ELMIRA, NY — Calinda Ceterski, of Fulton is among the new Elmira College students recognized with the 83rd awarding of the Elmira College Key in a ceremony held in Peterson Chapel, Cowles Hall.
Presented by the Alumni Association, the Key Award recognizes students for high scholastic achievement, leadership, citizenship, and participation in extracurricular activities.
More than 100 Key Award recipients are currently enrolled at the College, including 30 freshmen. The event was held during Family Weekend, allowing many students’ families to attend the event.
The Elmira Key Award is a merit-based award bestowed upon one outstanding man and woman in their junior or senior year of high school or preparatory school at each participating school.
Each Key Award winner receives an $80,000 scholarship over a four-year period, $20,000 per year, upon enrolling at Elmira College.
Founded in 1855, Elmira College is a private, residential, liberal arts college offering 30-plus majors, an honors program, 17 academic societies, and 20 Division III varsity teams. Located in the Southern Finger Lakes Region of New York, Elmira’s undergraduate and graduate student population hails from more than 20 states and nine countries.