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Two Portville seniors receive career/tech scholarships

by kwindus
Mon, Jun 21st 2021 09:40 am

Two graduating Portville Central School seniors recently received scholarship awards managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation for students pursuing trade/technical careers.

Hunter Griffin received the Arnold S. McHone Sr. Manufacturing Scholarship forHunter Griffin $1,800.

Established by Yvonne McHone in memory of her husband and founder of McHone Industries, Arnold McHone, the Arnold McHone Sr. Manufacturing Scholarship is for graduating seniors or graduates from any high school in Cattaraugus County pursuing a technical education at any post-secondary 1- or 2-year institution in any field related to manufacturing.

Griffin will attend the Hobart Institute of Welding.

Cody IsenbergCody Isenberg received the Eva M. Taggerty Memorial Scholarship for $500.

Established in memory of Eva Taggerty by her daughter, Beth Taggerty, the Eva M. Taggerty Memorial Scholarship provides an annual scholarship for graduating seniors of Portville Central School who plan to seek a two- or four-year degree in a construction industry-related career/technical field. Preference is given to female students, students who have attended BOCES or students who are planning to attend Alfred State College.

Isenberg will study welding at Alfred State College.

Donations can be made to the Arnold S. McHone Sr. Manufacturing Scholarship and/or the Eva M. Taggerty Memorial Scholarship funds at CRCF, 301 North Union St., Suite 203, Olean, NY 14760 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).