In short, it was a blast. Members came together for a great time at the Lehigh Valley Sporting Clays site to raise money for the Local 825 scholarship fund. Thanks to John Rocco for pulling it together and Greg Lalevee who was on hand to congratulate the prizewinners. Everyone got 100 chances to hit a clay pigeon and some did better than others. But everyone had fun … here’s some more proof.
Our members and children are invited to apply for scholarships available through the New Jersey Steel Association, to help pay for attendance at any institution of higher learning (University, College, Junior College, Technical or Trade School).
Preference will be given to applicants who pursue either a degree or certificate in architecture, engineering or other vocation directly related to the construction industry.
Applications must be received by July 6, 2016. For application details, click below.
Jack Daly Les Hynes Scholarship Fund – 2016 – Sponsored by The New Jersey Steel Association
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:
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.
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.
This year, the members of Local 825 awarded the largest number of scholarships in the fund’s history. Nine $10,000 scholarships were awarded to graduating high school seniors who plan to attend college in the fall of 2015.
This year’s scholarships were awarded to:
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:
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.
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.