Local Chatter: Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School student and Pittston resident wins scholarship


    Local student wins national scholarship

    KINGSTON — Connor P. McGowan, Pittston resident and student at Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School, has won the National Merit MetLife Foundation Scholarship. McGowan plans to pursue electrical engineering during his post-secondary studies.

    National Merit Scholarship Corporation awards sponsored scholarships to students who meet necessary requirements, including the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, which serves as an initial screen of program entrants.

    Exeter resident awarded scholarship

    KUTZTOWN — Evan Musto, Exeter, has been awarded the Esther Willits History Scholarship at Kutztown University. Musto is a graduate of Wyoming Area High School.

    The Esther Willits History Scholarship is awarded to a sophomore history major, history with paralegal major or a secondary education social studies major with good academic standing. This scholarship is the legacy of the late Dr. Esther Willits, a KU alumna, former professor of history and a founding member of Kutztown University’s Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society chapter.

    Birth announcements

    A boy was born to Shanequa Williams and Rshaun Mingo, Pittston, on April 4.

    A girl was born to Ashley Sands and Matthew Milne, Exeter, on April 6.

    Happy birthday

    Birthday greetings to Mike English Sr., of Pittston Township, who celebrates his special day on April 25.

    Happy birthday to Lenny Brown, of Old Forge, who celebrated on April 20.

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