The Franklin County Foundation (FCF), a regional foundation of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities (TFEC), is pleased to announce the 2016 scholarship winners. The Franklin County Foundation currently administers 12 funds that provide scholarships to students in Franklin County. FCF scholarships can be established by individual donors, corporations, and are often in honor or memory of a loved one.

Awardees for 2016 scholarships were:

  • Joshua Coldsmith (Beistle Company Scholarship)
  • Jarrett Rolls (Waynsboro Community Concert Association’s Joseph Bowers Scholarship Fund)
  • Robyn Guarriello (Chambersburg Fannett-Metal School District)
  • Grace Boscolo and Sarah Steele (Henry and Janet Guarriello Scholarship Fund)
  • Shelby Armstrong and Kendra Freeman (Gordon B. and Josephine Hewlett Memorial Scholarship Fund)
  • Kelley Mong and Taylor Naugle (Dr. and Mrs. Charles M. Markle Scholarship)
  • Colleen Eidemiller and Edie Sims (Keith A. Schaeffer Memorial Scholarship)
  • Rachel Coldsmith and Tyler Gustafson (J. Ward Sleichter and Frances F. Sleichter Memorial Scholarship)
  • Kendyl Witmer (Lois and Norman Sollenberger Scholarship)
  • Suzanne Crider (Soroptimist International of Chambersburg Fund)
  • Cody Cline and Jaedanne Kutz (Mabel M. Witmer Scholarship Fund).

A total of $63,158 was awarded through scholarships for the 2016/2017 school year.

The Foundation is a partner with American Education Services (AES)/PHEAA’s Partnerships for Access to Higher Education (PATH) Program. Scholarship recipients are eligible to have their awards matched on a dollar-for-dollar basis by AES/PHEAA’s PATH Program. PHEAA may match grant funds for TFEC scholarship recipients who are enrolled in an approved PA college or career school, who are state grant recipients, and who demonstrate financial need. The match provides last dollar support for tuition, books, and fees. Scholarship recipient information is submitted by TFEC staff; no additional paperwork is required by students in order to be eligible for a PATH Program match. For additional information on this program, please visit

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