The Loyalsock Lions Club announced the recipient of their 2013 scholarship at the Loyalsock High School Awards ceremony in May.
Rameez Zaman, son of Mohammad Zaman and grandson of Zareen Zaman, will receive the $3,000 award to assist with his college finances during his freshman year at West Chester University. Zaman plans to study chemistry and biology to eventually become a pediatric physician.
The Loyalsock Lions have been pleased to award deserving high school graduates with substantial scholarships since 1965.
There are four Lions on the scholarship committee. Criterion considered by the committee include need, academic performance, contributions to the school and community, the application package, reference letters and other scholarships.
Zaman received the frist $1,500 of the award from the Lion president at the June 20 meeting at Johnson's Cafe.
After successfully completing his first semester, Zaman will be given the remaining $1,500 of the award.