Operating Engineers Local 825 Awards $90,000 in Scholarships to Nine Grads

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:

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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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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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