Local high school seniors win Comcast college scholarships
Ten high-school seniors from Chester County have been honored by Comcast as leaders and achievers, and will each receive a $1,000 college scholarship for their accomplishments.
Comcast's Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program has selected more than 1,700 students from across the country this year to award for their leadership skills and community service, in addition to academic qualifications.
Nominated by their principals in the winter, the scholarship recipients were announced late April. The winners are:
Candace Depedro of Bishop Shanahan High School - Attending West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Ariel Diliberto of Westtown School - Attending Vassar College
Megan Cronshaw of St. Mark's High School in Wilmington - Attending Penn State University Park Campus
Tierra Fair of The Charter School of Wilmington - Attending University Of Miami
Dana Stuehling of Great Valley High School - Attending Smith College
Jacqueline Smith of Oxford Area High School - Attending Penn State University Park
Dian Yu of B. Reed Henderson High School - Attending Harvard College
Andrew Carter of Phoenixville Area High School - Attending Williamson Free School of Mechanical Trades
Allyson Knight of Owen J. Roberts High School - Attending Penn State Berks Campus
Kyle Mattson of Twin Valley High School - Attending Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute