Scholarship assistance continues to aid Leadership Lackawanna participants

June 19th, 2015 9:08 am

First Posted: 9/19/2014

Each year Leadership Lackawanna awards scholarships to qualified candidates who need assistance paying the $1295 Core Program tuition rate. Typically, these funds are set aside for individuals from non-profit organizations or who are sole proprietors.

Kelly Moore, of Ambiance Event Planning, received The William W. and Mary L. Scranton Leadership Lackawanna Scholarship. This fund is maintained for Leadership Lackawanna by the Scranton Area Foundation.

Mary Coolican, of EOTC, received The Margaret Briggs Leadership Lackawanna Scholarship Fund, which annually provides tuition assistance to an individual from the social services community. This fund is maintained for Leadership Lackawanna by The Scranton Area Foundation.

Meghan Davis, of Greater Scranton YMCA, and Michele Legate, of Scranton Public Library, received The H. Leigh Woehling Leadership Lackawanna Scholarship. This fund was established to honor the late H. Leigh Woehling, a co-founder of Leadership Lackawanna. Each year it is awarded to an incoming participant aspiring to become an emerging leader. The fund is maintained by Leadership Lackawanna.

Deborah Phillips, of NEPA Alliance, is the recipient of two scholarship funds. Due to aspirations of becoming an emerging leader, she received The William P. Rinaldi Leadership Lackawanna Scholarship Fund for displaying the same passion of the late William P. Rinaldi in education and all aspects of life. The fund was set up by Voluntary Action Center (VAC) and the Leadership Lackawanna Alumni Association. This fund is maintained for Leadership Lackawanna by The Scranton Area Foundation.

In addition, Phillips received The Government Leadership Award of the Scranton Area Foundation, Inc. This merit-based award was given to her based on her commitment to civic leadership/government.

Shawna Corcoran, of Arduino Accounting Services, received the The Karen O’Connell Welles Leadership Lackawanna Scholarship Fund. It was awarded based on potential for leadership and need. This fund is maintained for Leadership Lackawanna by the Scranton Area Foundation.


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