Seton Hill surprised Pine-Richland High School senior Peter Hilton with a full-tuition scholarship on May 22. Hilton, who plans to study computer science at Seton Hill, has been named a Seton Scholar by Seton Hill's Division of Natural and Health Sciences. Hilton, the son of Glenn and Cathy Hilton of Gibsonia, Pa., also plans to play lacrosse at SHU.

In 2007, Seton Hill University created four full-tuition scholarships and awarded them to outstanding scholars who were incoming freshman in Seton Hill's traditional undergraduate program. Beginning with the 2008-2009 academic year, Seton Hill will award 8 full tuition scholarships yearly. These scholarships are renewable for four years of study at Seton Hill and are valued at more than $100,000 each; students recognized are known as Seton Scholars. The scholarships are awarded through each of the following academic divisions: Humanities, Visual and Performing Arts, Natural and Health Sciences, and Social Sciences.