Brittany Clark, of Mountaintop, has been selected for the inaugural Sutton Scholars academic achievement scholarship program at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
“Sutton Scholars are an elite group,” IUP Director of Admissions Michael Husenits said. “We’ve established this program to recognize the best of our freshman applicants, ones who have very strong academics and outstanding promise.”
Students must apply to be considered for the program and are chosen following an on-campus competitive interview process.
The IUP Sutton Scholarship is funded by private gifts the Foundation for IUP received from alumni, friends and employees. IUP’s Class of 2012 also designated a portion of its class gift to this scholarship fund.
The scholarship is available toPennsylvania students and can berenewed for four years of study. Sutton Scholarship recipients arealso eligible for the Sutton ScholarsSummer Academy, which providesscholarship funds for four years ofsummer course work.
Clark is the daughter of Timothyand Carolyn Clark and will graduatewith high honors from CrestwoodHigh School. She will attend IUPin the fall as a nursing major. Sheis a member of the National HonorSociety and the Young ScholarsDual Enrollment program. She is amember of the Key Club, yearbookstaff, the prom committee and thetennis team.
Clark volunteers at the St. Vincentde Paul Soup Kitchen and at areanursing homes.