Thursday, May 28, 2015

Biological and Allied Health Science Scholarhip

The Biological and Allied Health Sciences Scholarship, begun in 2004, is funded by donations from alumni and faculty The scholarship supports Biology and Health Science majors who are currently sophomores or juniors and have completed 12 credits in biological science courses at Bloomsburg University. Two scholarships of $250 are awarded. The recipients for the 2015-2016 academic year are biology majors Shaidy Moronta and Jonathan Perez.  Shaidy is the Vice-President of the Student Organization of Latinos, a member of the Multicultural Advisory Board, and has achieved level 2 certification in Leadership Engagement. She has received a Board of Governors Scholarship and a  Dr. Stephen Schell Scholarship. Shaidy has participated in Geisinger Medical Center's Jan Plan for pre-medical science students and the Summer Medical Dental Education Program. Active in the BU community, Shaidy is involved in SHARE tutoring, the Maroon and Gold Band, Odyssey of the Mind, Intramural sports, and Aqui y Ahara mentoring. She is also a featured student on the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education website. Jonathan is a member of the Pre-Medical Sciences Club and will serve as secretary during the upcoming academic year. He has been a member of Developing Ambitious Student Leaders and the Chess Club. Jonathan is an Emergency Medical Technician and is certified in CPR/AED and as a first responder. He puts his skills to work as a volunteer for Danville Ambulance.  Congratulations Shaidy and Jonathan!

Jonathan Perez

Shaidy Moronta