Jane Forbes Clark, president of The Clark Foundation, recently announced its Board of Directors has approved first-year college scholarship grants to 182 students, totaling $703,400.
Students receive Clark Foundation Scholarships based on academic achievement, citizenship qualities and service to their communities and schools. Approximately 700 students presently attending institutions of higher learning will be eligible for renewal of Clark Foundation grants for the next academic year. The foundation anticipates providing more than $3.8 million in scholarships for the next academic year. Close to 11,000 students have participated in the program since its inception in 1961.
The recipients of initial grants for the 2014-15 academic year are as follows:
The Clark Foundation has awarded new scholarships for the 2014-2015 academic year to the following students who are members of The Class of 2014 at their local high school.
Cherry Valley-Springfield Central School: Zane Ann Ashford, Samantha Bardwell, Frances Lynn Bukovsky, Josephine Masayo Chiba, Brian Hunter Cox, Emma Collett Harnett, Samuel James Johnson, Lauren Elizabeth Loucks, Olivia R. Porter, Marlise Horvath Schneider, Cody John Sears, Nash Robert Van Dyke and Chelsea Marie Zembower.
Cooperstown Central School: Taylor Dorsey Bayes, Catherine Grace Borgstrom, Caitlin N. Briggs, Emily Elizabeth Calkins, Anneliese Carrascoso, Youtse Ngolha Dori, Nicholas David Fanion, Emily Celia Greenberg, Christina Mary Grigoli, Margaret Elizabeth Hall, Lindsay Ann Harloff, Joseph Adam Harmon, Aaron Benjamin Idelson, James Vincent Johnson, Joseph William Katz, Elle June Kenyon, Jacob Christopher Lansing, Kelsey Hunter Lent, Lucas Payson Lyons, Sarah Jane Morosko, Brianna Erin Palmatier, Madeleine Brane Sandler, Dylan Reid Snyder, Park Garland Summers, Kyle Scott Tallman, Adrianna Nicole Valentine, Spencer E. Vann, Ellen Patricia Vibbard, Patrick Vincent Wilson, Jonathan Xi lung Zhang, David Benjamin Zoltick and Jaime Sloan Zoltick.
Edmeston Central School: Grey Curtis Bennis, Kelsey Anne Bressett, Paige Kathleen Bressett, Brianna L. Dunham, Amanda Katharyn Gelatt, Elisha Harold Madison, Kelly Elizabeth Menendez, Kaylee Lanor Schworm, Rachel Taite Squier, Logan Alan Vibbard and Josie Linn Waite.