Danville Foundation Awards 2019 Scholarships

July 30, 2019

The Danville Area Community Foundation is pleased to announce scholarship awards for local students. These opportunities are available thanks to the many individuals, families and organizations who have established 30 scholarship funds with the Danville Area Community Foundation. Applications for a variety of interests, accomplishments and career choices were accepted from students at the school district. These funds awarded over $92,000 in scholarships to more than 65 Danville graduating seniors. The following students received scholarship awards:

  • Amacher Family Fund in Memory of Mary Shick Frye: Scott Wintersteen, $1,800
  • Block-Selinger Educational Fund: (multi-year awards) Coleman Cush, $2,362.50; Makenna Luzenski, $2,362.50; and $2,362.50 to six previous graduates
  • Carl J. Marrara Memorial Scholarship Fund: Preston Fausnaught, $1,000
  • Cole Family Scholarship Fund: Dean Tice, $5,600
  • Cotner Family Scholarship Fund: Nathaniel Mausteller, $2,100
  • Jack Curry Athletic Scholarship Fund: Shane Kozick, $1,200
  • Danville Area School District Band Boosters Scholarship Fund: Devyn Napp-Barker, $400; Tate Berkey, $400
  • Danville Area SD Alumni Association Scholarship Fund: Clara Coombe, $500; Lucas Madison, $500
  • Danville Education Association Scholarship Fund “DEA”: Jacquelyn Smith, $600
  • Danville High School Class of 1939 Scholarship Fund: Darren Berry, $1,000; Peyton Persing, $1,000; Brooke Weaver, $1,000; Chloe Reeder, $1,000; Rorie Bass Foresman, $1,000; Kimberly Weller, $1,000
  • Danville High School Class of 1943 Scholarship Fund: Kaitlin Kovaschetz, $500
  • Danville High School Class of 1963 Scholarship Fund: Mikaela Hileman, $600
  • Danville Rotary Scholarship Fund: Crystal Jones, $400
  • Deutsch Family Memorial Scholarship Fund: Madelyn Smiley, $1,800
  • Donald J. Seebold Scholarship Fund: Owen Metzger, $2,550; Erin Cope, $2,550
  • Danville Unrestricted Fund (in Memory of Eleanor Burke) Scholarship Fund: Tori Strausser, $1,000
  • Ronald J. Kanaskie Leadership Scholarship Fnd: Eric Sees, $1,000
  • Gerald j. Levandoski Memorial Scholarship Fund: Cindy Huang, $1,200
  • Jane Hood Memorial Scholarship Fund: Sophia Mucciolo, $2,550; Alexis Burrell, $2,550
  • Ken and Pat Ackerman Family Scholarship Fund: Shane Kozick, $1,500; Evan Welliver, $1,500; Zachary Zerbe, $1,500
  • Mollie Harter Memorial Fund: Mackenzie Wright, $500
  • Eister Janssen Scholarship Fund: Charles Baker, $1,000
  • Rechsteiner Family Scholarship Fund: (multi-year award) Ethan Cera, $1,637.50; Ashley Konjura, $1,637.50; and $1,637.50 to six previous graduates
  • Mackenzie E. Riley Memorial Scholarship Fund: Isaac Smith, $600
  • Roscoe A. Faust and William C. Heller Family Trust: Leo Fulmer, $2,750; James Zola, $2,750
  • The Simington Family Scholarship Fund: Zachary Holdren, $1,300
  • Valeria Walton Woods Memorial Scholarship Fund: Tyler Albertson, $660; Dyson Harward, $660; Elaina Klinger, $660; Reece Lopatka, $660; Rainey Oldfield, $660
  • Walter A. “Whitey” and Nan C. McCloskey Memorial Scholarship Fund: Peyton Riley, $700
  • Joanne McCall Spaide Simington and Paul Simington Scholarship Fund: Hunter Kahley, $1,550
  • Stephanie Husek Scholarship Fund: Terezia Galikova, $3,000; Lee Ann Bryan, $3,000

Danville Scholarship Recipients

2019 scholarship recipients and DACF Board members at the on July 29, 2019.

Back row: DACF Board Members: L to R: Greg Cole, Fred Miller, Bonnie Johnson, Randy May, Ken Ackerman, Jean Knouse, Gary Visneski, Bonnie Trump, Linda Brown, Wendy Tripoli, Linda Marks

Front row: Students: L to R: Brooke Weaver, Alexis Burrell, Dean Tice, Bradley Yeich, Nathaniel Mausteller, Charles Baker, Isaac Smith, Martin Klena