Community Foundation Scholarship Funds

Following is a comprehensive list of scholarship funds administered by the Community Foundation of Mount Vernon. The key to abbreviations will help you determine who is eligible to receive scholarships from the various funds. In most cases prospective scholarship recipients do not apply for awards from individual funds, as the Foundation’s Universal Scholarship Application includes a checklist designed to automatically include students who qualify for awards with unique criteria. Notable exceptions include special scholarship programs such as Ariel Corporation and Vaughn Wiester Music Scholarships, which have their own application process.

Key to abbreviations used in scholarship fund listings:

(Year) – Year scholarship fund was established.

(Eligible High Schools)  – (CHS) Centerburg High School; (DHS) Danville High School; (EKHS) East Knox High School; (FHS) Fredericktown High School; (KC) All Knox County High Schools; (KCCC) Knox County Career Center; (MVA) – Mount Vernon Academy;  (MVHS) Mount Vernon High School; (OTH) Other school(s), or combination of schools, as specified in listing.

 

Aljian-Barnes Scholarship Fund  – (2009) (FHS).  Donor: Deidre Aljian-Barnes and Greg Barnes. Eligibility: Preference for students enrolling in M.D. program at Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine. Secondary preference is for any M.D., D.O. or R.N. student, regardless of institution. Selection based on merit. Need may be considered if there equally qualified candidates.

American Legion Post #136 Scholarship Fund – (2010) (KC).  Donor: American Legion Post #136. Criteria: Children, stepchildren or grandchildren of and active member of a Knox County veterans’ organization. Selection based on financial need and academic merit.

Robert C. Appleton Scholarship Fund – (1980) (KC).  Donor: Robert C. Appleton estate. Criteria: General scholarships awarded on the basis of need and merit.

Apple Valley Property Owners Scholarship Fund – (2005) (OTH).  Donor: Apple Valley property Owners Association. Criteria: General scholarships awarded on the basis of merit to children of AVPOA members.

 Arck / Crowthers Fund – (1992) (EKHS).  Donor: Various contributors in memory of Chris Arck and Mike Crowthers. Eligibility: General scholarships awarded on the basis of merit.

Ariel Corporation Scholarship Fund – (2009) (OTH). Donor: Karen Buchwald Wright. Criteria: Scholarships available to children of full-time Ariel Corporation employees under the age of 25. Awards of various amounts are based on GPA for prior year and undergraduate program enrollment.

Fred Barry, Jr. Scholarship Fund – (1993) (OTH).  Donor: Gene and Doris Miller. Criteria: Scholarship recipient is selected by Kenyon College without regard to residency and is based on maintenance of a 3.5 GPA.

Chief Thomas E. Bartlett Scholarship Fund – (2006) (OTH)Donor: Candis L. (Bartlett) Workman. Criteria: Awarded to a graduate of Mount Vernon High School or the Knox County Career Center based on financial need and pursuit of a career in law enforcement.

Elizabeth W. Bell Scholarship Fund (2005)(KC).  Donor: Gretchen A. Bell. Criteria: General Scholarships awarded on the basis of financial need and pursuit of a career in elementary education.

Clark and Lucy Biggs Scholarship Fund – (1991) (KC).  Donor: G. Clark Biggs. Criteria: General Scholarships awarded to Knox County students.

John Gordon Bone Scholarship Fund – (2005) (OTH).  Donor: John Gordon Bone Estate. Criteria: Scholarships funds are distributed directly to, and awarded by, Kenyon College and Mount Vernon Nazarene University.

Karl W. Brown Writing Award – (2003) (FHS).  Donor:  Various contributors in memory of Karl W. Brown. Eligibility: Scholarship is recommended by the English Department of Fredericktown High School for a senior whose collective body of written works and future potential in writing excellence is deemed “most outstanding.”

William Burgett Builder & Contractor Scholarship Fund – (2011) (OTH).  Donor: Family of William Burgett Criteria: Awarded to graduating senior from either Fredericktown High School or Northmoor High School, who is pursuing post-secondary training in the building trades. The scholarship honors Kokosing Construction Company founder Bill Burgett.

Phil Burghard Memorial Scholarship Fund – (2004) (OTH). Donor: Friends of Phil Burghard. Criteria: Awarded to a student who has been active as a varsity athlete at Highland High School, and who will be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary technical school, with preference to students pursuing the building trades. Ideally, the award should be made to students who possess exemplary personal qualities and positive attitudes, as did the scholarship’s namesake, a member of the Highland High School Class of 1987.

Charles E. Cassady Scholarship Fund – (1990) (KC).  Donor: Various contributors in memory of Charles E. Cassaday. Criteria: General Scholarships awarded to Knox County students.

Community Foundation General Fund Scholarships – (1944) (KC).  Donor: Various contributors to the Foundation’s General Fund. Criteria: All Knox County high school graduates.

Helen H. Cooke Scholarship Fund – (1994) (FHS).  Donor:  Helen H. Cooke Living Trust.  Eligibility: General scholarships for graduates of Fredericktown High School.

Norma J. Cornell Memorial Fund – (2001) (KC).  Donor: Norma J. Cornell estate. Criteria: Scholarships for elementary, middle school, high school, college, or trade school education, including payment to or on behalf of someone in need of tuition for such education.

Harold B. “Cookie” Cunningham Fund – (1997) (MVHS).  Donor: Bernice R. Cunningham. Criteria: Awarded to student athletes from Mount Vernon High School.

Danville Masonic Lodge F & AM Scholarship Fund –  (2003) (OTH).  Donor: The former Danville Masonic Lodge No. 546, through Ohio Lodge No. 199.  Eligibility: Two scholarships to be awarded equally to students from the Danville and East Knox Local School Districts.

Daughters of the American Revolution, Lucy Knox Chapter, Frances Sturtevant Scholarship Fund – (2011) (OTH).  Donor: Lucy Knox Chapter, D.A.R. Criteria: Eligibility is limited to students pursuing post-secondary education at an accredited institution, who are natural or adopted children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, etc. of living or deceased members of the Lucy Knox Chapter, D.A.R. Selection is based solely on academic merit.

Geraldine E. “Jerri” Dennis Scholarship Fund – (2010) (MVHS).  Donor: Family and friends of Jerri Dennis. Criteria: Awarded to a graduating senior from Mount Vernon High School on the basis of financial need and academic merit.

Martha Deppner Scholarship – (2006) (DHS).  Donor:  Martha Deppner  Eligibility: Based on academic performance and financial need for students attending at a two-year or four-year college or university.  Preference is given to students pursuing agricultural studies.

Gary and Carol Didinger Scholarship Fund – (2006) (OTH).  Donor:  Gary and Carol Didinger.  Eligibility: Awarded to students from the Danville and East Knox Local School Districts, who are pursuing the study of agriculture.  Selection based on financial need and community involvement.

Ohio’s Distinguished Young Woman Scholarship Fund – (1987) (OTH).  Donor: Ohio’s Distinguished Young Woman, Inc. Criteria: Distributed to DYW Scholarship Program honorees upon recommendation of the board of Ohio’s Distinguished Young Woman, Inc.

Joe Divelbiss Memorial Scholarship Fund – (2007) (FHS). Donor:  Jennifer D. Parker et. al.  Eligibility:  Awarded to a student with demonstrated financial need and exceptional character.

Beverly Jo Dremann Early Childhood Education Scholarship Fund – (2010) (FHS).  Donor:  Arthur K. Dremann   Eligibility:  (FHS) Awarded to students pursuing a degree in early childhood education, upon recommendation of the Fredericktown Community Foundation.  Selection based on academic merit, with financial need being a secondary criterion.

The East Knox Community Scholarship Fund – (2010) (EHHS).  Donor:  East Knox Academic Booster Club. Eligibility: Scholarships awarded on basis of financial need and academic merit.

Ralph and Ara Flack Scholarship Fund – (2000) (EKHS).  Donor:  Mrs. Ara Flack. Eligibility: Awarded to students living in the East Knox School District, regardless of the high school from which they graduate, who attend a technical school in Ohio. The East Knox High School Guidance Office recommends a student for this award.

Fredericktown Academic Loan Fund – (1991) (FHS). Donor:  The Fredericktown Academic Loan Fund. Eligibility: Provide annual scholarship loans or grants to students chosen by the designated fund committee.

Pauline B. Freeman Scholarship Fund – (1983) (OTH). Donor: Pauline B. Freeman estate. Eligibility: Awarded to students of the Danville and Howard (East Knox) school districts.

Blake and Chloris Fritz Family Scholarship Fund – (2010) (MVHS).  Donor: Blake Fritz in memory of Chloris Fritz, beloved wife and longtime volunteer at MVHS. Criteria: Limited to graduating MVHS seniors with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5, who have submitted a typed Community Foundation of Mount Vernon & Knox County Foundation scholarship application. Recipients shall be selected by the foundation board in consultation with Blake Fritz.

Nick Gaumer Memorial Scholarship Fund – (2012) (KCCC).  Donor: Family and Friends of Nick Gaumer. Criteria: Awarded to graduating senior Knox County Career Center from the Fredericktown School District, who has, in order of preference, completed the KCCC sports medicine program, participated in track or cross country, or served two years in the KCCC AFROTC Program. A grade average point of at least 3.35 must have been attained.

Wilbur Gaunder Engineering Scholarship Fund – (1999) (KC).  Donor: Wilbur F. Gaunder estate. Criteria: Awarded to an engineering student at any four-year engineering college who shall be in his or her sophomore or later year, thereafter so long as the recipient maintains satisfactory grades and remains in engineering school. The basis for this award shall be financial need, merit regarding high school accomplishments, and merit regarding college accomplishments.

Wilbur Gaunder Nursing Scholarship Fund – (1999) (OTH).  Donor: Wilbur F. Gaunder estate. Criteria: Distributed to Knox Community Hospital for the Nurse’s Scholarship Fund of the hospital in the education of student who wish to become registered nurses or licensed practical nurses. (Amended in 2010 to include nurse practitioners.)

Pauline L. Gordon Memorial Scholarship Fund – (2007) (MVHS).  Donor: Jack and Emily Gordon. Criteria: Awarded to students based upon academic merit, by recommendation of the MVHS Guidance office. Preference is given to candidates pursuing a career in elementary education (kindergarten through sixth grade).

Larry Hall Scholarship Fund – (1980) (KC).  Donor: Knox County Medical Society and Knox County Health Planning Council. Criteria: Rotating scholarship fund for loans to medical students.

Donald and Sigrid Harnsberger Scholarship Fund – (2000) (KC).  Donor: Donald and Sigrid Harnsberger. Criteria: Awarded to a student attending either Princeton University or the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Lillian C. Hickman Scholarship Fund – (1996) (KC). Donor: Lillian C. Hickman estate. Criteria: Provides scholarships preferably to undergraduate and graduate medical or premedical students interested in family practice, then to students in other areas of study.

William S. Hunter Scholarship Fund  – (1990) (CHS). Donor:  Dr. William Hunter. Eligibility: Awarded to Centerburg High School students with demonstrated financial need and academic performance.

 William & Jennie Johnson Memorial Fund – (1965) (KC).  Donor: Stanley E. Johnson. Criteria: General Scholarship based on financial need.

Edwin Kaylor Scholarship Fund – (2005) (DHS).  Donor:  Edwin Kaylor estate via Danville Local Schools. Eligibility: Awarded to “a deserving graduate” recommended by the Danville Local Schools’ Scholarship Committee for attendance at any state-supported college, university, or community college.

 Raymond Kinney Scholarship Fund – (2012) (OTH).  Donor: Raymond Kinney Family Criteria: Awarded to a Knox County student pursuing certification for Emergency Medical Services. Preference is given to candidates from Centerburg High School.

Knox County Fraternal Order of Police Scholarship Fund – (2003) (KC).  Donor: Knox County Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #147. Criteria: Awarded to a student pursuing law enforcement studies at an accredited technical school, college, or university.

Ila Kohl Scholarship Fund – (1983) (KC).  Donor: Contributions from Ila Ward Kohl et al. Criteria: For students in training to be a licensed practical nurse or registered nurse.

Rex M. Jr. and Barbara C. Lamb Scholarship Fund – (1985) (KC).  Donor: Barbara C. Lamb. Criteria: Providing scholarships for the undergraduate education of worthy students in Knox County.

Harriett B. Lawler Scholarship Fund – (1986) (KC).  Donor: Harriett B. Lawler estate. Criteria: Scholarships for any Knox County student.

John M. Lee Scholarship Fund – (2002) (KCCC).  Donor: Carole A. Lee. Criteria: Awarded to a graduating senior in the automotive technology program planning to further his or her education, with preference given to those pursuing an associate degree. Recommended by the automotive technology instructor, the Superintendent at KCCC, and James P. Lee, John’s brother.

Alexandra Letz General Scholarship Fund – (1985) (MVHS).  Donor: Alexandra D. Letz. Criteria: Scholarships to benefit graduates of Mount Vernon High School.

Alexandra Letz Nursing Scholarship Fund – (1984) (KC).  Donor: Alexandra D. Letz. Criteria: Scholarships for students studying to become registered nurses.

W. Joan Levering Scholarship Fund – (2011) (FHS).  Donor: W. Joan Levering. Eligibility: Scholarships will be awarded to students with demonstrated financial need, who will be pursuing a degree in one of the following disciplines: business administration, health services administration or management, nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy or speech therapy.

Kathryn Ann Levering Memorial Scholarship Fund – (2001) (FHS).  Donor: Kenneth and Suzanne Levering et al. Eligibility:  Awarded to a student who either is experiencing, or has experienced, cancer personally or within his or her immediate family (parents and siblings). Award is based on a 500-word essay regarding the applicant’s fight, or their family’s fight, with cancer.  Recommended  by Ken and Suzanne Levering and a Community Foundation committee member.

Frederick N. Lorey Journalism Scholarship Award – (1994) (KC).  Donor: General Fund of the Community Foundation. Criteria: Scholarship awarded to a Knox County student majoring in journalism, English, or communications, in honor of the long-time editor of the Mount Vernon News.

Meharry Family African American/American Indian Nursing Scholarship Fund – (2006) (OTH).  Donor: Ronald Meharry. Criteria: Scholarships awarded to an undergraduate nursing student pursuing an R.N. degree, who has attained a minimum 3.0 GPA in high school. Preference is given to African-American and American Indian students from Knox County, and then to African-American and American Indian students from adjacent counties. Available funds will be used first to renew the scholarships of students in good standing through their graduation.

Ralph V. and Anna B. Mowery Scholarship Fund – (1989) (DHS).  Donor:  Ralph V. Mowery. Eligibility: Prospective graduates or graduates of DHS and who are not otherwise eligible for academic and/or athletic scholarships. Recommended by the principal, superintendent, and guidance counselor.

The Ohio State University Knox County Alumni Club Scholarship Fund – (2007) (KC).  Donor: The Ohio State University Knox County Alumni Club. Criteria: Based on enrollment at The Ohio State University, financial need, and academic merit. Recommended by the local alumni organization.

Fred B. and Edna E. Osborn Fund – (1969) (KC).  Donor: Various contributors in memory of Fred B. and Edna E. Osborn Criteria: Scholarships awarded to those attending a trade school.

Arthur J. Packard, Jr. Memorial Fund – (1992) (MVHS).  Donor: Various contributors in memory of Art Packard. Criteria: Scholarships to benefit Mount Vernon High School graduates.

Margaret E. Polahar Memorial Fund – (1995) (KC).  Donor: Various contributors in memory of Margaret E. Polahar. Criteria: Scholarships to benefit nursing students.

Richard Poling Scholarship Fund (1992) – (MVHS).  Donor: Richard T. Poling. Criteria: (MVHS) Scholarships to graduating seniors from Mount Vernon High School attending Oberlin College.

William and Helen Pond Scholarship Fund – (1996) (MVHS).  Donor: Helen Pond and various contributors in memory of William Pond. Criteria: Scholarships to benefit graduates of Mount Vernon High School.

Sarah Karolin Pressler Memorial Scholarship Fund – (2002) (MVHS).  Donor: Dr. David A. Pressler. Criteria: Awarded to a student who has participated in the performing arts, including dance, music, and theater. The scholarship is also based, in order of importance, on need, community service and academics.

Psi Iota Xi Scholarship Fund – (2004) (MVHS).  Donor: Psi Iota Xi Sorority. Criteria: Awarded to students pursuing an undergraduate major in music, art or literature at an accredited undergraduate college or university.

Caitlin C. Pugh Memorial Scholarship Fund – (2007) (FHS).  Donor: Sabrina Pugh. Eligibility:  (FHS) Scholarships awarded based equally on financial need, academic merit and involvement in extracurricular activities, for tuition and fees at The Ohio State University, with preference to a student attending the Mansfield, Ohio Regional Campus of OSU.

Dr. Clyde and Dora Purdy Scholarship Fund – (1997) (KC).  Donor: Dr. Clyde L. and Dora L. Purdy. Criteria: Scholarship to benefit students attending the College of Veterinary Medicine at The Ohio State University.

J. R. and Lorene Purdy Scholarship Fund – (1997) (OTH).  Donor: J. R. and Lorene Purdy. Criteria: Scholarships awarded to adults who are attempting to obtain education to re-enter the workplace or to re-train for a new field. Special emphasis on those pursuing a degree in licensed practical nursing.

Charles Pursel Scholarship Fund – (2000) (MVHS).  Donor: Various donors in memory of Charles Pursel. Criteria: Scholarships awarded to students with a minimum grade point average of 2.8, who have played varsity sports at MVHS and demonstrated a high level of community involvement. Recommended by the athletic director.

Justin T. Richert Scholarship Fund – (2010) (MVHS).  Donor: Friends and Family of Justin Richert Criteria: This fund was established in memory of Justin T. Richert, MVHS Class of 2010, and provides scholarships recommended by the MVHS varsity golf coach in consultation with the Richert family. Selection criteria include, in order of importance, participation in the MVHS interscholastic golf program, exemplary sportsmanship, and academic performance.

 John P. and Agnes D. Rentz Scholarship Fund – (2006) (MVHS).  Donor: Agnes Rentz. Criteria: Scholarships awarded based on financial need and academic merit to students who will be enrolled at an accredited college or university. Preference is given to those who plan to attend The University of Toledo, Ohio.

Pauline S. Riel Scholarship Fund – (2003) (OTH).  Donor: Various contributors in honor of Pauline Riel. Criteria: Awarded to residents of Knox or Morrow Counties who have graduated from Highland, Mount Gilead or Mount Vernon High Schools and are pursuing a career in education. Candidates must demonstrate financial need as well as scholastic achievement or promise, combined with a record of participation in school, personal, or community activities. Recommended by a family member based on nominations from each of the qualifying school systems.

Mary Catherine Ritter Scholarship Fund – (2004) (MVHS).  Donor: Various donations. Criteria: Awarded to those pursuing careers in teaching, preferably in the field of foreign languages.

Hugh Cameron Roelofs Scholarship Fund – (2005) (MVHS).  Donor: Kemp Owyne Roelofs. Criteria: Scholarship based on genuine financial need.

Roelofs Family Scholarship Fund – (2005) (MVHS).  Donor: Kemp Owyne Roelofs. Criteria: Scholarship based on genuine need.

William S. and Pearlene Rowley Scholarship Fund – (2012) (KC). Donor: Estate of Pearlene Rowley. Criteria: Scholarships are awarded to Knox County students attending either Bowling Green State University or Ohio University.

Larry A. Schisler Memorial Scholarship Fund – (2002) (MVHS).  Donor: Various contributors in memory of Larry Schisler. Criteria: Scholarships awarded based upon submission of a 500-word essay discussing one’s interest in pursuing an accounting major. Candidates are recommended in consultation with Janet Schisler.

Fred Schuller Scholarship Fund – (2007) (KC).  Donor: Fred Schuller estate. Criteria: Awarded to a student from Knox County who is pursuing a degree in secondary education.

Delta Kappa Gamma Mary Scoles Grant in Aid Fund  – (2012) (MVHS).  Donor: Estate of Mary Scoles via Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority Criteria: Recipients are recommended by officers of Alpha Pi Chapter in conjunction with the teachers of Mount Vernon High School and are awarded to the students who evidence an intellectual aptitude for college-level scholastic achievement combined with some degree of financial need.

Rick L. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund – (1990) (MVHS).  Donor: Laura H. Scott. Criteria: Scholarship criteria include athletic and academic achievement, and school and community involvement. Candidates are recommended by the principal, athletic director, guidance counselor, a member of the immediate family of Rick L. Scott, et al.

Charles F. and Zella Horn Simpson Memorial Scholarship Fund – (1999) (KC).  Donor: Doris O. Simpson estate. Criteria: Awarded to students attending Denison University, Wooster College, Kenyon College or Muskingum College.

Sims-Rose Scholarship Fund – (2002) (KC).  Donor: Pamela C. and Kim M. Rose. Criteria: Awarded to a student from Knox County pursuing a degree in elementary education.

Nancy L. Sinclair Scholarship Fund – (2008) (MVHS).  Donor: Various contributors in memory of Nancy L. Sinclair. Criteria: Awarded to a student on the basis of financial need and academic merit.

Harold W. Smith Family Scholarship Fund – (2013) (OTH).  Donor: Estate of Glenn E. Smith Criteria: Awarded graduates of Utica High School on the basis of financial need and academic achievement. Preferred candidates are those who have completed half of the coursework required for a degree in agriculture or business.

Dean and Audrey Spearman “Rollin’ Buckeye” Scholarship Fund – (2000) (KC).  Donor: Dean and Audrey Spearman. Criteria: Awarded in order of preference to students attending: The Ohio State University majoring in education; The Ohio State University regardless of major; any Ohio state-supported university majoring in education; any Ohio state-supported regardless of major; and any undergraduate at an Ohio college or university majoring in education.

Stenger Family Knox County Veterans’ Family Scholarship Fund – (2007) (KC).  Donor: Gail and Darlene Stenger.  Criteria: Awarded to a natural or adopted child of a Vietnam era or later combat veteran.

Stephanie Thompson Sprang Scholarship Fund – (2012) (MVHS).  Donor: Steve Thompson Family and Friends Criteria: Awarded to graduating senior women of Mount Vernon High School High School. Financial need and participation in track and field or cross country may be used to determine recipients.

Strang Family Scholarship Fund – (1995) (MVHS).  Donor: Irene B. Strang. Criteria: Scholarships to benefit graduating seniors from Mount Vernon High School.

Carlos E. Watkins First-Knox Scholarship Fund – (2006) (OTH).  Donor: Carlos E. Watkins. Criteria: Scholarships awarded to children of First-Knox National Bank  and Farmers & Savings Bank employees, regardless of high school attended. Awards are based on financial need and academic merit and meeting other eligibility requirements.

Mad Cap Memorial Mike Whetsel Scholarship – (2012) (MVHS).  Donor: Mad Cap Memorial Fund Criteria: Awarded to graduating senior of Mount Vernon High School High School, upon recommendation of the Mad Cap Memorial Fund board of directors.

 Vaughn Wiester Music Scholarship Fund – (2011) (KC).  Donor: Friends of Vaughn Wiester. Criteria: Awarded to a Knox County high school graduate intending to continue his or her instrumental or vocal music education at the post-secondary level. Preference is given to prospective college music majors and minors. The scholarship fund was created in honor of renowned MVHS graduate, musician and bandmaster Vaughn Wiester, and is judged by a panel of musicians including Vaughn Wiester based on submitted audition recordings.

Jay M. and Sarah L. Wilson OSU Scholarship Fund – (2000) (KC).  Donor: Jay and Sarah Wilson. Criteria: Awarded to students enrolled at the main campus of The Ohio State University.

William Wing Music Scholarship Fund – (1990) (MVHS).  Donor: Audrey F. Wing estate. Criteria: Scholarships awarded to a student furthering his or her music education.

Charles M. Zelkowitz Community Service Award – (1973) (KC).  Donor: Various contributors in memory of Charles M. Zelkowitz. Criteria: Selected by the Foundation Board, based upon nominations from Knox County high schools, to a student who has performed significant community service, either through school or non-school activities.

Charles M. and Helen E. Zelkowitz Scholarship Fund – (1969) (KCCC).  Donor: Charles and Helen Zelkowitz. Criteria: Awarded to a student who most strongly displays leadership initiative. Knox County Career Center Superintendent recommends recipient.

Stephen W. Zelkowitz Ethics Scholarship Fund – (1993) (OTH).  Donor: Helen E. Zelkowitz. Criteria: Selected by the Foundation Board, based upon nominations from the principal, guidance counselor or teachers of Mount Vernon High School and the Knox County Career Center. Nominees must demonstrate high ethical standards both in school and non-school related activities; financial need and academic achievement.