Recent high school graduates awarded scholarships from Lackawanna County

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Lackawanna County and Conservation District officials congratulated the recipients who received two prestigious annual scholarships at a July Conservation District meeting in Mayfield. The William Popovich Memorial Scholarship is given to students who intend to major in Agriculture or Veterinary Science. The William and Nancy Lange Memorial Scholarship is awarded to those who plan to major in Environmental Science or a similar field. The scholarships are for high school seniors who reside in Lackawanna County. From left, first row, are Carolyn Mack, Popovich Scholarship; Aleah Snedeker, Lange Scholarship; Mark Melesky, Popovich Scholarship; and Beck Chickillo, Lange Scholarship. Second row, Jerry Stiles, Conservation District Manager; Ron Phelps, Bud Kozik, George Sheypuk, and Lackawanna County Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings, Conservation District Board Members; Tom Milewski, Board Vice Chair; and Jay Clymer Board Chair. Absent at the time of photo was Marilyn Bollard, Popovich Scholarship recipient.

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