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Son of 9/11 firefighter receives scholarship

Jordan Williams, a sophomore at Kennesaw State University, has won a scholarship from the National Law Enforcement and Firefighters Children’s Foundation. The NLEAFCF scholarship and grant program began in 2006 and recognizes outstanding children of firefighters or law enforcement officers killed or disabled in the line of duty. Twenty-eight scholarships were awarded, reports the Rockdale Newton Citizen. Williams’ father […]

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Wayne Valley High senior receives scholarship honoring alumnus Paul Acquaviva, who died on 9/11

Komal Nerurkar, a graduating senior at Wayne Valley High School, was awarded the Paul Acquaviva Scholar-Athlete Memorial Award. The scholarship is an award worth $4,000 in memory of Paul A. Acquaviva, Esq., who was killed by terrorists on September 11, 2001 reports Minjae Park in The Record. The scholarship is awarded annually to a student who excels, as Acquaviva […]

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Warren Booth III pleads guilty for looting Arthur J. Jones Scholarship Fund

Amanda Bernocco writes in The Southampton Press that Warren Booth III pleaded guilty to a felony charge of grand larceny. Booth admitted to stealing money from the Arthur J. Jones Scholarship Fund. Arthur J. Jones was killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 while working at Carr Futures in the North Tower of the World Trade […]

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