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Comcast NBCUniversal Awards Scholarships to 75 PA High School Seniors

BY Comcast NBCUniversal Keystone Region

Jul 30, 2020

Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program Recognizes Students’ Achievements Both In and Out of the Classroom

Berks County

Elise Cole, Conrad Weiser High School

Olivia Xie, Wilson High School

Norah Vallon, Wilson High School

Krishna Nayak, Wilson High School

Comcast NBCUniversal announced it has awarded approximately $187,500 in scholarships for the 2020-2021 school year to 75 Pennsylvania students as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program. Students are selected for their outstanding community service, academic performance, and leadership skills. The award, funded by the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation, is a one-time, $2,500 scholarship to be used toward undergraduate education-related expenses. Since 2001, more than $34 million has been awarded to about 30,000 high school seniors across the country as part of the Leaders and Achievers program.

“We are honored to recognize the amazing achievements of our Leaders and Achievers scholarship winners and to help them further their education,” said Jim D’Innocenzo, Vice President of Government and Regulatory Affairs, Comcast Northeast Division. “They are top achievers in academics, leaders in the community and leaders among their peers. They represent our future, and Comcast NBCUniversal is proud to support them.”

The scholarship recipients are planning to enroll in some of the top colleges and universities around the Region and the country including the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, Johns Hopkins University, Boston University, Carnegie Mellon University, Duke University, Princeton University, Temple University and Berklee College of Music, to name a few.

The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program recognizes high school seniors for their community service, academic performance, and leadership skills. These scholarships are provided to give young people the opportunity to continue their education to better compete in tomorrow’s workplace.  Applicants to the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program must demonstrate academic excellence, commitment to community service, and outstanding qualities in character, integrity, and leadership.

Visit here to learn more about the program.

  • Visit here for a complete list of scholarship recipients

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