Ogdensburg, Norwood, Lisbon, Potsdam, Massena high schoolers awarded SeaComm Eagles Memorial Scholarships
Alexandra Moore and Keegan Robinson of Ogdensburg, Riley Haas of Norwood, Aubrie Liddell of Lisbon, Hannah Holt of Potsdam, and Al’lainya Dumas of Massena have each won SeaComm Federal Credit Union’s annual awards of $500 Shirley J. Eagles Memorial Scholarships.
Alexandra Moore is the daughter of April and Bryan Moore of Ogdensburg. Alexandra graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy with a grade point average of 89. Her passion for the art of cinema has motivated her to study various fields within the entertainment industry. Alexandra has been accepted to SUNY Purchase, where she will major in cinema studies beginning in the fall 2018 semester.Keegan Robinson, son of Amy Douglas of Ogdensburg, is a graduate of Lisbon Central School with a grade point average of 87.31. While attending school, Keegan spent his time volunteering in numerous highway cleanup programs, fundraisers and food pantry events. A self-proclaimed history buff, Keegan’s interest and appreciation for historical events has grown over the years and motivated him to pursue collegiate studies in history, political science and pre-law. Keegan has been accepted to SUNY Potsdam for fall 2018.
Riley Haas is the son of Valerie and Terry Haas of Norwood, and a graduate of Norwood-Norfolk Central School. Riley concluded his high school education with a grade point average of 90.58. Riley has spent a great deal of his time participating in high school and community activities, including Varsity Cross Country and Track, High School and Jazz Band, Drama Club, All State Orchestra, and the Potsdam Community Band. Riley’s academic achievements have earned him the Bausch and Lomb Honorary Science Award, and placement on Honor Roll and High Honor Roll. Riley will attend Stony Brook University in the fall.
Aubrie Liddell, daughter of Kelly and Kevin Liddell of Lisbon, graduated from Madrid-Waddington Central School one year early, with a GPA of 93. Throughout her high school career, Aubrie has worked hard and participated in a variety of extracurricular activities, including Band, Stardust Singing Group, Drama Club, North Country Science Technology and Engineering Program, Yearbook Club, and is a member of the National All-American Honor Society. Aubrie has been accepted to Keuka College, where she plan study in psychology.
Hannah Holt is the daughter of Nanette and Paul Holt of Potsdam. Hannah graduated from Potsdam Central School with a grade point average of 98.46, where she was valedictorian. Hannah was an avid participant in Varsity Swimming, Varsity Outdoor Track and Field, Drama Club, Orchestra, Choir and Model United Nations. Hannah’s academic achievements have earned her the Section X NYS Swim/Dive Scholar-Athlete Award, as well as the Valedictory Award. Hannah will be attending Swarthmore College in the fall, where she will study chemistry, biochemistry, and international relations.
Al’lainya Dumas is the daughter of Julie Gabri of Massena, and a graduate of Massena Central High School with a grade point average of 97.66. Al’lainya has volunteered her time at St. Vincent De Paul, Back the Pack Program, Potsdam Humane Society, and basketball tournaments. Al’lainya is the recipient of the Nihanawate Chapter DAR Scholarship. Her love of animals, especially horses, has served as an inspiration for her continued studies in animal science at the University of Vermont, come fall 2018.
These scholarships are awarded each year to college-bound students in memory of long time SeaComm employee Shirley Eagles, who lost her life in a tragic car accident in 2004.
Winners are selected based on a variety of criteria including academics, volunteer service, scholastic awards, and financial need.