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PNC Scholarship Competition at Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium

The Aberdeen IronBirds and PNC Bank have partnered up to bring back the PNC Scholarship Promotion. Through this promotion, six students from Harford Community College or Cecil College have the chance to win a scholarship to their respective colleges. Winner will be announced at the IronBirds game on August 15.


Congratulations to Emily Waldridge on winning PNC's $3500 scholarship!


Meet the students

Anthony Celozzi - Currently at HCC taking classes for Physical Education, while also pursuing an associate degree in music. Next fall, he will attend Towson University to acquire his bachelor's degree in Physical Education. He then plans to pursue a master's degree in Exercise Science with a long-range goal of becoming a college-level professor.

Blake Griffith is a second-year student at Cecil College pursuing a degree in Business Management. He maintains a 4.0 GPA and is involved in many events on campus. He worked with the Student Life department and made a presentation at the "Power of You" leadership conference. He is also a student ambassador at Cecil. After graduation, Blake plans to transfer and continue his education in finance.

Celeste Adams is a graduate of Aberdeen High School. A nursing major, Celeste is currently dually enrolled at Harford and Towson University. The dual enrollment program allows her to take courses toward a Bachelor of Science in nursing while earning her associate degree at HCC. By choosing this path, she will be on track to earn her bachelor's degree in three years instead of four.  

Tyler Robinson is a second-year student at Cecil College pursuing a degree in Computer Information systems. Not only a full-time student, Tyler is a proud member of the Seahawks baseball team and he works a part-time job! He also spends time helping at youth baseball camps and being a mentor. After graduating from Cecil, Tyler plans to continue his education and receive his Bachelor's degree. He is grateful to his parents for all their support and encouragement.

Lynn Klara - Lynn is an artist studying fine art, digital art and graphic design at Harford Community College. She plans to attend Towson University after completing her studies at Harford. Having been an avid softball player for 12 years, she is excited to participate in the PNC College Tuition Promotion.

Emily Waldridge is a model student that will begin her second year at Cecil College this fall. She is a full-time student and plays on the Cecil College Seahawks Volleyball team. Her major is Psychology and after graduating from Cecil, Emily plans to pursue a Master's degree and work for the FBI as a behavioral analyst.