SUEZ and the New York Chapter of the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) have announced the recipients of $3,000 scholarships designed to assist high school seniors who will pursue degrees related to the water industry. The winners were honored at an awards dinner at the Hotel Thayer in West Point.
“We know that it’s critically important to support bright, hard-working young people who will serve as the future leaders of the water industry,” said Chris Graziano, vice president of SUEZ operations in New York. “This program helps students gain the resources they need to pursue higher education in STEM-related fields.”
The scholarships were awarded to:
Lindsey Aprahamian attends Clarkstown South where she is a member of several Honor Societies and the recipient of Academic Excellence Awards. Her activities include the Dance Squad, Girl Scouts and tutoring English as a Second Language. She will major in environmental science at the University of Michigan.
Kerry Gettler is a student at Pearl River High School where she has received many academic honors. In addition, Kerry is a New York State Scholar-Athlete of the Year. She is also an All State, All County and All Section field hockey player. She will attend Cornell University and plans to become an environmental attorney.
Matthew Wain attends Nanuet Senior High School where he is a member of the National and Spanish Honor Societies. He is a soccer player who has received All League, All County and All Section honors. He was a Journal News Scholar-Athlete of the Week. He will study engineering at Villanova.