TO THE MOON & BACK FOUNDATION, INC. THERESA MOON MEMORIAL PAY IT FORWARD SCHOLARSHIP

To the Moon & Back Foundation, Inc. is built on the mission to “Pay it forward today to make a better tomorrow!” The Foundation was launched in the spirit of Lorain, Ohio native and Lorain City Schools alumna, Ms. Theresa “Tippie” Moon. We are committed to implementing initiatives in honor of Ms. Moon focused on education, health and community engagement to achieve our vision of changing communities through the power of giving. Our goal for offering scholarships is to provide assistance to further your growth whether that is within a four-year college, trade school, vocational school, or specialty program such as dance, culinary, music, etc.
Eligibility Criteria
  • Class of 2024 Graduating Senior of Clearview High School, Elyria High School, or Lorain High School (Lorain, OH). 
  • Accepted as a full-time student to an accredited four-year college or university or specialty program (e.g. art, culinary, dance school, etc.) beginning Fall 2024. 
Celestino “CVO” Oquendo-Richey

Celestino “CVO” Oquendo-Richey

Lorain High School Class of 2023, Central State University
Jacqueline Kaminski

Jacqueline Kaminski

Elyria High School Class of 2022, Baldwin Wallace University
Pablo Oquendo II

Pablo Oquendo II

Lorain High School Class of 2021, Central State University
Andrew Engle

Andrew Engle

Lorain Clearview High School Class of 2019, Valparaiso University
Abigail Clayton

Abigail Clayton

Elyria High School Class of 2023, Fisk University
Devin Ortiz

Devin Ortiz

Lorain High School Class of 2021, West Virginia University
Madilyn Love

Madilyn Love

Clearview High School Class of 2020, Youngstown University-Lorain County Community CollegeUniversity Partnership Program
Skyler Ferguson

Skyler Ferguson

Lorain High School Class of 2019, Eastern Michigan University
Danielle Bowyer

Danielle Bowyer

Lorain High School Class of 2022, Kent State University
Phyllicia Weatherspoon

Phyllicia Weatherspoon

Lorain High School Class of 2021, Central State University
DeAndre Morgan

DeAndre Morgan

Lorain High School, Class of 2020, Cleveland Institute of Art