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Students receive Junior Achievement scholarships

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - Updated: 11:59 pm

Catholic school students in the Diocese of Pittsburgh were awarded scholarships from Junior Achievement at the annual JA Scholarship Luncheon on June 1 at the LeMont Restaurant in Pittsburgh’s Mount Washington neighborhood.

The Cardinal Donald Wuerl Scholarship was presented to 49 eighth-grade students who are entering a Catholic high school, and the Bishop David Zubik Scholarship was awarded to 27 current high school students.

Bishop Zubik was in attendance and spoke to the guests. He presented each student with their certificate, along with Junior Achievement President and CEO Dennis Gilfoyle.

Cardinal Wuerl scholarship winners, listed with their elementary school and high school, are:

Malley Aiello, St. Philip, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart; Abigail Bevan, St. Agnes, Seton LaSalle; Christian Brown, Northside Catholic, Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic; Katelyn Buchanan, St. Gregory, Aquinas;

Andrew Butch, St. Rosalia, Central Catholic; Ella Capelli, Our Lady of Fatima, Quigley Catholic; Mckenna Chestnutt, St. Malachy, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart; Daphne Cohen, St. Louise de Marillac, Seton LaSalle;

Brendan Cooley, East Catholic, Serra Catholic; Jenna Corigliano, St. Elizabeth, Seton LaSalle; Jacob DiMichele, St. Malachy, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart; Tyler Donovan, Mary of Nazareth, Serra Catholic;

Alexandra Ferlan, Holy Sepulcher, St. Joseph; Elizabeth Ford, Holy Cross, Oakland Catholic; Aaron Gedzar, St. John Bosco, Seton LaSalle; Ocean Horvwalt, St. Therese, Oakland Catholic;

Luke Jordan, St. Therese, Serra Catholic; Mikayla Keyes, St. Benedict the Moor, Oakland Catholic; Lauren Kirsch, St. Philip, Bishop Canevin; Kelsey Kovalsky, St. Agnes, Serra Catholic;

Renee LaGrosse, Holy Cross, Bishop Canevin; Haley Lupinacci, St. Rosalia, Seton LaSalle; Allan Magnelli, St. Malachy, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart; Emily Maley, St. Bernadette, Seton LaSalle;

Lily Marchand, St. Louise de Marillac, Oakland Catholic; Julia Marra, Our Lady of Fatima, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart; Shannon Massengill, Our Lady of Fatima, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart; Emma McNally, St. Louise de Marillac, Seton LaSalle;

Haley Messner, St. Malachy, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart; Tervonna Pollard, St. Benedict the Moor, Oakland Catholic; Elena Restaine, Assumption, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart; Josephine Richardson, St. Elizabeth, Oakland Catholic;

Amya Rivers, St. Benedict the Moor, Oakland Catholic; Alexandra Samek, North American Martyrs, Oakland Catholic; Nicolas Santucci, Holy Cross, Aquinas; Andrew Saxon, St. Anne, Seton LaSalle;

Emily Schuck, St. Philip, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart; Cody Smida, Our Lady of Fatima, Bishop Canevin; Rachel Stern, St. Margaret, Seton LaSalle; Tayah Swanson, John F. Kennedy, Bishop Canevin;

Phoebe Tebbs, Holy Cross, Oakland Catholic; Olivia Thomas, John F. Kennedy, Bishop Canevin; Vin Travaglino, Holy Cross, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart; Tessa Twyman, St. Margaret, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart;

Andrew Ubinger, Holy Sepulcher, Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic; Grace Warner, St. John Bosco, Seton LaSalle; Aden Weinheimer, St. Philip, Serra Catholic; Faith Whitley, St. Rosalia, Seton LaSalle; Nathan Wittman, St. John Bosco, Seton LaSalle.

The Bishop Zubik scholarship winners, listed by high school, are:

Bishop Canevin — Janneselle Umalin.

Oakland Catholic — Emma Lewis.

Our Lady of the Sacred Heart — Richard Banks, Eric Olexa, Ricco Tate, John Tilson.

Serra Catholic — Nicholas Almeter, Theodore Almeter, Rayna Andrew, Abriel DiLonardo, Alani DiLonardo, Michael Estocin, Natalie Makovics, Serafina Szarmach.

Seton LaSalle — Nyaira Arrington, Savanna Carr, Sydney Carr, Madison Goetzman, Faith Kisker, Natalie Onofrey, Christopher Sigg, Malia Sigg, Skyler Wrubleski.

St. Joseph — Emily Nichols.

Vincentian — Rory Cooke, Eric Ford, Abby Ripko.


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