Proceeds from the Dinner will be used to benefit a scholarship fund at Youngstown State University in memory of Danielle Marie Hodge, who died in a car accident in December of 2002. In Danielle’s memory, her parents and family have established a scholarship fund, through the Y.S.U. Foundation, to benefit students who attend Youngstown State University
This is a designated scholarship perpetually funded. It is administered by the YSU Foundation, keeping the memory of Danielle alive for many years to come. The scholarship is offered to graduates from high schools throughout the tri-county area currently enrolled at Youngstown State University with a preference that at least one of the annual awards is given to an Ursuline High School graduate who is enrolled at Youngstown State University. The candidate must possess a GPA of not less than 2.5, and must submit an essay.