Comcast gives scholarships to high school seniors

The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to local communities and to empower and enrich lives, is awarding $187,000 in scholarships to 178 Pennsylvania high school seniors through its annual Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program.

One of the Comcast Foundation’s signature community investment initiatives, the program recognizes students’ leadership skills, academic achievement and commitment to community service.

Local recipients include Seth Umholtz of Tyrone Area High School, Dawn Craft of Central Cambria High School, Savannah Weaver of Centre County Christian Academy and Amber Blake of Moshannon Valley High School.