Allison Forness received the Joseph and Cecily Higgins scholarship.
The scholarship, established by Joseph and Cecily Higgins, is for an Allegany-Limestone Central School or Archbishop Walsh Academy senior who intends to pursue a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) degree. The scholarship, $10,000 in total, is given in $2,500 yearly disbursements over four years.
Forness will study chemical engineering at the University of Rochester.
Jeffrey Seamon, Taylor Smith and Rajiv Thandla received the John J. Murphy Family Scholarship.
The scholarship is available to area students from Allegany, Cattaraugus, McKean (PA) and Potter (PA) counties, but first preference is for students from Olean area schools. Preference is also given to students whose family members are or have been employed by Dresser-Rand.
Donations can be made to either of these scholarship 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 atwww.cattfoundation.org. CRCF is also on Facebook (facebook.com/cattfoundation) and Twitter (@CattFoundation).