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Posted on: September 18, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Tom Ward Scholarship Award Winners!

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Congratulations to Dana Loper and Taneshia Darden were awarded the 2015 Tom Ward Scholarship by SuperKIDS of Montgomery County, Inc! Each young woman received a $1,000.00 scholarship to advance their educational careers. Ms. Loper is enrolled in the nursing certificate program at Montgomery County Community College and Ms. Darden is enrolled in the criminology program at Bucks County Community College. Both women are former foster children and high school graduates who are being recognized for their commitment to achieving their post-secondary educational goals to improve their own lives and the lives of their children. Both young women receive support from Montgomery County Office of Children & Youth professional casework staff who were on hand today to honor and recognize this achievement.

SuperKIDS of Montgomery County, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit charity that supports educational and cultural enrichment goals of children known to the Montgomery County Office of Children & Youth. SuperKIDS annually assists approximately 500 children needing assistance to reach their educational goals. To learn more about SuperKIDS go to Contributions are tax deductible and can be made online or sent to SuperKIDS of Montgomery County, Inc., P.O. Box 1472, Blue Bell, PA 19422.

Pictured from left to right: Leslie Hallinan, Children & Youth Independent Living Coordinator; Tara Haley, Valley Youth House Independent Living Coordinator; Dana Loper, Montgomery County Community College Student and Tom Ward Scholarship Recipient; Jennifer Vargas, Children & Youth Caseworker; and Michele Kristofco, Children & Youth Personnel Administrator and SuperKIDS Board Member.

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