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Scholarship Report

                                    by Ruth Kerr

 

            BCREA awarded 5 $1,000.00 scholarships this year.  The following people served on the scholarship committee and selected the scholarship winners:  Irma Leeds,Rita Sellars, Beverly Shaffer, Sandra Eck, Bill Carbone, Nancy Wheeler, Karen Mitchell, Bertha Ligos and Ruth Kerr;

            The Christie Scholarship is our oldest.  It was given for years in the memory of Eber Christie by his twin brother Boyd.  Boyd passed away this year and we named the scholarship the Boyd and Eber Christie Memorial Scholarship in both their names.

            The winner of the Christie Scholarship is Daniel Papa. Daniel is planning to attend Amherst College with possible majors in economics and statistics.  His BCREA sponsors are his grandparents Marge and Vince Gorski.

            WOW! A first for BCREA!We are awarding scholarships to twins, Claudia and Calvin Ralph.  The Allendale Memorial Scholarship is awarded to Claudia Ralph.  She is planning to attend Catholic University  of America for a career in business management.  The Allendale Scholarship is funded by Mee Lon Yee in memory of the colleagues she worked with.

            The Michael Azzolino Scholarship is awarded  to Calvin Ralph   Calvin will attend the University of Scranton to pursue a career as a high school teacher,  Mrs. Dorothy Azzolino and the Azzolino family give this scholarship in memory of Michael Azzolino every year.

            Calvin and Claudia were sponsored by their grandfather Ray Ralph                         

 

                This is the last opportunity I will have in the newsletter to urge you to have one of your relatives apply for the scholarships offered by BCREA for 2017. BCREA gives $1,000.00 scholarships to NJ public high school seniors heading for a 4 year college and $500.00 for a 2 year college. We also give $500.00 practicing professional scholarships for those pursuing a Masters Degree related to education.

                Application forms will be available at the December luncheon or you can call me at 201 445 8084. The deadline for submission of applications is April 15 , 2017.

                The BCREA Scholarship receives money mainly in three ways.  First donations can be made in memory of or in honor of an individual using the form on this page.

                Secondly, please give generously at the luncheon as the proceeds go to the scholarship fund.  Thanks to all who donate and to Carol Richert and Donna Azzolino who collect the money at each luncheon.  Also thanks to Dot and Don Averna who count the money and perform behind the scenes tasks.

                Third, we encourage you to just make a donation to the scholarship fund.

             Send donations to Ruth Kerr, 430 South Maple Ave, Glen Rock, NJ 07452

 

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