Four Chautauqua County Residents Awarded Scholarships

ALFRED – Four Chautauqua County residents have each been awarded scholarships to attend Alfred State.

Nathanael Cimo of Jamestown was awarded $16,700 a year for the Excellence in Education Scholarship. Cimo is slated to graduate in 2013 from Jamestown High School and intends to enroll in the computer information systems program.

John Nickerson of Brocton was awarded $6,600 a year for the Presidential Scholarship. Nickerson is slated to graduate in 2013 from Brocton Central School and intends to enroll in the architectural technology program.

Kevin Burns of Dunkirk was awarded a $1,000 a year Educational Foundation Academic Distinction Scholarship. Burns is slated to graduate in 2013 from Dunkirk High School and intends to enroll in the business management program.

Lashonda Moreland of Dunkirk was awarded a $1,000 per year Educational Foundation Academic Distinction Scholarship. Moreland is slated to graduate in 2013 from Dunkirk High School and intends to enroll in the nursing program.

The Excellence in Education Scholarship offers free tuition, room and board and is awarded to students who possess a 93 or better high school average through their junior year and who have achieved at least a 1200 combined SAT score or a composite ACT score of 26. Students must apply for financial aid. Recipients must maintain a required grade point average to continue to receive funding in subsequent semesters.

The Presidential Scholarship offers free room and is awarded to students who possess a 90 or better high school average through their junior year and who have achieved a minimum SAT score of 1150 or a composite ACT score of 25. Recipients must maintain a required grade point average to continue to receive free room in subsequent semesters.

The Educational Foundation Academic Distinction Scholarship, based on scholastic achievement, is from the Educational Foundation of Alfred Inc., according to Deborah Goodrich, associate vice president for enrollment management at Alfred State.