South Hills Community News Release
STATE COLLEGE, PA – Joe Vasta, a student at South Hills School of Business & Technology’s State College Main Campus, was recently awarded the prestigious Alan D. Waggoner Student Scholarship Award by the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) Foundation. This honorary scholarship was established in 2001 and is given annually to a select group of sonography students from across the country who exhibit an outstanding passion for the discipline of echocardiography and demonstrate leadership abilities within that particular field of study.
Vasta, of Edison, New Jersey, is currently enrolled in the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Professional Plus (DPP) program at South Hills, where he has remained on the Dean’s List throughout his medical training. Currently, he is fulfilling his internship requirements at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and will graduate in June 2019.
As part of this honor, Vasta has been invited to attend the 30th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Society of Echocardiography in Portland, OR in June where the organization will recognize him for this honorary award and achievement.