SeaComm Federal Credit Union has announced the winners of the Shirley J.Eagles Memorial Scholarships.
They are Brad Mason from Colton; Stephanie Fleury of Constable; Massena residents William Neves and Kristen Paller; Canton sisters Claire and Emily Sweeney; Malone residents Christine Hanna and Lauren Marlowe.
Each student has been awarded a $500 scholarship.
Mason, the son of Alfred and Jo Mason, graduated from Parishville-Hopkinton Central School with a grade point average of 98.85. While in school he participated in soccer and was a member of the 2008 Section X Champion Team as well as the All Northern Soccer Team. He played in and served as Vice President for the high school band. Achieving High Honor Roll for twelve consecutive semesters, Brad was named Valedictorian of his class and received Highest Achievement Awards in seventeen high school classes. He is the recipient of the Clarkson Leadership Award and will be attending Clarkson University in the fall studying business.
Fleury, daughter of Neil and Judy Fleury finished her high school years at Salmon River Central with a grade point average of 94.92. A member of High Honor Roll, she was also named Student of the Quarter, Stylist of the Month in cosmetology and received the Swimming in Success Award. Stephanie has been accepted at Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital School of Radiologic Technology, and will receive two years of education along with clinical experience.
Neves, son of Rene and Denise Neves, completed his high school career at Massena Central School with a grade point average of 94.45. William was a member of the Honor Society for National, French and National Tech., achieving high honors for four years. He received the Leader Scholarship at LeMoyne College where he will be attending in the fall to study biology.
Paller, daughter of Brenda Paller, graduated from Massena Central High School with a 97.67 grade point average. Named as Class of 2010 Salutatorian, she was a member of the National Honor Society, participated in the Allied Health Program and won two silver medals at the HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) Youth Conference. She was varsity soccer captain and made First Team All-NAC. Recipient of Ithaca President's Scholarship, Kristen will be attending Ithaca College with plans to study physical therapy.
Claire and Emily Sweeney, twin daughters of William and Doreen Sweeney, achieved high grade point averages at H.C. Williams High School in Canton of 96.55 and 97.10 respectively. Claire is the recipient of the Adirondack
Scholarship, The Clarkson Club Sponsored Scholarship, the Holcroft Alumni Recognition Award and several grants and the NYS Tap Award. She has been accepted to and will attend Clarkson University in the fall with her major field of study in biology and physical therapy. Emily ranked second in her class and received the Cornell Tradition Fellowship Award. She plans on attending Cornell University in the fall with intentions of studying nutritional science.
Hanna, the daughter of Scott Hanna and Kim and Drew Scott Kiser, completed her high school career at Franklin Academy in Malone with a 95.79 grade point average. She was President of the National Honor Society, a peer tutor, class President and Vice President/secretary of the Spanish Club. She was also a member of the Academic All Northern sports team in soccer, indoor (captain) and outdoor track. Christine is the recipient of the Augsbury North Country Scholarship and the Dean Scholarship at LeMoyne College where she will be attending in the fall studying psychology.
Marlowe, daughter of Lloyd and Anne Marlowe, graduated from Franklin Academy Central with a grade point average of 87.37. She was involved in cross country and indoor track as well as the Spanish Club, NYS School Music Association and the Symphonic Band for which she held office of secretary and Vice President. Given the perfect attendance award, Lauren was also the recipient of an Academic Achievement in Biology Award and Spanish Award. She will be attending SUNY Canton in the fall to study criminal
SeaComm Shirley J. Eagles scholarships are awarded each year to eight 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 wide variety of criteria including academics, volunteer service, scholastic awards, and financial need. The entire SeaComm family is very proud of the award winners.