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MC4A Eighth Annual Membership Meeting and Scholarship Awards Drawing
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.
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.
2013 AWARD RECIPIENTS
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.