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2005 Scholarship Winner: Emily DeFrancesca

Tuesday, March 21, 2006 @ 4:36 PM
Emily DeFrancesca is a graduate of Upper Saint Claire School District in Pittsburgh, PA. Emily attends St. Anthony School Program located on the Duquesne University campus in Pittsburgh this fall. Emily participated in cheerleading thoughout high school. She spends a lot of her time volunteering with the "Opening Doors" Program sharing about her life with Down Syndrome with other students. "The students were surprised that I liked the same music as they did and that I like to go to the mall with my firneds and to the movies." Congratulations to Emily and best of luck in college!

Updates from Emily:

Dear Mrs. Kidder,

Here is my report on my experiences at the St. Anthony Program at Duquesne University this semester. I will graduate in May 2006. I plan to look for a job in child care. Thank you for the scholarship.

Sincerely,
Emily DeFrancesca

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