Scholarship Program for students of PBP parents

At the end of each summer, PBP recognizes the potential in its employees’ children through a unique Scholarship Program. Last Friday 10 recipients were each awarded a scholarship for the year.

Ed Satell presents the check to freshman, Brandon Perelli.  His mother, Tina, is a top producer for PBP Conference division.

Ed Satell presents the check to freshman, Brandon Perelli. His mother, Tina, is a top producer for PBP Conference division.

Established 18 years ago by Founder and CEO Ed Satell, the program supports employees in directing their children toward a successful future.

Over the years, PBP has given hundreds of thousands of dollars to 150+ students.

The scholarship covers partial tuition, fees, and textbook expenses for students enrolling as full-time graduates or undergraduates at an accredited institution.

Each candidate must maintain a “C” average or higher. This year’s 10 students proudly showed an average GPA of 3.34.

The honored students:

  1. Colin J. Drummond, Duquesne University
  2. Kerry Ann Hathaway, Clemson University
  3. Lauren Elyse Otero, Villanova Law School
  4. Brandon Alexander Perelli, Lock Haven University
  5. Brianna Roth, St. Cloud University
  6. Kerry Ann Schubert, Cornell University
  7. William C. Townsend, Oberlin College
  8. Katherine Rose Walston, West Chester University
  9. Thomas James Walston, Kutztown University
  10. Cassandra Shavney Webb, Boston University

In beautiful weather, employees gathered around picnic tables and tents to honor retiring Jim Brown as well as their back to school students.

Ed Satell proudly gave out awards to parents and recipients with these words:

I’m extremely proud that our company is able to help our employees who are parents realize the dreams of their children getting a college and/or graduate degree. It’s the American dream.

 

Chief Corporate Recruiter Liz Webb accepts the check for her daughter, Cassandra Tatiana.

Chief Corporate Recruiter Liz Webb accepts the check for her daughter, Cassandra Shavney Webb.

Ensign Lauren Otero, United States Air Force Reserve, is entering her second year.  Her mother, Director of Online Education Julie Peila, happily picked up her scholarship.

Lauren Otero, United States Air Force Reserve, is entering her second year of law school. Her mother, Director of Online Education Julie Peila, happily picked up her scholarship.