Category Archives: Scholarships

Patriot Awards honor Seaford students and lives lost in the 9/11 terrorist attacks

Seaford High School has awarded its annual Patriot Awards in honor of the five Seaford graduates who were killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks – Thomas Haskell (FDNY), his brother Timothy Haskell (FDNY), John Perry (NYPD), Rob Sliwak (Cantor Fitzgerald), and Michael Wittenstein (Cantor Fitzgerald).

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Scholarship continues legacy of late NYPD Det. Luis Alvarez

Scholarships in the name of retired NYPD Detective Luis Alvarez are helping the children of those who are sick or who have died from World Trade Center-related illnesses, reports Matthew Chayes for NY Newsday. He talks with Jack Santoro, Tommy and Ryan Wilson, beneficiaries of Alvarez scholarships. Luis Alvarez died of World Trade Center-related cancer […]

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Future paramedic honored with scholarship named for first responder lost to 9/11 illness

Ashley Williams, who works for ambulance companies in Nyack, New City, and Congers, has won a scholarship named for Frank DiGianni, EMT paramedic for Rockland Paramedic Services, who died of site-related cancer last year at the age of 62, reports Nancy Cutler for the  Rockland/Westchester Journal News.

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