West Scranton Baseball Contributes to Coach Bill Howerton Memorial Fund


The student body, faculty, administration, and staff at West Scranton High School recently raised almost $800 for the Coach Bill Howerton Memorial Fund as part of the Strikeout Cancer Weekend.  Senior members of the baseball team presented the fund’s administrator, Attorney Chris Szewczyk, with a check.

Howerton Fund Donation

Photo (Howerton Fund Donation)

1st Row (L to R):  Michael Villa, Nick Ivanoff, Jim Petrucci, and Ryan Sherman
2nd Row (L to R): – Brian Cwalinski, Mason Marsico, Collin Lipowitch, and Attorney Chris Szewczyk, Esq.


West Scranton Senior Receives Scholarship from Coach Bill Howerton Memorial Fund


West Scranton senior baseball player Collin Lipowitch is the 2014 winner of the Coach Bill Howerton Memorial Scholarship, which is funded through the efforts of the Bill Howerton Strikeout Cancer Weekend.

Collin is a 3-year varsity starter on the baseball team as a first baseman and a pitcher.  In West’s non-league opener on April 6, Collin hit a solo home run and was the winning pitcher in a 10-6 victory over defending District II class AA champion Lakeland.

Lipowitch will attend Temple University in the fall and major in Pharmacy.

Howerton Fund Scholarship

Photo (Howerton Fund Scholarship)


Collin Lipowitch is pictured with Attorney Chris Szewczyk of the Bill Howerton Memorial Fund.