Penguins Foundation Announces 2017 Scholarship Recipients

The Penguins Foundation today announced the 20 high school graduates who will receive 2017 Penguins Foundation Scholarships.

In partnership with UPMC, and with the strong support of the Allegheny Intermediate Unit (AIU), the Penguins Foundation will award 20 educational-based scholarships in 2017.  Over the past four years, the Foundation has awarded a total of 80 scholarships.

To be eligible, students must attend a Pittsburgh Public School or an Allegheny County high school that provides substantial aid to students for reduced-cost or free lunch programs per the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), which is administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education – Division of Food and Nutrition.

Each scholarship is valued at $1,500 for the student’s first year of college, and an additional $1,000 is awarded for the student’s second year of college if a 3.0 GPA is maintained and a minimum of 24 credit hours are earned.

The Penguins Foundation scholarship recipients for 2017 are as follows:

Autumn Adams

West Mifflin

Jonah Berger Taylor Allderdice
Jocelyn Blackburn Gateway
Abigail Caspar Steel Valley
Kaitlyn Edinger Woodland Hills
Marc Edward East Allegheny
Yonathan Eglash Taylor Allderdice
Adriann Michael Frantish South Allegheny
Shane Grayson McKeesport Area
Matthew Kern Springdale
Kathleen Ann King Northgate
Maria Koedel McKeesport Area
Hannah Livingston Brentwood
Morgan Miller Penn Hills
Jenna Nold Highlands
Lindsey Powell Brentwood
Rebecca J. Ross McKeesport Area
Nicholas Ungarino Northgate
Albin Wells Taylor Allderdice
Hanna Wells CAPA