CORESSWC awards $17,090 in financial literacy scholarships

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Circle of Rainbow Sisters Seeking Spiritual and Wellness awarded $17,090 in financial literacy scholarships to students in grades five through 12, as well as to college students, in a ceremony held at West Orange Township Hall on July 26. CORESWCC founder Maritza Brown welcomed students and parents along with member Nicole […]

DOI continues to support education

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Daughters of Israel has been a long-time supporter of the District 1199J Aberdeen Solomon David Memorial Scholarship Fund dinner, which was attended on July 12 by the facility’s administration and staff. This year, DOI Certified Nursing Assistant, Theresa Sullivan, pictured, had the pleasure of her grandson, Trevor, winning one of the […]

Timothy Groves Memorial Scholarship awarded to 9 WOHS seniors

WEST ORANGE, NJ — When Donald and Lisa Shauger founded the Timothy Groves Memorial Scholarship with the West Orange Scholarship Fund in 2014, they dreamed it would both make a difference in the lives of West Orange youth and continue to honor the memory of their friend, former West Orange Police Officer Timothy Groves. Four […]

West Orange Scholarship Fund awards $92,000 to graduating seniors

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Scholarship Fund distributed $92,000 in scholarships to graduating West Orange High School seniors at Senior Awards Night on June 7. The evening began with a welcome from West Orange High School Principal Hayden Moore, followed by student recognition for academic excellence and community service. A series of military […]

Rotary gives 17 WO seniors scholarships

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On June 15, one week after the West Orange Rotary Club gave away more than $18,000 to local community organizations, its members gathered for a luncheon reception at Mayfair Farms to award $18,500 in scholarships to 17 college-bound students from West Orange High School and Seton Hall Prep. According to Scholarship […]

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

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 […]