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The Apollo-Ridge Education Foundation Scholarship was established in 2018 to provide financial assistance to individuals who are enrolled in an institution of higher learning (college, university, trade school, technical school, etc.). Preference will be given to students who volunteered for Apollo-Ridge Education Foundation’s activities or those endorsed by the Foundation. 

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Breanna Murray


Bre, a high honor roll student with extensive volunteer experience, received the very first scholarship offered by the Education Foundation. She not only excelled in the classroom, but was recognized for her impressive athletic abilities in track and soccer. Bre is enrolled at the University of Akron to study civil engineering. Her 10-year plan includes using the knowledge she acquires in college to improve infrastructure in developing countries.

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Elizabeth Penrose 


Elizabeth, a high honor roll student with extensive volunteer experience, was chosen as this year’s $1000 scholarship recipient. Her resume reflects a student who is committed to her school and community through multiple activities, many of which included leadership roles. For very personal reasons, Elizabeth chose nursing as a career goal and was accepted at the University of Pittsburgh to begin her studies.


Victoria Querry


The Foundation’s Third Annual Scholarship recipient, Victoria Querry, was chosen from a field of eight applicants for her outstanding resume, desire to enter into a STEM +A-Rts career, clear understanding of the Mission and Vision of the Education Foundation, and a very persuasive essay.

Victoria will attend Messiah College to study Music Education.


Jeffrey Krug

Jeffrey plans to major in Computer Science with a concentration in Artificial Intelligence or 
Jeffrey’s application stood out because he referenced specific extraordinary classroom learning experiences like building a replica of the world’s largest crane with K’nex kits.


Kate Myers

Kate plans to attend Carnegie Mellon University to study

Fine Arts & Animation with a
Spanish Minor.

Kate lead a group of her peers to create a regionally recognized street art project in Apollo, funded by the Apollo-Ridge Education Foundation supported by IUP's ArtsPath program and the Armstrong County Conservation District. The project raised awareness about the impact storm drains have on the Kiskiminetas River. Visit the Storm Drain Mural page on this website for details!

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