2018 Scholarship Winners

The Greene County Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fund Committee has announced that the 28th annual scholarship will be awarded to Aubree A. Ferek of Carmichaels.  Aubree is a graduating senior at Carmichaels Area High School.  Seventeen year old Aubree plans to attend Slippery Rock University to purse a degree in Exercise Science/Pre-Physician Assistant Program.  She is the daughter of Ron and Brenda Ferek of Carmichaels.

This scholarship, the twenty-eighth for the Chamber, is presented each year to a Greene County senior who plans to attend a college, university or trade school.  The scholarship is awarded based on grade point average and an essay.  In addition to the scholarship, Aubree will also receive a laptop courtesy of John Frownfelter, owner of PCsquared to use during her college career.

The Chamber also announced that it will award the first “Dr. Nancy I. Davis Memorial Leadership Scholarship”  to Matthew P. Komula of Rices Landing.

The scholarship was established to honor the memory of Dr. Nancy I. Davis who was an educator and advocate for education.  In 2016 and 2017, the annual GreeneScene Road Rally, presented exclusively by Fox Ford of Waynesburg, raised funds for the scholarship awards.

Applicants were required to submit a narrative on how they have demonstrated leadership in education and a list of their local community involvement.  The program is open to any Greene County resident who is enrolled or accepted in an undergrad or grad program.

Matthew is employed by the Trinity Area School District and is a 1992 graduate of Duquesne University and a 2009 graduate of the University of Phoenix. He is currently enrolled at Kent State University seeking his Master of Music, Music Education degree.

The scholarships will be presented at the May General Membership Networking Luncheon of the Chamber of Commerce set for Wednesday, May 30th at Waynesburg University’s Benedum Dining Hall.  This year, thirty-three applications for the Educational Fund scholarship and thirty-six for the Dr. Nancy Davis scholarship were received.  The committee had a difficult task of selecting the winners from the qualified field candidates.  The Chamber of Commerce would like to thank all who participated in the process.

2018 CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

The 2018 Chamber scholarship applications are now available by clicking below. Entry deadline is no later than Friday, April 13th at 3:30 p.m. (no late entries or April 13th postmarks accepted)

2018 Educational Scholarship Application

The Educational Scholarship is open to any Greene County student who will be a graduating senior in 2018. The Chamber urges all high school seniors who have been accepted to a College or Technical School as an incoming freshman this Fall and have maintained a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better while in high school to apply for this scholarship.

2018 Dr. Nancy I. Davis Memorial Leadership Scholarship Application

The Dr. Nancy I. Davis Memorial Leadership Scholarship is in memory of the late, Dr. Nancy I. Davis. This scholarship is open to candidates who currently reside or are employed in Greene County and is enrolled or has been accepted in an undergrad or graduate program.

2018 Nancy I Davis Memorial Scholarship for Educational Support Application

This scholarship is open to any instructor with a classroom that is located in Greene County. The funds from this scholarship must be used within the 2018-2019 school year and must be used to enrich the learning experience in the classroom.

 

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27th CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SCHOLARSHIP WINNER

The Waynesburg Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fund Committee has announced that the 27th annual scholarship will be awarded to Jeromy Mackey of Waynesburg. Jeromy is a Senior at Waynesburg Central High School. Eighteen year old Jeromy plans to attend California University to purse a degree in Secondary English Education. Jeromy is the son of Bradley and Kelly Mackey of Waynesburg.

This scholarship, the twenty seventh for the Chamber, is presented each year to a Greene County senior who plans to attend a college, university or trade school. The scholarship is awarded based on grade point average and a 500 word essay.

Jeromy was presented with the scholarship at the Chamber’s May General Membership Networking Luncheon on Wednesday, May 24th at Waynesburg University’s Benedum Dining Hall. In addition to the scholarship, Jeromy will also receive a laptop courtesy of Pcsquared.

This year, thirty-one applications for the scholarship were received by the Chamber. The committee had a difficult task of selecting one winner from the qualified field. The Chamber of Commerce would like to thank all who participated in the process.

26th ANNIVERSAY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SCHOLARSHIP

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The Educational Scholarship Fund Committee of the Waynesburg Area Chamber of Commerce recently presented their 26th annual scholarship in the amount of $1,500 to Lindsey Gilbert of Waynesburg Central High School. In addition to the scholarship, Lindsey was presented a laptop compliments of Pcsquared and a custom backpack courtesy of the Greene County United Way.

Seventeen year old Lindsey plans to attend California University of Pennsylvania to pursue a degree in Sociology of Deviance this fall. She will enter Cal U as an incoming Junior as a result of courses completed on-line and on-campus during her Junior and Senior years at Waynesburg Central. She is the daughter of Richard and Heather Gilbert of Waynesburg and a 2016 graduate of Waynesburg Central High School where she maintained a 3.44 grade point average.

This scholarship, the twenty-sixth for the Chamber, is presented each year to a Greene County senior who plans to attend a college or trade school. The 2016 scholarship was awarded based on grade point average and a 500 word essay. The students community involvement and school activities are reviewed in the case of a tie. Lindsey and her family were special guests of the Chamber at the May General Membership Meeting of Chamber members where she read her winning essay.

This year, thirty-three applications for the scholarship were received by the Chamber of Commerce. The committee had a difficult task of selecting one winner from the qualified field. The Chamber of Commerce would like to thank all who participated in the process.

WAYNESBURG CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AWARDS 24th ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP

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Allyson Younken receives a scholarship from 2014 Chamber President,  Alan Laick

The Waynesburg Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fund Committee has announced that the 24th annual $1,500 scholarship will be awarded to Allyson Younken of Waynesburg Central High School.  Seventeen year old Allyson plans to attend Penn State University Main Campus to purse a degree in Animal Science this fall.  Allyson is the daughter of Mike and Shelley Younken of Waynesburg.

This scholarship, the twenty-fourth for the Chamber, is presented each year to a Greene County senior who plans to attend a college, university or trade school.  The scholarship is awarded based on grade point average and a 500 word essay.

This year, twenty-one applications for the scholarship were received by the Chamber.  The committee had a difficult task of selecting one winner from the qualified field.  The Chamber of Commerce would like to thank all members who participated in the selection process.

The scholarship will be presented at the Chamber’s Quarterly Membership Networking Luncheon on May 28th at noon.  The luncheon will be held in the Benedum Dinning Hall on the Waynesburg University Campus and is open to the public.  Reservations are required and may be made by calling the Chamber office at 724-627-5926.  The cost of the luncheon is $15.

Educational Fund Scholarship Contributors
First National Bank of Pa.
Rolling Meadows Care, Inc.
Interim Health Care
Davita Dialysis
Dougles Saesan, M.A.
Dr. Nancy Davis
Pam Snyder, Chair – Greene County Commissioner
Tim Logan, Logan Law Office
Patti Jo Jaiyeola
Austin Winn
Brian Hunnell
Southwest Penna. Eye Center
Gary & Sherry Winn, on behalf of Austin Winn
Haddie Roberts
The Walko family, on behalf of Sara Walko

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