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Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees (PASR) Recognizes Student at Annual Luncheon

Allentown, PA (November 5, 2004) - The Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees (PASR) has chosen Danielle Hillenbrand, a Cedar Crest College lifelong learning student, as the recipient of this year's Region 2 Educational Support Scholarship Award in the amount of $750. The scholarship was presented to Hillenbrand at the association's annual Regions General Meeting and luncheon held at The Meadows in Allentown on November 5, 2004.

"Each year we present this scholarship to a public high school graduate attending a college in our region who is majoring in education, displays an exemplary academic record and demonstrates a financial need to continue their education," says Joan Glass, chair of PASR's educational support committee.

Danielle Hillenbrand is currently enrolled in the Lifelong Learning program at Cedar Crest College and is pursuing a degree in elementary education. She is a resident of North Catasauqua.

"I'm very grateful to the PASR for acknowledging my accomplishments and providing this scholarship to help me further my education," says Hillenbrand.

The Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees is the third largest school retiree organization in the country with more than 40,000 members who are all retired employees of the public schools of Pennsylvania. They are former teachers, administrators, counselors, nurses, aides, secretaries, bus drivers, cafeteria workers, and maintenance staff. The organization was founded in 1937 and currently has 75 local chapters. Region 2 encompasses the Lehigh, Berks, Carbon, Schuylkill, and Northampton county chapters.

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