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2022 First Commonwealth Bank Awards Scholarships

Indiana, PA (April 22, 2022) – First Commonwealth Bank is pleased to announce that the following local high school seniors were selected to receive the $1,000 First Commonwealth Bank Scholarship:

Om Arora-Jain
Montour High School

Elaina Bashline
Delaware Hayes High School

Savannah Brion
Jersey Shore Area High School

Kaitlyn Buterbaugh
Worthington Kilbourne High School

Sydney Campbell
Somerset Area High School

Morgan Cholewa
Montour High School

Christian Duckworth
North Allegheny Senior High School

Sophia Eastman
Homer-Center Jr./Sr. High School

Claire Eaton
Conneaut High School

Elly Eisel
Altoona Area High School

Hannah Ferguson
Olentangy Berlin High School

Paige Fino
Avella Area Jr./Sr. High School

Kyersten Gett
Homer Center High School

Kelly Hause
Milton Area High School

Valeria Favila Inacua
Olentangy Orange High School

Isabella Klenk
Freedom Area High School

Kalynn Kuchta
Springdale Jr./Sr. High School

Emma Levan
Indiana Area Senior High School

Sydney Levy
Peters Township High School

Cody Lewis
Riverside High School


Joshua Mazurkiewicz
Somerset Area High School

Hannah Messer
Greensburg Salem High School

Kade Miers
Cincinnati St. Xavier High School

Josette Plazio
Kiski Area High School

Kianna Potope
Williamsport Area High School

Johna Rebuck
Line Mountain High School

Morgan Sarver
Altoona Area High School

Noah Shepler
United High School

Ella Slagle
Mt. Lebanon High School

Chloe Smith
Brookville Area Jr./Sr. High School

Molly Sneddon
Thomas Jefferson High School

Jonah Snowberger
Central High School

Morgan Sopczak
Hoover High School

Lane Stephenson
West Shamokin Jr./Sr. High School

Luke Stetter
Covington Catholic High School

Lukas Vacca
Geneva High School

Nicholas Valente
Olentangy High School

Romy Wilson
Olentangy Liberty High School

Ashlyn Winslow
Indiana Area Senior High School

Eva Yuellig
Cincinnati Turpin High School


First Commonwealth’s mission is to improve the financial lives of its neighbors and their businesses. To align with the bank’s mission, candidates were asked to share an essay that illustrated their commitment to academics while improving and servicing their community.

In 2022, a total of 40 awards were presented to students in Pennsylvania and Ohio communities that First Commonwealth serves. Since 2009, First Commonwealth has donated $360,000 via scholarships to the education of youth in their area.


About First Commonwealth Financial Corporation

First Commonwealth Financial Corporation (NYSE: FCF), headquartered in Indiana, Pennsylvania, is a financial services company with 118 community banking offices in western and central Pennsylvania and throughout Ohio, as well as business banking centers in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Canton, Cincinnati, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. The company also operates mortgage offices in Wexford, Pennsylvania, as well as Hudson and Lewis Center, Ohio. First Commonwealth provides a full range of commercial banking, consumer banking, mortgage, wealth management and insurance products and services through its subsidiaries First Commonwealth Bank and First Commonwealth Insurance Agency. For more information about First Commonwealth or to open an account today, please visit www.fcbanking.com.

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