PLBC to host 2017 scholarship reception

HARRISBURG, June 26 – State Rep. Jordan Harris, D-Phila., announced the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus will host its annual scholarship reception at noon Friday, June 30 in the Capitol Media Center.

Harris, chairman of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus, said the reception will recognize nine Pennsylvania high school seniors and current undergraduate students of color as recipients of the PLBC scholarship.

The scholarship is intended to assist students with their college financial obligation and to foster a relationship between students and PLBC members. Recipients will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship to attend an accredited two- or four-year college or university in Pennsylvania. Exceptions apply for students attending any Historically Black College and University.

Legislative sponsors for this year’s scholarship recipients include:

State Representative:

State Senator:

Rep. Donna Bullock

Sen. Jim Brewster

Rep. Morgan Cephas

Sen. John DiSanto

Rep. Jason Dawkins

Sen. Art Haywood

Rep. Isabella Fitzgerald

Sen. Vincent Hughes

Rep. Ed Gainey

Sen. Sharif Street

Rep. Jordan Harris

Sen. Christine Tartaglione

Rep. Joseph Markosek

Sen. Randy Vulakovich

Rep. Ronald Marsico

Sen. Anthony Williams

Rep. Rosita Youngblood


Media coverage is invited.