Steven P. Geraci – “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you into something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
Paul W. Penkala – “Everyone is a hero if you if you catch us at the right time.”
This scholarship was established by the family and friends of Steven P. Geraci and Paul W. Penkala who died in an automobile accident in September 2008. This is a one-year nonrenewable award. Preference is given to students residing within the Greater Hazleton area.
Scholarship Eligibility Requirements
- Must be a graduating senior from Hazleton Area High School, Hazleton, PA;
- Must be pursuing an undergraduate degree at any accredited 2 or 4-year college/university or trade school as a full-time student;
- Must be a hard-working student with a B average.