HUGHESTOWN — Hughestown resident Jeff Bachman, a recent graduate from Pittston Area High School, was this year’s recipient of the Hughestown Lions Club Scholarship award. Bachman and his family were honored at a recent dinner held at Bari Pizza with members of the Lions Club.
Each year the Lions Club presents scholarships to a student or students from Pittston Area High School that reside in Hughestown and are college bound to help defer the growing costs of college. The students apply for these scholarships through their high school. The scholarships available through the Hughestown Lions Club are the Clarence Hensley Scholarship, the Jerry Chilipko Scholarship, and the Dale J. Kridlo Scholarship.
Club elects officers
The Lions Club recently held the election of officers for 2017. They are as follows: President Steve Golya; Vice President Fred Pierantoni; Secretary Denise Chilipko; Treasurer Jason Chilipko; Tail Twister Frank Tierney and Publicity Mary Golya.
New members are invited to join the club and participate in the family-oriented community projects. For more information contact President Steve Golya at 570-655-4552.
Information provided by Mary Golya.