Our congratulations go to the following for being selected as the 2020 UFCW Local 1459 Scholarship Fund Recipients. They have been awarded $500 grants from among many students who applied for this scholarship.
Brianna Kasala graduated from Wahconah High School 2018 and is currently attending Providence College.
Amber Fillion graduated from Agawam High School in 2018 and STCC 2020. She plans to attend Westfield State University.
Eric Bergeron graduated from South Hadley High School 2020 and plans to attend UMASS Amherst.
Brandon Ricardo graduated from Chicopee Comprehensive High School 2019 and currently attends Holyoke Community College with plans to transfer to Springfield College.
Natalie Falconer graduated from Minnechaug Regional High School 2020 and plans to attend Dean College.
Tarryn Gaherty graduated from Mt. Greylock Regional High School 2020 and plans to attend Smith College.
Jonathan St. George graduated from Chicopee Comprehensive High School 2020 and plans to attend Holyoke Community College.
Kyle Jones graduated from Chicopee Comprehensive High School 2020 and plans to attend Westfield State University.
Jestina Jones graduated from Northampton High School 2020 and plans to attend University of Vermont.
They should be very proud to have won this most prestigious Union honor since recipients of this scholarship must exemplify academic excellence, scholastic achievement and pride in the UFCW Local 1459.
Certainly, we at UFCW Local 1459 are proud to be part of ensuring that talent; motivation, intellectual excellence and union pride are duly rewarded. We know that no matter which institution of higher learning that these recipients graduate from, they will always remember that a Union helped them achieve their academic goals. Thus, we wish them the very best of fortune in their future endeavors and once again, we congratulate them on being exemplary scholars!