Lehighton church presents scholarships to students
Gail Maholick/TIMES NEWS Seminarians who were presented a George Acker or the Rev. Raymond A. Minnich scholarship at Trinity Lutheran Church, Lehighton, were, from left, front row, Chris Druckenmiller, Tom Scornavacchi, and Jennifer Soltis; and back row, Alexander Kennedy and Alina Gayeuski.
Trinity Lutheran Church, Lehighton, celebrated Scholarship Sunday by awarding 28 scholarships to deserving individuals. A total of $9,940 in scholarships were awarded this year.
Presented the George Acker Scholarship were, Chris Druckenmiller, $500; Alexander Kennedy, $500; and Tom Scornavacchi, $400. Awarded the Rev. Raymond A. Minnich Memorial Scholarship were Alina Gayeuski, $750; and Jennifer Soltis, $750.
The $500 Thomas L. Reisenweaver Music Scholarship was awarded to Cassandra Reichard.
Eight individuals were each awarded $450 through the Trinity Higher Education Scholarship. Awardees are Erin Rupell, Emily Mulcahy, Molly Markley, Heather Schweitzer, Ethan Schaeffer, Sarah Snyder, Keri Marshall and Dwight Weaver.
Four students each were presented $100 Krieger Memorial Scholarships. Students are Keri Marshall, Ethan Schaeffer, Emily Mulcahy and Sarah Snyder.
Awarded the Jean D. and Robert A. Benner Nursing Scholarship of $245 were Jenelle Fronheiser, RaeAnn Rehrig, Kacey Galasso, Rebecca Boyer, Tori Steigerwalt, Kaitlin Westermann and Alyssa Knappenberger. Presented the Loretta K. Shirar Nursing Scholarship of $275 were Tori Steigerwalt, Alyssa Knappenberger and Jenelle Fronheiser.