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Giant Eagle Scholars of The Pittsburgh Promise Bakir Becirevic: Bakir is excited to be studying Pharmacy at the University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg. A graduate of Pittsburgh Perry, he was a member of the National Honors Society. In addition to his Promise award, he received a University of Pittsburgh scholarship. Shiri Goldis: Shiri graduated from Pittsburgh Allderdice and attends the University of Pittsburgh, majoring in both Psychology and Business. Shiri was active in her community during high schoool through volunteering at the local soup kitchen, interviewing Holocaust survivors, and participating in her school musical. Miller Goughneour: During his time at Pittsburgh Creative & Performing Arts, Miller was the photography editor for his school yearbook and coached a community soccer team. Miller received an academic scholarship to attend Duquesne University and pursue a degree in Marketing. Kellie McIntyre: Kellie is pursuing a degree in Communications at Point Park University. A graduate of Pittsburgh Allderdice, Kelly was the president of the school’s Women’s Student Union. In addition to her Promise award, she received a President’s Club award from Point Park. Jasper Wang: Jasper attends Carnegie Mellon University with a focus on English and Pre-Medical studies. A graduate of Pittsburgh Creative & Performing Arts, Jasper was a member of the Environmental Club and tutored other students throughout her high school experience.

Engaging Minds. Embracing the World. Whether you are an entering freshman or transfer student, La Roche College in Pittsburgh’s North Hills offers the innovative, skills-driven education you need to succeed in today’s global economy.

Open house on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013.

admissions@laroche.edu 412-536-1272 | 800-838-4572 laroche.edu

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PNC Scholars of The Pittsburgh Promise Rebecca Brown: A Valedictorian at Pittsburgh Allderdice, Rebecca studies Sociology and Communications at the University of Pennsylvania. Rebecca founded two service clubs at her school, Becca’s Closet and Allderdice Cares. In 2012, she won The Princeton Prize in Race Relations for the region. Deja Hopkins: Deja is studying Finance at Robert Morris University. A graduate of Pittsburgh Obama, her goal is to become a Financial Advisor and to share financial literacy and knowledge with low-income communities. She received a Shyne Award and a Robert Morris University Academic Scholarship. Benjamin Junker: A graduate of Pittsburgh Obama, Benjamin is passionate about civic engagement. He served as Lieutenant Governor in the YMCA PA Youth and Government Program, and served as Ambassador for the regional Council on International Educational Exchange. Ben studies Economics and Political Science at Carnegie Mellon University. Erica Lisitsa: Erica studies Computer Science at the University of Pittsburgh. During her time at Pittsburgh Allderdice, she was the captain of her field hockey team. To commend her commitment to Friendship Circle, a volunteer organization supporting teens with special needs, she was awarded an Ida Wagner Fellowship Award. Kelsey Sturm: Kelsey studies Business at Penn State-Behrend. A graduate of Pittsburgh Allderdice, Kelsey is passionate about community service. She is the recipient of the Girl Scouts Bronze and Silver Awards as well as the Greenfield Organization Youth Volunteer Award for her years of service.

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