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PEF Division 245 awards $4,000 in scholarships

graduation_cap_and_diplomaBLUEPEF Division 245 at the state Labor Department has awarded a total of $4,000 in scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year to the children of nine members of the division.

Three of the scholarships are each for $1,000. The division also awarded a $200 scholarship for the purchase of books to the eight “runners up” for the $1,000 scholarships.

Winners of the $1,000 scholarships are: Ariel and Gabriel Altaras, daughter and son, respectively, of member Rachel Rosenberg; and Sarah Schwartz, daughter of member Rebecca Schwartz.


Winners of the $200 book scholarships are: Nicolas Monty, son of Barbara Monty; Justin Johnson, son of John Johnson; Jose Kezia, son of Jose Kurian; Brandon Medina, son of Jose Medina; Andrew Au Yeung, son of Lee Shing Au Yeung; Isaac Akanmu, son of Olaniyi Akanmu; Chaya Schwartz, daughter of Rebecca Schwartz; and Xiaomeng Yang, child of Wei Hu. — Sherry Halbrook

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