. Students will be recognized by their peers and state education leaders.
Each ESC is limited to six (6) attendees per ESC which includes the award recipient, the ESC superintendent or designee, and up to 4 guests.
The Franklin B. Walter All-Scholastic Award was created in 1990 by OESCA to honor Franklin B. Walter one of our past Ohio State Superintendents and to recognize one top student scholar from each county in Ohio. Franklin B. Walter served as state superintendent from March 1977 until August 1991. Throughout his career, Dr. Walter has exemplified concern for young people and has dedicated his life to the improvement of education in Ohio.