Solanco Education Foundation awards $10,000 in scholarships

| May 26, 2016

Awards - SEF-WEB2During Senior Awards Night, the Solanco Education Foundation awarded $1,000 scholarships to 10 Solanco High School seniors who will continue their education beyond high school. The foundation also awarded its first-ever “Futures Scholarship” for a student who will be the first in their family to attend college.

Front row: Emily Hobbs, Julianna Zak, Alexis Davis, Kelsey Bastien, Rebekah Borcky, Megan Mecouch.
Back row: Samuel Broomell, Liam Hodgson, Daniel Riddell, Luke Kreider.

Emily Hobbs
, daughter of Brice and Kimberly Hobbs, New Providence, Bucknell University.

Julianna Zak, daughter of Gerald and Colleen Zak, Kirkwood, West Chester University.

Alexis Davis, daughter of Sharon Davis, Holtwood, Swarthmore College.

Kelsey Bastien, daughter of Keith and Carolyn Bastien, Quarryville, West Chester University.

Rebekah Brocky, daughter of Bob and Linda Borcky, Nottingham, Palm Beach Atlantic University.

Megan Mecouch, daughter of Steven and Kathleen Mecouch, Peach Bottom, Pennsylvania College of Technology.

Samuel Broomell, son of Mark and Susan Broomell, Kirkwood, Franklin and Marshall College.

Liam Hodgson, son of Mark and Patricia Blakeslee, Kirkwood, University of Pittsburgh.

Daniel Riddell, son of John and Deb Riddell, Quarryville, Nyack College.

Luke Kreider has received the foundation’s first-ever “Futures Scholarship” as the first from his family to attend college. He is the son of Mark and Kanah Kreider, New Providence, and will attend the University of Pittsburgh.

Logo - 10-2015WEB2Applications are reviewed anonymously; foundation members are not aware of the applicants’ identities. The following selection criteria are used:
1. Average or better class standing and scholastic ability; 2. Good character, leadership and moral standards; 3. Involvement in school or community activities.
The non-profit Solanco Education Foundation creates new and enhanced educational opportunities within the Solanco School District by awarding scholarships to students and grants to teachers.

Category: Featured Stories, High School News

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Keith Kaufman is the Director of Community Relations for Solanco School District. 786-5617.

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