Meri Tvaradze is this year’s winner of the Judy Peter Memorial Scholarship. She has two children 13 and 6 years old. Meri describes the health care field as her long-held dream profession. Although family obligations delayed college, she did not give up. Meri attends Bucks County Community College, has a 4.0 GPA and is working toward an Associate of Health Science Degree. After BCCC she will continue her studies and looks forward to becoming a Nurse Practitioner.
Jessica Hopkins is this year’s winner of the Amy Kurland-Toney Memorial Scholarship. She has a one-year-old son and currently is a stay-at-home mom, except for school. Jessica has long been interested in a career working with children. Her short-term goal is to get her Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education at Bucks County Community College where she is on her way with a 4.0 GPA. The future is a Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education leading to her long-term goal of kindergarten teacher.