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Applications are now being accepted for our continued education (current college student with one completed school year at a university), post graduate students, and students in medical school (John Uhlar application).  Applications are available in the links below and at the alumni office at Memorial High School.

Applications must be post marked no later than April 12, 2024.  Mail your completed application along with school transcripts to:

Campbell Memorial High School Alumni Association
P. O. Box 23
Campbell, Ohio  44405
Attention:  Scholarship Committee

Continued Education (current college student with one completed school year at a university)
Post Graduate Students
Students in Medical School (John Uhlar application)

 

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Dear Friends of the Campbell Memorial High School Alumni Association,

On Saturday, April 27, 2024, eight outstanding Red Devils will be inducted into the Campbell Memorial High School Alumni Association’s 5th Hall of Fame class. We invite you to join us on this joyous occasion as we honor those who bring honor to us!

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MelissaKmetz

The Campbell Memorial High School Alumni Association proudly announces the 2024 commencement address will be given by Melissa Kmetz, the 2023 Ohio Teacher of the Year and the 2024 Ohio Teacher Fellow.

Melissa, a 1999 CMHS graduate, is a 21 year veteran of the classroom and has amassed an enviable number of awards and accolades. Ms. Kmetz garnered a Bachelor’s of Education degree (summa cum laude) and a Master’s degree in Reading from YSU. In her quest to gather as much expertise as possible, she furthered her knowledge through professional development at Harvard Graduate School of education. A lifelong learner, Ms. Kmetz actively seeks new and innovative projects to further advance her already stellar teaching style.

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The Alvira Serluco Memorial Education Scholarship

We are pleased to announce a new scholarship in the amount of $1,000.

The Alvira Serluco Memorial Education Scholarship of $1,000 has been established by Anthony and Donna Seluco and family and friends to honor the memory of a beloved Campbell elementary education teacher, Mrs. Alvira Serluco. Mrs. Serluco dedicated her long and illustrious 41 yr career to the teaching of Campbell’s students at Penhale and Gordon Elementary Schools. She was also highly involved in her church and community, extending her life’s lessons to many of Campbell’s youth.

This scholarship will be awarded to a student has garnered a 3.0 GPA, is active in school and community activities and who will seek a career in education in the fall.

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The Theodore “Tedo” Perantinides Memorial Scholarship

We are pleased to announce a new scholarship established by Attorney Paul Perantinides (class of 1962).

The Theodore “Tedo” Perantinides Memorial Scholarship

Atty. Paul Perantinides, a 1962 CMHS graduate, CMHSAA Hall of Fame recipient and founding trustee, has established a $2,500 renewable scholarship in memory of his beloved brother, Mr. Theodore “Tedo” Perantinides.

Tedo, a 1959 CMHS graduate, was a lifelong Campbell resident and an active member of his church and city communities. After obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in Business Admnistration from YSU, Mr. Perantinides attained successful careers as an industrial painter and a Certified Life Underwriter; but, most importantly, he was a staunch advocate of our city who believed in doing all that he could to continue our strong Campbell traditions. Consequently, he raised his three daughters in his treasured city and each of them, Atty. Nomiki Tsarnas, Harriet Perantinides Cortez( CMHSAA founding trustee) and Mrs. Evangela Hazimihalis have gone on to garner careers that demonstrate our traditions of excellence are evident!

The Theodore “Tedo” Perantinides Memorial Scholarship of $2,500, sponsored by his brother, Atty. Paul Perantinides, is renewable for 3 additional years to total $10,000 if the sponsor’s requirements are met.

The recipient must be a CMHS graduating senior or continuing education student

(sophomore or higher), have garnered a 3.0 GPA or higher, be actively involved in school and community activities and pursue a degree at Youngstown State University.

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Dr. Michael Patzakis

In 2023, 1955 CMHS graduate and world-renowned orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Michael Patzakis, established a $2,500 scholarship.

Magnanimously, this year, Dr. Patzakis will not only once again award this $2,500 scholarship, he will also sponsor an additional eight scholarships of varying amounts to honor the treasured memories of those beloved individuals who fostered his goals and supported him throughout his long and illustrious career.

THE DR. MICHAEL PATZAKIS SCHOLARSHIPS

Two Susan Giokaris Patzakis Memorial Nursing Scholarships of $1,500 each are established to honor Dr. Patzakis wife, Susan, who had a long, brilliant nursing career. $1,500 will be awarded to two students who wish to pursue a degree in the nursing field.

The John and Arfati Patzakis Memorial Scholarship of $ 2,000 will be awarded in memory of Dr. Patzakis’s beloved parents.

Two Flora, Cleopatra and Nikitas Patzakis Memorial Scholarships of $1,500 each will be awarded to two students in memory of Dr. Patzakis’s treasured siblings.

The Phillip M. Evanski Memorial Scholarship of $1,000 honors the memory of Dr. Patzakis’s best friend and classmate.

The Dr. Peter Tsaknis Memorial Scholarship of $1,000 is established in honor of Dr. Patzakis’s beloved cousin and classmate, Dr. Peter Tsaknis.

The recipients of these awards may be a CMHS graduating senior, a continuing education student or a post graduate student who has attained a 3.0 GPA or higher and must have been involved in volunteerism, academic and co-curricular activities.

The Coach John Knapick Memorial Trade School Scholarship of $600 is established by Dr. Patzakis to honor the memory of his coach and mentor, Mr. John Knapick.

The Coach Carmen Julius Memorial Trade Scholarship of $600 is established to honor the memory of Mr. Carmen Julius, Dr. Patzakis’s coach and role model.

These scholarships will be awarded to two individuals who wish to pursue a degree in a skilled trade.

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Peter M. Psaras - Class of 2006

We are pleased to announce the next inductee to the Campbell Memorial High School Alumni hall of Fame Class of 2004.

Peter M. Psaras - Class of 2006

What achievements would catapult a young CMHS graduate to Hall of Fame honors status? We believe becoming a lead engineer in NASA’s Artemis program, aimed at returning astronauts to the Moon to establish a permanent human lunar presence, indeed, qualifies a Red Devil, of any age, to be granted our highest honor!

Throughout his life, spent in our beautiful Campbell community, Mr. Psaras has demonstrated great determination and fortitude, which led to his status as 2006 class valedictorian. He was also highly involved in every facet of his education---academic, social, religious and athletic.

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Deland McCullough - Class 1991

We are pleased to announce the next inductee to the Campbell Memorial High School Alumni Association Hall of Fame Class of 2024.

Deland McCullough - Class 1991

Coach, teacher, mentor, confidante, athlete, role model, friend---all titles that embody the next CMHSAA inductee, 1991 CMHS graduate, Deland McCullough. Deland epitomizes every attribute of a leader—one who leads not by words, but example.

Surely, his immense athletic prowess is not in question and his entrance into the Campbell Memorial Athletic Hall of Fame was a given. There are not many Red Devil athletes who have achieved the truly remarkable accomplishments that dominant Deland McCullough’s resume. From leading the Red Devils to many victories on the John Knapick field, playing in the college and NFL arenas to coaching high school and the highest levels of college football.

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Mike G. Corfias, MD - Class of 1986

We are pleased to announce the next inductee to the Campbell Memorial High School Alumni Association Hall of Fame Class of 2024.

Mike G. Corfias, MD - Class of 1986

Dr. Corfias, the 1986 CMHS class valedictorian and prominent local anesthesiologist, is a diehard Red Devil who has remained a lifelong, faithful proponent of our community, school and Campbell athletics. Mike has never forgotten his Campbell roots and can still be seen at Campbell’s football and basketball games, his beloved St. Michael the Archangel Church services and activities, the residences of his Campbell family members and friends or the CWLCC, where his sons are members.

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John R. Jakubek, M.D. – Class of 1975

We are pleased to announce the next inductee to the Campbell Memorial High School Alumni Association Hall of Fame Class of 2024.

John R. Jakubek, M.D. – Class of 1975

Dr. John Jakubek, a 1975 CMHS class salutatorian, is a renowned anesthesiologist, who has brilliantly served our Valley for the past thirty-eight years. Jack is a 1969 summa cum laude graduate or Youngstown State University and a 1982 graduate of The Oho State University School of Medicine. Armed with these many academic achievements, Jack could have established a practice in any state; however, he chose to “make a difference at home”.

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We are pleased to announce the next inductee to the Campbell Memorial High School Alumni Association Hall of Fame Class of 2024.

Robert J. Kovach – Class of 1969

Surprise, Banker Bob!! 1969 CMHS graduate, Robert Kovach, is one of the unsung heroes of our alumni association. Bob has been very involved in our association from the day his brother, John, organized and founded our organization. Given the fact that Bob is the ultimate giver and altruistic advocate of not only our association, but society at large, he strongly resists any attention or reward for his multitude of charitable acts. For this reason, the association has decided that we will give him no choice but to be inducted into our Hall of Fame!

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Dr. Michael A. Pikos – Class of 1968

We are pleased to announce the next inductee to the Campbell Memorial High School Alumni Association Hall of Fame Class of 2024.

Dr. Michael A. Pikos – Class of 1968

Dr. Michael A. Pikos, 1968 CMHS class valedictorian and president, is a consummate Red Devil who has attained a plethora of personal and professional achievements that have brought fame and recognition to our beloved city.

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Mrs. Ruby D. Hrelec Peltz – Class of 1967

We are pleased to announce the next inductee to the Campbell Memorial High School Alumni Association Hall of Fame Class of 2024.

Mrs. Ruby D. Hrelec Peltz – Class of 1967

It is, indeed, an honor to induct another stellar Campbell City Schools educator into our 5th CMHSAA Hall of Fame. Mrs. Peltz, a 1967 CMHS graduate, served as a teacher in Campbell City Schools for 35 years. She and her husband, Ken, a 1965 Campbell graduate, never left the city of their ancestors, choosing to raise and educate their two sons in Campbell to offer them the same level of quality education that they had received.

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Mr. James M. Cioffi – Class of 1956

We are pleased to announce the first inductee to the Campbell Memorial High School Alumni Association Hall of Fame Class of 2024.

Mr. James M. Cioffi – Class of 1956

James Cioffi, a proud 1956 CMHS graduate, has positively impacted the CMHSAA and our Campbell community throughout his life. Born and raised in Campbell, Jim only left his beloved city for one year when he attended Ohio Northern University. He just couldn’t find the love of our small, close-knit community anywhere else.

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The Campbell Memorial High School Alumni Association is proud to announce our 2023 scholarship recipients as well as recipients receiving renewable scholarships.  We thank our alumni scholarship sponsors for their generosity and commitment in assisting fellow Red Devils!!!
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Peter Psaras - Class of 2006

We are pleased to share Mr. Peter Psara, class of 2006, will address the Memorial High School class of 2023 at commencement ceremonies on June 1, 2023.

Mr. Psaras graduated from Campbell Memorial High School in 2006 as Valedictorian of his class.

Pursuing an interest in Aerospace Engineering, he attended Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN, where he received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Space Propulsion and Aerospace Vehicle Design. Mr. Psaras then went on to pursue a career at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration at the John Glenn Research Center in 2012, where he began work on NASA’s Evolutionary Xenon Thruster (NEXT), which launched in November 2021. NEXT propelled the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft which was aimed at testing methods of planetary defense.

Since 2016, he has been an integral part of the Artemis program, which is a NASA collaboration with the European Space Agency, Lockheed Martin and various other commercial partners aimed at returning astronauts to the Moon to establish a permanent human lunar presence. NASA will use what they learn on and around the Moon to take the next giant leap: Sending the first astronauts to Mars. He previously served as the Reaction Control System Engineering Lead for the European Service Module successfully guiding the development of RCS flight hardware for Artemis-1 and 2 though assembly, Acceptance and Qualification testing and delivery.

Mr. Psaras is currently the Lead Engineer for all Propulsion Subsystem Components, responsible for guiding flight hardware through development, testing, integration into the vehicle and flight operation support. The culmination of these efforts has resulted in a successful completion of the Artemis-1 mission on Dec 11, 2022, setting the distance record for a human space rated vehicle at 260,000 miles, previously set by Apollo 13.

Mr. Psaras will be representing NASA Propulsion as part of the mission evaluation team at Houston’s Johnson Space Center for Artemis 2, a crewed mission which will launch in November 2024.

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