The Operating Engineers of Local 825 stage events throughout the year to help deserving students afford a college education. This year, independent judges from Rutgers University selected ten winners of the annual contest.
Seven scholarships were awarded on the basis of academic performance and three were awarded for achievements in athletics; community service; and understanding of union values.
Business Manager Greg Lalevee thanked the members who volunteer to run the events, the volunteers who contribute to them and the Rutgers judges who evaluate the entries. “We are please that we have been able to sustain these awards year after year and to help make college a little more affordable to our children and grandchildren,” Lalevee said. The winners were: