Jenna Kellogg received the Alyn J. Heim Music Scholarship.
The $1,000 scholarship is for a graduating Cattaraugus County student majoring in music. Preference is given to a student recommended by the Cattaraugus County Music Teachers Association. The recipient must demonstrate academic success as well. Paul DeRitter, Mr. Heim’s former student at Manchester Regional High School in Haledon, New Jersey and a musician and music educator at himself, established the scholarship to honor his former teacher. Mr. DeRitter taught elementary general music and instrumental music for 33 years in Franklinville.
Kellogg will be attending Nazareth College to study music therapy.
Madeline Fodor received the first-ever CRCF Merit Scholarship.
Fodor will be attending Allegheny College to study neuroscience.
In total, 20 Allegany-Limestone Central School students received $54,500 in CRCF scholarships this year.
Donations can be made to either 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).