High school seniors interested in receiving financial assistance to help pay for college can now apply for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives’ Scholarship. Each year the program awards a four-year scholarship to two students preparing for post-secondary education. It is open to graduating high school seniors who are Pennsylvania residents with plans to attend a Pennsylvania college, university, or career school as a full-time student. To qualify, students must have attained a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average in high school. The scholarship program is administered through the Foundation for Enhancing Communities. The application is available through the foundation’s web site. The application deadline is March 1st.
The annual Greenwood Furnace Snowfest is set for January 18th. Activities include the Snowfest 5-miler and Juniata Valley YMCA Polar Plunge. There will be live music, the Bonfire on the beach, an Ice Harvesting Demonstration, Smokey Bear, and other activities. Homemade soups and other refreshments will be furnished by the Friends of Greenwood Furnace Complex. Winter Camping will be available for the nights of Friday, January 17th, and Saturday, January 18th. For reservations, call the park office at 814-667-1800.