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Nursing students receive scholarships

JOHNSTOWN — Conemaugh School of Nursing students received scholarships through the 1889 Foundation for commitments to high academic performance and patient care.

“In the ever-changing world of healthcare, nurses are the glue that hold it together,” said Lisa Devineni, director of the Conemaugh School of Nursing. “These scholarships will help our students continue their education to achieve high performance that is translated to quality patient care for our community. Thank you to the 1889 Foundation for continuing to support nursing students through these scholarships.”

Freshman Paige King of Osterburg received the Marian N. Bremer Nursing Scholarship.

Freshman Elaine Schreiber of Everett received the E.MAP Nursing Scholarship.

Senior Chelsey Shroyer of Hyndman received the Gernheim Trust School of Nursing Scholarship .

Freshman Lindsay Selepack of Portage received the Florene Hettle Nursing Scholarship.

Seniors Lacee Gittings of Colver, Abigail McGary of Northern Cambria and Tiffany Brower of Northern Cambria, received the Priscilla Iden Nursing Scholarship.

Freshman Randy Wilkinson of Wilmore received the Retired Nurses Association Scholarship.

Seniors Rebecca Grabill of Martinsburg and Haley Dunchuck of Northern Cambria received the Scott/Mahla Nursing Scholarship.

Freshman Andrea Waltman of Patton received the Salvatore J. and Sara A. Valenty Nursing Scholarship.

Heidelberg student presents research

TIFFIN, Ohio — Summer Hunter-Kysor of Huntingdon, a senior international studies and history major, is among a record number of students who presented their research April as part of Heidelberg University’s annual “Minds@Work” Student Research Conference.

Hunter-Kysor presented “Los Desaparecidos: A Lost Generation.”

Heidelberg hosts the Student Research Conference annually each spring semester as a way to increase student interest and knowledge in academic research and scholarship.

The event is designed to recognize, honor and reward academic excellence and give students an opportunity to experience the conference format of academic inquiry.

Tyrone grad participates in Enactus

SELINSGROVE — Chase Wallace of Tyrone is one of 13 Susquehanna University Enactus members who participated in the recent Enactus USA Regional Competition in Washington, D.C.

This year marks the team’s 13th regional win and advances them to the national competition in Kansas City, Mo.

Wallace, a business administration major at Susquehanna, is a 2013 graduate of Tyrone Area Middle High School.

He is the son of Charles Wallace and Ellen


Biology student recognized at IUP

INDIANA, Pa. — Mohammad Ali, son of Farhana Ali and Dr. Asif Ali of Hollidaysburg, was honored at the third annual Biology Department Student Recognition Award Ceremony at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. The ceremony recognized outstanding students in biology for scholarship and service activities.

Ali received the Biology Undergraduate Research Experience (BURE) Scholarship.

Ali, a biology, pre-med major, is a 2016 graduate of Hollidaysburg Area High School. He is a dean’s list student, a member of Cook Honors College, American Medical Student Association and the Muslim Student Association.

Ali volunteers at Indiana Regional Medical Center and UPMC Altoona.