Pennsylvania State Treasurer, Joe Torsella, visited Luzerne County Head Start in 2018 to kick off the Keystone Scholars pilot program. As part of this demonstration project, babies born or children adopted in 2018 in six counties in PA including Delaware, Elk, Indiana, Luzerne, Mifflin and Westmoreland became eligible for a $100 seed deposit in a Keystone Scholars account established for their post secondary education. For babies born or children adopted on or after January 1, 2019, Keystone Scholars became available statewide.
Mr. Torsella’s visit to LCHS helped to create awareness and acceptance for this new and innovative savings program. To learn more about the Keystone Scholars program, click HERE.
Click HERE to view the video which highlights Mr. Torsella’s 2018 visit to Luzerne County Head Start’s Beekman St., Wilkes-Barre center.