AnaLee Rodriguez receives PPRS scholarship

 

AnaLee Rodriguez, a Communications Major and junior at Gwynedd-Mercy College has been awarded a $1000 scholarship from the Pennsylvania Public Relations Society (PPRS).

PPRS selects one student scholarship application every year and awards them with a literal giant check and $1000 to be used for the following academic year at the student’s college or university.

AnaLee has a 3.8 GPA and is a member of the Dean’s List. Also in June she was named to the Philadelphia Inquirer Women’s Track & Field Academic All-Area Team. The squad is comprised of student-athletes from the NCAA Divisions I, II, and III institutions of the Philadelphia metro region. She is one of 10 athletes to be given this honor and be selected based on her athletic success and skill as well as academic success.

AnaLee is the first track and field thrower athlete in GMC’s history to earn All-Conference honors in three events at the Outdoor Conference Championship Meet. She is a javelin, shot put and discus thrower.

She is also the head editor for the Gwynmercian, which is a student run newspaper at GMC, the head online news blog editor and writer for GMC, a videographer and editor, a graphic designer, a member and officer (secretary) of Sigma Phi Sigma.

AnaLee is also a programming intern at 950 ESPN/97.5 The Fanatic Sports Radio. She wants to become a sports broadcaster and would like to work in sports television, media/graphics, or radio.

AnaLee is the daughter of Nelson and Liana and is an older sister to Amanda Rodriguez. She is a Pennsbury High School 2011 graduate and a Yardley resident.

PHOTO CAP: Pictured from left, Stefanie Bierzonski, Student Development Chair of PPRS; AnaLee Rodriguez; and Joan Z. Nissley, Press Secretary PA Department of Military and Veterans Affairs| Public Affairs Office.

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Kayla Hindman awarded scholarship

Kayla Hindman, of Langhorne, was recently awarded a scholarship from Temple University’s Fox School of Business. Kayla was presented the award by M. Moshe Porat, the Dean of the Fox Business School.

Kayla, a junior Risk Management major, received the Phillip Bratspis Academic Scholarship Award. She is also a member of Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity, Alpha Lambda Chapter and Gamma Iota Sigma, Sigma Chapter and the American Marketing Association.

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FCP awards college scholarship to Adam Sokol

Foundations Community Partnership has awarded a scholarship to Adam Sokol, a student at Pennsbury High School, through its annual Partnership in Education program this month.

The Foundations Partnership in Education program recognizes the achievements of local Bucks County public high school seniors for their demonstrated community service, commitment to academic performance, and quality of character. Students are nominated to receive the award by their guidance counselor or a member of the school’s administration.

Ronald Bernstein, Executive Director of FCP presented a check for $750 to Adam, who will be attending Yale University.

Many of the recipients of the Foundations Partnership in Education program are also being recognized as a part of their school’s commencement activities or other ceremonies to honor outstanding students. Proceeds of the Partnership in Education award may only be used for educational purposes, including payment of college tuition, books, and related expenses.

“We support students who are developing meaningful roles in the community and working toward positive change as they enter college,” says Bernstein. “Recipients of the Foundations scholarships have been active in community service and we encourage them to continue their good works.”

For more information on the Partnership in Education program please call FCP at 267-247-5584 or visit www.fcpartnership.org.

PHOTO CAP: Adam Sokol

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FCP awards college scholarship to Melanie Matyl

Foundations Community Partnership has awarded a scholarship to Melanie Matyl, a student at Neshaminy High School, through its annual Partnership in Education program this month.

The Foundations Partnership in Education program recognizes the achievements of local Bucks County public high school seniors for their demonstrated community service, commitment to academic performance, and quality of character. Students are nominated to receive the award by their guidance counselor or a member of the school’s administration.

Ronald Bernstein, Executive Director of FCP presented a check for $750 to Melanie, who will be attending the University of Pittsburgh.

Many of the recipients of the Foundations Partnership in Education program are also being recognized as a part of their school’s commencement activities or other ceremonies to honor outstanding students.

Proceeds of the Partnership in Education award may only be used for educational purposes, including payment of college tuition, books, and related expenses.

“We support students who are developing meaningful roles in the community and working toward positive change as they enter college,” says Bernstein. “Recipients of the Foundations scholarships have been active in community service and we encourage them to continue their good works.”

For more information on the Partnership in Education program please call FCP at 267-247-5584 or visit www.fcpartnership.org.

PHOTO CAP: Melanie Matyl

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FCP awards college scholarship to Julissa Merius

Foundations Community Partnership has awarded a scholarship to Julissa Merius, a student at Morrisville High School, through its annual Partnership in Education program this month.

The Foundations Partnership in Education program recognizes the achievements of local Bucks County public high school seniors for their demonstrated community service, commitment to academic performance, and quality of character. Students are nominated to receive the award by their guidance counselor or a member of the school’s administration.

Ronald Bernstein, Executive Director of FCP presented a check for $750 to Julissa, who will be attending the University of Southern California.

Many of the recipients of the Foundations Partnership in Education program are also being recognized as a part of their school’s commencement activities or other ceremonies to honor outstanding students. Proceeds of the Partnership in Education award may only be used for educational purposes, including payment of college tuition, books, and related expenses.

“We support students who are developing meaningful roles in the community and working toward positive change as they enter college,” says Bernstein. “Recipients of the Foundations scholarships have been active in community service and we encourage them to continue their good works.”

For more information on the Partnership in Education program please call FCP at 267-247-5584 or visit www.fcpartnership.org.

PHOTO CAP: Julissa Merius

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Rachel Kurtz receives scholarship from Wesley College

Rachel Kurtz (right), of Langhorne, was presented with a scholarship during Wesley College’s Founders Day Celebration last month at the Schwartz Center for the Arts in Dover, Delaware. Rachel, a junior Psychology major, received the Elizabeth and Stan Barber Scholarship. This scholarship was established by Elizabeth (Libby) Barber, a Class of 1952 alumnae and a former board of trustee member to aid a worthy Wesley student.

Wesley College President Dr. William N. Johnston (left) presented the scholarship.

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