Scholarship awards totaling $7,500 were presented to seven local students Tuesday by the Rome College Foundation.
Among the awards:
• Rome College Foundation Scholarships; $1,000 per student — Randee West, Mohawk Valley Community College; Timothy White, Utica College; Christina Carambia, SUNY Polytechnic Institute; Ryan Tamburrino, Hamilton College.
These scholarships are presented to students based on academic achievement, citizenship, and demonstrated need.
• Credit Bureau of Utica/Rome College Foundation Scholarship, $1,000 — Destiny Lennon, Mohawk Valley Community College.
Made possible by the Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida counties, this scholarship supports a mid-career grant for a student pursuing studies in an accredited program at a local college or university, leading to a degree in business or a health-related discipline.
• Rome Professional and Business Women (PBW) Scholarship, $500 — Kendra Adolfi, Mohawk Valley Community College.
This scholarship supports the mission of the PBW of Rome, which is to help women grow personally, professionally and politically.
• Charles T. Beeching/Revere Copper Products Inc. Family Scholarship, $2,000 — Zachary Cortese, SUNY Canton.
The award honors the memory of Charles T. Beeching, who was instrumental in efforts
that led to Revere becoming a locally owned company. Scholarship candidates must be the son or daughter of an employee or owner of Revere.