NCCC Foundation to Recognize

Distinguished Student Scholars at Annual Scholarship Gala

September 24, 2018

Distinguished Student Scholarship Honorees are (from Left to Right): William Briggs (Lockport); Morgan Sczcepaniak (Barker); Hannah Craig (North Tonawanda); Piper Moffitt (Barker), and Madeline Keyes (Royalton-Hartland).

Distinguished Student Scholarship Honorees are (from Left to Right): William Briggs (Lockport); Morgan Sczcepaniak (Barker); Hannah Craig (North Tonawanda); Piper Moffitt (Barker), and Madeline Keyes (Royalton-Hartland).

Five new Distinguished Student Scholarship recipients will be showcased at the annual NCCC Foundation Scholarship Gala on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute. 

This award is the most prestigious scholarship offered by the NCCC Foundation to incoming freshman. It provides two years of tuition-free education to deserving students. The individuals were selected based on their academic excellence, service to the community, and loyalty to Niagara County.

“Thank you for all the effort and dedication you have invested to make this scholarship possible. Receiving this scholarship makes me proud to carry the NCCC name with me wherever I go with honor. Your investment in me will not be wasted,” says Morgan, a 2018 Distinguished Student Scholar recipient. William, another recipient states, “Your generosity and commitment to NCCC and its students is commendable. I am extremely grateful for this scholarship and the opportunities it will bring me.”

During the 2017-2018 academic year, over $175,000 was awarded to nearly 200 deserving students. Please visit the NCCC website at www.niagaracc.suny.edu/scholarships for a full listing of available scholarships. The deadline to apply for spring 2018 is Friday, October 12, 2018.

In addition to generous private and corporate donations, scholarship opportunities are also supported by the Annual NCCC Foundation Scholarship Gala, the single largest fundraiser for student scholarships. The event will take place at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute and tickets are $125 per person.  NCCC Culinary and Pastry Arts students will prepare tantalizing dishes from around the world. To purchase tickets and make reservations, visit the NCCC Foundation website at www.niagaracc.suny.edu/foundation/gala.php or call the office at 716-614-5910.

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