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Foundation Awards Over $28,000 In Academic Scholarships

Posted October 11, 2021 at 3:41 pm

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College is excited to announce the distribution of more than $28,000 in scholarship money to students for the 2021-2022 academic year. These scholarships are funded by local businesses, area philanthropists, and Penn Highlands Community College Foundation fundraisers like the Fall Gala being held on October 21, 2021, at the Casimir Cultural Center in historical Cambria City.

Matthew Gaul, student, receiving the College Employee Supported Scholarship.

Foundation scholarships are vital in supporting aid to students in need within our region while at the same time ensuring that we are fulfilling our important mission. Many students would not attend college without the support of these scholarships.

The 2021-2022 Foundation Scholarship Award Recipients:

  • American Association of University Women (AAUW), Johnstown Branch Scholarship: Teresa Marion (Johnstown)
  • Dr. Walter and Kim Asonevich Scholarship: Tammy Burnheimer (Johnstown)
  • College Employee Supported Scholarship: Matthew Gaul (Irvona)
  • Griffith Family Scholarship: Brenden Wright (Six Mile Run)
  • Dr. Edward Haluska Scholarship: Annette McGahan (Altoona)
  • Daniel and Diane Holtzman Scholarship: Isabella Stanko (Patton)
  • Kathy Holtzman Memorial Scholarship: Sydney Sheredy (Northern Cambria)
  • Huntingdon Hope Scholarship: David McGuire (Alexandria)
  • Johnstown Regional Indian Subcontinent Association (JRISA) Scholarship: Amelia Laird (Johnstown)
  • Joseph and Joan Mangarella Scholarship: Spencer Jacobs (Bedford)
  • Dale W. Miller Scholarship: Richard Brenizer (Huntingdon)
  • National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) Scholarship: Lee Ann Krumenacker (Colver) and Chloe Schiffel (Mount Union)
  • Ursula Pawlowski Memorial Scholarship: Natalie Boose (Altoona)
  • Roth Family Scholarship: Denise Barnes (Altoona), Casey Mabry (Altoona), Zoe Matusko (Hollidaysburg), and Annette McGahan (Altoona)
  • Spruce Street Animal Hospital Scholarship: Matthew Andrews (Huntingdon), Ryan Bookheimer (Cassville), Tricia Farine (Petersburg), Symier Fortson (Mount Union), Andrew Mowery (Shirleysburg), Tanner Park (Huntingdon), Jordan Rhodes (Huntingdon), and Chloe Schiffel (Mount Union)
  • Supporting Success Scholarship: Darius Dale (Johnstown), Megan Ott (Windber), Lauren Sichko (Northern Cambria), and Tyler Somers (Jennerstown)
  • Valenty Scholarship: Alina Sanchez (Carrolltown)
  • Anna D. Weitz Scholarship: Sydnee Miller (Northern Cambria)
  • Stan and Helen Westbrook Scholarship: Tricia Farine (Petersburg)