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NEWS AND ACTIVITY REPORT

August 2018

Stine Scholarships Awarded 2018-2019 Winners Announced The Pennsylvania State University and the Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce recently announced the 2018- 2019 winners of the Jim and Peg Stine Scholarships. The scholarships were endowed through a gift from the late James M. Stine and his wife, Peg. Penn State is pleased to award the 2018-2019 Jim and Peg Stine Scholarships to two first-year freshmen: Logan Yoder, Schuylkill Campus Scholarship and Laurel Unger, University Park Campus Scholarship. The purpose of this

program. The Pennsylvania State University, as part of its student admission policy considers the financial need of the student, along with eligibility and academic achievement criteria. Preference is given to students who are majoring in engineering, business or science. The University provides a list of the most eligible students who have applied for admission to the University Park Campus, and a list of the most eligible students who have applied for admission to

the Schuylkill Campus to the Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce “Jim and Peg Stine Scholarship Selection Committee.” The most eligible students in each of the campus award considerations were selected by University representatives, based on the criteria. There are two recipients per academic class (freshman, sophomore, junior and senior) for a total of eight recipients. Each scholarship is awarded for one academic year and will be renewed for subsequent years providing the recipient continues to meet the conditions of

scholarship is to provide recognition and financial assistance to outstanding students enrolled in the Pennsylvania State University at the University Park Campus or the Schuylkill Campus (and continue their studies as juniors and seniors at a four- year Penn State Campus) who have a proven need for funds to meet their necessary college expenses. Full-time undergraduate students who are Schuylkill County residents and who

Paul Datte, Esquire, Stine Scholarship Committee Chair; Laurel Unger, University Park Campus Scholarship; Logan Yoder, Schuylkill Campus Scholarship; and Robert S. Carl, Jr., Schuylkill Chamber President and CEO.

eligibility and funds are available. The donor intends that this scholarship be awarded to incoming freshmen and stay with the student for four years.

have enrolled for admission to the Pennsylvania State University at the University Park Campus or the Schuylkill Campus of the Pennsylvania State University are potentially eligible for consideration for this scholarship

SCHUYLKILL CHAMBER Point of Interest…

100 th Anniversary Events 8-1-18

Non-Profit Lunch & Learn sponsored by Power Kunkle Benefits Consulting Schuylkill Chamber & YPO Night with the Reading Fightin Phils Business After 5 O’clock Mixer with Schuylkill YMCA

1979: Cressona Aluminum facility reopens (former Alcoa Plant) 1984: The Federal Government provides a $500,000 grant for the Joe Zerbe Airport 1986: The 250 foot replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial makes its first visit to Schuylkill County A gallon of milk is $1.31 and a loaf of bread is $.24

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