Empowering Students to Make the Best Personal Choice

Counselors Encourage Students to Apply to "Right" Schools

With a large pool of above-average students in the academically-competitive State High, the district yields many candidates for elite colleges and universities.

But is a student’s dream school always the right one?

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From Spirited Student to American Hero

SCASD Remembers Bill Cahir Through Memorial Scholarship Fund

Everyone who knew Bill Cahir always knew he would do special things in his life. From his humble beginnings at State High to his final days as an American hero, Cahir lived up to his reputation.

Cahir was born in Bellefonte in 1968 to parents John and Mary Anne Cahir, and was raised in State College.

“He was a very kind person,” said John. “Of all of our four children, he was by far the first to give up the favored seat, or the last piece of cake. He was the one who wrote the most letters and sent the most gifts.”

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From the Executive Director: Introducing the Foundation Board

As Executive Director of the State College Area School District Education Foundation, I am pleased and thankful to introduce our inaugural board members. Each member brings a valuable and distinct set of experiences and perspectives that will help immensely as we grow the foundation.

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