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thumb_cando-yenchko-0619The CAN DO Community Foundation presented the first Joseph Yenchko Awards – scholarships named for the first CAN DO employee – to three area students to attend Ferrwood Music Camp.

Students receiving the awards were: Kyle Lennon, an incoming student at Hazleton Area High School, son of Colleen Lennon, Drifton; Mary Sweeney, an incoming student at Freeland Elementary/Middle School, daughter of Bernard and Melissa Sweeney, Drifton; and Jaquiline Watkins, daughter of John and Julia Watkins, Weatherly.

Yenchko, who passed away in August 2008, served as the full-time director of industrial development for 21 years. He was also one of the creative forces behind Valmont and Humboldt industrial parks and was responsible for the construction of more than 80 industrial buildings in Greater Hazleton.