Wilkes-Barre, Pa., March 23, 2022 - John Dougherty, Assistant Vice President Community Office Manager for First Keystone Community Bank, visited King’s College to present Rev. Thomas P. Looney, C.S.C., Ph.D., King’s College President, with a check for $1,000 in support of the College’s Pre-Kindergarten Scholarship Program. First Keystone Community Bank donated to the College as part of the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program, which is administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development.
King’s College’s Pre-Kindergarten Scholarship program provides financial support to income-eligible families with young children enrolled in Pre-K through the College’s Early Learning Center, located in O’Hara Hall. Over the last three years, the College has supported nearly 100 families with scholarships that reduce financial worry while providing their children with the reading, playing, hands-on tasks, and social interaction that is critical to success in school.
Photo: (Left to Right) Rev. Thomas P. Looney, C.S.C., Ph.D., President of King’s College and John Dougherty, Assistant Vice President Community Office Manager, First Keystone Community Bank.