|Michael Schwartz and his parents, Joe and Donna Schwartz, with Amie Alden, GAHWNY Executive Chair at the GAHWNY Spring Meeting held Saturday, April 18th at Bohn's Restaurant in Batavia. (Jason Canaan was not able to attend.)|
Congratulations to the first recipients of the GAHWNY Student History Award!The GAHWNY Executive Board is thrilled to announce the 2014 Student History Awardees:
Jason Canaan of York, Livingston County and Michael Schwartz of Rochester, Monroe County.
Jason and Michael are both 2014 graduates of Monroe Community College. Jason is pursuing a BA in History at SUNY Geneseo and Michael will be working on a BA in History at SUNY Brockport. Each of these two young men received an award of $500 from GAHWNY.
All proceeds from a silent auction will be dedicated to funding the next round of awards to qualifying western New York community college graduates who are accepted to four year college in New York with a history major.
The 2015 application will be available online July 1, 2015. Deadline for applications is December 31, 2015.