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Commendation Scholars Announced

Commendation Scholars Announced

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     The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown has selected 23 incoming freshmen to participate in the college’s Commendation Scholar program for the 2011-2012 academic year.

     Commendation Scholars are selected from among the applicants for admission each Fall term.  This honor is extended to students who display exceptional academic and leadership abilities, as well as outstanding potential for future success.  The program enhances each scholar’s education at Pitt-Johnstown through priority registration, special advising, and other special benefits.  Commendation Scholarships are renewable for each of the students’ years of attendance at Pitt-Johnstown.

The new Commendation Scholars include:

• Amanda Aber, daughter of Michael and Teri Aber of Oakmont, Pa., is a Riverview High School graduate, and plans to major in nursing.

• Carly Bolton, daughter of Ronald and Cindy Bolton of Spring Grove, Pa., is a Spring Grove Area High School graduate, and plans to major in biology.

• Christian Bosco, son of James and Colleen Bosco of Jeannette, Pa., is a Penn-Trafford High School graduate, and plans to major in education.

• Shawna Botteicher, daughter of Eric and Christine Botteicher of South Fork, Pa., is a Forest Hills High School graduate, and plans to major in nursing.

• Brittany Garnett, daughter of David and Lorri Garnett of Cos Cob, Conn., is a Greenwich High School graduate, and plans to major in nursing.

• Anna Marie Greeley, daughter of Matthew and Geraldine Greeley of Jennerstown, Pa., is a North Star High School graduate, and plans to major in nursing.

• Alexander Greguric, son of Joel and Patty Greguric of Pittsburgh, Pa, is a Baldwin High School graduate, and plans to major in engineering technology.

• Jason Hormel, son of Michael Hormel and Ramona Byford of Harteselle, Ala., is a Hartselle High School graduate, and plans to major in mechanical engineering technology.

• Klaudia Korley, daughter of George and Joyce Korley of Old Bridge, N.J., is an Old Bridge High School graduate, and plans to major in pre-pharmacy.

• Danielle Lichty from New Kensington, Pa., is a Plum Senior High School graduate, and plans to major in engineering technology.

• Jodi Milavec, daughter of William and Mary Ann Milavec of Johnstown, is a Conemaugh Valley High School graduate, and plans to major in nursing.

• Torry Mock, daughter of Tim and Tracy Mock of New Paris, Pa., is a Chestnut Ridge High School graduate, and plans to major in nursing.

• Matthew Palo, son of Eric and Lynn Palo of North Huntingdon, Pa., is a Norwin High School graduate, and plans to major in engineering technology.

• Emmitt Peters, son of McKnight Peters and DiAnna Chappelle of Woodbury, Pa., is a Northern Bedford High School graduate, and plans to major in computer science.

• Sarah Rich, daughter of Mary Ellen Rich of Pittsburgh, Pa., is an Upper St. Clair High School graduate, and plans to major in nursing.

• Jacob Sauber, son of John and Christine Snyder of Philipsburg, Pa., is a Philipsburg-Osceola High School graduate, and plans to major in biochemistry.

• Morgan Scott, daughter of Robert and Penni Scott of Harleysville, Pa., is a Sauderton Area High School graduate, and plans to major in nursing.

• Aaron Seigh, son of Thomas and Elaine Seigh of Johnstown, is a Westmont Hilltop High School graduate, and plans to major in mathematics.

• Kelsey Sleighter, daughter of Chris and Linda Sleighter of Uniontown, Pa., is a Uniontown Area High School graduate, and plans to major in engineering.

• Janna Stoup, daughter of Chuck and Pat Stoup of Carlisle, Pa., is a of Carlisle High School graduate.

• Maria Wagner, daughter of Bob and Tammy Wagner of Pittsburgh, Pa., is a Bishop Canevin High School graduate, and plans to major in nursing.

• Alexis White, daughter of Don White and Tara Peffley of Halifax, Pa., is a Halifax Area High School graduate, and plans to major in nursing.

• Cassandra Zangaglia, daughter of Vincent and Jamie Zangaglia of South Fork, Pa., is a Forest Hills High School graduate, and plans to major in nursing.

     Founded in 1927, Pitt-Johnstown is located in the Laurel Highlands of Western Pennsylvania and is the first and largest regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh.  The University offers a high-quality educational experience in a supportive living-learning environment designed to prepare students for the real world of the 21st century.  Pitt-Johnstown is recognized by the Princeton Review as a “Best Northeastern College,” and by G.I. Jobs as a “Military Friendly School.”  Additionally, Pitt-Johnstown has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

Pitt-Johnstown…at the forefront of leading baccalaureate colleges…

Posted by Shook, Kimberly on 8/10/2011 4:25:00 PM