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McCandless Democrats award pair of scholarships to NA high school seniors

Tony LaRussa
| Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 5:21 p.m.
Jordan Farrell
Jordan Farrell
Matt Como
Matt Como

The McCandless Democratic Committee has awarded $1,000 scholarships to a pair of North Allegheny seniors.

One of the scholarships will be given to Jordan Farrell, who plans to study political science at Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.

Farrell is currently working on the campaign committee for U.S. Rep. Connor Lamb, D-Mt. Lebanon, who represents the 18th congressional district. She also has volunteered with organizations including First Tee of Pittsburgh, UPMC Passavant Hospital and Soles4Souls.

Farrell is captain of the North Allegheny girls golf team and plans to continuing competing at college. She is the daughter of Richard and Kathleen Farrell.

A second scholarship was awarded to Matt Como, who plans to study engineering at Penn State University in the fall.

Como is a member of NA's National Honor Society and has been a member of the football team since sixth grade.

Como has performed community service work for North Hills Community Outreach, Animal Friends and the Woodlands Foundation.

He is the son of John and Anita Como.

Tony LaRussa is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 724-772-6368 or tlarussa@tribweb.com or via Twitter @TonyLaRussaTrib.

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