Ryan Comins is a graduate of Oakland University. In December 2012 Ryan received his Bachelor of Science and Business Administration with a major in marketing and a minor in English. While attending school, he was a member of the marketing honor society Alpha Mu Alpha. Ryan was diagnosed with pervasive developmental disorder (otherwise not specified autism) at age 12. Through use social media and internet radio, Ryan uses his eloquent way with words to help raise autism awareness.
Saturday, June 29, 2013
High School Graduates Win Autism Scholarship
Three graduating high school seniors with autism are receiving some much needed funds for college after winning the Spring 2013 "Making a Difference for Autism Scholarship." Derek Stiner won the $500 scholarship, which he plans to use to major in psychology at Murray State University. Two Honorable Mentions, Cameron Cassali and Dani Bowman, each won $250 to meet their college needs.
Kerry Magro, founder of "Making a Difference Foundation," also has autism. This is the first year the scholarship has been offered to graduating high school seniors.