The Comcast Foundation awarded scholarships to 179 Pennsylvania high school seniors through its Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program.
The program recognizes students’ leadership skills, academic achievement and commitment to community services. The students were recognized at an event Tuesday at the State Museum of Pennsylvania. Of the group, 178 received a $1,000 Comcast Founders Scholarship, and Cristal Liriano of I-LEAD Charter School in Reading was awarded a $10,000 scholarship.
Local recipients include Emily Allen of Cedar Cliff High School, Chase Angle of Shippensburg Senior High School, John Keeports of Bible Baptist School, Evie Milburn of Cumberland Valley High School, Mark Moore of Trinity High School, Noel Potter of Harrisburg Academy, Joshua Ringquist of Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School, Madeleine Silva of Camp Hill High School, Farren Dell of West Perry High School, Tyler Legge of Newport High School, Amber Coppula of Halifax Area High School, Hayley Daub of Millersburg Area High School, Nicholas Devine of Bishop McDevitt High School, Benton Felty of Central Dauphin High School, Linda Guo of Upper Dauphin High School, Heather Lorenz of Central Dauphin High School and Janae Yellock of Steelton-Highspire High School.