Trojan AHEPA Chapter 306 Awards $9,600 in Scholarships

TROY, NY – Trojan AHEPA Chapter 306 of Troy, NY held its first virtual Scholarship Awards Ceremony on December 27. AHEPA District 6 Governor Louis Katsos and Secretary Chris Pappis joined the online ceremony, along with the students and their families.

Academic scholarships of $1,200 were proudly awarded to eight outstanding students from the community: Thomas Brosnihan (Bryant University); Christina Dafniotis (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute); Julia Dalakos (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute); Nicolette Gorman (Hudson Valley Community College); Sophia Gorman (SUNY Albany); Steven Krumpholz (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute); Alina McCarthy (Long Island University/LIU Post); Alexis Semon (Hudson Valley Community College). The AHEPA Chapter 306 scholarship program is open to all students from the St. Basil in Troy, NY community who are entering their second year of college.

This was the largest number of scholarships ever awarded in Chapter 306’s long history. Chapter 306 is extremely proud of these young adults and looks forward to their continued academic success and community service. AHEPA District 6 Lodge executive officers praised Trojan Chapter 306 for their contributions to education.


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