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Globe Aware volunteer recognized for community service, awarded scholarship

Globe Aware volunteer recognized for community service will share in a Lions Club scholarship as she prepares to attend Duke University.


Saratoga Lions Club Awards 2020 Scholarships

THURSDAY, 11 JUNE 2020
BY SARATOGA TODAY

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The Saratoga Springs Lions Club Scholarship Committee proudly presents $32,500 in academic awards to seven Saratoga Springs High School Seniors. All seven seniors are pursuing four-years + in academic programs with diverse fields of study.

It is disappointing that the annual Lions awards luncheon was unable to be held this June, however, we are anxious to share these students and the honor they receive for their hard work and perseverance during this difficult senior year.

FIRST ANNUAL LIONS FOUNDATION - JACK BERKOWITZ MEMORIAL $10,000 SCHOLARSHIP

Elizabeth Siebeneck
Duke University/Chemistry - Pre-Med.
elizabeth SiebeneckFirst in the class of 2020, she has received multiple awards and honors for her excellence in scholarship, high character, music (violin) and athletic (tennis) competition. Elizabeth’s community service was at home in Saratoga’s food pantries programs, in class leadership and government roles and abroad in Ghana and Peru as a Globe Aware volunteer. Elizabeth received the highest ranking score of all twenty-seven applicants to receive this scholarship award.

$5000 FOUR -YEAR ACADEMIC PROGRAM AWARDS: THREE AWARDEES

Trinity Hogben
Siena College/Business - Advanced Regents Diploma.
Volunteer work for Special Olympics, Lions Stars Skating, Best Buddies (5 yrs) provided Trinity with leadership skills to be selected for International conferences for Special Olympics both state and national. Channel 13 recognized her as a Kid who Cares for her outstanding community achievement.

Megan Bissonette
College of William and Mary Williamsburg - International Relations.
Leadership as the Leos Club Vice President for 2 years with organization and participation in the club activities as well as community work with her church, the Saratoga Library Book Buddies program, her work ethic and varsity sports provided Megan with this award.

Claire Kelly
Siena College/ Biology - Pre-Med Track with the goal of ER Doctor.
As Leo Club President with dedication to the growth and development of the Leos Club through leading by example, as well as her work ethic, giving to her community through her favorite ,The Skating Stars- A Lions Club Program, Claire clearly demonstrated her Lionism.

$2500 FOUR-YEAR ACADEMIC PROGRAM AWARDS: TWO AWARDEES

Christian Mercado
Roberts Wesleyan College/ Engineering
3+2 dual degree program with RIT Christian is praised in his references for his leadership, positivity, respect and as a team player. He is an avid cross country, track and field athlete and will be running for RWC. As a young entrepreneur, he developed and managed a lawn business and his volunteer work in the community with Food pantries, Adopt a Soldier, Best Buddies and the Marine Biology Club speak to Lionism.

Renee Maslak
University of Notre Dame/ Physics.
NHS Blood Drive Coordinator, Franklin Community Center,Turkey Trot speak to community as well as Honduras on a medical mission. Exceptional work ethic, communication and organizational skills and her determination to discover medical techniques through shadowing experiences are just a taste of her success.

$2500 LEOS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP - AWARDED TO A SENIOR CLUB MEMBER

McClaren Heck
University of South Carolina / Public Health.
Participation in all of the club activities and helping to bring awareness of the club and its mission to the underclassman was McClaren’s strength. Leadership, organization and involvement: what all Lions strive to accomplish.

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