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SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

2013

 

MC4A Eighth Annual Membership Meeting and Scholarship Awards Drawing

August, 2013

The Mount Carmel Area Athletic Alumni Association held its eighth annual Membership Meeting and Scholarship Drawing Awards/Dinner at Mattucci’s Willow Café.  Attending were members and students who applied for the scholarship awards.  

The Mount Carmel Area Athletic Alumni Association (MC4A) is a non-profit organization with the mission of providing scholarships for Mt. Carmel Area students who have participated in a sport or supported interscholastic athletic programs while attending Mount Carmel Area High School, and in doing so also establish a bond between graduates and current students.

Following the meeting, the Scholarship Awards Drawing was held, in which six scholarships were awarded.  The awards ceremony was hosted by Dan Ficca.  The members, and applicants were welcomed and it was noted that several students applied for the awards. The award was $2,000. If a winning student is a current dues paying member or if any family member is a current member the award is increased to $2,500  

2013 AWARD RECIPIENTS

Alyssa Buggy

Daughter of Rita and John Buggy, Kulpmont, is a sophomore at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. Alyssa is in the Arts and Science program, majoring in Biology.  While at Mt. Carmel Area High School she participated in cross country, track & field, basketball, powder-puff football and worked in the TV studio.

Michael Fletcher

Son of Susan and Michael Fletcher, Kulpmont, is a graduate student at Drexel University, Philadelphia. Michael is in the Arts and Science program, majoring in Chemistry.  While at Mt. Carmel Area High School he participated in soccer, cross country, track and intramural basketball.

Mikael Hause

Son of Sandra and Harvey Hause, Kulpmont, is a sophomore at Misericordia University, Dallas. Mikael is majoring in nursing.  While at Mt. Carmel Area High School he participated in cross country, track and field and swimming.

Jacob Kleman

Son of Michelle Shinko, Kulpmont, and David Kleman, Mt. Carmel. Jacob is a sophomore at West Chester University, West Chester, majoring in Education. While at Mt. Carmel Area High School he participated in the News crew.

Michael Purcell

Son of Tara and Kenneth Purcell, Kulpmont, Michael is a senior at Allegheny College, Meadville, majoring in political science.  While at Mt. Carmel Area High School he participated in football, baseball, intramural basketball and Media crew.

Julie Rodak

Daughter of Linda and the late Frank Rodak.  Julie is a senior at Luzerne Community College, majoring in nursing. While at Mt. Carmel Area High School she participated in softball, intramural volleyball, powder-puff football, band and statistician for girls soccer

Each of the above received $2,000 scholarships  Two recipients had a relative who is a member and received $2,500.

 

                       Dan Ficca- President MC4A                        

The applicants were encouraged to continue to do well in furthering their education and reminded that they can apply again next year if they continue to meet the qualifications.  Before the ceremony, food and refreshments were available to all.

If anyone wishes more information about the Organization and its Scholarship Awards, contact Dan Ficca at 570- 373-5936.

 

 

 

JK 2013