2013 Scholarship Winners
Friday, August 16, 2013
Kristen Warfield for being the 2013 recipient for the Richard E. Fitzsimmons Memorial Scholarship. Ms. Warfield recently graduated from Valley Central High School in Montgomery, New York where she had an excellent academic record including advanced college level courses in English and Spanish. She was also very active in school activities including tennis, choir, and the school newspaper and worked part time at a local supermarket. Her school counselor gave her a very good recommendation.
Camille Liverpool for being the 2013 recipient for the Dennis Devlin Memorial Scholarship. Ms. Liverpool was a student at Sunset Park High School in the Brooklyn where she had an excellent academic record in a college preparatory curriculum. She was active in school activities including the student government and in other activities including a vocal troupe, dance troupe, a fashion design club and basketball. She was a member of the Honor Society and was recognized for her academic excellence in Science. Her recommendation letters were outstanding and recognized her for both her achievements and personal qualities. One pointed out of her commitment and poise in speaking out at a public meeting when her school was threatened with cohabitation with another school in the same building.
Karolina Gajda for being the 2013 recipient for the Edward McGuiness Memorial Scholarship. Ms. Gajda recently graduated from Susan Wagner High School where she has an excellent academic record in their Scholars Program including several AP courses. She was active in school activities and sports, including band and varsity volleyball, and was a member of the National Honor Society. She was also involved in community activities including a charity drive for 9/11. Her letter of recommendation was excellent.