Mushroom industry awards scholarships to local students

AVON GROVE — Sixteen college-bound high school seniors from five Chester County- area high school districts were awarded scholarships from the Mushroom Farmers of Pennsylvania’s Community Awareness Committee (CAC), the group announced today. Fifteen students received the Sara Manning Scholarship ($1,500) and one student received the Rob Ferranto Scholarship ($2,500)*. CAC was created...

Benchmark CU offering scholarships to Chesco area students

Benchmark Federal Credit Union’s Rebecca Worthington presents a scholarship check for $4,000 to Emily O’Brien, who graduated from Perkiomen Valley High School last June and is attending West Chester University. Benchmark Federal Credit Union has opened a call for entries to Chester County-area students as well as existing membership to compete for five college scholarships totaling $15,000. Three...

American Water accepting scholarship applications

Pennsylvania American Water  announced that applications are being accepted for its 2016 Stream of Learning Scholarship Program to provide financial assistance to high school seniors who are planning to pursue careers in the water and wastewater industry. The program is designed to support outstanding students living in Pennsylvania American Water’s service territories who are charting a course...

Brandywine Health awards nursing scholarships

The Brandywine Health Foundation recently awarded nine nursing scholarships to local nursing students. From left, Kristine Krueger, CCIU Practical Nursing Program; Dr. Linda Adams, Dean, WCU Nursing School; Ashlyn Danae Horrex (CCIU), Martha and Duane Bohlayer Scholarship; Anne Ford, Henrietta Potter Hankin Nursing Scholarship; Stephanie Lyons, Gemma Ryder, Erika Samuelson, Aimee Fernback, all of WCU...

Scholarships presented to students pursuing agriculture careers

The Chester Delaware County Farm Bureau awarded seven students $1000 at annual picnic Students pursuing futures in agriculture receive scholarships to further education. The Chester Delaware County Farm Bureau returned to Nottingham County Park for their annual picnic on Sunday June 30. Long term and new members of the Farm Bureau enjoyed beef brisket and the trimmings catered by Sabrena McMichael...