Lock Haven University Congratulates Student For Winning Statewide Scholarship
November 16, 2012-Lock Haven University Academic Affairs division congratulates Elementary Education Major, Nikki Allen for winning a $3,000 scholarship from The Pennsylvania Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (PASCD).
PASCD recently announced Nikki as one of the 2012-2013 Mary Ravita Memorial Scholarship winners. Nikki has a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.947 and is the team captain for Relay for Life. The awarding ceremony occurs at the PASCD Annual Conference dinner on Saturday, November 18, 2012 at the Hershey Lodge. “We are very pleased with Nikki’s scholarship award. She is an example of the drive and effort put forth by our students,” says Dr. Jane Penman, Interim Dean of the College of Education and Human Resources.
In order to be eligibility for the Mary Ravita Memorial Scholarship, participants must meet a set of rigorous requirements and the PASCD considers no exceptions to the rules. Student must be PA residents, enrolled in their second, third or fourth year of studies at a college/university in Pennsylvania. A fifth year of study, for the purposes of earning teacher certification, will be accepted. Students must be in full-time in an educational major verified through official transcript. All applications are reviewed and scored by a committee of professional educators utilizing a rubric to ensure fairness. The selection process is weighted with emphasis placed on: Scholarship (GPA), references, written expression on essays, extra-curricular activities/project and/or awards/recognitions and need.