Bridge Builders Community Foundation Scholarships Awarded for 2021-2022


From the student going to school to become a lineman to the student starting a degree program for a job that has not even been thought of yet, in the past year the Community Foundation has supported over 180 students that have these stories and more.

For decades, the Community Foundation has supported local students pursuing higher education by providing more than $3.8 million in scholarships. This year alone, $378,000 has been awarded to students in our community, which is the highest total for scholarships granted to local students in any one year since the establishment of the Community Foundation in 1975. These scholarships are made possible by donors from all walks of life, and gifts of all sizes.

If you have interest in establishing a scholarship fund or other type of charitable fund to make a positive impact in our community, please call the Community Foundation office at 814-677-8687.

Congratulations to all the 2021-2022 scholarship recipients and a sincere thank you to all who make these scholarships possible.

The following students have been awarded scholarships for the 2021-2022 school year:


519 Strong - Jeremy Coast Memorial Scholarship

Alayna Murray

Adam Weeter Memorial Scholarship

Logan Sell

Alexander “Bud” Marks Scholarship

Ashley Wurster

Anna M. Ewalt Scholastic Award

Kaycee Jolley

Anna Marie (Lanzendorfer) Jordan, RN, Nursing & Healthcare Professions Scholarship

Jadyn McMahan

Arthur (Bud) Van Nort Memorial Scholarship

Dominic Drake

Bracken Scholarship

Christa Schneider

Brad & Dennis (Kemmer) Bish Scholarship

Ciarra Yarger

Megan Himes

Emma Huffman

Brown Chapel A.M.E. Memorial Scholarship

Desiree Dulaney

Chester A. and Beulah A. Baum Memorial Scholarship

Maija Rembold

Cameron Russell

Zachary Sprohar

Madison Weaver

Sara Allaman

Gabrielle Burris

Ava Ferringer

Carley Gulnac

Zac Keifer

Jenna Reynolds

Kalynne Ziegler

Coach Steven B. Rood Memorial Scholarship

Raymond Hinojosa

Duncan Hickey

Sarah Acel