Suffolk Federal presented a series of College Scholarships to six deserving high school graduates who plan to attend Suffolk County Community College this fall.
Scholarship award recipients were judged based upon their academic achievements, extracurricular and community activities as well as the quality of written essays.
Suffolk Federal Scholarships:
The following four Suffolk Federal Scholarship award recipients each received a scholarship of $6,275:
Michael E. Reilly Memorial Scholarship:
The following student received $6,275 as part of the Michael E. Reilly Foundation Memorial Scholarship for Excellence:
LT Michael P. Murphy Memorial Scholarship:
The LT Michael P. Murphy Memorial Scholarship Foundation award recipient received a $6,275 scholarship which was matched by Suffolk Federal for a total of $12,550. The award recipient was:
The scholarships are a result of an ongoing partnership between Suffolk Federal and the Suffolk County Community College Foundation.
“As a community-focused credit union, we are committed to supporting hardworking students as they pursue higher education, while also easing the financial burden for their families,” said Michele Dean, CEO & President of Suffolk Federal. “We congratulate these outstanding scholarship recipients for their accomplishments and are pleased to help them achieve their educational and career goals.”
This year’s academic scholarship opportunities totaled $43,925. Congratulations to all the recipients!
About Suffolk County Community College
Suffolk County Community College is the largest, most comprehensive community college in the State University of New York (SUNY) system, enrolling more than 24,000 students in over 100 degree and certificate programs. With over 1,350,000 alumni, Suffolk County Community College is dedicated to meeting the demands of regional employers. SUNY Suffolk has built an extensive track record of successfully training and educating its students through pathways from high school, to college, and into careers.
About the Suffolk Community College Foundation
The Suffolk Community College Foundation is an independent, non-profit, charitable volunteer organization supporting the students, faculty and staff of Suffolk County Community College. The Foundation’s mission is to support student access to quality higher education and skills training by providing scholarships, emergency loans and funding for program development. Additionally, the Foundation seeks to engage alumni to maintain their connection to the College, to support Foundation events, philanthropy, student mentorship and internship opportunities.