Junior women's volleyball player, Abby Collins, was the 2011-12 recipient of the Edward H. Kaminski Memorial Scholarship Award. Collins is a three-year member of the women's volleyball team, where she was named to the 2011 PSUAC All-Conference and All-Academic Teams. Collins is also a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Board.
The Edward H. Kaminski Memorial Scholarship Award was established by Mrs. Betsy Hughes in memory of her husband who graduated from the Wilkes-Barre Campus in 1974. This award is presented to a Penn State Wilkes-Barre student athlete based on academics (over a 3.0 GPA), campus and athletic participation, and positive qualities of leadership and character.