Twenty-Seven Students Awarded Milford Chamber of Commerce Trust Scholarships
 
05/23/2016 11:00 AM

 

$23,500 in Scholarships Presented at May 20th Chamber of Commerce Luncheon

 

 

Milford, Conn, (May 23, 2016) – Twenty-seven exceptional students were presented college scholarships at the Annual Milford Chamber Trust Scholarship Presentation and State of the City Luncheon presented by the Milford Regional Chamber of Commerce on Friday, May 20th at Aldario’s Restaurant. The $23,500.00 in scholarship funds was provided by the Milford Chamber of Commerce Trust Fund as well as generous donations from area businesses and private donors.

 

 

The Milford Chamber Trust raises money for these scholarships through the annual BIC Golf Classic tournament. BIC Corporation is the major tournament sponsor and Kenneth E. Brannin, then VP of production at BIC, launched the tournament in 1997 to benefit the Milford Chamber Trust scholarships. At the time of its inception the Chamber Trust funded one $500 college scholarship. That number grew to $7,500 in year 2000 and now awards over $20,000 every year for student scholarships, with a total of $23,500 awarded in 2016.

 

 

The scholarships granted are for various fields of study.  The Milford Chamber of Commerce Trust congratulates the 2016 recipients and wishes them best of luck in their future endeavors.

 

 

The Edmund Meinket Memorial Scholarship, $1,000.00 - Kavita Rana

Jonathan Law High School, attending The University of Connecticut

 

 

Berchem, Moses & Devlin Scholarship, $1,000.00 - Julia Mahroos

Joseph Foran High School, attending The University of San Diego

 

 

The Frederick A. DeLuca/SUBWAY Scholarship (1 of 2), $1,000.00 - Dylan Minowa

Joseph Foran High School, attending George Washington University

 

 

The Frederick A. DeLuca/SUBWAY Scholarship (2 of 2), $1,000.00 - Amita Sastry

Jonathan Law High School, attending Brown University

 

 

Kingdom Life Christian Church Scholarship, $1,000.00 - Kelly Scianna

Jonathan Law High School, attending Elms College

 

 

Jon Lorensen's Acura of Milford Scholarship, $1,000.00 - Ireoluwatomiwa Opayemi

Jonathan Law High School, attending The University of Connecticut

 

 

The University of Bridgeport Scholarship, $1,000.00 - Alyssa Lewandowski

Platt Tech High School, attending The University of Bridgeport

 

 

The McInnis Companies Scholarship (1 of 2), $500.00 - Samantha Mitchell

Joseph Foran High School, attending Pace University

 

 

The McInnis Companies Scholarship (2 of 2), $500.00 - Madison Wong

Joseph Foran High School, attending Sacred Heart University

 

 

R. J. Reuter Business Success Scholarship, $500.00 - Cedrick Lingane

Joseph Foran High School, attending Yale University

 

 

Milford Chamber Health and Wellness Council Scholarship, $1,000.00 - Veolette Hanna

Jonathan Law High School, attending The University of Connecticut

 

 

The Milford Arts Council Trust Scholarship, $500.00 - Julia Farrell

Joseph Foran High School, attending Fairfield University

 

 

Connecticut Property Appraisers, in Memory of Maren Sanchez, $500.00 - Adam Streeter

Jonathan Law High School, attending Champlain College

 

 

Annual Milford Oyster Festival Linda Stock Memorial Scholarship (1 of 2), $500.00 - Michelle Hovey

Joseph Foran High School, attending The University of Alabama

 

 

Annual Milford Oyster Festival Linda Stock Memorial Scholarship (2 of 2), $500.00 - Emily Carroll

Jonathan Law High School, attending University of North Georgia

 

 

The Daniel T. Meisenheimer Jr. Memorial Scholarship, $2,500.00 - Luciano Borrelli

Lauralton Hall High School, attending Providence College

 

 

The Marcel Bich Memorial Scholarship, $1,000.00 - Noah Hubler

Joseph Foran High School, attending The University of Arizona

 

 

The Kathleen Alagno Scholarship, $1,000.00 - Molly Flanagan

Joseph Foran High School, attending Southern CT State University

 

 

The Kenneth E. Brannin Memorial Scholarship, $1,000.00 - Hannah Buckley

Joseph Foran High School, attending Endicott College

 

 

Stonebridge Restaurant Scholarship, $1,000.00 - Alyssa Paladino

Jonathan Law High School, attending the University of Connecticut

 

 

Colonial Toyota Scholarship, $1,000.00 - Amber Lewandowski

Platt Tech High School, attending Eastern CT State University

 

 

Golden Hands Scholarship (1 of 2), $500.00 - Natalie Henry

Joseph Foran High School, attending Quinnipiac University

 

 

Golden Hands Scholarship (2 of 2), $500.00 - Jordan Cubero

Platt Tech High School, attending The University of New Haven

 

 

The Humanitarian Scholarship, $500.00 - Julia Gaul

Joseph Foran High School, attending The University of Connecticut

 

 

The Connecticut Post Mall Scholarship, $1,000.00 - Gianna Laezzo

Jonathan Law High School, attending Pennsylvania State University

 

 

Napoli Nissan Scholarship, $1,000.00 - Joseph Bartone

Joseph Foran High School, attending Worcester Polytechnic Institute

 

 

Napoli Indoor Auto Outlet Scholarship, $1,000.00 - Emma Shea

Jonathan Law High School, attending Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

 

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About the Milford Chamber of Commerce Trust Fund

The Milford Chamber of Commerce Trust Fund was founded in 1981 for educational, charitable, scientific and literary purposes and is administered by the Milford Chamber of Commerce, Inc. The “Chamber Trust” is a nonprofit (501C-3). The Board of Trustees is comprised of Past Presidents/Chairmen of Milford Chamber of Commerce, Inc.

 

 

Over the past 20 years the Chamber Trust has provided funding for multiple charitable purposes including humanitarian aid to victims of natural disasters through such groups as the United Way of Milford, American Red Cross, Beth-El Shelter, Rotary Foundation and Sandy Hook Fund.

 

 

To date, the Chamber Trust has encouraged and fostered educational goals by awarding hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships to area youth, as well as providing mini-grants to students in the Milford school system.

 

 

About the Milford Regional Chamber of Commerce

The mission of the Milford Regional Chamber of Commerce is to be a visionary leadership organization dedicated to serving the needs of our member businesses, fostering economic growth, and improving the quality of life in Milford, CT and the surrounding region.

 

 

For more information please contact Mary Elizabeth Allbert, Director of Communications at 203-878-0681 or email mallbert@milfordct.com.

 
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