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2019 Scholarship Recipients

Valley Rural Electric Cooperative awarded 15 $1,000 scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year to high school seniors as well as students already enrolled in post-secondary institutions.

The money to finance this initiative came from unclaimed capital credits refunds that previously had to be turned over to the state treasury. Thanks to the efforts of the cooperative’s political advocates, these resources were kept in co-op communities and used to assist consumers facing financial hardships, to support civic organizations, and to fund educational programs and scholarship.

The recipients of the scholarships are listed below. Congratulations to all of them.

Recipient H.S. (grad. year if not 2018) Post-secondary Institution
Mikara G. Anderson Southern Huntingdon County H.S. Penn State University
Alexandria B. Auerbeck Hollidaysburg Area Senior H.S. Penn State University
Alycia B. Auerbeck Hollidaysburg Area Senior H.S. Penn State University
Brooke A. Carbaugh Southern Huntingdon County H.S. Hope College
Brittany A. Chadwick Tussey Mountain H.S. Juniata College
Alexis J. Danish Mount Union Area H.S. Penn State University
Rachael E. Gwinn Huntingdon Area H.S. Lebanon Valley College
Olivia P. Locke Claysburg-Kimmel H.S. Penn State University
Brian P. McLaughlin Huntingdon Area H.S. (2016) Penn State University
Sean T. McLaughlin Huntingdon Area H.S. Northland College
Kala Kanthi Mensah-Dzomley Home-schooling (2016) Cornish College of the Arts
Madeline P. Metzler Central H.S. Lock Haven University
Heather R. Pearson Grier School Oberlin College and Conservatory
Alyssa M. Reed Central H.S. Juniata College
Rebecca M. Wenschhof McConnellsburg H.S. Shippensburg University
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