Nine children and grandchildren of Local 825 members were awarded $10,000 scholarships at a dinner in their honor June 1 at the East Brunswick Hilton

The nine students were selected out of more than 30 applicants. An independent review team headed by Professor Carla Katz, J.D., of Rutgers University and including William Brucher of Rutgers’ School of Management and Labor Relations, Professor James Cooney, J.D., of the School of Management and Labor Relations and Francis Ryan, of the School of Management and Labor Relations.

The awards were presented by Business Manager Greg Lalevee, President John Wood, Secretary Bob Davis, Jack Nacion, Joe Logan and Jim McGowan.

This year’s winners were:

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2016 Scholarship Opportunities

International Union of Operating Engineers Local 825 is pleased to announce that our members have approved an Executive Board recommendation to provide nine scholarship awards of $2,500 per academic year for four years (Freshman through Senior) to nine graduating high school seniors from the class of 2016, who will begin attending a college or university in Fall 2016.

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The Third Annual Poker Run, to benefit the Local 825 Scholarship Fund, will be held on Sunday Sept. 27.

This year’s ride will start at the Local 825 Training Center, 338 Deans Rhode Hall Road, South, Brunswick, NJ, and end with food and music at Moose Lodge, 1240 East Veterans Highway, Jackson, NJ.

Registration is $25 per rider and $15 per passenger. Register early and save $5. Late registration will be available that morning, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

All proceeds from the ride will benefit the Scholarship Fund, a 501 C 3 organization, and are tax deductible. Make checks payable to “Local 825 Scholarship Fund” and send to 65 Springfield Ave., Springfield, NJ 07081.

For more information, contact Melissa at 973-671-6911.

6 Scholarship and 3 Grant Winners honored at Awards Dinner on June 3, 2014

This year, the members of Local 825 awarded six $10,000 scholarships and three $1,500 grants to high school seniors going on to college. The students were honored with members of their families at the Sheraton Edison on June 3.

The winners and their family members were greeted by Business Manager Greg Lalevee, President John Wood, Vice President John Nacion, Recording Secretary Bob Davis, Financial Secretary Joe Logan and Treasurer Jim McGowan.

This year’s scholarships were awarded to:

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Local 825 expands scholarship/grants program, announces 2012 winners

LOCAL 825 EXPANDS ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIPS & GRANTS FOR 2012-13 AND SELECTS WINNERS FROM BIGGER POOL OF APPLICANTS

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Local 825 of the International Union of Operating Engineers has awarded four $10,000 scholarships and six$1,500 grants to high school seniors from throughout New Jersey and Middletown, N.Y.

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IUOE Local 825 awards scholarships & grants for 2011-2012, winners show achievement, service & commitment to labor

For Immediate Release

SPRINGFIELD, NJ, JUNE 13, 2011 – Local 825 of the International Union of Operating Engineers has awarded scholarships and grants to five high school seniors out of a field of 20 qualified applicants who have demonstrated high academic achievement, community service and a commitment to unionism.

The scholarship program, which is open to the children or grandchildren of Local 825’s members, offers two scholarships valued at $10,000 each year ($2,500 a year over four years) and three one-time grants of $1,500.

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