2020 Press Club Scholarship Winners Announced

Congratulations to the winners of the 14th annual Bob Fryer Memorial Scholarship and the Press Club of Western Pennsylvania Scholarship.

Sarah Donaldson, 19, of Cranberry, Butler County, won the $5,000 Bob Fryer Memorial Scholarship awarded in honor of the late Bob Fryer, longtime editor of the Tribune-Review. Donaldson is pursuing a B.S. in journalism with a minor in political science and a certificate in social media at Ohio University. She has recently been appointed editor-in-chief of The New Political, an independent student-run publication that covers campus, city and state politics.

Jordyn Hronec, 20, of Ross, won the $2,500 Press Club Scholarship. Hronec studies multimedia at Point Park University, is in the Honors Program and has been elected editor-in-chief of The Globe, Point Park University's student-run newspaper.

The awards are designed to encourage outstanding undergraduate journalism students in print, broadcasting and multimedia.

The winners will be recognized at the 56th Golden Quill Awards dinner at the Rivers Casino on Pittsburgh's North Shore. Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, the dinner, which is normally held in May, has been rescheduled for Thursday, Sept. 3.

See videos of some of the previous winners of the Bob Fryer Memorial Scholarship HERE.