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Two receive Laurie Anzivine Memorial Scholarship

by kwindus
Tue, Aug 11th 2020 09:00 am

Two recent area graduates received the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation-managed Laurie Anzivine Memorial Scholarship this year.

Erin Herzog, of Smethport Jr./Sr. High School, and Juddson Spako, of Allegany-Limestone Central school each received $500 awards from the Laurie Anzivine Memorial Scholarship Fund.

A scholarship program of the Pink Pumpkin Project, this fund supports two awards – one for a graduating student of a Cattaraugus County high school and one for a graduating student of a Pennsylvania high school in the region served by the Pink Pumpkin Project (30-40 mile radius of Olean, NY) – who have had an immediate family member or guarding go through cancer treatment.

Applicants must also submit an essay explaining what they learned from their family member or guardian who struggled with cancer and the impact it left on them and what advice they would give to someone else who may face the same situation.

Herzog plans to study pre-pharmacy at Clarion University. Spako will attend Edinboro University to study journalism.

Donations can be made to the Laurie Anzivine Memorial Scholarship at CRCF, 301 North Union St., Suite 203 in Olean, or online at cattfoundation.org

Established in 1994, the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation is growing good by connecting donors to the causes they care about most in the region. Grants from the foundation support many areas, including education, scholarships, health care, the arts, community development, human service, and youth development. To learn more, call (716) 301-CRCF (2723), email [email protected], or visit online at www.cattfoundation.org. CRCF is also on Facebook (facebook.com/cattfoundation) and Twitter (@CattFoundation).