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The Dr. John Manzella Scholarship for Second Opportunities: Helping Students Overcome Adversity and Reduce Recidivism

Allentown Pennsylvania Based Medical Doctor John Manzella Provides Funding For Students In Need

    ALLENTOWN, PA, April 26, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The Dr. John Manzella Scholarship for Second Opportunities is pleased to announce its inaugural scholarship program. This scholarship is intended to support students who have faced adversity due to a family member's incarceration and help them pursue their dreams of higher education. The scholarship is a one-time award of $1,000 and will be given to one deserving student who has overcome adversity and is currently enrolled at a university in the United States or is a high school student planning to attend university in the future.

han 1000 words addressing a pertinent issue with the current criminal justice system. The essay must also outline feasible measures that could be taken to mitigate the problem and reduce recidivism rates. The scholarship committee will evaluate the entries based on the caliber of the content, articulation of ideas, clarity of thought, and coherence in presentation.

It is imperative that applicants demonstrate a deep understanding of the criminal justice system, its functions, and its impact on society. The essay should highlight an issue that is particularly pressing in the contemporary context, such as wrongful convictions, racial bias, inadequate rehabilitation programs, or the privatization of prisons. The candidate must explain why the problem persists and its detrimental effects on the community.

Furthermore, it is crucial to provide practical solutions that can address the issue and minimize the rate of recidivism. These solutions could be multifaceted, including policy changes, better funding for social programs, increased education and training opportunities for inmates, and alternative forms of punishment that are less likely to result in repeat offenses. The candidate must explain how their proposed solutions could be implemented and their potential impact on the criminal justice system and society at large.

The deadline to apply for the scholarship is June 15, 2023. The winner of the scholarship will be announced on July 15, 2023.

Dr. John Manzella, the founder of the scholarship, is a physician and entrepreneur who has had a successful career for almost thirty years. Dr. Manzella graduated from Marquette University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and went on to earn his doctorate degree in 1995 from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. In 2013, he received his PhD in Health Care Management from the University of Rochville.

Throughout his career, Dr. John Manzella has combined his skills as a physician and entrepreneur to give back to his community. He founded LV, a house call-based medical practice serving northeastern Pennsylvania, in 2009. Dr. Manzella currently works as the Medical Director and Practice Manager there. He also serves as Physician Liaison and Billing Specialist for Topper Medical located in Allentown, PA. Since 2013, he has served as a physician consultant and assists companies with optimizing their billing, coding, documentation, and office procedures in that role.

The Dr. John Manzella Scholarship for Second Opportunities aims to make a positive impact on students who have faced adversity and help them achieve their dreams. It also aims to reduce recidivism by encouraging students to think critically about the criminal justice system and how it can be improved. Dr. Manzella believes that education is the key to success, and he hopes that this scholarship will make a difference in the lives of deserving students.

To learn more about the Dr. John Manzella Scholarship for Second Opportunities, including eligibility requirements and how to apply, please visit

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