May 18, 2021 | Press Releases

Ohio Mutual Announces 2021 Crawford Opportunity Award Winners

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BUCYRUS, OH – Ohio Mutual Insurance Group congratulates the 2021 recipients of the annual Ohio Mutual Crawford Opportunity Award.

The 2021 Ohio Mutual Crawford Opportunity Award recipients are:

  • Mason McKibben, who is graduating from Colonel Crawford High School, and plans to attend the University of Alabama, double-majoring in Economics and Mathematics.
  • Taylor Ratliff, from Buckeye Central, who plans to attend Heidelberg or Capital University to major in Business Administration and Psychology.
  • Wilson Frankhouse, who is graduating from Galion High School and will be attending Miami University, where he plans to major in Finance.


“For more than a dozen years, Ohio Mutual has awarded scholarships to local high school seniors,” said Ohio Mutual Human Resources Manager Casie Grau. “More than $86,000 has been awarded over this time, and we are especially pleased during times like these to support another group of exceptional Crawford County students on the next stage of their academic journey.”

The Ohio Mutual Crawford Opportunity Award is an annually renewable $1,500 scholarship offered to three individuals either living in or attending school in Crawford County, whose chosen field of collegiate study aligns with emerging opportunities in the insurance industry. The award is renewable for up to two additional years, provided the recipient maintains a minimum collegiate GPA of 3.0 / 4.0. Recipients studying risk management or actuarial science will receive an additional $500 in the second and third years of the award. An additional scholarship year is available to any recipient who also is selected for a summer internship at Ohio Mutual.

Ohio Mutual Insurance Group, founded in 1901 and based in Bucyrus, OH, partners with more than 400 independent agencies to distribute quality property and casualty insurance products throughout Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, New Hampshire, Ohio, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Ohio Mutual has maintained a rating of “A / Stable” from A.M. Best Co. since 1992, and has been named to the Ward’s 50 seven times since 2009. Additional company information is available at

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