By demonstrating academic success and participating in community service,
Bucks County Community College
student Lauren George received a $1,000 scholarship from the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation.
The Holland resident was one of five Pennsylvania community-college students and 350 nationwide to receive the award which goes to students attending higher-education institutions granting two-year degrees.
Find out if your son is "Hot or Not" or if your daughter has "Faced the Jury" during a parenting seminar at 7 p.m. Tuesday at
Parents attending the seminar will receive a comprehensive update on relationship culture and sexual misconduct among the youth of today.
"Healthy Adolescent Relationships and the Hook Up Culture" will feature guest speaker and author Katie Koestner of Campus Outreach Services. An expert on student safety and wellness, Koestner is the creator of "Responding to Sexual Misconduct: A Customizable Training Manual for Schools" and has appeared on the
Oprah Winfrey Show
The seminar is free to attend. Solebury School is at 6832 Phillips Mill Rd., Solebury. Call 215-862-5261 to RSVP or for more information.
Holy Family University
President Sister Francesca Onley recently was recognized for her 25 years at the helm of the institution.
Bensalem Township Mayor Joseph DiGirolamo presented Onley with a plaque at a 300-guest Silver Anniversary Dinner and Roast in her honor at the Belle Voir Manor in Bensalem.
The dinner allowed the university to meet its $100,000 goal of creating a scholarship in Onley's name for a first-time, full-time student.
During her tenure as president, Onley has overseen the construction of the Garden Residence dorms, the John Perzel Education Technology Center, the Holy Family-Woodhaven site, the university's Campus Center, and the acquisition of the Newtown Center.
Holy Family is a Catholic university with campuses in Philadelphia, Bensalem and Newtown. For more information, visit
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- Matt Sandy