2012 "Words to be Heard" Scholarship Contest

Congratulations to our 2012 Words to be Heard scholarship recipients! Each of the recipients was honored at a dinner on May 21, where they received the amount of their scholarship.

Below are this year's scholarship contest winners and links to their projects. We commend them for their outstanding proposals and thank every student who participated.

2012 Scholarship Winners


Joshua Sarver
$5,000 Grand Prize Winner
Meyersdale Area HS
Somerset County
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Lauren Fleishaker
$2,500 Winner
Baldwin High School
Allegheny County
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Bridget Bianconi
$1,250 Winner (Shared)
Hampton High School
Allegheny County
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Nicholas Pardini
$1,000 Winner
Cathedral Prep
Erie County
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Max Fedore
$1,000 Winner
Richland High School
Cambria County
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Lauren Snyder
$2,500 Winner
Southmoreland HS
Westmoreland County
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Megan Roethlein
$1,250 Winner (Shared)
Hampton High School
Allegheny County
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Courtney Gibson
$1,000 Winner
Apollo Ridge HS
Armstrong County
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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.