Michael-Waly Community First Award

“You have to do the right thing…You may never know what results come of your action. But if you do nothing, there will be no result”. –Mohandas K Gandhi

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  • Must be a senior

  • Must be a Hudson Resident (can attend any school in the Northeast Ohio area)

  • Must be of good character and have made a significant impact in another life in a positive way (examples include, but are not limited to: bullying prevention, suicide prevention, eating disorder interventions, drug/alcohol interventions, etc.) during high school

  • Nominator can be teacher, peer, or parent



  • Complete the application form and write an essay describing how the nominee impacted another person’s life in a positive way; any supporting documentation to provide extra detail is also accepted

  • Nominator has choice of keeping the essay confidential or sharing with community

  • Committee will verify High School attendance of nominee



  • Apply using the form below

  • Applications are due March 21, 2022

  • Committee will review applications in April and select winner

  • Scholarship winner will be announced at Hudson Community First Spring Luncheon

Michael-Waly Community First Award Application
Permission to share nomination with nominee?

ESSAY: Please describe in two type written pages or less how the applicant has made a significant personal impact in another life. If you would like to provide supporting statements or information about this specific situation please include in your essay. 

Thanks for submitting!