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Allegany-Limestone grads receive CRCF scholarship awards

Thu, Jul 21st 2022 01:00 pm

Four recent Allegany-Limestone Central School graduates received scholarship awards recently from funds managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation.

Matthew Volz and Anna Wolfgang received awards from the Louis W. Ensworth Charitable Foundation Trust Scholarship Fund.

This fund provides two annual scholarships each at Allegany-Limestone Central: One $500 award for a deserving student participating in the girls' basketball program at Allegany- Limestone, and one $2,500 award for a deserving student who will attend a 2- or 4-year college or trade school who has maintained a B or better average and has worked hard to achieve their academic success.

Matthew Volz received a $2,500 award. He plans to attend SUNY Fredonia study communications/journalism.

Wolfgang received the $500 award for a participant in the girls’ basketball program. She will study early childhood education at John Carroll University.

Wolfgang also received the inaugural Long/Vossler Family Scholarship for $1,000.

This scholarship is intended for graduates of Allegany-Limestone Central School, with preference for graduating students planning to attend St. Bonaventure University. Preference is for a student majoring in education or business. Jim and Pat (Vossler) Long established this scholarship. Both graduated from Allegany-Limestone and attended St. Bonaventure University.

Bradley Walton received the Chipmonk Community Hall Scholarship for $600.

This fund provides scholarships for Allegany-Limestone Central School students continuing their education. Preference is given to a relative or current resident of the Allegany, NY area of Chipmonk.

Walton will attend Mansfield University of Pennsylvania to study respiratory care.

Jacob Owen received the Cattaraugus County Trappers Memorial Scholarship for $500.

Established by the Cattaraugus County Trappers Association, this fund provides $500 awards for graduating high school students in Cattaraugus, Allegany or Chautauqua counties with preference for students who plan to pursue a degree in natural resources conservation, fish & wildlife management, forest management or similar area of study at a 2- or 4-year college. Applicants must include list of outdoors sports in which they participate, a statement on importance of the role of sportsmen in conservation and management of fish and wildlife and natural resources and information on their career path in their goal statement.

Owen will attend SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry to study forest resource management.

Donations can be made any of these 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).