AHEPAN Family leaders with scholarship recipients. Photo courtesy of AHEPA
The AHEPA Family of Hempstead joined together as a community to present its 2022 scholarships on Saturday, May 7 afternoon at the hall of the St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Cathedral.
Scholars honored were Constantine Vasilakis and Konstantine Parlapanides and AHEPA District 6 Governor Dean Moskos honored and pined 3 AHEPANS for their years of service: AHEPA 170 Board of Governors Evans Lizardos for 15 years of exceptional service; AHEPA 170 Brother Louis Yeostros for 10 Years of service and AHEPA170 Member, and Sons of Pericles Lord Byron 233 Board of Governor Brother Dean (Constantine) Yeostros.
Fr. Constantin Urasche performed the blessing. The Sons of Pericles served the dinner.
“This Scholarship Awards Easter Dinner Presentation is proudly sponsored by the Cassimates/Cassis family in loving memory of Constantine and Carol Cassis,” said AHEPA chapter 170 President Anastasis Stampolis. “Let these Scholarship awards presentations stand as a testament to what we do with the AHEPA family mission to promote Hellenism, Education, Philanthropy, Civic Responsibility, and Family and Individual Excellence. The Constantine & Carol Cassis Scholarship Awards are by far our largest of the three different scholarship awards programs that the AHEPA family of Hempstead presents.”
President Stampolis explained “The Constantine & Carol Cassis Scholarship program awards presents monetary awards and certificates to up to three qualifying High school seniors and/or First Year College students, one of the three awards goes to a Saint Paul parishioner family member and the other two to AHEPA Family members Family. These awards are based on merit and are accepted through an application to our Scholarship Committee.”
The speaker mentioned the presentation of “The AHEPA Family of Hempstead Greek School Scholastic Awards for four Graduating students of the Cathedral of Saint Paul Greek School Program. Monetary awards, certificates and Medals are presented after the completion of the Greek school program after graduation ceremony in May. The AHEPA Family of Hempstead St. John Chrysostom Oratorical Festival Awards involves participants in the senior and junior speech division and written essay division of The Cathedral of Saint Paul, who win a monetary award with a certificate presented in April.”
Many persons within the AHEPA family worked through the year to make the events a success.
President Stampolis said “we Thank You all for your years of Service! I want to take this time to thank the AHEPA family of Hempstead Events Committee who helped in pre-production and postproduction to put all this together.”
Special appreciation to AHEPA Chapter 170 President Anastasios Stampolis who contributed to this article.
PHILADELPHIA – The Federation of Hellenic Societies of Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley announced that the Evzones, the Presidential Guard of Greece will be participating in the Philadelphia Greek Independence Day Parade on March 20.
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