Association gives out two scholarships
HAMBURG — The Sussex County Retired Educators Association gave out two scholarships on June 2 at the association's luncheon meeting.
The Warren D. Cummings Scholarship was awarded to Michele Lawrey who is Graduating from Newton High School with a rank of fourth out of 185. She plans to attend the College of New Jersey where she will apply her passion for sign Language to a career in the field of Deaf Education.
Cummings was an English teacher at Newton High School and a former of the New Jersey Education Association.
The Fred Aug Memorial Scholarship was presented to Sean Gillen, who is Graduating from Vernon Township High School. He plans to major in music education at Ithaca College. Also by coincidence, Fred Aug, former NJ Retiree's Education Association president was a teacher in Vernon Township.
Donations to the SCREA Philanthropic fund are only used for scholarships. Dues Monies are not included.
For more information about the Sussex County Retired Educators, call President Linda Bruno at 973-827-3338 or Treasurer/ Membership Chairwoman Ann Lane at 973-209-4129.
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