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FSCNY Scholarship Award Winners 2017

Seven students from New York City and Suffolk County received more than $35,000 in scholarship money and prizes, as part of the 2017 Young Leaders Scholarship Award offered by Financial Service Centers of New York (FSCNY) and sponsored by MoneyGram International.
The awards were presented at FSCNY’s Annual Scholarship Luncheon, Tuesday May 16th, at the Brooklyn Bridge Marriott, during FSCNY’s 25th Annual Conference & Exposition.  

L-R: Sirajum Sandhi (Frankin D. Roosevelt High School, Brooklyn), Jannatul Yesmin (John Dewey High School, Brooklyn), Michael Milo Truppin (Bronx High School of Science), Thomas Heslop, High School for Public Service Heroes of Tomorrow, Brooklyn), Katharina Chong (Smithtown High School East, St. James, Suffolk County), Maesha Shonar (Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics).  Photo Credit: Roberto Soler

FSCNY’s Annual Scholarship Luncheon, held during FSCNY’s 25th Annual Conference & Exposition, at the Brooklyn Bridge Marriott.
Now in its 21st year, FSCNY’s Young Leaders Scholarship Program has granted nearly $800,000 dollars to 324 students since its inception in 1996.
Full list of FSCNY 2017 Scholarship Award Recipients:
*  Maesha Shonar, Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics, the Bronx (Gene Schott Memorial Scholarship Award)
*  Thomas Heslop, High School for Public Service Heroes of Tomorrow,Brooklyn (William Siegel Memorial Scholarship Award)
First Place Scholarship Awards:
*  Jannatul Yesmin, John Dewey High School, Brooklyn
*  Sirajum Sandhi, Frankin D. Roosevelt High School, Brooklyn
*  Michael Milo Truppin, Bronx High School of Science, Manhattan
*  Katharina Chong, Smithtown High School East, St. James (Suffolk County)
* Emily Peterson, Smithtown High School East, St. James (Suffolk County)

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