Foundation Awards Scholarships

Central Susquehanna Community Foundation Awards Scholarships

July 13, 2020

Berwick, PA - The Central Susquehanna Community Foundation is pleased to announce schlarship awards for local students. These opportunities are available thanks to the many individuals, families and organizations who have established 102 scholarship funds with the Central Susquehanna Community Foundation. Applications for a variety of interests, accomplishments, and career choices were accepted from students at their school district. These funds awarded over $298,000 in scholarships to more than 228 high school seniors and current undergraduate students. In addition to funds listed below, scholarship awards were also provided through the following Foundation affiliates: Berwick Health and Wellness Fund, Danville Area Community Foundation, Selinsgrove Area Community Foundation, and Sunbury Area Community Foundation. The following students received scholarship awards from individual funds of the Central Susquehanna Community Foundation:

  • Buehner DHS Class of 2004 Fund: Nikki Lytle ($500)
  • Catholic War Veterans Post 1419 Association Scholarship Fund: Alexander Cerminaro ($450), Benamina Contes ($450)
  • Coach Michael C. Scala Scholarship Award: Gage Traugh ($250)
  • Dale A. and Ferne S. Krothe Veterans Scholarship Fund: Benamina Contes ($500)
  • Don Ruggerio Athletic Scholarship Fund: Gage Traugh ($250)
  • Dwayne Tressler Athletic Memorial Scholarship Fund: Shane Levan ($250)
  • E. Louise Lawton Simington RN Nursing Scholarship Fund: Abigail Halon ($950), Crystal Jones ($950)
  • Fred A. Takacs Scholarship Fund: Madelyn Isenberg ($300), Dallas Schechterly ($300), Gage Traugh ($500)
  • George and Barbara Forese Family Scholarship Fund: Morgan Cooper ($400)
  • George E. Skomsky Athletic Scholarship Fund: Eric Montes ($1,000)
  • Kyle Douthat Memorial Scholarship Fund: Mataiyah Weaver ($500)
  • Luis A. Ramos Fund: Timothy Maron ($700)
  • Marian Eleanor Weikel Scholarship Fund: Jayla Klase ($22,000)
  • Northumberland Schools Alumni Association Scholarship Fund: Shai Alvarez ($550), Jose Lopez ($700), Alexa Shaw ($450), Kylie Ulrich ($600)
  • Orlando C. Scopelliti Scholarship Fund: Mara Shuck ($500)
  • Patrick J. Mattucci Memorial Scholarship Fund: Oliver Brown ($500)
  • R. Scott Kohler Memorial Scholarship Fund: Lear Quinton ($4,000)
  • Robert Baillie Memorial Scholarship Fund: Jamie Thuy Nguyen ($1,000 for two years)
  • Robert H. Nash Memorial Scholarship Fund: Gabrielle Chaudry ($1,200)
  • Robert J. Wise Family Scholarship Fund: Kelsey Caladie ($350), Jendyn Knorr ($350), Tim Maron ($800), Mataiyah Weaver ($800)
  • Robin Buehner Kindness Scholarship Fund: Joseph LaMarca ($650), Jacob Brown Shingara ($650)
  • Ronald L. Garrison Memorial Scholarship Fund: Jendyn Knorr ($300)
  • Sharon "Cheri" Spohrer Memorial Scholarship Fund: Sydney Lloyd ($400)
  • Steven Mark Nastelli Scholarship Fund: Sydney Lloyd ($200), Eric Montes ($200)
  • The Beyond Cajun Thivierge Fund: Gianna Popko ($350), Connor Vencloski ($350)
  • The Mary Fund: Miriam DiAgostino ($500), Luis Donayre ($500), Nicholas Halczak ($500), Gianni Popko ($500), Hope Yablonski ($500)
  • Walter and Florence Vorbleski Scholarship Fund: Oliver Brown ($1,300), Madison Coolbaugh ($1,300), Gage Traugh ($1,300)

Warrior Run School District Funds

  • Bernice A. Bissell Scholarship Fund (Passions in Pathways Award): Dakota Hoffman ($1,670), Gabrielle Hoffman ($1,670), Keegan Jenkins ($1,670), Madelyn Masser ($1,670), Adam Mutschler ($1,670), Marissa Pick ($1,670), Tyler Pick ($1,670), Zachary Schaeffer ($1,670), Madison Waltman ($1,670), Hayden woland ($1,670)
  • Bernice A. Bissell Scholarship Fund (Defender Pride Award): Jordan Hill ($1,670)
  • Dale E. Schooley Achievement Award: Dustin Hauck ($500)
  • H. William Koch Memorial Scholarship Fund: Cadee Wood ($1,300)
  • Jack Zeigler Memorial Scholarship Fund: Alyssa Williams ($4,100)
  • Katharine A. Swope Scholarship Fund: Meredith Gardner ($2,050), Abigail Lapp ($2,050)
  • Warrior Run School District Endowment Scholarship Fund (Outstanding Scholar Award): Rachel Yohn ($4,360)
  • Warrior Run School District Endowment Scholarship Fund (Leadership & Citizenship Award): Zachariah Feerar ($4,360), Elliot Kelchner ($4,360)
  • Warrior Run School District Endowment Scholarship Fund (Warrior Run Scholarship Fund Award): Hanson Weng ($4,360), Rachael Zeager ($4,360)

Berwick Area School District Trust Funds

  • 12th Man Football Scholarship Fund: Dallas Schechterly ($500), Antonio Baratta ($500), Sullivan Slabinski ($300), Gabriel DiPippa ($300), Anthony Sisco ($150), Shane Levan ($150)
  • Bart Rado Senior Memorial Award: Michael Zalutko ($200)
  • Berwick Area School District Trust Award: Sydney Kimbell ($2,700)
  • Class of 1950 Scholarship Fund: Trinity Sockriter ($1,000)
  • David L. Force Business Ed. Fund: Alex Cerminaro ($300)
  • E. Saracino Football Fund: Anthony Sisco ($100)
  • Frank Souchak Award: Sydney Lloyd ($200), Luis Donayre ($200), Mia Doll ($200), Alex Cerminaro ($100), Olivea Learn ($200), Michael Lombargo ($100), Sullivan Slabinski ($200), Gabriel DiPippa ($200), Anthony Sisco ($200), Levi Seigfried ($200), Rianna Balliet ($300), Jadyn Michael ($200), Abigail Clark ($200), Michael Zalutko ($200), Justin Whitebread ($300), Antoni Vasquez ($300)
  • Individual Achievement Award: Dia Cruz ($100), Nicholas Heimbach ($100), Joseph Lapinski ($100), Natalia Pasquale ($100)
  • Marie Rudy Music Award: Benjamin Contes ($700)
  • Russell H. Zimmerman Scholarship Fund (given by Doris Keller and robert Clark Hosler): Merissa Wark ($500)
  • Ruth Peck Matzko RN & Michael J. Matzko MD Scholarship Fund: Sydney Lloyd ($500)
  • Susquehanna Arts/Craft Award: Miriam DiAgostino ($500)
  • Tuzzi Health/Financial Need Award: Alexis Hunsinger ($300)
  • BASD Vorbleski Scholarship Fund: Sydney Lloyd ($200), Dallas Schechterly ($200), Timothy Maron ($200), Madelyn Isenberg ($200), Luis Bonaire ($200), Niciaa Jestine ($200), Alex Cerminaro ($350), Morgan Cooper ($350), Oliver Brown ($400), Gage Trough ($800), Hope Yablonski ($800)

Berwick Health and Wellness Fund Awards Scholarships

July 13, 2020

Berwick, PA - The Central Susquehanna Community Foundation is pleased to announce scholarship awards for local students through the Berwick Health and Wellness Fund (BHWF). Applications for a variety of health-related career choices were accepted from students at Berwick, Benton, Northwest, and Central Columbia School Districts. The fund awarded $10,000 in scholarships to 21 graduating seniors and non-traditional students. The following students received BHWF scholarship awards:

  • Berwick Health and Wellness Fund: Allison Beaver ($300), Jennie Boberick ($300), Oliver Brown ($900), Kelsey Caladie ($300), Benamina Contes ($300), Madison Coolbaugh ($1,000), Samantha Dyer ($300), Owen Flaugh ($300), Matthew Flick ($300), Alexis Hunsinger ($300), Kaitlin Isherwood ($300), Hannah Johnson ($300), Teagan Karafinski ($300), Griffin Keller ($300), Michael Lombargo ($300), Jadyn Michael ($300), Samantha Pickering ($1,000), Gabrielle Strzelecki ($300), Gage Traugh ($2,000), Courtney Turowski ($300), Nicholas Wilde ($300)

Danville Area Community Foundation Awards Scholarships

July 13, 2020

Danville, PA - 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 32 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 $103,000 in scholarships to more than 55 Danville graduating seniors. The following students received scholarship awards:

  • Amacher Family Fund in Memory of Mary Shick Frye: Morgan Clemens ($1,900)
  • Beverly J. Laubach Scholarship Fund in Memory of Betty L. Deitz: Kevin Palm ($500)
  • Block-Selinger Educational Fund: Nicholas Cera ($2,400, multi-year award), Morgan Everett ($2,400, multi-year award), and $2,400 to six previous graduates
  • Carl J. Marrara Memorial Scholarship Fund: Peter Amarante ($1,000)
  • Cole Family Scholarship Fund: Linae Williams ($5,900)
  • Cotner Family Scholarship Fund: Makenzee Povish ($2,100)
  • Danville Area SD Alumni Association Scholarship Fund: Anna Tessarvich ($600), Jacob Smedley ($600)
  • Danville Area School District Band Boosters Scholarship Fund: Kevin Palm ($450), Joseph La Marca ($450)
  • Danville Education Association Scholarship Fund "DEA": Brittney Toborg ($600)
  • Danville High School Class of 1939 Scholarship Fund: Elijah Henning ($871), Katie Miller ($871), Emma Mikita ($871), Leena Wardeh ($871), Erin Donahue ($871), Chloe Renno ($871), Brandi Sassaman ($871)
  • Danville High School Class of 1943 Scholarship Fund: Tresa Savidge ($500)
  • Danville High School Class of 1963 Scholarship Fund: Nicole Tray ($600)
  • Danville Rotary Scholarship Fund: Kylee Cush ($400)
  • Danville Unrestricted Fund (In Memory of Eleanor Burke): Hope Mullery ($1,000)
  • Deutsch Family Memorial Scholarship Fund: Hannah Kipple ($1,900)
  • Donald J. Seebold Scholarship Fund: Olivia Huron ($2,600), Megan Fitzpatrick ($2,600)
  • Eister Janssen Scholarship Fund: Het Patel ($1,000)
  • Gerald J. Levandoski Memorial Scholarship Fund: Mitchel Vanden Heuval ($1,200)
  • Jack Curry Athletic Scholarship Fund: Emily Heath ($1,300)
  • Jane Hood Memorial Scholarship Fund: Paige Kupas ($2,600), Madelyn Rarig ($2,600)
  • Jason Gordon Memorial Scholarship Fund: Kylee Cush ($500), Mitchell Vanden Heuval ($500)
  • Joanne McCall Spaide Simington and Paul Simington Scholarship Fund: Mara Shuck ($2,000)
  • Ken and Pat Ackerman Family Scholarship Fund: Michael Cook-Stahl ($1,500), Trey Miller ($1,500), Colton Silder ($1,500)
  • Mackenzie E. Riley Memorial Scholarship Fund: Linae Williams ($335), Hannah Kipple ($335)
  • Mollie Harter Memorial Fund: Hunter Horne ($500)
  • Rechsteiner Family Scholarship Fund: Samuel Betz ($1,687.50, multi-year award), Britney Toborg ($1,687.50, multi-year award), and $1,687,50 to six previous graduates
  • Ronald J. Kanaskie Leadership Scholarship Fund: Michale Cook-Stahl ($1,000), Caden Mutchler ($1,000)
  • Roscoe A. Faust and William C. Heller Family Trust: Peter Heinle ($2,800), Alexis Wildt ($2,800)
  • Stephanie Husek Scholarship Fund: Andrew Stefanki ($3,000), John Stefanik ($3,000)
  • The Simington Family Scholarship Fund: Blake Nizinski ($1,500)
  • Valeria Walton Woods Memorial Scholarship Fund: Katlyn Clarke ($1,700), Katelyn Edelstein ($1,700)
  • Walter A. "Whitey" and Nan C. Mccloskey Memorial Scholarship Fund: Corinna Petrus ($700)

Selinsgrove Area Community Foundation Awards Scholarships

July 13, 2020

Selinsgrove, PA - The Selinsgrove Area Community Foundation is pleased to announce scholarship awards for local students. These opportunities are available thanks to the individuals, families, and organizations who have established scholarship funds with the Selinsgrove Area Community Foundation. Applications for a variety of interests, accomplishments and career choices were accepted from students at the school district. The funds listed below awarded over $25,000 in scholarships to 10 Selinsgrove graduating seniors. The following students received scholarship awards:

  • John A. Bolig Seals Alumni Scholarship Fund: Shawn Brown ($800), Tabitha Hauck ($800)
  • Celebrte the Life of the Patients of Cancer Care of Central Pennsylvania Fund: Luke Kantz ($400)
  • Patricia H. and Richard E. Garman Scholarship Fund: Rebecca Radel ($1,000 for two years), Shawn Brown ($1,000 for three years), Anna Gephart ($1,000 for four years), Aleah Longacre ($1,000 for four years), Nicholas Thompson ($1,000 for four years), and $4,000 for four previous graduates
  • Kreamer Feed Scholarship Fund: Mariah Noll ($800)
  • Simon B. and Kathryn J. Rhoads Family Scholarship Fund: Tabitha Hauck ($500)
  • Selinsgrove Rotary/Selinsgrove Area Community Foundation Scholarships: Tabitha Hauck ($1,000 for two years), Luke Kantz ($1,000 for four years), Trent Nornhold ($1,000 for four years), and $10,000 to 10 previous graduates
  • Wayne and Nancy Van Kirk Scholarship Fund: Jerica Mull ($1,000)

Sunbury Area Community Foundation Awards Scholarships

July 13, 2020

Sunbury, PA - The Sunbury Area Community Foundation is pleased to announce scholarship awards for local students. These opportunities are available through the Sunbury Area Health Fund, Sunbury Area Nurses Scholarship Fund, Sunbury Allied Health Scholarship Fund, Roger S. and Lois W. Haddon Nursing Scholarship Fund, and the Maria Evitts-Culp Scholarship Fund. Applications for a variety of interests, accomplishments, and career choices were accepted from students at the Danville, Lewisburg, Line Mountain, Shikellamy, and Selinsgrove School Districts. These funds awarded over $45,000 in scholarships to 16 students. The following students received scholarship awards:

  • Maria Evitts-Culp Scholarship Fund: Jose Lopez ($250)
  • Roger S. and Lois W. Haddon Nursing Scholarship Fund: Crystal Jones ($1,300), Keera Scholl ($1,300)
  • Sunbury Area Health Fund: Kylie Bucher ($3,084), Savannah Conrad ($3,084), Rosella Delgado ($3,084), Leah Hepner ($3,084), Paige Hepner ($3,084), Jerica Mull ($3,084), Mia Peifer ($3,084), Keera Scholl ($3,084), Abigail Wolfe ($3,084)
  • Sunbury Area Health Fund - Allied Health Scholarships: Alaina Burns ($3,084)
  • Sunbury Area Nurses Scholarship Fund: Elise Keeney ($3,800), Aleah Longacre ($3,800), Taylor Paulhamus ($3,800)