Trinity Lutheran Church presents over $16,600 in scholarships
Among those awarded scholarships by the Rev. Robert vonFrisch, were, from left, Chris Rothharpt, Deborah Taylor, and Joshua Ferris and the Rev. vonFrisch.
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 175 S. Third St., Lehighton, held "Scholarship Sunday," celebration to present scholarships to the many recipients within the congregation pursuing higher education degrees.
A total of $16,600 was awarded this year.
Scholarships and recipients were:
* George Acker Scholarship, Joshua Ferris, $2,000; and Chris Rothharpt, $1,235.
* Rev. Raymond A. Minnich Memorial Scholarship, Jennifer Soltis, $1,000; and Deborah Taylor, $1,000.
* Thomas L. Reisenweaver Music Scholarship, Dwight Weaver, $500.
* Trinity Higher Education Scholarship, Nakea Beers, $400; Levi Haldeman, $400; Rebecca Paules, $400; Jessica Pell, $125; Adam Reichard, $125; Rachel Werley, $400; Heather Schweitzer, $400; Ian Christman, $400; Alyssa Krause, $400; Keri Marshall, $400; Sarah Lynn Snyder, $400; Emily Mulcahy, $400; Rebecca Hoffner, $400; and Camara Klotz, $400.
* Ted Krieger Memorial Scholarship, Rachel Werley, $155; Adam Reichard, $155; Jessica Pell, $155; Rebecca Paules, $155; and Levi Haldeman, $155.
* Jean D. and Robert A. Benner Nursing Scholarship, Melanie Kirk, $250; Ashley Herbst, $250; Kacie Haupt, $250; Jessica Lobien, $350; Debra Lobien, $350; Jenelle Fronheiser, $450; Ashley Jennings, $450; and Alyssa Knappenberger, $450.
* William C. and Loretta K. Shirar Memorial Nursing Scholarship, Jenelle Fronheiser, $300; Ashley Jennings, $300; Alyssa Knappenberger, $300; Debra Lobien, $200; and Jessica Lobien, $200.
Ruth A. Hagenbush Memorial Scholarship of $390 was awarded to a student for the 2011-2012 school year by Jack and Jill Preschool.