Namedropper 10/02/2018

October 2, 2018
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Namedropper 10/02/2018



Lackawanna County High School students Kesha Patel, Bryce Shorten and Amanda Paglianite were awarded the Century Club’s Nurses Scholarship for 2017-18 from Marita Lawrence, nurses scholarship chairwoman. During World War II, the Century Club recognized the need for nurses and created the Nurses Scholarship Fund in 1943. Money is raised through the Nurses Scholarship Luncheon each fall and through donations from individuals.

To donate, contact the Century Club at 570-342-0204.

Dunmore High School graduate Isabella Ceccoli was awarded a $2,000 scholarship from the Northeastern Detachment of the Marine Corps League, Scranton.

Isabella was given the scholarship for her winning entry in the league’s Marine Rose Program essay contest.

Johnson College students Alexis Lanza, radiologic technology, Lake Ariel; Bethany Severn, veterinary technology, Sunbury; Benjamin Griffis, carpentry & cabinetmaking technology, Beach Lake; and Preston West, diesel truck technology, Monroe Twp., were awarded Presidential Scholarships from the 26th annual Johnson College Open in May.

Through local sponsors and participation by students and alumni,

Johnson exceeded its

fundraising goal during the event by raising more than $47,000 for the scholarship fund. The open was held at the Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club in Mountain Top.

Western Wayne High School 2018 graduate Crystal Marks was awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Erin Jessica Moreken Drug & Alcohol Treatment Fund Inc.

Crystal attends Daytona State College in Daytona Beach, Florida. She received one of eight scholarships that were awarded for the 2017-2018 school year.

During the past five years, 27 eligible

graduating seniors have received over $40,000 in scholarship awards from Erin’s Fund, according to the organization. Scholarships are available to high school seniors attending Lackawanna County school districts.

For details, visit tourdescranton.com.

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