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November 19, 2018 - Jo Anna Cox of Forty Fort and Madison Dunlow of Wilkes-Barre, both first-year students at King’s College, are recipients of the Father Jozef Murgas Scholarship.
Established and awarded for the first time in 2017, the scholarship is presented annually to a first-year King’s College student or students from an area Catholic, private, or public high school.
Cox plans to major in exercise science and Dunlow plans to major in education.
The scholarships were formally presented at a recent ceremony held in the Father Jozef Murgas Room located at King’s on the Square in downtown Wilkes-Barre.
Pictured seated, from left, is Dorothy Sullivan, vice chair of the Slovak Heritage Society of NEPA and donor for one of this year’s scholarships; Madison Dunlow and Jo Anna Cox, scholarship recipients; and Father John Ryan. C.S.C., president of King’s.
Pictured standing, from left, is Anna Hudock, secretary of the Slovak Heritage Society of NEPA; Elaine Palischak, chair of the Slovak Heritage Society of NEPA; Ann Kwak, donor for one of this year’s scholarships on behalf of the First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association Senior Branch 615; and Pat Bryk, treasurer of the First Slovak Ladies Association Senior Branch 615.
To obtain further information about supporting the Murgas Scholarship or to arrange a tour of the Murgas Room at King’s on the Square, contact Magdalen Benish, board member of the Slovak Heritage Society of NEPA, at (570)823-1222.