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President's Scholars 2012-2013

President's Scholars 2012-2013

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     The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown has selected 15 incoming freshmen to participate in the college’s President’s Scholars program for the 2012-2013 year.

     The President’s Scholars program is part of a prestigious merit award honoring students for superb academic achievements and outstanding potential for future success.  Students are selected from among the applicants for admission each Fall Term.  The President’s Scholars program enhances each recipient’s education at Pitt-Johnstown through priority registration, special advising and other special benefits.  These scholarships are renewable for each of the students’ years of attendance at Pitt-Johnstown.

     Among the new Pitt-Johnstown President’s Scholars are:

•  Brooke Facciani, daughter of Greg and Donna Facciani of Summerhill, is a Forest Hills High School graduate, and plans to major in early childhood education.

•  Devin C. Kube, son of Samuel and Shirley Kube of Templeton, Pa., is a West Shamokin High School graduate, and plans to major in mechanical engineering technology.

•  Lindsay M. Fox, daughter of Michael and Darlene Fox of Portage, is a Portage Area High School graduate, and plans to major in early childhood education.

•  Andrew Ward, son of Gary and Michele Ward of Washington, Pa., is a Trinity High School graduate, and plans to major in engineering technology.

•  Shasta Rovan, daughter of Thomas and Lynnette Rovan of Johnstown, is a Bishop McCort High School graduate.

•  Benjamin R. Rager, son of Curt Rager of Ebensburg, is a Central Cambria High School graduate, and plans to major in business/management.

•  Samuel V. Louderback, son of C. Arthur and Carolyn Louderback of Harrison City, Pa., is a Penn-Trafford High School student graduate.

•  Cameron Kaminsky, son of Jason and Alyson Kaminsky of Johnstown, is a Richland High School graduate, and plans to major in engineering technology.

•  Alexa Hoover, daughter of Larry and Pam Hoover of Johnstown, is a Richland High School graduate, and plans to major in nursing.

•  Sydney Delmaster, daughter of Richard and Karen Delmaster of Greensburg, is a Mount Pleasant Area High School graduate, and plans to major in biology.

•  Hannah Claar, daughter of Adam and Kristine Claar of Tyrone, is a Bellwood-Antis High School graduate, and plans to major in pre-pharmacy.

•  Maria E. Carrion, daughter of Nephtaly and Pam Carrion of Schnecksville, Pa., is a Parkland High School graduate, and plans to major in pre-medicine.

•  Erin Cain, daughter of Russell and Cheryl Cain of Pittsburgh, is a Penn Hills High School graduate, and plans to major in secondary education-English.

•  Katelyn Bohn, daughter of Steve and Barb Bohn of Mechanicsburg, is a Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School graduate.

•  Gabrielle Florenz, daughter of Christopher and Maryanne Florenz of Bayshore, N.Y., is a Bayshore High School graduate, and plans to major in nursing.

     Celebrating its 85th anniversary this year, 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,” by G.I. Jobs as a “Military Friendly School,” and Pennsylvania Business Central as a "Top 100 Organization" for 2011.  Additionally, Pitt-Johnstown has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

Posted by Shook, Kimberly on 7/2/2012 11:30:00 AM