Taylor N. Seitzinger Hamburg Area High School Scholarship Fund
This scholarship was established in 2009 to honor the memory of Taylor N. Seitzinger who was a senior at Hamburg High School when she lost her life in a car accident in March 2009. Taylor was a caring, compassionate, competitive, driven leader who excelled in all areas. She was respected by all who knew her. She was a standout scholar athlete at Hamburg High School. In addition to being an outstanding academic student and member of the National Honor Society, Taylor was also Vice President of her class, Vice President of Student Council, and Homecoming Queen. Taylor had a competitive spirit. However, she always showed great sportsmanship. At Hamburg, Taylor played basketball, soccer and ran cross country. She has been inducted into the Hamburg Area Athletic Hall of Fame. She was one of only a few Berks County girls to be a four-time Berks Conference Cross Country Runner, and she also was a three-time State Qualifying Cross Country runner. Taylor was a nationally-recognized Olympic Development Program soccer player and an All-Division soccer and basketball player in high school. In addition, she was President of LISA (Leadership in Student Athletes), a tutor, and a young soccer camp instructor. Her future plans were to pursue a degree from the Physician’s Assistant Program at DeSales University, where she was also going to play on the soccer team.