By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Eight local students who have endured homelessness are getting some help with their college plans.READ MORE: Another Video Surfaces Showing Suspect Beating Brashear Schoolmate A Month Earlier
The Homeless Children’s Education Fund is giving each of them a $2,500 scholarship as well as book bags stocked with supplies.READ MORE: Kidsburgh: Program In Pittsburgh Pairs Kids With Learning Disabilities With Mentors
They celebrated today with a ceremony at Phipps Conservatory.
These students are going on to schools including Pitt, Penn State, Bethany College and Slippery Rock.MORE NEWS: Aliquippa Football Wins Appeal To Remain In Class 4A
They will continue to receive mentoring and support from the Homeless Children’s Education Fund.