SARANAC LAKE — The winners of this 12 months’s Ladies’s School Scholarship Membership scholarships have been introduced just lately.
The WCSC has been supporting the tutorial efforts of scholars for 83 years. Throughout a number of many years, WCSC has distributed 250 scholarships, together with 90 persevering with schooling scholarships for non-traditional college students, for a complete of $230,765 as of spring 2022.
This custom of supporting schooling continues, with 5 highschool recipients and 4 persevering with schooling recipients every receiving a $1,500 scholarship from the WCSC, for a complete contribution of $13,500 to additional schooling within the Saranac Lake neighborhood.
The 5 Saranac Lake Excessive Faculty seniors’ scholarships are primarily based not solely on tutorial achievement, but additionally on neighborhood service, monetary want and different elements. The 2022 winners are as follows:
¯ Alex LaDue is the daughter of Chad and Becky LaDue of Saranac Lake. She is going to examine early childhood schooling at Nazareth School. Alex was concerned in three sports activities (soccer, basketball and lacrosse), was president of the Key Membership and member of the Nationwide Honor Society in highschool, which she balanced together with her neighborhood actions because the 2022 Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Court docket spokesperson, work with native youth sports activities packages and volunteering at a number of harvest dinners. She has labored as a camp counselor on the YMCA, Camp Ampersand in Saranac Lake.
¯ Mayah Land is the daughter of Jodi Denton and Pete Land of Saranac Lake and Lake Clear. She is going to examine the organic sciences on the College of Denver. Mayah was captain of the alpine ski crew, president of the Out of doors Membership and secretary of the Nationwide Honor Society in highschool. Her neighborhood service actions included mask-making on the top of the pandemic, cleansing up highways and tutoring. Mayah has labored at St. Regis Canoe Outfitters and the Mount Pisgah Leisure Heart.
¯ Nate McCarthy is the son of Kevin and Kerry McCarthy of Saranac Lake. He’ll examine Environmental Biology at SUNY ESF. Nate was class president, performed soccer and basketball and supported his neighborhood by teaching youth soccer and volunteering at Ironman. He has labored at ADK Noodle Firm in addition to a white water rafting information.
¯ Lydia Wamsganz is the daughter of Jason and Nicol Wamsganz of Saranac Lake. She is going to examine the biomedical subject at St. Lawrence College. Lydia supported her neighborhood by operating the American Crimson Cross Blood Drive. She labored at Donnelly’s Ice Cream store.
¯ Juliana DeChavez is the daughter of Rommel and Carrie DeChavez of Saranac Lake. She is going to double main in dance and new media and visible arts at Fordham College. Juliana was scholar council president, Nationwide Honor Society co-president and a part of the Live performance Choir, balanced with neighborhood actions like volunteering as a youth ballet trainer and a blood drive organizer. She has labored as a waitress and bartender at Campfire Bar and Grill.
Persevering with schooling winners
The grownup persevering with schooling scholarships are given to college students who’re returning to academia to additional their careers. The 2022 winners are as follows:
¯ Baylee Annis of Saranac Lake is pursuing a grasp of ccience in therapeutic recreation at SUNY Cortland. She seems to be ahead to supporting her residence neighborhood, particularly of us who wrestle with psychological and bodily well being challenges, after commencement.
¯ Molly Simms of Lake Placid is learning radiologic know-how at North Nation Group School. She plans to pursue a profession within the well being subject upon commencement.
¯ Shavon Thomas of Hogansburg is learning environmental science and forestry – ethnobotany at Syracuse College. She hopes to work within the pure science subject following commencement.
¯ Karen Welch of Mineville is pursuing a grasp of Science in Marriage and household remedy, together with a certificates program in substance abuse counseling, at Capella College. Her profession objective is to work for Essex County Psychological Well being upon commencement.
New members and donations to the WCSC are at all times welcome. For extra info, name 518-637-9575, or ship donations to P.O Field 343, Saranac Lake, NY 12983.