Brittany Horn, a junior at penn State, has been chosen as the 2013 Ralph Flamminio Memorial Scholarship winner.
Brittany Horn is a junior at Penn State University, majoring in print journalism. She is also a student in the Schreyer Honors College. This spring, she was named editor-in-chief of The Daily Collegian, Penn State's student-run newspaper.
A graduate of Lampeter-Strasburg High School, she interned with the Lancaster Sunday News in 2011 and The Patriot-News in 2012; this spring and summer, starting May 13, she's interning with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
She worked - as she describes it - on the "front lines" of the Sandusky scandal in November 2011 for the Collegian and has since written about it for The Patriot.
The Ralph Flamminio Memorial Scholarship honors the former editor of the Allentown Morning Call and Coatesville Record. It salutes an exemplary Pennsylvania college student who best displays the ideals of Ralph Flamminio, passionate about journalism and the First Amendment, and a champion for a better informed citizenry.
Brittany was one of 22 talented young journalists from across the state who applied for the scholarship.
Please click here to view our past Flamminio Memorial Scholarship winners.