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Westminster College Announces Noyce Scholarship Recipients

Posted on Thursday, December 18, 2014

Westminster College recently awarded National Science Foundation Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship to four students.

Torey DeAngelis, a senior mathematics major, is a daughter of Lyn DeAngelis of Lyndora and a graduate of Butler Area High School.

Shawna Howard, a senior mathematics major, is a daughter of Robert and Cynthia Howard of Bristolville, Ohio, and a graduate of Bristol High School.

Brooke Mancuso, a sophomore biology major, is a daughter of Louis and Margaret Mancuso of Wexford and a graduate of North Allegheny High School.

Cody Postupac, a junior physics major, is a son of Thomas and Janet Postupac of Export and a graduate of Penn-Trafford High School.

Candidates for the scholarships completed an application and screening process that included three recommendations, an essay, a minimum grade point average of 3.0, and an interview by the selection committee. 

Noyce scholars will receive a grant of up to $15,000 per year during their junior and senior years and stipends to: attend a conference during their junior year; present at a conference during their senior year; cover the cost of certification tests and application fees for teacher certification; and assist with summer teacher workshops.  In return, they will commit to two years of teaching in an area of high need for each year of support received.

Contact Dr. Amy Camardese, associate professor and chair of Westminster's Department of Education, at 724-946-7183 or email for more information.

(l-r) Torey DeAngelis, Cody Postupac, Brooke Mancuso, and Shawna Howard