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Student earns scholarship from Dialysis Clinic Inc.

Victoria Boland of Chest Springs is a winner of the DCI Scholarship Program sponsored by Dialysis Clinic Inc.

Victoria is the daughter of Anna Boland. She is majoring in speech pathology at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.

Her activities include the FCCLA, Cross Country, Marching Band, Spirit Club and Ski Club.

The DCI Scholarship Program was created to benefit the children of Dialysis Clinic Inc. employees based on belief in the importance of education.

Five recipients were chosen to receive scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $2,500.

Based in Nashville, Tenn., Dialysis Clinic Inc. is a nonprofit organization with 72 clinics in 16 states. DCI also operates three procurement divisions, a medical research division, a preventative medicine division, a laboratory division and a supply division.

The DCI Scholarship Program is independently managed by Career Opportunities Through Education, Inc., a nonprofit scholarship service organization with an office in Audubon, N.J.

All phases of the scholarship competition are independently managed by Scholarship Managers, a national scholarship service organization with extensive experience in the design and management of scholarship programs.

Student receives Heroes’ Legacy Scholarship

Jacqueline Vitzen of Cresson is a winner in the Heroes’ Legacy Scholarships for Children of Fallen or Disabled Service Members.

The scholarship grants for this special program are principally underwritten by the author’s after tax proceeds from the book “Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to my Daughters” written by President Barack Obama, as well as corporate sponsorships and private donations.

Jacqueline is the daughter of Joseph Vitzen. She is a student at Mount Aloysius College, Cresson, where she is majoring in nursing.

She has participated in hospital internships and volunteered for the Mountain Lion Backpack Program.

The Fisher House Foundation administers the Heroes’ Legacy Scholarships For Children of Fallen or Disabled Service Members through Scholarship Managers, a professional scholarship management services organization in Cherry Hill, N.J.

KEYS Program receives award from extension

JOHNSTOWN — The Pennsyl-vania Highlands Community College KEYS Program was presented with the “Friends of Extension” award by Penn State Extension.

The award was given due to great collaborative efforts over the past years when providing additional training to the students within the program.

The KEYS program is designed to help TANF and Food Stamp recipients succeed in community college.

It was developed in response to growing research that shows that individuals who earn a credit-bearing certificate or an associate degree are better able to get jobs at family-sustaining wages with benefits and opportunities for advancement.


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