Students from Massena, Brasher receive Alcoa Foundation scholarships
Friday, June 13, 2014 - 5:37 pm

MASSENA -- Two St. Lawrence County residents will receive scholarships from the Alcoa Foundation.

Megan Wells of Massena, daughter of Ken and Patty Wells, and Jenna Kesner of Brasher Falls, daughter of John and Elaine Kesner, will each receive $4,000.

They were picked by an International Scholarship and Tuition Services judge panel.

They were awarded the scholarships based on academic achievement, leadership, volunteerism/community service, and character, according to a news release from the Alcoa Foundation.

Wells will graduate from Massena Central in June and plans to attend Union College where she will major in biology and pursue the 4+1 MBA program. Kesner will graduate from St. Lawrence Central High School and will attend SUNY Geneseo where she will study math and science.