2010 "Words to be Heard" Scholarship Contest

Edgar Snyder & Associates is proud to announce the winners of our 2010 "Words to be Heard" Scholarship. Click on a student to read his/her winning essay.

2010 Pittsburgh Winners


Grand Prize: $2,500 Scholarship
Brad Foster
Pine-Richland High School
Allegheny County


$1,000 Scholarship
Lauren Kaye Rhodes
Indiana Area Senior High
Indiana County



$500 Scholarship
Stephanie Blystone
Montour High School
Allegheny County


$500 Scholarship
Yeehyun Kim
North Allegheny Senior High School
Allegheny County



$500 Scholarship
Alyssa Perkins
Bethel Park High School
Allegheny County

2010 Johnstown/Altoona Winners


Grand Prize:$2,500 Scholarship
Douglas A. Longwill
Altoona Area High School
Blair County


$1,000 Scholarship
Dan Ye
Altoona Area High School
Blair County



$500 Scholarship
Tyler Atherton
Mount Union Area High School
Huntingdon County


$500 Scholarship
Brittany Smith
Bellefonte Area High School
Centre County



$500 Scholarship
Emily Porter
State College Area High School
Centre County

2010 Erie Winners


Grand Prize: $2,500 Scholarship
Taylor Snodgrass
General McLane High School
Erie County


$1,000 Scholarship
Alex Brown
Reynolds Jr/Sr High School
Mercer County


$500 Scholarship
Ayrinne Nicole Lewis
Hickory High School
Mercer County

The "Words to be Heard" Scholarship Program was open to high school seniors in cities served by the firm, including Pittsburgh, Johnstown, Altoona, Bedford, New Paris, Everett, Loysburg, Saxton, Bellwood, Claysburg, Hollidaysburg, Martinsburg, Tyrone, Williamsburg, Nanty Glo, Patton, Ebensburg, Sidman, Northern Cambria, Cresson, Portage, Wingate, Bellefonte, Spring Mills, State College, Clearfield, Curwensville, DuBois, Flinton, Westover, Houtzdale, Philipsburg, Morrisdale, McConnellsburg, Waterfall, Warfordsburg, Huntingdon, Alexandria, Mount Union, Three Springs, Belleville, Lewistown, Erie, Corry, Fairview, Waterford, Edinboro, Girard, Harborcreek, North East, Albion, and Union City.