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Scholar Award

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The Pennsylvania Society's Benjamin Franklin Scholar Award quote will be announced in January 2020. The essay will be due in February 2020. The winners will be announced in March and presented with their award at The Pennsylvania Society's Annual Meeting & Luncheon in April.


2018 Scholar Award Winners


First Prize $6,000

Harrison Booth – Conestoga Valley High School

Lancaster, Lancaster County


Second Prize $4,000

Sanjit Beriwal - North Allegheny Senior High School

Wexford, Allegheny County


Third Prize $2,000

Maggie Hieber - Franklin Regional Senior High School

Murrysville, Westmoreland County