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Pittsfield Co-op Awards $7,000 in Scholarships to Area Students
12:49PM / Monday, August 15, 2016
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Pittsfield Cooperative Bank has announced that 14 area students have received awards from the bank's Centennial Scholarship Fund.  Each recipient received $500.

Created in 1989 in celebration of the co-op’s 100th anniversary, the Centennial Scholarship Fund has provided more than $295,000 in aid to local students seeking to further their education.  

This year’s recipients are:

Taconic High School:
Richard Garwood, Nicholas Gingras        

Pittsfield High School: Hailey Graham, Allison Hunt         

St. Joseph's Central High School: Michael Peplowski, Nicholas Terpak

Wahconah Regional High School: Kayla Kowalczyk, Erica Perrea, Colleen Kiely     

Monument Mountain Regional High School: Jesse Rogers, Meryl Phair

Mount Everett Regional School: Morgan DeGrenier     

Lee High School: Samantha Touponce

Lenox Memorial High School: Alessandra Arace
"Supporting our community is a hallmark of what we do and these scholarships are an investment in our community's future," J. Jay Anderson, president and CEO of the Pittsfield Co-op Bank, said. "We are proud to support students achieve their dreams and we look forward to welcoming them home to live and work in the Berkshires."


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