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Lendo Fellowships awarded to 14 Pennsbury students

Thanks to a generous endowment fund established in 2007 by Pennsbury ’64 alumnus, Arthur J. Lendo, Ph.D., 14 students at Pennsbury High School were selected to receive Lendo Fellowship awards to help support their academic and co-curricular pursuits. This year – marking the endowment fund’s tenth anniversary – the following students were approved by the Board of the Pennsbury Education Foundation (which oversees the endowment) for the 2017 Lendo Fellowship awards.

The program that each student was accepted to attend is also listed.

  • Benjamin Aronson, 11th grade, Drexel University Materials Science and Engineering Summer Program;
  • William Bednarz, 10th grade, Program in Algorithmic and Combinatorial Thinking – Princeton University;
  • Miles Borowsky, 10th grade, Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Program, Villanova University;
  • Ngakiya Camara, 11th grade, International Thespian Festival in Lincoln, Nebraska;
  • Kaitlyn Currid, 11th grade, Stanford Intensive Law & Trial Program;
  • Sonali Deliwala, 11th grade, Engineering Summer Academy – University of Pennsylvania;
  • Avi Gajjar, 10th grade, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Research Experience;
  • Brett Garretson, 11th grade, Bucknell Academy Summer Experience (BASE);
  • Ryan MacElroy, 11th grade, Lehigh University – Blueprint Summer Program – Careers in 
Engineering;
  • James Moyer, 11th grade, Westminster Choir College – Beginning Choral Conducting;
  • Derek Quinn, eighth grade, FAES Course – NIH on Cytometry;
  • Shefali Raghavan, 11th grade, NYU Summer Career Edge: Finance NYC;
  • Anirudh Ramanathan, ninth grade, Robotics/Electrical and Computer Engineering at Temple 
University;
  • Delaney Weed, 10th grade, Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Program, Villanova University.

Prior to his retirement, Dr. Lendo served as the long-time president of Peirce College in Philadelphia. He has since relocated to Florida.

To learn more about the Pennsbury Education Foundation or Dr. Arthur J. Lendo, visit www.pennsburysd.org > Community > Foundations > Pennsbury Education Foundation > Fellowships.

PHOTO CAP: Seated from left, Benjamin Aronson, Kaitlyn Currid, Derek Quinn, and Delaney Weed; standing, Shefali Raghavan, William Bednarz, Brett Garretson, James Moyer, Ryan MacElroy, Anirudh Ramanathan, Miles Borowsky, and Ngakiya Camara. Not pictured are Sonali Deliwala and Avi Gajjar.