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SCIP Youth Scholarship & Leadership Organization Gala Honors Educators Claes Nobel of Nobel Prize Family & Rudy Crew of Medgar Evers College

 Selective Corporate Internship Program founders honor Dr. Rudy Crew, president, Medgar Evers College, for his impact on New York City education (L-R) Rudy Crew, Monica Mancebo, Miguel Mancebo

Selective Corporate Internship Program founders honor Dr. Rudy Crew, president, Medgar Evers College, for his impact on New York City education (L-R) Rudy Crew, Monica Mancebo, Miguel Mancebo

The Selective Corporate Internship Program (SCIP), an innovative New York City leadership program for urban youth, held its 17th anniversary gala celebration “An Evening with the Stars” on April 24 at Battery Gardens in New York. Founded in 1997 by Monica and Miguel Mancebo, SCIP provides intensive, business environment training to talented inner city high school and college students from New York City New Jersey and Connecticut.

The elegant “An Evening with the Stars” gala honored notable stars from business and education: Claes Nobel, co-founder & chairman of the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) and senior member of the Nobel Prize family, (The Humanitarian Of The Year Award); Dr. Rudy Crew, president, Medgar Evers College (Ambassador of The Year Award); Barry McLaughlin, executive director, First Tee of Metropolitan New York (Corporation Of The Year Award); Maximo Muniz, senior partner, New York Life Insurance Company (Leadership Of The Year Award; Dionicio Perez, executive director, J.P. Morgan Chase & Company, PRIMER, Mitchell & Titus, LLP (The Partnership Of The Year Award Recipients) and Mark Whalen, president & CEO, MJ Whalen Consulting, LLC (Advocate of The Year Award).

“We recognize their unwavering commitment in the shared vision ‘to enlighten, employ, and empower our future leaders and entrepreneurs’ in the community,” says Monica Mancebo, SCIP co-founder. “We present these awards annually to individuals who have distinguished themselves and their companies by successfully demonstrating a strong commitment to service.”

Among the highlights at the gala was the recognition of SCIP Alumni. This year’s Rising Stars were Bradley

Claes Noble of Nobel Prize family and founder of National Society of High School Scholars (center) is surrounded by student winners at SCIP gala

Claes Noble of Nobel Prize family and founder of National Society of High School Scholars (center) is surrounded by student winners at SCIP gala

Chukwuma, staff accountant at Fox 5; Francois Cedoit, auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Rima Abdelkader, journalist, NBC News.

“This 17th year milestone was earmarked with gala chair, Sterling Roberson, vice president, United Federation of Teachers,” adds Miguel Mancebo, SCIP co-founder.

Serving as the Emcee for the event was Ms. Jessica Asencio, founder of the Latino Networks Coalition at J.P. Morgan Chase & Company. Dzul Dance Company was part of program showcase. Major corporate supporters included: The New York Life Insurance Company, The United Federation Of Teachers [UFT]; JPMorgan Chase, First Tee of Metropolitan New York, Victorinox Swiss Army, Clarins Fragrance Group, American Express, Major League Baseball, Harvey Foster Impact Capital Group, LLC USTA, Thierry Mugler, PRIMER, Mitchell & Titus, Colgate, Urban Print and Motion , NBC, Staples, HarveyFoster Impact Capital Group, LLC Georgetown College, Penn State, Medgar Evers College, Rutgers University, Lehman College, Baruch College, Fairleigh Dickerson University, Thiel College, Brooklyn College, and many others.

The SCIP program provides bright, promising New York and New Jersey high school students and college students with corporate mentoring, leadership development and internship opportunities to gain valuable business skills. SCIP also offers leadership training, development and internship / Full time placement opportunities through its alumni program.

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