Freshmen Send-Off 2010!
The Lawrence County Chapter of the Penn State Alumni
Association sponsored its annual Freshmen Send-Off on Wednesday, August
11th at Pearson Park in Neshannock Township. Fifteen incoming Freshmen
Penn State students were present with members of their families. These
students will attend Penn State campuses at University Park, Behrend in
Erie, Beaver campus, and Shenango campus in Sharon.
Our featured guest
speaker was Charlene Gauz, Regional Director of the Penn State Alumni
Association. Her topic was a Top Ten List for students and a Top Ten List
for parents. Also speaking were current students - and former scholarship
winners - Jordon Hill, who attends University Park, and Adriannna
Fraschetti, who attends Penn State Behrend Campus in Erie. Another guest
speaker was Jessica Meeder, a Penn State Lion Ambassador. Jessica explained
the purpose of the Lion Ambassadors and answered questions from parents and
The Send-Off event culminated with the announcement
of the Chapters' three $500.00 scholarship recipients (more
about the winners, here).