Essex County freeholders honor Orange student

Essex County freeholders honor Orange student

ORANGE, NJ — The Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders recently honored Shateria Champagne, of Orange, for being named the Essex County recipient of the 2020 Scholarship Program Award from the New Jersey Association of Counties Foundation and SHI International Corporation. The board’s commendation was sponsored by acclamation and delivered to Champagne, in lieu of […]

Reilley Scholarship Foundation gives awards to two seniors

Reilley Scholarship Foundation gives awards to two seniors

NUTLEY, NJ — Despite not being able to meet in person due to COVID-19, the Michael D. Reilley Scholarship Foundation still awarded scholarships to two worthy high school seniors. One winner was Nutley resident Samantha Gabriele and the other was Kristin Bindas, the daughter of an L3Harris Technologies employee. Gabriele and Bindas each received $3,000 […]

Timothy Groves Memorial Scholarship awarded to 14 WOHS seniors

Timothy Groves Memorial Scholarship awarded to 14 WOHS seniors

WEST ORANGE, NJ — For the sixth year in a row, the West Orange Scholarship Fund presented graduating West Orange High School seniors with the Timothy Groves Memorial Scholarship, a scholarship established by Lisa and Donald Shauger in 2014. The scholarship, which is awarded each year at Senior Awards Night, was founded in memory of […]

WO Rotary awards scholarships to 17 honorees

WO Rotary awards scholarships to 17 honorees

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Rotary Club’s annual scholarship ceremony looked a little different this year. The usual plan, when the world isn’t three months into a global pandemic–induced lockdown, is to gather at Mayfair Farms to honor graduating high school seniors from town and award them money to use for college. But with […]

Bloomfield Educational Foundation awards $44K in scholarships

Bloomfield Educational Foundation awards $44K in scholarships

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — On June 4, during the virtual 2020 Scholarship Awards Ceremony, various Bloomfield Educational Foundation board members and scholarship donors presented 19 students with 21 scholarships, totaling $38,000.  An additional $6,000 will be awarded this year by the BEF thanks to the generosity of Candace Straight, benefactor of The Leroy Straight and Dorothy […]

CHSSF extends application deadline

CHSSF extends application deadline

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Due to current circumstances, the Columbia High School Scholarship Fund has extended the deadline for scholarship applications. For CHS seniors and students enrolled in college/technical school, the application deadline has been extended to be postmarked by April 30. The CHSSF will also accept 2018 taxes if 2019 taxes have […]

Rotary offers scholarship for international graduate study

Rotary offers scholarship for international graduate study

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Area Rotary Clubs are offering an international scholarship for students who are interested in pursuing further study abroad. Applicants must live in Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Somerset, Sussex, Union or Warren counties, and must be interested in planning a career in one of the following subject areas: peace and conflict […]

Annual Red and Black Party supports CHS scholarships

Annual Red and Black Party supports CHS scholarships

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Columbia High School Scholarship Fund’s annual Red and Black Party fundraiser was held Sept. 21, raising money for scholarships for CHS graduates for their higher education tuition. Former CHS students returned to Maplewood to talk about how the scholarships they received helped them in their college careers and beyond, and to […]

Red & Black Party for CHS Scholarship Fund

Red & Black Party for CHS Scholarship Fund

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The trustees of the Columbia High School Scholarship Fund will hold the Red & Black Party, aka their annual cocktail reception, on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Maplewood Club, 489 Ridgewood Road in Maplewood. Enjoy an evening of cocktails, delicious hors d’oeuvres and live piano music. RSVP […]

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