Bar Association awards scholarship

For the Troy Daily News

MIAMI COUNTY — The Miami County Bar Association scholarship committee announces with pleasure the winner of this year’s scholarship, in the amount of $1,100, awarded from the J. Andrew Fulker Memorial Scholarship Fund.

This year’s recipient is Sierra J. Faler of Tipp City. Her parents are Jerome and Karen Faler.

Faler attends the University of Dayton School of Law, where she maintains a grade point average of 3.367.

At the University of Dayton, she serves on the Law Review for 2016-2017 as Outside Articles Editor, having been a staff writer in 2015-2016. She volunteers in the Student Law Program, and is a member of Phi Alpha Delta International Law Fraternity and the Business Law Society.

She also participated in Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc., as a summer associate in 2015.

The scholarship fund assists deserving law students who are residents of Miami County. The scholarship committee of the Miami County Bar Association selects the recipients. Grants will apply to law school tuition. Scholarship eligibility requires an applicant’s admission for full-time attendance at a college of law or law school in a program designed to lead to a Juris Doctor or similar law degree.

Established in cooperation with the Troy Foundation, the fund serves as a lasting tribute to Troy attorney J. Andrew Fulker who died in an auto accident in 1989.

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