August 29, 2014 - Alyssa Conner of Swoyersville was recently awarded a $1,500 “Commonwealth Good Citizen” scholarship presented by The Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania (AICUP). She is a sophomore majoring in accounting and business management at King’s College.
The Commonwealth Good Citizen Scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate an extraordinary commitment to community service. The scholarship is awarded to full-time students enrolled in an undergraduate program at one of AICUP’s 88 member institutions with a GPA of at least 3.0.
Conner is vice president of the College’s chapter of Circle-K, the world’s largest collegiate service organization; co-president of the Commuter Life Association; Campus Activities Leader; and member of the Finance Association.
Conner recently participated in the Learning Works Program tutoring local low-income students in an after-school program administered by King’s College. She served as a counselor for the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s summer camp in Hardwick, N.J. She is also a Sunday School teacher at Holy Family Parish.
She is the daughter of Tom and Kelley Conner.
King’s College is a Catholic College sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross.