SPRINGBORO — The family of Logan Turner has established a scholarship fund along with the Sinclair Community College Foundation in honor of his memory.
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Logan died in the Oregon District mass shooting on August 4, 2019.
The Logan Michael Turner Scholarship fund will be awarded to Springboro High School students enrolling in an engineering discipline at Sinclair Community College, according to a press release from the school.
“Logan had an analytical mind, always needing to know how something worked. He was meant to be an engineer,” said Michael Turner, Logan’s father.
Eli Weber and Luke Lawrence of Springboro High School are the first ever recipients of the scholarship.
“This scholarship offers young people an opportunity to begin a career in the field that he loved. As Logan’s parents, we hope that this fund will help students go forward and find a meaningful career and live a full and rewarding life, the kind of life that our son Logan lived,” said Danita Turner, Logan’s mother. “Congratulations to Eli and Luke on being the first recipients of the Logan Michael Turner Scholarship!”
“Being the first recipient of this scholarship is an honor and a privilege. I am thankful for the opportunity to honor his legacy by pursuing my love of engineering,” said Logan Michael Turner Scholarship recipient Eli Weber. “Long term, I hope to continue on to the University of Dayton to complete my bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. Hopefully, along the way I will have an opportunity to complete some internships and co-ops that will lead to a job after graduation.”
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“We are honored to work with Logan’s family to offer students opportunities for an education through this special scholarship fund,” said Zack Beck, Director of Development at Sinclair Community College. “The need for skilled workers is more critical than ever. Logan’s example, and his family’s generosity, will make an extraordinary impact on the lives of students for many years to come. This is a wonderful way to honor Logan’s memory, and for his life to continue making a difference in the community and the industry he loved.”
Logan was a graduate of Springboro High School where he was a starter on the varsity football team.
He was also a graduate of Sinclair Community College where he earned an Associate Degree in Engineering Technology.
Logan worked for Thaler Machine Co., where he earned opportunities to advance and quickly take on additional responsibilities.
Donations in honor of Logan can made here. Select “Other” under “Designation” on the website and enter “Logan Turner Scholarship” in the entry field to donate directly to the Logan Michael Turner Scholarship fund.
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