OLEAN, N.Y., August 18, 2016 – Five Allegany-Limestone Central School students recently received scholarships established in memory of former local residents and managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation.
Shannia Ball and Jordan Collins received the Gregory D. Spring Perseverance Scholarship.
Established in memory of Gregory Spring of Allegany by his family, this scholarship is available to graduating seniors of Olean High School, Allegany-Limestone, Portville and Hinsdale Central schools pursuing a degree or certification in a trade or technical program.
Ball will be attending St. John Fisher College to study nursing. Collins will study forensic science at Hilbert College.
The scholarship is for a graduating senior from Allegany-Limestone Central School in good academic standing who intends to pursue a 2- or 4-year degree in environmental science or other science-related field. The scholarship, in memory of Nicolas G. Pendl, a 2013 Allegany-Limestone Central School graduate, was established by Peter, Mary and Bethany Pendl; the Pendl and Potter families; the Allegany Engine Company; and friends of Nicolas.
Taylor Anastasia received the Thomas W. Conklin Scholarship.
Donations can be made to any of these funds at CRCF, 301 North Union Street, Suite 203, or online at cattfoundation.org.
Established in 1994, the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation is growing good by connecting donors to the causes they care about most in the region. Grants from the foundation support many areas, including education, scholarships, health care, the arts, community development, human service, and youth development. To learn more, call (716) 301-CRCF (2723), email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit online at www.cattfoundation.org. CRCF is also on Facebook (facebook.com/cattfoundation) and Twitter (@CattFoundation).