The Upward Bound Math and
Science Program at IUP is pleased to announce two PA TRIO scholarship recipients. Lauren
Boring and Nicole Shaffer, both 2019 graduates of Purchase Line High School, were
each awarded a scholarship of $750 to supplement their education expenses as
they pursue B.S. degrees this fall.
Lauren is an Architectural Interior Design major at Chatham University
and Nicole is on the PharmD track at Wilkes University in Scranton, PA.
Association of TRIO Programs (PA TRIO) represents member institutions that
include universities, colleges, and community educations centers hosting TRIO
programs. Scholarship winners are selected from a pool of graduating high
school seniors participating in each pre-college TRIO program (Upward Bound,
Upward Bound Math and Science, Veterans Upward Bound, Talent Search, and
Educational Opportunity Centers) based on an essay submission addressing the
question, “What have you overcome in your life to begin your college journey at
Lauren Boring was a
participant in the UBMS program for four years during high school, while Nicole
Shaffer was a UBMS participant for two years. Lauren and Nicole join six previous UBMS participants who have been
recognized with this honor. Congratulations
Lauren and Nicole!