Scholarship Winners 2007-2017

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2017 Scholarship Winners

Carrie Smith

Carrie Smith
Indiana Area Senior High School
Indiana County
"On the Road" board game
Image 01 | Image 02 | Image 03
$10,000 Scholarship

Mehrnaz Tiv

Mehrnaz Tiv
North Allegheny High School
Allegheny County
Video
$5,000 Scholarship

Zhiere Patmon

Zhiere Patmon
Washington High School
Washington County
Video
$2,500 Scholarship

2016 Scholarship Winners

Gabrielle Stewart

Gabrielle Stewart
Clarion Area High School
Clarion County
Choose-Your-Own-Path Project | Blog
$10,000 Scholarship

Benjamin Crawford

Benjamin Crawford
Purchase Line Jr./Sr. High School
Indiana County
Video | Blog
$5,000 Scholarship

Kurlya Yan

Kurlya Yan
Franklin Regional High School
Westmoreland County
Video | Blog
$2,500 Scholarship

2015 Scholarship Winners

Emma Badams
Collegiate Academy
Erie County
Video | Blog
$10,000 Scholarship

Heather Rose
Franklin Regional High School
Westmoreland County
Video | Blog
$5,000 Scholarship

Katey Ladika
Forest Hills High School
Cambria County
Dad's Car | Make Headlines | Your Future | Blog
$2,500 Scholarship

2014 Scholarship Winners

Zachary Nimmo

Zachary Nimmo
North Allegheny High School
Allegheny County
Video | Blog
$5,000 Scholarship

Ryan King

Ryan King
Bishop McCort High School
Cambria County
Video | Blog
$2,500 Scholarship

Taylor Hanson

Taylor Hanson
Greensburg Central Catholic High School
Westmoreland County
Video | Blog
$2,500 Scholarship

Whitney Shetler

Whitney Shetler
Chestnut Ridge High School
Bedford County
Video | Blog
$2,500 Scholarship

Amber Machosky

Amber Machosky
Albert Gallatin Area High School
Fayette County
Video | Blog
$1,000 Scholarship

Taylor Childers

Taylor Childers
Thomas Jefferson High School
Allegheny County
PowerPoint | Blog
$1,000 Scholarship

Allyn Propheter

Allyn Propheter
Maplewood High School
Crawford County
Short Story | Blog
$1,000 Scholarship

2013 Scholarship Winners

Matthew Clark

Matthew Clark
Pine Richland High School
Allegheny County
Video | Blog

Alexandria Denne

Alexandria Denne
Gateway Senior High School
Allegheny County
Powerpoint | Blog

Brady Sheehan

Brady Sheehan
Windber Area High School
Somerset County
Website | Blog

Lindsay Spinabelli

Lindsay Spinabelli
Peters Township High School
Washington County
Video 1 | Video 2 | Blog

Michael Trowbridge

Michael Trowbridge
Bellefonte Area High School
Centre County
Video | Blog

Jesse Vensel

Jesse Vensel
McGuffey High School
Washington County
Video | Blog

Katherine Zhou

Katherine Zhou
North Allegheny High School
Allegheny County
Video | Blog

2012 Scholarship Winners

Joshua Sarver

Joshua Sarver
Meyersdale Area HS
Somerset County
Video
$5,000 Scholarship

Lauren Fleishaker

Lauren Fleishaker
Baldwin High School
Allegheny County
Video
$2,500 Scholarship

Lauren Snyder

Lauren Snyder
Southmoreland HS
Westmoreland County
Video
$2,500 Scholarship

Bridget Bianconi

Bridget Bianconi
Hampton High School
Allegheny County
Video
$1,250 Scholarship (Shared)

Megan Roethlein

Megan Roethlein
Hampton High School
Allegheny County
Video
$1,250 Scholarship (Shared)

Nicholas Pardini

Nicholas Pardini
Cathedral Prep
Erie County
Video
$1,000 Scholarship

Courtney Gibson

Courtney Gibson
Apollo Ridge HS
Armstrong County
Essay | News Article
$1,000 Scholarship

Max Fedore

Max Fedore
Richland High School
Cambria County
Video
$1,000 Scholarship

2011 Scholarship Winners

Pittsburgh Winners

Carly Meholic

Carly Meholic
Greater Latrobe HS
Westmoreland County
Essay | Brochure
$2500 Scholarship

Kelsey Meadows

Kelsey Meadows
Greensburg Salem HS
Westmoreland County
Video
$1000 Scholarship

Katie Bergman

Katie Bergman
Hampton High School
Allegheny County
Video
$500 Scholarship

Erin Kaminski

Erin Kaminski
Moon Area HS
Allegheny County
Brochure | Video
$500 Scholarship

Jake Fallon

Jake Fallon
Seneca Valley
Butler County
Video
$500 Scholarship

Johnstown/Altoona Area

Elizabeth Ditty

Elizabeth Ditty
Tyrone Area HS
Essay | Powerpoint (PDF)
$2500 Scholarship

Suzanne Shoffner

Suzanne Shoffner
State College Area HS
Centre County
Video
$1000 Scholarship

McKenna Sipes

McKenna Sipes
Everett Area High School
Bedford County
Brochure
$500 Scholarship

Nicholas S Kolesar

Nicholas S Kolesar
Curwensville Area HS
Clearfield County
Powerpoint (PDF)
$500 Scholarship

Kelsey Ickes

Kelsey Ickes
Claysburg-Kimmel
Blair County
Powerpoint (PDF)
$500 Scholarship

Erie Area Winners

Paul Marshall Allan Sherer

Paul Marshall Allan Sherer
Eisenhower High School
Warren County
Website
$2500 Scholarship

Rachel Ann Gollhardt

Rachel Ann Gollhardt
North East High School
Erie County
Powerpoint (PDF)
$1000 Scholarship

Connor MacKelvey

Connor MacKelvey
Fairview HS
Erie
Essay
$500 Scholarship

2010 Scholarship Winners

Pittsburgh Winners

Brad Foster

Brad Foster
Pine-Richland High School
Allegheny County
Essay
$2,500 Scholarship

Lauren Kaye Rhodes

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

Stephanie Blystone

Stephanie Blystone
Montour High School
Allegheny County
Essay
$500 Scholarship

Yeehyun Kim

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

Alyssa Perkins

Alyssa Perkins
Bethel Park High School
Allegheny County
Essay
$500 Scholarship

Johnstown/Altoona Area

Douglas A. Longwill

Douglas A. Longwill
Altoona Area High School
Blair County
Essay
$2,500 Scholarship

Dan Ye

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

Tyler Atherton

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

Brittany Smith

Brittany Smith
Bellefonte Area High School
Centre County
Essay
$500 Scholarship

Emily Porter

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

Erie Area Winners

Taylor Snodgrass

Taylor Snodgrass
General McLane High School
Erie County
Essay
$2,500 Scholarship

Alex Brown

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

Ayrinne Nicole Lewis

Ayrinne Nicole Lewis
Hickory High School
Mercer County
Essay
$500 Scholarship

2009 Scholarship Winners

Pittsburgh Winners

Kelly M. Kaminski

Kelly M. Kaminski
Moon Area High School
Allegheny County
Essay
$2,500 Scholarship

Alexandra M. Kowatch

Alexandra M. Kowatch
Baldwin High School
Allegheny County
Essay
1,000 Scholarship

Zakera Barnes

Zakera Barnes
Gateway High School
Allegheny County
Essay
$500 Scholarship

Lauren Sciacca

Lauren Sciacca
Monessen High School
Westmoreland County
Essay
$500 Scholarship

Molly M. Rasmussen

Molly M. Rasmussen
Seneca Valley
Butler County
Essay
$500 Scholarship

Johnstown/Altoona Area

Rachel Moyer

Rachel Moyer
Hollidaysburg Area
Blair County
Essay
$2,500 Scholarship

Carrie Clippard

Carrie Clippard
Altoona Area High School
Blair County
Essay
$500 Scholarship

Ally Lush

Ally Lush
Penns Valley Jr/Sr High School
Centre County
Essay
$500 Scholarship

Amanda R. Bowes

Amanda R. Bowes
Bellefonte Area High School
Centre County
Essay
$500 Scholarship

Erie Area Winners

John B. Pearson

John B. Pearson
General McLane High School
Erie County
Essay
$2,500 Scholarship

Eric Lhymn

Eric Lhymn
McDowell High School
Erie County
Essay
$1,000 Scholarship

Ashley Dougherty

Ashley Dougherty
General McLane High School
Erie County
Essay
$500 Scholarship

2008 Scholarship Winners

Johnstown/Altoona Area

Lindsay Matolyak

Lindsay Matolyak
Great Johnstown High School

Joshua Kennedy

Joshua Kennedy
Central High School

Julia May Flores

Julia May Flores
Altoona Area High School

Andrew Saylor

Andrew Saylor
Meyersdale Area High School

Kate Wilt

Kate Wilt
Bellefonte Area High School

Erie Area Winners

Lindsay Cryer

Lindsay Cryer
McDowell Senior High School

Jacob Batchelor

Jacob Batchelor
Fairview High School

Michael Kertis

Michael Kertis
General McLane High School

Marisa Hrbal

Marisa Hrbal
McDowell Senior High School

Sarah Fisher

Sarah Fisher
McDowell Senior High School

2007 Scholarship Winners

Sierra Leitch

Sierra Leitch
Penns Valley Area High School
Essay
$2,500 Scholarship

Michael Wiedemer

Michael Wiedemer
State College Area High School
Essay
$500 Scholarship

Heidi Eastep

Heidi Eastep
Central High School
Essay
$500 Scholarship

Eric McCrum

Eric McCrum
Bellwood-Antis High School
Essay
$500 Scholarship