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Penn Highlands Foundation Awards Over $22,000 in Scholarships

Posted September 30, 2020 at 8:52 am

Lauren Sichko accepting her JRISA Scholarship Award: (L to R) Kathleen Morrell, Executive Director of Institutional Advancement; Lauren Sichko, JRISA Scholarship Award Recipient; and Dr. Kamal Gella, Gella LLC and JRISA Scholarship Donor.

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College is excited to announce the distribution of more than $22,000 in scholarship money to students for the 2020-2021 academic year. These scholarships, sponsored by numerous businesses and area philanthropists, are fostered and maintained by the Penn Highlands Community College Foundation.

Foundation scholarships are vital in supporting aid to students in need within our region while at the same time ensuring that we are fulling our mission: To seek and secure financial support for the College and its students by raising friends ands funds while successfully managing resources and relationships within the surround communities.

The Foundation is proud to announce the following 2020-2021 Academic Scholarship Recipients:

  • American Association of University Women (AAUW), Johnstown Branch Scholarship: Brianna Tustin (Johnstown, PA)
  • Dr. Walter and Kim Asonevich Scholarship: Jocelynn Galat (Asheville, PA)
  • College Employee Supported Scholarship: Evie Johnson (Derry, PA)
  • Griffith Family Scholarship: Chloe Schiffel (Mount Union, PA)
  • Dr. Edward Haluska Scholarship: Jennifer Charbonneau (Meyersdale, PA)
  • Daniel and Diane Holtzman Scholarship: Lauren Sichko (Northern Cambria, PA)
  • Kathy Holtzman Memorial Scholarship: Kylee Hamilton (Parkhill, PA)
  • Huntingdon Hope Scholarship: Jonathan Crocefoglia (Tyrone, PA)
  • Amanda Jenkins State Farm Scholarship: Angelina Grove (Hesston, PA)
  • Johnstown Regional Indian Subcontinent Association (JRISA) Scholarship: Lauren Sichko (Northern Cambria, PA)
  • Joseph and Joan Mangarella Scholarship: Leah Farabaugh (Ebensburg, PA)
  • Dale W. Miller Scholarship: Scott Griffin (Shirleysburg, PA)
  • National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) Scholarship: Elizabeth Ruszkoski (Johnstown, PA), Sierria Echon (Johnstown, PA)
  • Ursula Pawlowski Memorial Scholarship: Jennifer Stouffer (Jerome, PA)
  • Roth Family Scholarship: Makayla Langenbacher (Hollidaysburg, PA), Kendra Culp (Altoona, PA), Imani Vaughn (Altoona, PA), Casey Mabry (Altoona, PA)
  • Somerset VFW Scholarship: Jacqueline Ziatyk (New Florence, PA)
  • Stoystown American Legion Scholarship: Danelle Roberts (Williamsburg, PA)
  • Supporting Success Scholarship: Danelle Roberts (Williamsburg, PA), Kylee Hamilton (Parkhill, PA), Kendra Culp (Altoona, PA), Elizabeth Ruszkoski (Johnstown, PA)
  • Valenty Scholarship: Emilee Wertz (Altoona, PA)
  • Anna D. Weitz Scholarship: Lauren Wiseman (Johnstown, PA)
  • Stan and Helen Westbrook Scholarship: Nicholas Hurley (Mount Union, PA)