Lo­cal stu­dents earn schol­ar­ships to Alver­nia Univer­sity

The Boyertown Area Times - - COMMUNITY - Alver­nia Univer­sity

Hard work in high school has paid off for col­lege­bound se­niors. The fol­low­ing lo­cal stu­dents have earned Merit Schol­ar­ships to at­tend Alver­nia Univer­sity this fall.

Abrielle Houck of Barto a se­nior at Boy­er­town Area Se­nior High School earned a Shirley and Joseph Boscov Schol­ar­ship to study Oc­cu­pa­tional Ther­apy at Alver­nia Grant Fron­heiser of Barto a se­nior at Boy­er­town Area Se­nior High School earned a Shirley and Joseph Boscov Schol­ar­ship to study Chem­istry at Alver­nia

Kat­lyn Burkhardt of Gil­bertsville a se­nior at Boy­er­town Area Se­nior High School earned a Shirley and Joseph Boscov Schol­ar­ship to study Oc­cu­pa­tional Ther­apy at Alver­nia

Madi­son Rutkowski of Boy­er­town a se­nior at Boy­er­town Area Se­nior High School earned a Shirley and Joseph Boscov Schol­ar­ship to study Nurs­ing at Alver­nia

Paige Miller of Bechtelsville a se­nior at Boy­er­town Area Se­nior High School earned a Shirley and Joseph Boscov Schol­ar­ship to study Early Child­hood (PreK-4) & Spe­cial Ed­u­ca­tion (PreK-8) at Alver­nia

Alec Bris­bois of Gil­bertsville a se­nior at Boy­er­town Area Se­nior High School earned a Pres­i­den­tial Schol­ar­ship to study Bio­chem­istry at Alver­nia

Jes­sica Kerr of Gil­bertsville a se­nior at Boy­er­town Area Se­nior High School earned a Pres­i­den­tial Schol­ar­ship to study Nurs­ing at Alver­nia

Te­sia Craner of Boy­er­town a se­nior at Boy­er­town Area Se­nior High School earned a Pres­i­den­tial Schol­ar­ship to study Oc­cu­pa­tional Ther­apy at Alver­nia

Emily Hosier of Boy­er­town a se­nior at Boy­er­town Area Se­nior High School earned a Trustees’ Schol­ar­ship to study Nurs­ing at Alver­nia

Jack McCloskey of Boy­er­town a se­nior at Boy­er­town Area Se­nior High School earned a Trustees’ Schol­ar­ship to study Man­age­ment at Alver­nia

Jeremiah Heck­ler of Boy­er­town a se­nior at Boy­er­town Area Se­nior High School earned a Trustees’ Schol­ar­ship to study Ac­count­ing at Alver­nia

Jess Ste­wart of Bechtelsville a se­nior at Cen­tral Bucks High School East earned a Trustees’ Schol­ar­ship to study Bi­ol­ogy at Alver­nia

Julian Stetka of Barto a se­nior at Boy­er­town Area Se­nior High School earned a Trustees’ Schol­ar­ship to study Nurs­ing at Alver­nia

Ni­cholas Cioppi of Barto a se­nior at Boy­er­town Area Se­nior High School earned a Trustees’ Schol­ar­ship to study Math­e­mat­ics at Alver­nia Paige Hart of Bechtelsville a se­nior at Boy­er­town Area Se­nior High School earned a Trustees’ Schol­ar­ship to study Psy­chol­ogy at Alver­nia

Chris­tine Weck­sel­blatt of Gil­bertsville a se­nior at Boy­er­town Area Se­nior High School earned a Veron­ica Founder’s Schol­ar­ship to study Early Child­hood Ed­u­ca­tion (PreK-4) at Alver­nia

Kate­lyn Ponce of Oley a se­nior at Oley Val­ley High School earned a Veron­ica Founder’s Schol­ar­ship to study Oc­cu­pa­tional Ther­apy at Alver­nia

Macken­zie Kriebel of Boy­er­town a se­nior at Boy­er­town Area Se­nior High School earned a Veron­ica Founder’s Schol­ar­ship to study Nurs­ing at Alver­nia

Madi­son We­and of Boy­er­town a se­nior at Boy­er­town Area Se­nior High School earned a Veron­ica Founder’s Schol­ar­ship to study Nurs­ing at Alver­nia

Maxwell Slaby of Boy­er­town a se­nior at Boy­er­town Area Se­nior High School earned a Veron­ica Founder’s Schol­ar­ship to study Oc­cu­pa­tional Ther­apy at Alver­nia

Mikayla Pet­tis of Boy­er­town a se­nior at West-Mont Chris­tian Acad­emy earned a Veron­ica Founder’s Schol­ar­ship to study Com­mu­ni­ca­tion at Alver­nia

Sarah Rein­ert of Boy­er­town a se­nior at Boy­er­town Area Se­nior High School earned a Veron­ica Founder’s Schol­ar­ship to study at Alver­nia

Award­ing a $20,000 schol­ar­ship an­nu­ally, the Shirley and Joseph Boscov Schol­ars pro­gram is the premier award for out­stand­ing Berks County high school grad­u­ates at­tend­ing Alver­nia Univer­sity ma­jor­ing in the Arts, Ed­u­ca­tion, Busi­ness, and the Sciences of Health­care who thrive in the class­room and out­side through vol­un­teer and com­mu­nity in­volve­ment. Ap­pli­cants must also have a min­i­mum GPA of 3.5, a min­i­mum SAT score* of 1130 on the old test/1200 on the new ver­sion (or 25 ACT) as well as strong lead­er­ship skills and a record of com­mu­nity ser­vice in­volve­ment.

To be awarded a $17,500 Pres­i­den­tial Schol­ar­ship, re­cip­i­ents must have a min­i­mum GPA of 3.5 and min­i­mum SAT score* of 1130 on the old test/1200 on the new one (or 25 ACT).

Re­cip­i­ents of a $15,500 Trustees’ Schol­ar­ship must have a min­i­mum GPA of 3.2 and min­i­mum SAT score* of 1050 SAT old/1130 new (or 23 ACT).

To be awarded a $15,000 Veron­ica Founder’s Schol­ar­ship, re­cip­i­ents must have a min­i­mum GPA of 3.0 and min­i­mum SAT score* of 980 old/1060 new (21 ACT).

* “Old” SAT scores are cal­cu­lated us­ing com­bined Crit­i­cal Read­ing and Math sec­tions. “New” SAT Scores are based on the Math and Ev­i­dence-Based Read­ing & Writ­ing sec­tions. Stu­dents are el­i­gi­ble for only one merit schol­ar­ship.

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