Pictured in photo left to right: Billy Staples, Co-Founder BEST,INC, Elaine Maddon Curry, HIP Program Director, Nick Chupela and Katherine Abreu, (scholarship recipients) and Robert Curry, HIP Founding President
Two student volunteers from the Hazleton One Community Center were among the class of 2020 BEST, Inc. scholarship recipients. Katherine Abreu, a volunteer at the Hazleton One Community Center and a member of the Community that Cares Student Outreach Committee. She will be attending Penn State University in the fall majoring in Psychology. She is a 2016 graduate of Hazleton Areal Career Center.
Nick Chupela, has been a member of the HIP After School Scholars junior staff for the past 2 years. He will be attending Wilkes University majoring in Mechanical Engineering. Nick is a 2016 graduate of Hazleton
Area Academy of Sciences.
The BEST Scholarship Group sponsors and mentors,8-10 new students each year,