United Helpers awards Helen S. Randles scholarships
Sunday, June 20, 2010 - 11:21 am

Ogdensburg - The Society of the United Helpers recently granted three high school seniors the Helen S. Randles Scholarship Award. Megan Barney, of Madrid-Waddington Central School; Aubrey Czajkowski of Massena Central School; and Amanda L. LaRue of Ogdensburg Free Academy. These scholarships are made possible through the generous donation of an endowment by Helen S. Randles. Helen Randles served the United Helpers organization for 45 years. Megan Barney will attend Keuka College in Keuka Park, NY in the fall to pursue a degree in Occupational Therapy. She will graduate from Madrid-Waddington Central School. Amanda LaRue will graduate from Ogdensburg Free Academy. She participated in the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine in Boston, MA and plans to attend LeMoyne College in the fall, pursuing a career in nursing. Aubrey Czajkowski will graduate from Massena Central School. She is a student in the Allied Health program through St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES. Czajkowski will attend SUNY Oneonta in the fall, majoring in Biology. She plans to continue her education at Clarkson University to become a Physical Therapist. Pictured, front row from left: Marcie Barney, with daughter Megan Barney and, Amanda LaRue with her mother, Sandy. Second row: Stephen E. Knight, CEO, United Helpers; Betty Mallott, Scholarship Committee Chair; Edward Gordon, Committee Member; Dr. Ravinder N. Agarwal, President of the Society of the United Helpers Board of Directors; Gail Bongiovanni, Committee Member; and Robert Balfour, Committee Member. Missing from photos is Aubrey Czajkowski.