Rotary Club of Altoona awards scholarships

Courtesy photos Scholarship recipients from Altoona Area High School and the Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center are (from left): seated — Taylor Hunter, Emily Albright, Samantha Crider, Zoe Wilson, Victoria Cox and Jonah Brandt; standing — Katelyn Musselman, Gage Reid, Brittney Fouse, Olivia Kline, Matthew Hartman and Tyler Robinson.

The Rotary Club of Altoona recently awarded 25 $1,000 scholarships to deserving graduating seniors from Altoona Area High School, Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School and the Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center.

Students awarded scholarships include:

AAHS — Emily Albright, Jonah Brandt, Victoria Cox, Samantha Crider, Brittney Fouse, Matthew Hartman, Olivia Kline, Gage Reid, Tyler Robinson and Zoe Wilson.

Bishop Guilfoyle — Haley Wheeler, Dylann Condrin, Mikaela Smith, Kristen Bettwy, Elizabeth Yahner, Michael Johnson, Elizabeth Stitt, Quintin Simanski, Emma Masic, Megan Hagg, Robert Byrne, Zachary Yingling and Madeline Koehle.

GACTC — Katelyn Musselman and Taylor Hunter.

Students from Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School, Altoona, who received scholarships are (from left): seated — Hayley Wheeler, Kristin Bettwy, Maddy Koehle, Ellie Stitt, Megan Hagg and Mickie Smith; standing — Dylann Condrin, Michael Johnson, Robbie Byrne, Beth Yahner, Quintin Simanski, Zach Yingling and Emma Masic.

The Altoona Rotary Scholarship Program began in 1999 and since that time Altoona Rotary has awarded some 419 students more than $419,000 in scholastic aid.

The club has awarded an average of 20 scholarships each year since the start of the program.

The scholarship program is fully funded through the generosity of the Altoona Rotary Club members.

The Altoona Rotary Club meets at noon every Tuesday at the Blair County Convention Center, Altoona.

New members are always welcome.

For more information visit www.rotaryofaltoona.org.

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