NNY Community Foundation announces scholarship awards
The Northern New York Community Foundation, in partnership with private donors, 33 public school districts and two private schools, has awarded scholarships to 531 students from Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties that will help them pursue post-secondary educational goals.
Thanks to the generosity of hundreds of donors who continue to make gifts that support Community Foundation scholarships, opportunities for students awards to 531 students in the three counties total more than $900,000.In the past year, donors created 28 new scholarships at the Community Foundation. Another three scholarships were transferred to the Foundation from donors and partnering school districts to administer on their behalf.
“Community Foundation donors consistently express their belief in the value of education for both our region and society. We are seeing an increase in interest to diversify how we support students, including greater emphasis on technical and trade programs and supporting students who may not otherwise receive assistance from other sources,” said Rande S. Richardson, Community Foundation executive director.
In St. Lawrence County, 121 students from 17 public schools and one private school received awards.
Canton High School: Sarah M. Bailey, Halle Coffey, Elizabeth Davis, Jillian DiSalvo, Isabella Jaskowski, Daniel Laddison, Joseph Mastro, Rorie Newman, Sarah Sieminski, Kenneth Stuntz, and Arianna Whittaker.
From Clifton-Fine Central School: Ethan Northrop, and Adam Szlamczynski.
From Colton-Pierrepont Central School: Aiden Knight, Rachel Sleeper, and Kai Vebber.
From Edwards-Knox Central School: Jordan Collett, Leeann Gotham, Abigail Paro, Grace Sawyko
Grace Swartz, and Morghan White
From Gouverneur Central School: Amelia Beaver, Hailey Clancy, Taylor D’Agostino, John Erdman, Gracie Manning, Tanner Pignone, and Marina Wood.
From Hammond Central School: Kelsey Bennett, Eliza Hadlock, Sara Hutton, Luke Lundy, and Kylie Vaughan.
From Hermon-DeKalb Central School: Leah French, and Makenna Smith.
From Heuvelton Central School: Kaitlyn Sibley, and Megan Woodard.
From Lisbon Central School: Paige Carbino, Gabrielle Kroeger, Alexa McKee, Dana Olmstead
Kristian Perry, Maya Randle, Nathan Spooner, Karli Thompson, Lauren P. Truesdell, Amanda Walker, and Kallie Wood,
From Little River Community School, Canton: Kira Molnar
From Madrid-Waddington Central School: Maria Allen, Noah Bertrand, Anna Brady, Brennan Harmer, Jaelynn Jessmer, William Murphy, Emma Pemberton, Hailey Quintavalle, Sofia Rubin, Abigail Sabre, Alexis Sullivan, Lydia Thomas, and Sarah Weaver.
From Massena Central School: Jillian Chapman, Callie Dow, Savannah Hargrave, Keeley Jock, Aiden Laughman, Violet Reyes, and Jack Witkop.
From Morristown Central School: Carson Beggs, Haylee Butterfield.
From Ogdensburg Free Academy: Mark Barr, Rylee Bresett, Haley Burlamachi, Noelle Dutch, Rose Jeneault, Avery Kuhn, Julia L’Orange, Caroline Lalone, and Hailey Weber.
From Norwood-Norfolk Central School: Luke Allen, Jaron Belmore, Molly Coburn, Erin Dickinson, Olivia Eng, Skylar Fetter, Sydney Jarvis, Makenna King, Caitlin Layaw, Sydney Levison, Lily Parmeter, Isabelle Phippen, Blake Richards, Avery Sharlow, Levi Sochia, Erin Stickney, and Grace D. Vari.
From Parishville-Hopkinton Central School: Emily Collins, and Caera Stone.
Potsdam Central School: Ashwin Ajit, Katherine Betrus, Noah Bohl, Adam Bollt, Jacqueline Butler, Seirra Cummings, Ellie DeRosa, Danner Dorothy, Emma French, Ryan Hayes, Samuel Helenbrook, Sophia Janoyan, Leon Lufkin, Brittany Martin, Molly Pickering and Emily Smith
St. Lawrence Central School: Grace Felix, Madison Frary, Kassidy Garnder, Chad Mason Jr., and Maggi Yandoh.
For graduate school studies, Shannon Boyle and as a nontraditional student Meghan Hance.