On Friday’s all new episode of the nationally syndicated daytime talk show "Katie," airing May 23, the finalists for Katie Couric’s first–ever Dream Award Scholarship are revealed and the winner announced. Last October, it was announced on the show that Katie Couric would provide funding for Scholarship America’s newest financial aid, “Dream Award,” with proceeds from her book “The Best Advice I Ever Got.”
Dr. Irving Fradkin, founder of Scholarship America, and Lauren Segal, president of Scholarship America, will be guests on the show to discuss giving kids the education they deserve.
Ryan Bosela – of Hubbard, Ohio
Attending Pittsburgh Technical Institute – Oakdale, PA; Studying Computer Aided Drafting and Design
Emelin Garcia Nieto – of Columbia, South Carolina
Attending Columbia College, South Carolina; studying Biology
Luis Loza – of Sandy Hook, Kentucky
Attending Northern Kentucky University; studying Electronics Engineering Technology
Lucy Tang – of Los Angeles, California
Attending University of California at Berkeley; studying Political Science
Charlene Hinton – of Las Vegas, Nevada
Syracuse University; studying Information Technology
Takashi Yanagi – of Urbandale, Iowa
Attending Notre Dame; studying Business
Hector Najarro – of Tucker, Georgia
Attending Georgia Tech; studying Engineering
Sarah Ashcraft – of Dyer, Indiana
Attending Ball State University – Indiana; studying Clinical Psychology
Mirrella Bautista – of Azusa, California
Attending University of La Verne, California; studying Political Science
Rodrigo Telles – of Tracy, California
Attending University of California at Berkeley; studying Chemical Engineering
Shelby Wilson – of Birmingham, Alabama
Attending Mississippi State University; studying Biological Engineering
Janelle Wiser – of Vandergrift, Pennsylvania
Attending The University of Findlay – Ohio; studying Animal Science
ABOUT PITTSBURGH TECHNICAL INSTITUTE
Offering career-focused education since 1946, Pittsburgh Technical Institute is a two-year college with a 180-acre campus in North Fayette, west of Pittsburgh. PTI offers degree and certificate programs in areas such as Building Technology, Business, Criminal Justice, Design, Healthcare, Nursing, and Information Technology.
PTI students can take advantage of online course offerings, on-campus residence halls, student activities, intramural programs and community service programs. PTI is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
PTI was recognized by its employees as one of the region´s Top Places to Work in a 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 study commissioned by The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
For more information, call 1-800-784-9675, or visit http://www.pti.edu/.