The following information details achievements in education earned by those in the Herald-Standard readership area.

Scholarship awarded

The Garrett College (Maryland) Foundation presented the Amy Mildred Sharpless Scholarship to Alexander Barkley of Confluence for the 2019-20 academic year.

Rutledge Institute Scholars

Mikayla Golden, Taylor Maggert and Samantha Thompson, all of Uniontown, are beginning the 2019-2020 academic year as Rutledge Institute Scholars at California University of Pennsylvania to prepare for careers in early childhood education.

The Rutledge Institute prepares highly qualified Cal U students for careers as preschool and elementary school teachers, and operates a state- and nationally accredited preschool program on campus.

Each year, 10 first-year students are selected to enter Cal U’s Childhood Education program as Rutledge Institute Scholars and receive annual scholarships that covers the full cost of tuition, academic fees and on-campus housing.

Rutledge Institute Scholars will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in education for grades PreK-4, a Pennsylvania Level I teaching certification and an Integrative STEM Education Endorsement credential.

Movers guidelines

The Herald-Standard publishes items in the Movers column as they are received. Items can be emailed to or mailed to Herald-Standard, Attention Education, 8-18 E. Church St., Uniontown PA 15401.

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