Spinelli Scholarship Recipients Named for 2018

Posted on 9/26/2018 6:46:50 AM

The 2018 scholarship in honor of George Spinelli was recently awarded by the College of Education and Communications. The Spinelli Scholarship recipients are Rachel Appleman, a student in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program, and Kristina Grimm, a student in the School Counseling program. 

Appleman has earned both an undergraduate degree in dietetics and a master’s degree in food and nutrition from IUP. Grimm received her BS degree in psychology from Penn State.

Spinelli served as the first chair of the Department of Counseling and retired in 1983. He was known as a genuine, caring, and compassionate counselor and counselor educator. His leadership efforts in that role were widely recognized, and he dedicated much of his life and career to the counseling profession and the training of counseling practitioners.