$106,000 Scholarship dollars awarded to
18 Hunterdon Students
One of the largest
private scholarship funds in New Jersey
has just awarded 18 Hunterdon High
School Students with $106,000.
to Hunterdon County, the Fund awards
high school students with financial
needs who have also achieved excellent
recipients are a diverse group who
worked hard to achieve outstanding
grades, participated in community
giving, and held part-time jobs to help
meet current expenses. In a required
essay, each student openly shared their
life story of the challenges they
overcame to achieve academic success and
the vision they hold to make a
difference in life.
Since its humble
beginnings in 1956, the Jennie M Haver
Scholarship Fund has awarded 533
students over $1.6 Million.
scholarship program is funded by
donations of individuals and businesses
in the community who recognize the value
of higher education as a good return on
the fund received a $15,000 bequest from
the estate of Gus and Anne Wachholz,
longtime residents of Annandale.
and uncle had the resolute belief that a
higher education needs to be accessible
to the brightest academic minds
regardless of financial need” said Mr.
William Kottke, nephew of Anne Wachholz.
“And, I am proud to partner with the
Haver Scholarship Fund to administer my
Daniella Fodera, a
student at North Hunterdon, receives the
of 3 named Wachholz scholarships focused
on the study of engineering.
award, in combination with a memorial
scholarship, is $10,000.
She will be
attending Lehigh University in the fall
to study Bio-engineering.
Voorhees High School, was chosen to
receive the “Ella Haver Science
Scholarship” in the amount of $13,000.
also of Voorhees was granted $10,000 to
study at Rutgers where he will major in
of $6,000 Haver Memorial awards are:
Woravan Tangtrakul from South Hunterdon;
Jessica Fielding and Andrea Jindracek
both from Voorhees; Jacqueline
Zuccarelli, Stefanie Sciacca, and
Timothy Woody all from North Hunterdon;
Gwendolyn Paul from Delaware Valley;
and, Tim Perkins and Taylor Baber from
Fund offers scholarships in specific
recipients of these awards are: Danielle
Kobner from Central for Nursing; Asley
Luster from South Hunterdon for Civic
Achievements; Ian Bydalek for
Agriculture and Matthew Migliorino for
Music, both from Delaware Valley; Taylor
Beaver for Vocational Training and
Eyislentd Jimenez for Education, both
from North Hunterdon.
“While some people
might take education for granted, said
Katherine Bagin Theleman, fund
president, “the recipients of the Haver
Scholarship have demonstrated their
steadfast and unflinching passion for
education despite challenges life throws
into their paths.
resilient, positive, thankful, and not
afraid to work hard.
We are very
proud of the class of 2014. They
represent the hope for a better
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