Air Line Pilots Association, International to present $50K to WCU for Michael Horrocks Football Scholarship Endowment Fund

West Chester University football players walk past a statue of former WCU QB Michael Horrocks, a United Airlines Pilot who was killed on 9/11. The Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA) will present a $50,000 gift to West Chester University (WCU) for the Michael Horrocks Football Scholarship Endowment Fund. Vice President of Finance-Treasurer of ALPA Joseph Genovese will present a check to...

Henderson Foundation commits $1 million for scholarship fund at Penn State Brandywine

Wilbur C. and Betty Lea Henderson The Wilbur C. and Betty Lea Henderson Foundation has committed $1 million to Penn State Brandywine to endow the Wilbur C. and Betty Lea Henderson Foundation Scholarship — the largest philanthropic gift from a foundation in the campus’ history. The scholarship will support full-time, high-achieving undergraduate students, with a first preference for those who have...

Woodard receives scholarship for PA Act 120 Municipal Police Academy Training

Brian Woodard WEST CHESTER — In the year following the march by 4,000 people to the Historic Chester County Courthouse for a June 4, 2020 Black Lives Matter rally, positive changes continue. Brian Woodard is experiencing that change, as the second recipient of a Municipal Police Academy scholarship – a program created as a result of the march and that focuses on diversifying law enforcement in...

Chesco FOP donates scholarship funds to boost police diversity

President Steve Plaugher (Left) and Vice President Bob McCarron, Chester County FOP, announce a donation of scholarship funds for a student of color to attend the Municipal Police Academy. WEST CHESTER — During Black History Month, the Chester County Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) provided $6,800 for tuition and stipend toward diversifying local law enforcement. The donation contributed to an initiative...

Mushroom Farmers award scholarships to area students

Community Awareness Committee Member Keith Silfee, Joseph Davidson, Natalie Savaiko and David Alonzo. Fourteen college-bound high school seniors from four area high schools were awarded scholarships from the Mushroom Farmers of Pennsylvania’s Community Awareness Committee (CAC), the group announced today. Thirteen received the Sara Manning Scholarship ($1,000) and one received the Rob Ferranto Scholarship...

Longwood Rotary to offer Four-Way Test scholarship

EAST MARLBOROUGH — All graduating Unionville High School Seniors pursuing post high school education are eligible to enter to win one of three $500 scholarships by writing a 500 word essay on how they applied these principles to an event or experience in their life and how it impacted the outcome. Alternatively, how could the student have applied these principles in a personal experience or event...

Unionville student named among U.S. science elite

Shea among 40 honored by Intel Science Talent Search for work on water purification Meghan Shea, a senior at Unionville High School, is among 40 high school students who will be honored next month as part of the Intel Science Talent Search. The 40, culled from hundreds of semi-finalists, will compete for the top prize and a $100,000 scholarship. By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times BIRMINGHAM — Cast...