2016 Scholarship Winner

John Sloane

Wallenpaupack Area High School

John is entering his last year of study in Architectural Engineering at Penn State University.  He is close to finishing his preparations for a career in architectural engineering, with a special interest in the use of environmentally sound materials and principles.  John is passionate about helping others.  He is the Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity at Penn State and has built homes in Pennsylvania, Florida, Colorado, Michigan and Portugal.  He has also developed a passion for lighting design and how lighting can change human experience.  He seeks to craft ways to harness the sun in lighting environments that are hyper-sustainable, visually impactful, and have minimal negative impact on wildlife and the environment beyond the property line.