The Scranton Area Community Foundation has announced its 2020 scholarship recipients, benefiting 150 local students from various schools in the area from scholarship funds administered by the Foundation.
A total of $442,805 was recently distributed through 49 scholarships, including the highly-competitive James F. Swift scholarship.
The following Dunmore High School students were scholarship recipients: Maria Augusta, Bell Pendon, Catherine A. Alu Memorial Scholarship and Patrick Andrew Luptak Scholarship; Daniel Walsh and Steven Borgia, Joseph P. McDonald Memorial Scholarship; Rebecca Lucas and Alec Yanisko, James F. Swift Scholarship.
The following Holy Cross High School students were scholarship recipients: Andrew Joseph Smith, Constance M. & Joseph A. Brocavich Memorial Scholarship; Amaya Jackson, Jeffrey Morgan Davis Memorial Scholarship; Tori Kovalchick, James F. Swift Scholarship, and Luke Mozeleski, John R. & Maureen J. Pesavento All Saints Interparochial Academy Scholarship;
Scholarship recipients are selected annually by various scholarship committees at the Foundation.
The Scranton Area Community Foundation is a partner with the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) in their Partnership for Access to Higher Education (PATH) Program to offer qualifying students additional financial aid. Through PHEAA, many scholarship recipients may be eligible for additional dollars toward their tuition.
Typically, Scranton Area Community Foundation scholarship recipients are recognized at scholarship award ceremonies but, due to the current public health crisis related to COVID-19, this was not possible this year.
For more information on any of the scholarships at the Scranton Area Community Foundation, please contact Brittany Pagnotti, Communications Manager of the Scranton Area Community Foundation at 570-347-6203.
To establish a scholarship fund in honor of or memory of a loved one or to include a scholarship as a legacy gift in your estate plans, please contact the Scranton Area Community Foundation today or visit safdn.org to learn more.