Thirteen Students Selected for Penn College NOW Scholarships

Pennsylvania College of Technology recently recognized 13 first-year students who received Penn College NOW scholarships.

The recipients completed Penn College courses during high school as part of the college’s Penn College NOW dual-enrollment program. The group was honored during an Oct. 27 reception.

To be eligible, students must have successfully completed at least one Penn College NOW course, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in Penn College NOW classes, enroll in Penn College as a full-time freshman student for the fall semester after high school graduation, and maintain a 2.5 GPA at Penn College as an enrolled student.

Penn College presented scholarships to 13 first-year students who took Penn College NOW courses. From left are Tavor T. Wadsworth, of Williamsport; Vincent R. Keene, of Downingtown; Kayley E. Johnson, of Bloomsburg; Monica A. McCarty, Penn College’s dual enrollment specialist; Michael L. Gardner, of Williamsport; Warren E. Knipe, of Liberty; and Tanya Berfield, the college’s manager of college transitions. Additional recipients not in the photo are: Cheyenne N. Greene, of Jersey Shore; Deontae Z. Johnson, of Selinsgrove; Kylee E. Kelley, of Lock Haven; Tyler W. Miller, of Montgomery; Luke B. Walter, of Millmont; Brittany M. Weiskopff, of Blossburg; Clayton T. Welch, of Benton; and Jeremy M. Wolfgang, of Allenwood.

Recipients for 2017-18 are:

Penn College NOW is a nationally accredited dual-enrollment program that allows academically qualified high school students to earn Penn College credits through courses taught by approved high school teachers at the students’ home high schools or career and technology centers. Forty-nine academic partners around the state participate in Penn College NOW.

The courses are the same as those offered to students on the Penn College campus, using the same textbooks and exams, but are offered free to the high schoolers.

For more information about services provided by Penn College to K-12 schools, call 570-320-8003.

For information about Penn College, a national leader in applied technology education and workforce development, email the Admissions Office or call toll-free 800-367-9222.

Photo by Rachel A. Eirmann, student photographer

Comments – One Comment

Congratulations to all of you; what an amazing achievement.

Posted by June Kilgus at December 7, 2017 at 1:24 pm

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