Thursday, October 5, 2023

Schuylkill Technology Center Student Receives Scholarship from Pennsylvania Association of Practical Nursing Administrators

Schuylkill Technology Center (STC) has announced one of their students has received a scholarship from the Pennsylvania Association of Practical Nursing Administrators.

The Pennsylvania Association of Practical Nursing Administrators is a non-profit organization designed to advance the profession of Practical Nursing through education and advocacy regarding the role of the Practical Nurse in today's health care system. 

PAPNA awards three scholarships during their Spring and Fall conferences. 

During the Spring 2023 conference Hannah Reed of New Ringgold, a member of the Schuylkill Technology Centers April 22 part time class was awarded one of the scholarships. 

The recipients are chosen based on their essay submissions which included the reason they are pursuing a degree in nursing along with their what their contributions they plan on making to the community as a nurse. 

Pictured: STC PN Program Coordinator Kimberly O’Neill presenting the recipient Hannah Reed the PAPNA Scholarship check

STC is an accredited career and technical school comprised of 12 public school districts in Schuylkill County: Blue Mountain, Mahanoy Area, Minersville, North Schuylkill, Pine Grove, Pottsville, Saint Clair, Schuylkill Haven, Shenandoah Valley, Tamaqua, Tri-Valley, and Williams Valley. STC serves students in grades 9-12, operates on two academic cycles (August – January & January – June), and has two campuses located in Mar Lin, PA (South Campus) and Frackville, PA (North Campus). STC offers 21 programs of study that combine classroom theory, hands-on application, and access to state of the art equipment. The programs are designed to promote lifelong learning that prepares students for successful entry into the workforce or higher education at the postsecondary level. For more information about the programs and services available at STC, please visit, or contact Stacey Minahan, Assistant Director, at or Chris Groody, Assistant Director, at