Dutchess Chamber Foundation Presents Nearly $50,000 In Scholarships

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- Twenty-five local students received $50,000 in scholarships from the Chamber Foundation, Inc. Wednesday morning at the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce June Contact Breakfast in Poughkeepsie.

The scholarship recipients and their supporters.
The scholarship recipients and their supporters. Photo Credit: Dutchess County Chamber

The Foundation is a nonprofit educational organization of the Chamber. The breakfast was sponsored by Rhinebeck Bank at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel and Conference Center.


Athena Scholarship:

Sierra Guardiola, Millbrook High School

Amanda Williams, Poughkeepsie High School

Communications Scholarship:

Aren Antreasyan, John Jay High School

Cosimo DiBrizzi Culinary Arts Scholarship (Culinary Institute of America):

Dante Fauci, Highland High School

Nicholas Ranni, Arlington High School

Elizabeth Riehl, Spackenkill High School

Francesca Zani, Spackenkill High School graduate 

Eileen Hickey Nursing Scholarship 

Cassandra Bartelin, Stissing Mountain High School

Juan LaFuente Memorial Scholarship for Engineering & Computer Science: 

Jonayed Ahmed, Arlington High School

Jason Baker, Poughkeepsie High School

Patrick Bubel, Our Lady of Lourdes High School

Kyle Patterson, Arlington High School

Steven and Linda Lant Family Scholarship for Business and Finance: 

Dean Esposito, Arlington High School

Nicholas Esposito, Arlington High School

Sabrina Miele, Arlington High School

David Taylor, John Jay High School

Manufacturing & Trade Scholarship: 

Aaron Tracy, John Jay High School

Richard W. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship:

Marlasia Ashley a Poughkeepsie High School graduate

Victoria Clarke, Arlington High School

Alexandra Greco, John Jay High School

Liam Ollive, Beacon High School

Charles S. North Scholarship for Music and Art: 

Isabel Vazquez, Red Hook High School

Norman and Rita Nussbickel Memorial Scholarship: 

Lauren N. Lacy, Arlington High School

Isabel Quinones, Beacon High School

David Taylor, John Jay High School

Stephanie Zielinski, Roy C. Ketcham High School

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