Class of ’94 award open to CCS seniors

COOPERSTOWN — The Class of 1994 at Cooperstown Central School is seeking applicants for its annual Christina Wayman Selan Award, named for a classmate who lost her nine-year battle with Hodgkin’s Disease on April 3, 2007.

According to a media release, last year’s award winner, Delilah Griger, received a $1,000 award during the Cooperstown High School Alumni Banquet in June. A fundraising campaign allowed the class to double the amount recipients received in 2018 and 2017.

Wayman Selan is described in the release as an involved athlete who led by example and always gave her best. Academically, she was an honors student both in high school and college. Classmates remember her most for her sincerity, sense of humor and kindness to others.

According to a media release, consideration for the award goes to the Cooperstown senior who most embodies Selan’s moral character, leadership, motivation and sportsmanship

Scholarship applications will be made available to CCS seniors in the school guidance office.

Anyone wishing to contribute to the scholarship may do so by making checks payable to Cooperstown Central School District – Christina Wayman Selan Award Fund and mailing them to Amy Kukenberger, Treasurer, CCS, 39 Linden Ave., Cooperstown, NY 13326.

Scholarship process underway locally

COOPERSTOWN — Leatherstocking Credit Union is accepting applications from local high school seniors for its annual scholarship.

According to a media release, the Credit Union awarded $10,000 in scholarships to young Credit Union members, ranging from $400 to $1,000 per student last year The same amount will be awarded in 2020. Selection is based on community and/or school involvement, and being a well-rounded individual.

Applicants may print the online form at mylcu.org or pick one up at Leatherstocking Credit Union at 24 Glen Ave. in Cooperstown. The deadline to apply is March 25. Applicants must be a member of Leatherstocking Credit Union. Membership packets will be made available upon request.

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