Bryan’s Dream Foundation is proud to announce the winners of the 2015 Bryan T. Opremcak Memorial scholarship.
Regan Asay and Will Mahoney, Ridge high school seniors who will graduate in June, were selected from a pool of worthy contenders. Each will receive $1,000 towards their college expenses. Regan will be attending the University of the Sciences and Will will be going to Gettysburg College.
The scholarship, funded by a donation from Nancy & Tim Opremcak, is in memory of their son, Bryan T. Opremcak, who passed away in 2006 of a brain tumor, at the age of 12. This scholarship is designed to honor the spirit and determination of Bryan, while he fought this deadly disease.
Nancy Opremcak, President of Bryan’s Dream Foundation and Bryan’s Mom, commented, “The caliber of these young people and their commitment to giving back, makes them excellent choices for this award. It’s wonderful to see how focused they are on putting others before themselves. Their parents should be very proud of them and they should be very proud of themselves.”
Selection criteria for this scholarship emphasized community service and dedication and passion toward helping others. Providing this scholarship to deserving Ridge students will raise brain tumor awareness and reward those who “pay it forward” and give back to the community.