Penn Lincoln students donate cookie proceeds
Penn-Lincoln Elementary School students from the Uniquely Me program of the Western Pennsylvania Girl Scouts held a cookie booth at the school on March 13.
In one hour, the girls sold 163 boxes of cookies with a net profit of $114.10. They decided to donate their "troop proceeds" to the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society.
Penn Lincoln students who donated proceeds from a cookie sale to the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society include (from left): Julianna Moser, Alexis Potter, Rachel Snyder, Aleaha Snyder, Khia Robinson, Alyssa Mort and Skyanne Otto.
The girls participated in the six-week Uniquely Me program earlier in the school year.
The program is a Girl Scout/
Unilever program designed to help foster positive self esteem for young girls ages 8 to 17.
S&T awards scholarships to children of employees
INDIANA, Pa. - S&T Bank, a full-service financial institution with branch locations in 11 Pennsylvania counties, announced the winners of the 2014 S&T Bank Scholarship. The annual scholarship program provides $1,000 scholarships to the children of 10 S&T Bank employees who achieved success in their high school academic pursuits and are preparing to further their education.
This year's recipients include Kent Brustle, son of Karl Brustle from commercial lending, Altoona.
"On behalf of the scholarship committee, I'd like to thank all of the employees and the bright and talented applicants who participated in the scholarship program this year," said Todd D. Brice, president and chief executive officer of S&T Bank.
"We are pleased to show our thanks to our employees by offering this scholarship program and wish the recipients luck as they pursue their higher education goals."
Scholarship applicants were evaluated on academic success, including grade point average, class rank and SAT scores, as well as service to the community, essays, letters of recommendation and financial need.