MANCHESTER – Eighteen scholarships totaling $33,500 were awarded this year to Manchester students by the Manchester Township Educational Foundation.
MTEF has awarded $200,500 to 117 students over the past 11 years, according to a press release from the organization.
The awards are made possible by scholarship sponsors: the Hesse Family and the Ocean County Landfill Corp.; the Lakehurst-Manchester Lions Club; River Pointe Men’s and Women’s Clubs; the Senior Citizens Club of Crestwood Village IV; Mr. John Moderack, and Mrs. Romanelli.
Scholarships awarded this year include:
- MTEF/Charles J. Hesse III Memorial Scholarship, Christina Pender
- MTEF/The Hesse Family Scholarship, Iga Kosikowski
- MTEF Special Award, Jack Felipe
- MTEF/Dr. William DeFeo Scholarship, Andrew Dodd
- MTEF/Lakehurst-Manchester LIONS Club, Morgan DePrizio
- MTEF/River Pointe Men’s Club, Jason Javier and Emily Kurilla
- MTEF/River Pointe Women’s Club, Valery Arango and Dominic Racioppi
- MTEF/Senior Citizens Club of Crestwood Village IV, Samantha Walton, Jada Spolizino, Nina Fatima Argayoso, Khayla Wehman, Frances Smalley, Elisa Rosario
- MTEF/Vietnam Veteran Capt. Brian Moderack Memorial Scholarship, Josh Barber
- MTEF/WWII Vet Sgt. Walter Moderack Memorial Scholarship, Jason Downey
- MTEF/Nicole Denise Romanelli Memorial Scholarship, Arceli Yutuk
To volunteer or donate, visit MTEF4Kids.org.