Erin Dodson Memorial Scholarship
The Altoona Area High School Lady Lions presented a check for $3,500 to the Brian Morden Foundation designated to the Erin Dodson Memorial Scholarship Fund, a scholarship fund for area high school students. Shown are (from left): first row — Rylee Albright, Anna Batrus, Kaylee Smith, Ireland McClellan, Andrea Kiser, Gretta Moyer and Macy Yost; second row — Julia Savino, Jadeyn Price, Nyelah Strobel, Emma Clouser, Peyton Daniel and Kyah Schraff; third row — Michelle Dodson, Bernie Dodson, Alex Ferry, Niya Perez, Rylee Wolfe, Evy Stroup, Brooke Hann, Julia Veneziano, Jaylyn Long and Dawn Morden, Brian Morden Foundation. Erin Dodson, a 2004 graduate of Altoona Area High School and All-State volleyball player, lost her battle to brain cancer in 2011. The annual Gray Out game is played in her honor with proceeds from fundraising efforts going toward her memorial scholarship fund.