WOSF announces new scholarship to honor Patricia Villarosa

WOSF announces new scholarship to honor Patricia Villarosa

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Scholarship Fund has announced the establishment of a new scholarship to honor the memory of beloved Washington Elementary School teacher Patricia Villarosa, who died in March. Villarosa was a first-grade teacher at Washington Elementary School for more than 20 years, a long-time resident of West Orange and an […]

CHSSF continues to support grads seeking higher ed

Community comes together to support CHS students, grads

CHSSF continues to support grads seeking higher ed

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Columbia High School alumni and students gathered in the school’s library for the annual Columbia High School Scholarship Fund reception June 7, to meet the donors who provided the funds for their scholarships and share their continuing education plans. The 95-year-old nonprofit organization has given away more than $1.3 million in scholarships […]

County Prosecutors Association of NJ announces scholarship opportunities

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey annually awards scholarships to college, graduate and law students. Each scholarship is a one-year grant in the amount of $3,500 paid directly to the recipient. Scholarship recipients from previous years are ineligible; all applicants must be New Jersey residents and demonstrate financial need. To […]

Local scholarship winners to perform at Maplewood Glee Club’s spring concert

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Every spring since 1971, the Maplewood Glee Club awards a scholarship to a high school senior intending to study music in college and beyond. According to club scholarship Chairman Steve Adamczyk, “This year, the level of talent was so phenomenal, we handed out two!” The winners, Hunter Kovacs, a musical theater tenor […]

Financial Readiness Scholarship fundraiser at WOHS

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Circle of Rainbow Sisters Seeking Spiritual and Wellness Connection is holding its annual fundraiser, “Women Who Rock the Kitchen,” on Sunday, March 25, from 3 to 7 p.m. in the Tarnoff Cafeteria at West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave. Monies raised will go toward the organization’s Financial Readiness Academic Scholarship Award Program. The […]

WOHS celebrates Black History Month at annual scholarship dinner

WOHS celebrates Black History Month at annual scholarship dinner

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual Black History Scholarship Dinner at West Orange High School on Feb. 9 provided an evening of performances celebrating and recognizing the accomplishments, achievements and struggles of the black community. The event was presented by the Student Council and advisers Catherine Connors, Jodi Costanza and Krista Romanyshyn. “We are here […]

Bowling fundraiser garners $4K for graduating WOHS seniors

Bowling fundraiser garners $4K for graduating WOHS seniors

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The fifth annual “Bowling for Scholarship Dollars,” held Feb. 3 at Eagle Rock Lanes, raised $4,000 to provide scholarships to graduating West Orange High School seniors. “The event was a sold-out success,” WOHS Principal Hayden Moore said in a press release. Moore and the Principal Scholarship Team began the popular event […]

Fifth annual ‘Bowling for Scholarship Dollars’ set for Feb. 3

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The fifth annual “Bowling for Scholarship Dollars” will be held Saturday, Feb. 3, at Eagle Rock Bowling Lanes, 424 Eagle Rock Ave. in West Orange, from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. The popular event raises funds for West Orange High School Principal Hayden Moore’s scholarships, which are awarded to graduating seniors each […]