Ohio Wesleyan’s 2021-2022 Education Fellows include 13 first-year students selected for their high potential for success at OWU and intention to become classroom teachers. (Photo by Paul Molitor)

2021-2022 Education Fellows

Ohio Wesleyan Announces First-Year Students, Future Teachers Selected for Competitive Program

By Cole Hatcher

DELAWARE, Ohio – Ohio Wesleyan University has selected 13 students as 2021-2022 Education Fellows.

The four-year fellowships are awarded each fall by Ohio Wesleyan’s Department of Education to first-year students with a high potential for success at the university and a stated interest in teaching at the preschool, elementary, middle, or high school level.

OWU’s newest Education Fellows are:

  • Emily Dunn of Hillsborough, New Jersey, who plans to study inclusive elementary education.
  • Caroline Fleming of Bridgeville, Pennsylvania, who plans to study inclusive elementary education.
  • Sydney Good of Westerville, Ohio, who plans to study elementary education.
  • Sophie Greenbaum of Hudson, Ohio, who plans to study middle childhood or elementary education.
  • Hannah Huffman of Lewis Center, Ohio, who plans to study inclusive elementary education.
  • Aliisa James of Miamisburg, Ohio, who plans to study art education.
  • Aniya Johnson of Roanoke, Virginia, who plans to study English language arts.
  • Genevieve Maddox of Bridgeville, Delaware, who plans to study social studies.
  • Grace Martin of Westerville, Ohio, who plans to study math education.
  • Mac Scholl of Columbus, Ohio, who plans to study social studies.
  • Josie Stark of Castalia, Ohio, who plans to study integrated science.
  • Landon Turnbull of Hicksville, Ohio, who plans to study middle childhood education.
  • Kelsey Wolfe of Apple Creek, Ohio, who plans to study middle childhood education.

The fellows also are selected in recognition of having demonstrated both leadership in high school and a passion for making the world better by educating its future citizens.

The benefits of being named an Education Fellow include receiving an OWU scholarship, mentoring from both upper-level Education Fellows and professors, and an invitation to participate in forums, field trips, and other career-related events.

Ohio Wesleyan offers education majors in Inclusive Elementary Education (Prekindergarten-grade 6), Elementary Education (preK-grade 6), Middle Childhood Education (grades 4-9), Special Education, and Integrated Science for Teachers. The university offers education minors in Adolescent to Young Adult Education (grades 7-12) and in Multi-Age Education (preK-grade 12), with specialization available in English language arts, social studies, and mathematics (7-12) as well as world languages, music, visual art, and drama (preK-12).

The OWU Department of Education is accredited in Ohio by the state Department of Education and nationally by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). Learn more about the department at owu.edu/education.


Founded in 1842, Ohio Wesleyan University is one of the nation’s premier liberal arts universities. Located in Delaware, Ohio, the private university offers more than 70 undergraduate majors and competes in 24 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Through its signature program, The OWU Connection, Ohio Wesleyan teaches students to integrate knowledge across disciplines, build a diverse and global perspective, and apply knowledge in real-world settings. Ohio Wesleyan is featured in the book “Colleges That Change Lives” and included on the U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review “best colleges” lists. Learn more at owu.edu.