Westmoreland Bar Foundation awards three law school scholarships

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Press Release 
August 1, 2012 - For immediate release

The Westmoreland Bar Foundation is pleased to announce three law school scholarships were awarded to Westmoreland County residents for the 2012-13 school year.

Endia Vereen from New Kensington has been awarded $2,200 from the Wayne Donahue Memorial Scholarship and $400 from the Honorable David H. Weiss Memorial Scholarship. Attorney Donahue, a sole practitioner from New Kensington, was a lifelong resident of western Pennsylvania. The Weiss Memorial Scholarship is named for the former President Judge of the Court of Common Pleas in Westmoreland County.

Endia, who will be a first year law school student at University of Pittsburgh School of Law this fall, is a graduate of Valley High School and the University of Pittsburgh where she earned a B.A. and a Masters in Public and International Affairs. She has worked as a legislative intern with state Senator Jim Brewster.

Kayci Hines from Lower Burrell has been awarded $2,600 from the Donald Laird Hankey Memorial Scholarship. The Hankey scholarship was named for Attorney Hankey, a sole practitioner in New Kensington and a member of the Westmoreland Bar Association for more than 65 years. Kayci will be a first year student at American University Washington College of Law. She is a graduate of Burrell High School and Duquesne University, where she majored in Political Science.

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