Homer-Center Alumni Scholarships were recently awarded to Jonathan Gearhart and Matthew Lewis, 2020 graduates of Homer-Center High School.

Jonathan is the son of Robert and Connie Gearhart, of Homer City.

During his high school career, he was a member of the golf, basketball and baseball teams. Jonathan was also a member of the FCA club and was an anchor for the Wildcat News morning announcements.

He plans to attend Indiana University of Pennsylvania, majoring in safety, health and environmental applied sciences.

Matthew is the son of Brad and Marylynn Lewis, of Homer City.

He had been a member of the National Honor Society, the Wildcat News crew, Future Business Leaders of America and the Impromptu Speech Team during high school. Matthew will be attending Slippery Rock University in the fall, majoring in digital media communications.

Scholarships awarded this year have been funded by donations made in memory of Rene Mitchell Page, class of 1945; Betty Ann Gazza, class of 1953; Rosalie Leydic, class of 1973; Mike McHenry, class of 1979; Peter Shaffer, class of 1980; Donald Shirley, class of 1980; and James R. Ulicny, class of 1986.