St. Marys: The Elk County Community Foundation recently announced scholarship winners from the SGL Carbon, LLC Scholarship Fund. The SGL Management Team met with students who were selected to be awarded a $500 scholarship each. The awards were given to Luke Jansen and Thomas Slay, graduates of ECCHS who are both attending Penn State. The SMAHS scholarship recipients are Andrew Gerber, attending PSU DuBois, and Collin Kline, attending Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology.
Pictured standing from left to right are: Tom Detsch, Site Manager of SGL, Luke Jansen, Andrew Gerber, Collin Kline and Lacy Nicklas, SGL Human Resources Manager. Missing from the photo was Thomas Slay.
SGL Group – The Carbon Company – is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of carbon-based products. SGL has supported local students with this scholarship for seven years. The scholarship is administered by the Elk County Community Foundation which distributed over $277,239 in scholarship funding in 2022. These scholarships recognize high school seniors who have displayed outstanding qualities in academic achievement, leadership, and community service.
The Elk County Community Foundation Board extends their gratitude to SGL who has seen a need and believes in the youth of today. Anyone interested in establishing a scholarship can contact the Foundation at 814-834-2125 or get more information on the scholarship section on our website.