WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Five local students have received scholarships from The Ruth Taylor Award Fund Committee for the 2013-14 academic year.
The winners are:
Glen Hurwitz of Yonkers , a student at Lehman College pursuing a master’s degree in social work
Meaghan Jones of Ossining , a student at Johns Hopkins University, pursuing a master’s degree in public health, with a concentration in global health
Tim Pellegrin of Valhalla , a student at Hunter College, who is pursuing a master’s of social work degree
Kristy Robinson of White Plains , a student at Hunter College, who is pursuing a master’s of social work degree
Ashley Nicole Simone of Yorktown Heights , a student at City University of New York Graduate Center, pursuing a Ph.D. of Philosophy in clinical psychology with an emphasis in neuropsychology.
Scholarships are given through a partnership between United Way of Westchester and Putnam, Westchester County Department of Social Services and Urban League.
The Ruth Taylor Award Fund, established in tribute to Ruth Taylor, former Commissioner of Public Welfare of Westchester County, gives grants for scholarship awards, for tuition or maintenance, or both.
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