Rome Subway Restaurant, 204 E. Thomas St., named Abigail Minicozzi as the recipient of the $2,500 Fresh Start Scholarship.
The Fresh Start Scholarship provides financial assistance to Subway restaurant employees continuing their education at a college, university or vocational-technical school.
The program is funded by the Frederick A. DeLuca Foundation, Inc.
Minicozzi, the daughter of Mark and Karin Minicozzi, is a 2020 graduate of Rome Free Academy and will attend Syracuse University to study International Relations and Foreign Language.
“I am very proud of Abby. She has been a Subway Sandwich Artist for nearly two years,” said store co-founder Bill Moore. “Our Sandwich Artists work very hard every day to provide their guests with a great restaurant experience. Abby is very deserving of this honor and we wish her continued success.”
More than 250 employees of Subway Restaurants in the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico and Australia were granted scholarships this year.