Dozens of St. Lawrence County high schoolers awarded NNYCF scholarships
The Northern New York Community Foundation, in partnership with private donors, 32 public school districts and two private schools, has awarded scholarships to nearly 500 students from St. Lawrence, Jefferson and Lewis counties that will help them pursue post-secondary educational goals.
Hundreds of donors who continue to make gifts that support Community Foundation scholarships provide opportunities for students that this year have grown through the establishment of new awards and partnerships. Awards to 492 students in the three counties total more than $900,000.In the past year, donors created 21 new scholarships at the foundation. Another 29 scholarships were transferred to the foundation from donors and partnering school districts to administer on their behalf.
In St. Lawrence County, these students are scholarship recipients.
• Canton Central School:
• Clifton-Fine Central School
• Colton-Pierrepont Central School
•Edwards-Knox Central School
• Gouverneur Central School
• Hammond Central School
• Hermon-DeKalb Central School
• Heuvelton Central School
• Lisbon Central School
• Madrid-Waddington Central School
• Massena Central School
Jeremiah Von Borstel
• Norwood-Norfolk Central School
• Ogdensburg Free Academy
• Parishville-Hopkinton Central School
• Potsdam Central School
• St. Lawrence Central School
“Support of educational opportunities in a variety of forms continues to be a long-standing part of the history and heritage of the Community Foundation and remains one of our largest annual investments in the people and future of the North Country,” said Rande S. Richardson, Community Foundation executive director. “Many of these awards also honor the legacies of many caring individuals who believed in the value of making education more accessible.”