By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Eight local students who have endured homelessness are getting some help with their college plans.READ MORE: Man Dies After Being Struck By Vehicle Near Heinz Field On North Shore
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: Two People Found Dead In Forward Twp. Home, Police Investigating
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: Police Investigating After Woman Killed, Man Injured In Stowe Twp. Shooting
They will continue to receive mentoring and support from the Homeless Children’s Education Fund.