Diana Lozinger of Cranberry Township is among the 13 University of Scranton students from its class of 2024 awarded a four-year, full-tuition presidential scholarship.
Presidential scholarships are awarded to incoming first-year students with outstanding records in high school and notable community involvement.
The scholarship covers four years of full tuition, provided that the student maintains at least a 3.25 grade point average.
Lozinger graduated from Vincentian Academy in Pittsburgh with an International Baccalaureate diploma.
A member of the National Honor Society, she received the Martin Luther King Jr. Day first-place award in prose from Carnegie Mellon University.
Lozinger participated in the National Federation of Music Clubs Festival in Vocals and was a member of the International Club.
Lozinger served as the diocesan youth council representative and as a cantor for her school and parish, Saint Kilian Parish in Cranberry Township, where she also served as a CCD aid.
An advocate for childhood stroke, brain injury and disability, Lozinger has made more than 3,500 beaded bracelets for children in recovery in hospitals and outpatient care.
A member of the university’s Special Jesuit Liberal Arts Honors Program, Lozinger will major in counseling and human services, and theology. She is the daughter of Tika and Charles Lozinger.