2021 Pioneer Valley Chapter Scholarship Winner

Posted: Jun 17, 2021

Congratulations to Taryn Ryan, one of HCU’s very own!  She was awarded one of 2021 Pioneer Valley Chapter Scholarships, a $2,000 award. 

 Taryn, the daughter of Glen and Ann Ryan of Holyoke, is a recent graduate of Holyoke High School and is ranked #2 in her class.  Taryn is planning to attend Springfield College in the fall to pursue a degree in Physical Therapy. 

 Taryn is very involved in extracurricular activities as well as community service activities.  Her extracurricular activities include the HHS Girls Varsity Soccer team, Girls Basketball team, Student Government, Business Club, the Athletic Leadership Council and acts as a student ambassador.  She is also plays soccer for the FSA FC-ECNL Soccer League.  Her community service activities include being a counselor at the Blessed Sacrament Bible Camp, interacting with veterans at the Holyoke Soldiers Home, performing tours of the high school for incoming students, and distributing flags for veterans at Forestdale Cemetery. 

 Taryn also holds down three part-time jobs at Holyoke Credit Union, the Log Cabin and at the D Hotel & Spa. 

 Taryn has a very bright future ahead of her and we wish her the utmost success!