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Wilkes University NJ Students Recognized for Receiving Scholarships

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WILKES-BARRE, PA (04/29/2019)-- More than 200 Wilkes University students who received scholarships, along with the donors whose gifts made the scholarships possible, were recognized at the annual Scholarship Luncheon on April 4.

Justin Gaskill of Somers Point, N.J. (08244) was recognized for receiving The Richard and Ellen Ayre Memorial Scholarship.

Gabriella Lajara of Brigantine, N.J. (08203) was recognized for receiving The David R. Fendrick Scholarship.

Brianna Rowland of Pennsauken, N.J. (08110) was recognized for receiving The Ballet Society of Wyoming Valley Scholarship.

About Wilkes University:

Wilkes University is an independent institution of higher education dedicated to academic and intellectual excellence through mentoring in the liberal arts, sciences, and professional programs. Founded in 1933, the university is on a mission to create one of the great small universities, offering all of the programs, activities, and opportunities of a large, research university in the intimate, caring, and mentoring environment of a small, liberal arts college, at a cost that is increasingly competitive with public universities. In addition to 47 undergraduate majors, Wilkes offers the doctor of nursing practice, doctor of education and doctor of pharmacy degrees and more than a dozen master's degree programs, including the master of business administration and master of fine arts in creative writing. Learn more at

published | April 30, 2019