St. Peter’s Parish and School announce two appointments
MANSFIELD – Jason Crundwell has been named the new director of marketing at Mansfield’s St. Peter’s Parish and School. Crundwell has been in the development role at the parish and school for the last five years.
He has been filling the marketing role for the last several months since the retirement of Kathy Morris earlier this year. Crundwell’s primary duties will include enrollment management, retention and telling the story of students’ academic achievement. He will also continue to assist with parish marketing and communication efforts, including the production of the weekly Sunday Masses that have been airing on WMFD-TV since the start of the pandemic.
Crundwell earned a bachelor’s in communication from Mansfield University of Pennsylvania and is a 1995 graduate of St. Peter’s High School.
St. Peter’s Parish and School have also hired Vincent Palombo as parish business manager. Palombo comes to St. Peter’s with a wealth of business experience in a faith-based and academic environment. He most recently served as the vice president of academic and student affairs at Notre Dame College in South Euclid, Ohio. At Notre Dame College, he was responsible for a staff of 12 and managed a $10.5 million annual budget. Palombo also served as chair of the business division and as an assistant professor during his 10 years at Notre Dame.
Palombo, who will start his new position in mid-November, received his doctorate in business administration from Walden University and a master and bachelors in business administration from Myers University.
Local students earn scholarships at Baldwin Wallace University
BEREA – Several Richland County students are among 680 students who earned scholarships at Baldwin Wallace University this fall. Over 400 named scholarships provide more than $3.5 million to help students attend BW. The scholarships vary in requirements, with many specifying financial need, a course of study, involvement on campus or a commitment to excellence in a particular field. The following local students earned scholarships:
• Morgan Hummel of Shelby, a graduate of Shelby Senior High School majoring in music education, earned the Barbara Geiser Popeney Scholarship and the Jochum-Moll Scholarship.
• Jensen Kurtzman of Shelby, a graduate of Shelby Senior High School majoring in pre-athletic training, earned the Jochum-Moll Scholarship and the Judge Harvey C. Wilcox Scholarship.
• Brianna McFadden of Mansfield, a graduate of Mansfield Christian School majoring in music education, earned the E.S. & M.R. Griffiths Scholarship.
• Caroline Tackett of Shiloh, a graduate of Crestview High School majoring in business of healthcare, earned the Peggy Jo Carpenter ’41 Scholarship and the Richard & Glenna Eldredge Scholarship.
• Matthew Weaver of Ontario, a graduate of Ontario High School, earned the Donald Delapenha Class of 1985 Memorial Scholarship.