2014-15 New Scholarships

In 2014-15, 18 new scholarships were established through Penn College and the Penn College Foundation.

Larry Allison Family Scholarship was established by Larry Allison Jr., a member of the Foundation Board of Directors. The scholarship benefits employees or dependents of employees of Allison Crane & Rigging.

Superior Auto Service Scholarship was established by Ronald Smith, ’80, to benefit students enrolled in the automotive restoration major.

Kelly Riegel Memorial Phi Mu Delta Alumni Scholarship was established by the Mu Xi Alumni Association of Penn College’s Phi Mu Delta fraternity in memory of brother Kelly Riegel, ’09. The scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate member of the Phi Mu Delta fraternity.

Steve and Mary Ann Johnson Scholarship was established by Steve Johnson, a member of the Penn College Board of Directors, and his wife, Mary Ann, ’99. The scholarship will benefit full-time students who have served in the United States military or dependents of veterans who died or were disabled in the line of duty.

Hazel and Harold Sinclair Memorial Scholarship was established by Harold Sinclair, ’75, and will be funded through a bequest. The scholarship will benefit students in the diesel technology major.

Jeff Erdly Scholarship was established by Jeff Erdly, ’72, and will benefit students attending Penn College who graduated from Selinsgrove Area High School.

Klingerman Family Scholarship was established by Dan Klingerman, a member of the Foundation Board of Directors. The scholarship benefits Penn College students who graduated from Loyalsock Township or Bloomsburg Area school districts.

Tom Zimmerman and June Kilgus Zimmerman Scholarship was established by Tom and June Zimmerman, class of 1967 and 1971, respectively, and longtime faculty members at Penn College. The scholarship benefits bachelor-degree students declaring a minor in either psychology or sociology.

Chevron Scholarship was established through a grant from Chevron Corp. The scholarship benefits students majoring in mechatronics engineering technology.

The Hawbaker Family Scholarship was established by Dan and Suzie Hawbaker to benefit employees or the dependents of employees of Glenn O. Hawbaker, Inc.

The Luke/Moff  Marketing Scholarship was established by Gerri Luke, dean of the School of Business & Hospitality, and Steven Moff, faculty member in the school. The scholarship benefits students enrolled in the business administration: marketing major or the marketing minor.

Daniel J. Doyle Scholarship was established by Darryl and Dawn Kehrer, both class of 1972, in honor of Doyle, a professor emeritus. The scholarship will benefit nontraditional students enrolled in the School of Sciences, Humanities & Visual Communications who have served in the United States military.

William and Mary Fish Scholarship was established by Bill and Mary Fish to benefit Penn College students from Lycoming County who are majoring in business administration.

John J. Messer Memorial Scholarship was established by Karen Sorady and Thomas O’Brien in memory of Messer, their friend and a Penn College faculty member. The scholarship will benefit students in the Web and interactive media major or any major in the School of Health Sciences.

Harvey A. Martin Memorial Scholarship was established by William Martin, former administrator at Penn College and a member of the Foundation Board of Directors. The scholarship will benefit students majoring in Web and interactive media.

The PCCA Scholarship was established by the Penn College Construction Association to benefit students who are active National Association of Home Builders student chapter members of the Penn College Construction Association.

Jones Dairy Farm Culinary Scholarship was established by Jones Dairy Farm to benefit students majoring in culinary arts & systems or culinary arts technology.

Benton Foundry Inc. Scholarship was established by Benton Foundry to benefit its employees and the immediate family members of its employees.