Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Richmond Hill Woodhaven Kiwanis Club 27th Annual Scholarship Award Dinner

The Richmond Hill Woodhaven Kiwanis Club held their 27th Annual Scholarship Award Dinner on Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at Manor's Oktoberfest  Restaurant in Forest Hills.

Since 1984, The Richmond Hill Woodhaven Kiwanis Club has been awarding scholarships to graduating high school seniors to assist with their college education. In that time, the Club has awarded $162,375 in 121 grants on the basis of academic achievement coupled with school and community service. Five grants are made annually.

Anisha Gill from Richmond Hill High School and Todd Hirsch of the High School of American Studies at Lehman College were awarded The Mary Quaid Memorial Scholarship.

The Honorees receiving the Joseph A. Iaricci Memorial Kiwanis Scholarship award were:

Leandra Hoeglmeier - Lancaster Central High School
David Hoffman - MacArthur High School
Nadia Ramcharan - Richmond Hill High School

David Slavkin, Assemblyman Michael Miller's Chief of Staff awarded each of this year's honoree's with a proclamation from the New York State Assembly. Assemblyman Miller was unable attend the event due to ongoing budget negotiations in the legislature in Albany.

In addition to this year's honorees, award winners from past years attended the dinner and were awarded their annual scholarship grants.