Members of the IUOE Local 825 presented $10,000 scholarships to nine graduating high school seniors Tuesday at the East Brunswick Hilton.
The scholarship money was raised by Local 825 members over a 12-month period through a series of fundraising activities, including a golf outing, a sporting-clays rifle shoot; a dinner dance; and a motorcycle “Poker Run.”
“We hope that these awards will help students reach their potential through higher education,” said Greg Lalevee, Local 825’s Business Manager. “Given the ever-increasing costs involved, these scholarships mean a lot to the families who receive them.”
Six scholarships were awarded on the basis of academic performance and three were awarded for achievements in athletics, service and understanding of union values.
The winners were: