HERE ARE THE WINNING NAMES
OF THOSE GOING ONTO COLLEGE:
KATE JOAN CATALANO
& KATRINA KLAMMER
"My name is Daniel Essig and I am Honored to receive the Jill-Maurer Campbell Memorial Scholarship.
I am currently a senior at Valhalla High School and have been very active in my school and community. I am a member of the National Honor Society and Peer Leadership Program. For the past 4 years, I have been a member of the Varsity Golf Team and was named Captain in my senior year. At the age of 14 I joined the Thornwood Fire Dept. and discovered my passion for helping others and firefighting. In the fall, I will be attending Oneonta State and majoring in business.
Thank you so much to the Steuben Association for this generous scholarship and thanks to my dad for being my role model and mentor. I hope to one day follow in his footsteps and join the FDNY."
"Good Luck Dan will all of your future endeavors..."
"Hi, my name is Mary Tyrrell and I am a senior at Bronx High School of Science. I am grateful to be the recipient of the 9-11 Memorial Scholarship
I am a member of the Bronx Science Congressional Debate Team, which is currently the best in the country. I am a part of the Senior Council at my school and the secretary of the Stitch & Relax Group. In school sports I do both cross country and track and field. In the fall I will be attending Tulane University and will double major in history and economics on a pre-law track. In the future I would like to go to law school and work in public service like my Dad did.
I would like to thank the Steuben Association for this gracious opportunity."
"We wish you well with your future goals. It sounds like you are well focused!"
"Hi my name is Kate Catalano,
I am currently a senior at Valley Stream North High School. I would like to thank the FDNY Steuben Association for this award. I am honored to receive this award that will contribute to my academic career at SUNY UAlbany.
Throughout high school I participated in Varsity cross country, Varsity track and field in both the spring and fall seasons, Varsity soccer, grade council, and P.E. leadership. I would also like to thank my dad and my grandfather for all they have done for the fire department and for me.
Thank you again for The Gerard S. Carmosin Memorial Scholarship, it is an honor and very much appreciated.
Hello, my name is Jamie Hopkins. I am 18 years old and a senior at H. Frank Carey High School located in Franklin Square. I would like to personally thank the Steuben Association for the honor in receiving such a generous scholarship. I am using this scholarship money to help with my continuing education at Salisbury University in Maryland. I am employed at Progressive Gymnastics in New Hyde Park, where I teach children cartwheels, tumbles and many other gymnastic skills. I also volunteer at Winthrop Hospital. I’m involved with the teen advisory council where we help make the hospital more child friendly.
I would like to acknowledge the hard work the FDNY performs and the bravery that comes along with this job. My father Billy Hopkins is now retired but still misses it everyday.
Thank you again to the FDNY Steuben Association for granting me the Albert K. Schaffner Memorial Scholarship and to my father for the dedication and appreciation he has for the FDNY.
Thank you, Jamie Hopkins
"Hello! My name is Elizabeth Chipura and I am very honored to receive such an amazing award! I have recently graduated with honors from St. Joseph by the Sea School in Staten Island, NY where I was on the honor roll for 4 years, President of Ladies of Charity, JV and Varsity Lacrosse Captain, a member of the Nat'l Honor Society, as well as a lector, stage manager, and peer tutor. I am also currently a Silver Award Girl Scout and help at various community projects including blood drives. I will be continuing my education at the College of New Jersey in the fall and will be pursuing a career in Early and Elementary Education.
I would like to thank the FDNY Steuben Association for choosing me for this scholarship and award in addition to my father who has helped me through all of life's endeavors."
"Good Luck with all that you do and will do."
"Hi, my name is Ashley Dorrmann. I would like to sincerely thank the FDNY Steuben Association for the honor of receiving this generous scholarship.
I will be graduating from Newburgh Free Academy, this month (June). In high school, I was part of the Nursing Program and received my Certified Nursing Assistant Certification. I was part of the NFA Soccer Team and a player on the Varsity Team for 3 years. I was co-captain my senior year. I am also a volunteer member of the Town of Newburgh Emergency Medical Services. I plan on attending SUNY Orange and majoring in Nursing. My goal is to become a registered nurse.
Again, I would like to thank the FDNY Steuben Association for honoring me with this generous scholarship. I would also like to thank my Father for his service in the FDNY and for submitting my name in for this scholarship. ~Never Forget 09/11/01~."
"Thank You for your gracious Thank You."
“Hi, my name is Katrina Klammer and I am so thankful to receive the Steuben Grand Council of Civil Service Award. I would sincerely like to thank the FDNY and the Steuben Association for this award. I just graduated from Mahopac High School, in Mahopac, NY, where I have played Varsity Soccer, Basketball and Lacrosse throughout High School. I have always been very active throughout my school and community. With all my activities throughout the school and community I have decided that I want to stay active so I will be getting a degree in physical education. I will be continuing my education at SUNY Cortland in the fall while continuing my soccer career. I plan on studying Physical Education and Health. I would also like to thank my father and all he has done for me, my family, my friends, and the FDNY. Thank you again to the Steuben Association for allowing me to receive this award.”
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