Sylvia and Sandy Squires Scholarships Awarded

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At a recent Fulton Noon Rotary Club meeting, the awards were announced for this year’s Sylvia and Sandy Squires Scholarships.  The Sylvia and Sandy Squires scholarship is awarded to a student attending college for four years.  This year’s winner was Kristen Kush.  Bill Rasbeck introduced Ken Avery, Fulton City School Athletic Director, who introduced the four current Sandy and Sylvia Squires Scholarship Recipients.  Each student talked a little about himself or herself.

In the photo, from the left is Ken Avery.

Tim Farfaglia – is in his senior year at Niagara University majoring in English and intends to join the Americorp Program before finishing his grad work.

Chris Johnson – will be a junior this year at Daemon College majoring in Business Admin/Sports Management, this year he was on the college soccer team and traveled all over the country.

Cameron Cotton – will be a sophomore at Brown University majoring in Economics and Literacy Arts.  He spent his first year heavily involved in football and was involved in community events including bench pressing for cancer, working with physically challenged children and the football team was able to help with “Extreme Home Makeover”.

Kristen Kush – the newest college bound student will be attending William Smith College in Geneva, major unknown but wants to play basketball and keep playing her trumpet.

Bill Rasbeck retired Superintendent of Schools, who introduced the program.

The membership applauded these fine student and their accomplishments and then Ken finished with an update on the school’s building project, which includes improving the athletic facilities.  Expected date of completion if all goes well should be late fall 2009.