Suffolk Federal Provides College Scholarship to Local Students

Group photo of scholarship recipientsSuffolk Federal recently presented a total of $20,000 college scholarships ($1,500 each) to ten local high-school seniors. In addition, one student, Jade Dyer-Kennedy received an additional $2,500 scholarship provided by the LT Michael P. Murphy Memorial Scholarship Foundation, which was matched by Suffolk Federal along with a $750 scholarship provided by the New York Credit Union Association for a total of $7,250. Recipients are judged based upon their academic achievements, extracurricular and community activities as well as the quality of written essays.

Students who received the scholarships included:

Stephanie Afonso (East Northport)
Abena Amoako-Ababio (East Patchogue)
Meghan Caraher (Sayville)
Jade Dyer-Kennedy (Hauppauge)
Andrew Lee (Kings Park)
Hannah Mirando (Montauk)
Rebecca Nussbaum (East Northport)
Alexandra Shkoditch (Hauppauge)
Julianne Starzee (Northport)
Allison Waring (Setauket)

“Supporting these worthy students by providing financial assistance as they undertake their college experience is one of the Suffolk Federal missions” explains Ralph D. Spencer Jr., President & CEO of Suffolk Federal. “In general, college without the additional financial burden is stressful enough. We are happy to know that the scholarships awarded by Suffolk Federal will help to alleviate some of that burden, so these worthy students can focus on their future educational and career goals.”

Pictured left to right (Back Row): Frank Trotta, Vice Chairman, Suffolk Federal Board of Directors; Phil Bauccio, Secretary, Suffolk Federal Board of Directors; Julianne Starzee; Sarah McCandless, Suffolk Federal Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer; Rebecca Nussbaum; James J. Maggio, Jr., Chairman, Suffolk Federal Board of Directors; Meghan Caraher; Robert Schaefer, Director, Suffolk Federal Board of Directors; Allison Waring. Pictured left to right (Front Row): Abena Amoako-Ababio, Andrew Lee; Alexandra Shkoditch; Jade Dyer-Kennedy. Missing from picture are Stephanie Afonso and Hannah Mirando

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